ISBN-10:
0853697663
ISBN-13:
9780853697664
Pub. Date:
12/01/2009
Publisher:
The Pharmaceutical Press
Lecture Notes in Pharmacy Practice / Edition 1

Lecture Notes in Pharmacy Practice / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780853697664
Publisher: The Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date: 12/01/2009
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface xiii

Acknowledgements xiv

About the editor xv

Contributors xvi

How to use this book xvii

Abbreviations xviii

Part 1 Introduction to Pharmacy 1

1 Historical perspectives 3

2 Pharmacy practice and the healthcare system 9

3 Medicine presentation and administration 13

4 Medicine safety 20

5 Community pharmacy practice 29

6 Dispensing prescriptions 33

7 Health promotion 36

8 Communication skills and patient counselling 39

9 Compliance, adherence and concordance 44

10 Mathematical principles of drug therapy 47

11 Point-of-care testing 54

Part 2 Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacotherapeutics 63

12 Pharmaceutical care plans 65

13 Medicine action 70

14 Clinical pharmacokinetics 76

15 Constipation and diarrhoea 80

16 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease 86

17 Inflammatory bowel disease and other chronic bowel disorders 92

18 Emesis 97

19 Cardiovascular disorders 101

20 Hypertension 107

21 Isehaemic heart disease 121

22 Congestive heart failure 127

23 Hyperlipidaemia 132

24 Thrombosis 138

25 Allergic rhinitis, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 143

26 Schizophrenia 150

27 Mood disorders 157

28 Anxiety disorders 165

29 Sleep disorders 171

30 Eating disorders 178

31 Pain management and fever 184

32 Dementia and Alzheimer's disease 194

33 Parkinson's disease 198

34 Anti-infective agents 203

35 Human immunodeficiency virus infection 216

36 Viral hepatitis 221

37 Thyroid disorders 225

38 Diabetes mellitus 230

39 The menopause and hormone replacement therapy 238

40 Menstrual cycle disorders and contraception 243

41 Genito-urinary disorders 251

42 Cancer chemotherapy andpalliative care 256

43 Anaemia and drug-induced blood dyscrasias 264

44 Rheumatoid arthritis 269

45 Osteoarthritis and gout 276

46 Bone disorders 281

47 Skin disorders 287

48 Wound management 295

49 Drug therapy in geriatric patients 299

50 Drug therapy in paediatric patients 304

51 Drugs used in pregnancy and during lactation 311

52 Critical care therapeutics 317

53 Recent advances in pharmacotherapy 321

Part 3 Responding to Symptoms in Community Pharmacy 325

54 Colds and influenza 327

55 The eyes 333

56 Oral and dental problems 340

57 The feet 345

58 Ear problems 350

59 Musculoskeletal disorders 355

60 Abdominal pain, and perianal and perivulval pruritus 360

61 Travel medicine 367

Part 4 Pharmacy Information and Research 373

62 Pharmacy literature and medical information 375

63 Medical writing 379

64 Research methodology 383

Part 5 Pharmacy Systems 391

65 Primary care health services 393

66 Community pharmacy management 396

67 Hospital pharmacy services 401

68 Formulary systems 406

69 Medicines regulatory affairs 410

70 Quality standards in community pharmacy practice 415

Bibliography 421

Index 423

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