Pharmaceutical Analysis: A Textbook for Pharmacy Students and Pharmaceutical Chemists [NOOK Book]

Overview

An introductory text, written with the needs of the student in mind, which explains all the most important techniques used in the analysis of pharmaceuticals - a key procedure in ensuring the quality of drugs . The text is enhanced throughout with keypoints and self-assessment boxes, to aid student learning.

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  • Includes worked calculations to demonstrate mathematics in...
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Pharmaceutical Analysis: A Textbook for Pharmacy Students and Pharmaceutical Chemists

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Overview

An introductory text, written with the needs of the student in mind, which explains all the most important techniques used in the analysis of pharmaceuticals - a key procedure in ensuring the quality of drugs . The text is enhanced throughout with keypoints and self-assessment boxes, to aid student learning.

Features

  • Includes worked calculations to demonstrate mathematics in use for pharmaceutical analysis.
  • Focuses on key points rather than a large number of facts to help readers really understand the field as well as pass exams.
  • Includes self-assessment, focussing on simple arithmetical calculation results from analytical data.
  • Additional section on basic calculations in pharmaceutical analysis
  • More detail on the capillary electrophoresis of proteins
  • A discussion of some of the new types of HPLC column and on solvent selectivity in HPLC
  • Additional material inserted on the control of the quality of analytical methods, mass spectrometry and high pressure liquid chromatography
  • Additional self-assessment exercises
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Editorial Reviews

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From student reviews of the previous edition:

‘Pharmacy degrees are nothing if they don't have a module you hate in them somewhere. For me it was pharmaceutical analysis. Disenchanted, bored, the lectures would send me snoring in minutes… So, want to learn it the smart way? Use this book. … You'll quickly grasp everything you need to know for a very handsome A.’

‘I have nothing bad to say about this book, as it helped me get that A in a module I couldn't stand, so honestly what could be better?’

‘I found this text book extremely useful. It complemented the relevant module of my degree perfectly, it is easy to understand and great value too.’

‘Excellent for practical write-ups and exam revision. Everything I needed to know was right there, easy to find, and in just the right amount of detail. The worked examples are especially useful for exam revision.’

‘I would definitely recommend buying this text book if you are looking for a comprehensive reference text for GC, HPLC, UV-VIS spectroscopy, NMR etc. as part of a pharmacy degree.’

‘For those of you who aren't quite the dab hand you were at A-level maths, in each topic they have numerous worked examples of calculations, plus small exercises at strategic points of the chapter, which I strongly recommend you go through; the confidence it gave me in tackling my exam was a big plus … Another plus is that there is a breakdown of the chapter at the start of exactly what is covered - good for 'quick reference'…. it is also one of the few books available combining various aspects of analytical chemistry, such as UV/ IR/ HPLC/ GC/ NMR spectroscopy.’

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780702051296
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences UK
  • Publication date: 7/15/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 406
  • File size: 12 MB
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Control of the quality of analytical methods
Chapter 2 Physical and chemical properties of drug molecules
Chapter 3 Titrimetic and chemical analysis methods
Chapter 4 Ultraviolet and visible spectroscopy
Chapter 5 Infrared spectrophotometry
Chapter 6 Atomic spectrophotometry
Chapter 7 Molecular emission spectroscopy
Chapter 8 Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Chapter 9 Mass spectrometry
Chapter 10 Chromatographic theory
Chapter 11 Gas chromatography
Chapter 12 High pressure liquid chromatography
Chapter 13 Thin layer chromatography
Chapter 14 High performance capillary electrophoresis
Chapter 15 Extraction methods in pharmaceutical analysis
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2013

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    This book is very helpful for pharmacy students.

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