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Pharmaceutical Calculations / Edition 14
     

Pharmaceutical Calculations / Edition 14

by Howard C. Ansel
 

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ISBN-10: 1451120362

ISBN-13: 9781451120363

Pub. Date: 11/03/2012

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Widely recognized as the leading calculations textbook, Ansel's Pharmaceutical Calculations is the most trusted resource for calculations support.  Time-tested after thirteen editions, it is the most comprehensive and in-depth treatment of pharmacy calculations available.    

The book takes a step-by-step approach to

Overview

Widely recognized as the leading calculations textbook, Ansel's Pharmaceutical Calculations is the most trusted resource for calculations support.  Time-tested after thirteen editions, it is the most comprehensive and in-depth treatment of pharmacy calculations available.    

The book takes a step-by-step approach to calculations, making it easy for students to work through the problems and gain greater understanding of the underlying concepts.  Its focus is on the fundamental principles and basic techniques involved in the application of the calculations needed for successful pharmacy practice. 

Each chapter follows an effective format for working through calculations:

1.    Didactic narrative provides critical chapter content 
2.       Illustrations introduced where necessary
3.       Sample problems with solutions are provided
4.       Calculations Capsule –  Review and summary of critical formulas or math
5.       Case in point – Clinical reference or case
6.       Practice problems
7.       Answers to practice problems

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451120363
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
11/03/2012
Edition description:
Fourteenth, North American Edition
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction .............................................. xv Scope of Pharmaceutical Calculations ............................. xv 1 Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Calculations .................... 1 2 International System of Units ................................... 25 3 Pharmaceutical Measurement ................................ 39 4 Interpretation of Prescriptions and Medication Orders .................. 51 5 Density, Specific Gravity, and Specific Volume ................. 67 6 Percentage, Ratio Strength, and Other Expressions of Concentration ..........79 7 Calculation of Doses: General Considerations ........................99 8 Calculation of Doses: Patient Parameters .............................115 9 Some Calculations Involving 'Units,' 'g/mg,' and Other Measures of 10 Selected Clinical Calculations .......................................... 143 11 Isotonic and Buffer Solutions ..........................................157 12 Electrolyte Solutions: Milliequivalents, Millimoles, and Milliosmoles ......... 177 13 Intravenous Infusions, Parenteral Admixtures, and 14 Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition, Body Mass Index, and the 15 Dilution, Concentration, and Alligation ............................... 235 16 Reducing and Enlarging Formulas .................................... 263 17 Selected Calculations in Contemporary Compounding ................. 271 18 Selected Calculations Involving Veterinary Pharmaceuticals ................ 291 19 Selected Calculations Associated with Plant Extractives ................ 297 20 Calculation of Active Drug Moiety ............................. 303 21 Selected Calculations Involving Radiopharmaceuticals .................. 311 22 Selected Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetic Calculations ................ 321 23 Selected Pharmacoeconomic Calculations .......................... 333 Appendix A Common Systems of Measurement and Intersystem Appendix B Graphical Methods ............................ 361 Appendix C Basic Statistical Concepts ........................... 371 Appendix D Glossary of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems ............................ 383 Review Problems ........................................... 389 Answers to Review Problems ........................................ 407 Index .................................................. 415 Atomic Weights ................................................ Inside Back Cover

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