Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2 by Paul Rutter | 9780702029950 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment / Edition 2

by Paul Rutter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0702029955

ISBN-13: 9780702029950

Pub. Date: 12/24/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

• Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees.

Features:

• New sections on menstrual bleeding and weight loss.
• Clearly structured by basic anatomy,

Overview

• Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees.

Features:

• New sections on menstrual bleeding and weight loss.
• Clearly structured by basic anatomy, history-taking and body system.
• Fully illustrated throughout.
• Boxes throughout: trigger points indicative of referral; hints and tips.
• Tables throughout: differential diagnosis (key questions for each condition); evidence-based OTC medication; practical prescribing; product selection.
• Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter.
• Expanded case studies at the end of each chapter

• Covers all the most common conditions and gives evidence to back up over-the-counter (OTC) recommendations.
• Puts the presenting symptoms into the primary-care context.
• Suggests which questions to ask to narrow down the possible diagnoses.
• Gives schematic summaries of how to arrive at a diagnosis.
• Evidence-based boxes as a guide for OTC medication.
• Practical prescribing summary tables.
• Hints and tips boxes for product use.
• Self-assessment sections.
• Case studies at the end of chapters.
• Colour images of important conditions.
• Chapter on specific product requests.
• Useful websites.

Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees.

Features:

• New sections on menstrual bleeding and weight loss.
• Clearly structured by basic anatomy, history-taking and body system.
• Fully illustrated throughout.
• Boxes throughout: trigger points indicative of referral; hints and tips.
• Tables throughout: differential diagnosis (key questions for each condition); evidence-based OTC medication; practical prescribing; product selection.
• Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter.
• Expanded case studies at the end of each chapter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780702029950
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/24/2008
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Useful websites
Preface
Introduction
How to use the book
Acknowledgements
1. Respiratory system
2. Ophthalmology
3. Ear conditions
4. Central nervous system
5. Women's health
6. Gastroenterology
7. Dermatology
8. Musculoskeletal conditions
9. Paediatrics
10. Specific product requests
Abbreviations
Glossary of terms
Index

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