Comprehensive Pharmacy Review / Edition 4

Comprehensive Pharmacy Review / Edition 4

by Leon Shargel, Larry N. Swanson, Alan H. Mutnick, Paul F. Souney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781721474

ISBN-13: 9780781721479

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The Sixth Edition of Comprehensive Pharmacy Review has the subject coverage and the practice tools you need to fully prepare for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination[Trademark] (NAPLEX[Registered]) and current pharmacy practice. All the core topics central to the study of pharmacy-chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacy practice, and drug…  See more details below

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The Sixth Edition of Comprehensive Pharmacy Review has the subject coverage and the practice tools you need to fully prepare for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination[Trademark] (NAPLEX[Registered]) and current pharmacy practice. All the core topics central to the study of pharmacy-chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacy practice, and drug therapy-are organized to parallel the pharmacy curriculum and presented in a clear outline format. An indispensable resource for pharmacy students and professionals, each of the 61 chapters in this bestselling review guide is authored by one or more leading specialists. Their contributions are not only thorough, accurate, and up to date, but also easy to follow and understand. In the Sixth Edition, new material has been added, chapters and corresponding practice questions have been revised, and appendices have been updated-all to prepare readers for the current NAPLEX[Registered] exam and contemporary pharmacy practice. New Content Brings This Edition Up to Date-: New chapters cover medication errors and bowel disorders. Revised chapter on drug-drug and drug-nutrient interactions includes expanded coverage of nutraceuticals. NAPLEX[Registered] blueprint is conveniently located at the beginning of the book for easy reference. More Highlights and Features-: Outline format quickly guides you to the material you need. Questions at the end of each chapter enable effective self-study and review. Appendices include reference charts for patient counseling, common prescription drugs and OTC products, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781721479
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
1248
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Preface
Taking a Test
Introduction to the NAPEX
1Drug Product Development in the Pharmaceutical Industry1
2Pharmaceutical Calculations and Statistics9
3Pharmaceutical Principles and Drug Dosage Forms28
4Biopharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Systems79
5Extemporaneous Prescription Compounding93
6Basic Pharmacokinetics113
7Bioavailability and Bioequivalence134
8Functional Group Chemistry and Biochemistry144
9Microbiology161
10Immunology174
11Biotechnological Products208
12Principles of Pharmacodynamics and Medicinal Chemistry224
13Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology: Drugs Affecting the Nervous System254
14Autocoids and Their Antagonists, Nonnarcotic Analgesic - Antipyretics, and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs293
15Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology: Cardiovascular and Diuretic Drugs312
16Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology: Endocrinology and Related Drugs338
17Drug Metabolism, Prodrugs, and Pharmacogenetics362
18Drug-Drug and Drug-Nutrient Interactions384
19Nuclear Pharmacy393
20Pharmaceutical Care and Disease State Management418
21Drug Information Resources432
22Adverse Drug Reaction Reporting442
23Clinical Toxicology450
24Federal Pharmacy Law468
25Reviewing and Dispensing Prescription and Medication Orders498
26Sterile Products506
27Parapharmaceuticals, Home Diagnostics, and Medical Devices524
28OTC Otic, Dental, and Ophthalmic Agents535
29OTC Dermatological Agents554
30OTC Weight Control, Sleep Aids, and Smoking-Cessation Aids575
31OTC Agents for Fever, Pain, Cough, Cold, and Allergic Rhinitis587
32OTC Agents for Constipation, Diarrhea, Hemorrhoids, and Heartburn607
33OTC Menstrual, Vaginal, and Contraceptive Agents630
34Herbal Medicines and Nutritional Supplements642
35Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Therapeutic Drug Monitoring660
36Drug Use in Special Patient Populations: Pediatric, Pregnant, and Geriatric673
37Clinical Laboratory Tests692
38Coronary Artery Disease711
39Cardiac Arrhythmias737
40Hypertension762
41Heart Failure785
42Thromboembolic Disease805
43Infectious Diseases820
44Seizure Disorders882
45Parkinson's Disease907
46Schizophrenia927
47Mood Disorders937
48Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease956
49Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis989
50Hyperuricemia and Gout1000
51Peptic Ulcer Disease1011
52Diabetes Mellitus1033
53Thyroid Disease1059
54Renal Failure1080
55Cancer Chemotherapy1096
56Pain Management1116
57Nutrition and the Hospitalized Patient1129
58Immunosuppressive Agents in Organ Transplantation1146
59Outcomes Research and Pharmacoeconomics1154
App. APrescription Dispensing Information and Metrology
App. BCommon Prescription Drugs and Over-the-Counter Products
App. CReference Charts for Patient Counseling
App. DNational and State Boards of Pharmacy Contact Information
App. EBudgeting for Drug Information Resources
Index

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