Foundation in Pharmacy Practice / Edition 1

Foundation in Pharmacy Practice / Edition 1

by Ben Whalley, Kate E. Fletcher, Sam E. Weston
     
 

ISBN-10: 0853697477

ISBN-13: 9780853697473

Pub. Date: 06/01/2008

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

Foundation in Pharmacy Practice is an essential introductory text for first year students. Providing an overview of the principal pharmacy practice topics in a practical and succinct manner, it serves as a starting point for further study. Major areas covered include: an introduction to medicines management, essential communication skills, prescription types, legal

Overview

Foundation in Pharmacy Practice is an essential introductory text for first year students. Providing an overview of the principal pharmacy practice topics in a practical and succinct manner, it serves as a starting point for further study. Major areas covered include: an introduction to medicines management, essential communication skills, prescription types, legal requirements, interpretation and understanding, packaging and labelling of medicines, compliance, adherence and concordance, sale and supply of medicines. Foundation in Pharmacy Practice is an essential teaching and learning resource for pharmacy students and their teachers. Facilitated by regular signposting and referencing to specific texts, it includes a useful and easily navigated glossary of reference terms.

About the Author:
Ben J Whalley is Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy, Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK

About the Author:
Kate E Fletcher is Teacher Practitioner in Pharmacy Practice, Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK and Lead Pharmacist Specialist Surgery, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust, Reading, UK

About the Author:
Sam E Weston is Teacher Practitioner, Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK

About the Author:
Rachel L Howard is Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK

About the Author:
Clare F Rawlinson is Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, Reading School of Pharmacy, University of Reading, UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780853697473
Publisher:
Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
About the authors     x
Acknowledgements     xii
What is Pharmacy Practice?   Ben J Whalley     1
Structure and function of the NHS in England   Rachel L Howard     9
An overview of community pharmacy - the role of the community pharmacist: past, present and future   Sam E Weston     23
An overview of hospital pharmacy   Kate E Fletcher     33
An overview of industrial sector pharmacy   Clare F Rawlinson     43
Introduction to medicines management   Rachel L Howard     55
Structure and function of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain   Kate E Fletcher     71
Essential communication skills for pharmacists   Kate E Fletcher     77
Prescriptions - types and legal requirements   Sam E Weston     85
Understanding and interpreting prescriptions   Sam E Weston     97
Packaging of medicines   Sam E Weston     109
Labelling of medicines   Sam E Weston     117
Extemporaneous dispensing: a beginner's guide   Sam E Weston   Kate E Fletcher     125
Compliance, adherence and concordance   Rachel L Howard     135
Sale and supply of medicines: risk and advice provision   Rachel L Howard     151
Major routes of drug administration   Kate E Fletcher     169
Glossary of terms commonly used in Pharmacy Practice     181
Index     201

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