Sociology for Pharmacists / Edition 2

Sociology for Pharmacists / Edition 2

by Kevin M. G. Taylor, Sarah Nettleton, Geoffrey Harding
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415274877

ISBN-13: 9780415274876

Pub. Date: 10/28/2003

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A concise introduction to key sociological concepts, perspectives and research evidence pertaining to health, illness and professional practice for undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students.

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A concise introduction to key sociological concepts, perspectives and research evidence pertaining to health, illness and professional practice for undergraduate and graduate pharmacy students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415274876
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

SOCIOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTION
What is Sociology?
Sociological Perspectives and their Application to Pharmacy
Summary
Further Reading
References

CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE OF PHARMACY
Introduction
The Pharmacy Workshop
Hospital Pharmacy
Community Pharmacy
Dispensing of Prescribed Medication
The Rationalization and De-Skilling of Pharmacy
Pharmacists' Activities not Directly Related to Dispensing
Summary
Further Reading
References

HEALTH AND ILLNESS - UNDERSTANDING THE PUBLIC'S PERSPECTIVE
Introduction
Illness as a Social Concept
The Experience of Chronic Illness
Lay Knowledge and Beleifs about Illness and Health
Summary
Further Reading
References

SEEKING HELP AND CONSULTING HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
Introduction
Consultation as a Social Process
Lay Referral Systems
Lay Health Care Workers
The Sick Role
Relationships between Patients and Health Care Professionals
Consulting a General Practitioner
Consulting a Pharmacist
Summary
Further Reading
References

SOCIAL FACTORS AND HEALTH
Introduction
Measuring Health
Perspectives on Health and Disease
The McKeown Thesis
Latrogenesis and Medicine
The Commodification of Medicine and Health
The Limits of Technology
Effectiveness and Efficiency of Treatment
Summary
Further Reading
References

SOCIAL INEQUALITIES AND HEALTH
Introduction
Gender and Health
Ethnicity and Health
Social Class and Health
Psycho-Social Circumstances and Health
Summary
Further Reading
References

THE OCCUPATIONAL STATUS OF PHARMACY
Introduction
Sociological Approaches to Professionalization
Sociological Perspectives on Pharmacy
Summary
Further Reading
References

MAINTAINING AND PROMOTING HEALTH
Introduction
Health Policy and Health Promotion
Preventing Ill-Health
Health Education
Health Promotion
Pharmacy and Health Promotion
From Compliance to Concordance
Pharmacy-Based Health Promotion
Summary
Further Reading
References

Social Research Methods
Introduction
The Experimental Method
Methods of Social Analysis
Sampling Strategies
Quantitative Research Methods
Qualitative Research Methods
Making Sense of Research Evidence
Summary
Further Reading
References

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