Pharmaceutical Calculations / Edition 4

Pharmaceutical Calculations / Edition 4

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by Joel L. Zatz, Maria Glaucia Teixeira
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471433535

ISBN-13: 9780471433538

Pub. Date: 03/25/2005

Publisher: Wiley

Master all the essential methods for calculation and measurement of pharmaceuticals

Now in a new Fourth Edition that incorporates the most recent changes in pharmacy practice, Dr. Zatz's Pharmaceutical Calculations presents a logical, programmed format that builds mastery of important concepts and techniques quickly and efficiently. Used successfully by

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Master all the essential methods for calculation and measurement of pharmaceuticals

Now in a new Fourth Edition that incorporates the most recent changes in pharmacy practice, Dr. Zatz's Pharmaceutical Calculations presents a logical, programmed format that builds mastery of important concepts and techniques quickly and efficiently. Used successfully by pharmacy students and professionals for over twenty years, this classic text encourages an active learning approach to tackling and solving calculation problems.

This Fourth Edition features the most up-to-date coverage available today, including:

  • New concepts introduced sequentially, encouraging mastery of each concept before moving to the next
  • Specific learning objectives and review questions that measure progress in each chapter
  • An emphasis on dimensional analysis and direct approaches to problem solving
  • Problems and solutions that reflect professional accuracy requirements
  • New chapters on isotonicity, intravenous fluids, and nutritional calculations

Pharmaceutical Calculations, Fourth Edition reflects the clinical emphasis today's pharmaceutical education requires and effectively teaches how to do the computations required in current practice. This clear, comprehensive resource presents a highly practical description of pharmaceutical calculations that focuses on day-to-day professional needs. It is an ideal primary text for students of pharmacy as well as an invaluable reference for professionals.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471433538
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/25/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
472
Sales rank:
181,675
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.89(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

To The Student.

Chapter 1: General Principles of Calculations.

Chapter 2: Units, Weighing, and Measuring.

Chapter 3: Prescription and Medication Orders.

Chapter 4: Dosage.

Chapter 5: Percentage Strength.

Chapter 6: Ratio Strength and Stock Solutions.

Chapter 7: Dilution and Concentration.

Chapter 8: Isotonicity, pH, and Buffers.

Chapter 9: Injectable Medications and Intravenous Fluids - Part I.

Chapter 10: Injectable Medications and Intravenous Fluids - Part II.

Chapter 11: Parenteral Nutrition.

Chapter 12: Biologics for Immunization.

Chapter 13: Radioactive Decay.

Chapter 14: Rate Laws and Shelf Life.

Appendixes.

Appendix 1: Systems of Measurement.

Appendix 2: Calibration of Medicinal Dropper.

Appendix 3: Medical Abbreviations.

Appendix 4: Names, Atomic Weights and Symbols of Some Chemical Elements with Pharmaceutical Importance.

Appendix 5: Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Appendix 6: Biologics for Immunization.

Appendix 7: Temperature Conversion.

Appendix 8: Proof Strength.

Appendix 9: Hydrophile Lipophile Balance (HLB).

Appendix 10: Vapor Pressure of Liquefied Propellants.

Appendix 11: Drug Binding Measured by Dialysis.

Appendix 12: Viscosity Measurement by the Capillary Viscometer.

Appendix 13: Sedimentation Kinetics.

Appendix 14: Suppository Mold Calculations.

Appendix 15: Powder Volume Calculations.

Literature Consulted.

Index.

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