Calculations for Pharmaceutical Practice

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By Arthur J. Winfield, BPharm, PhD, MRPharmS and Ivan O. Edafiogho, PhD, PharmD
ISBN
9780443100192
Publication Date
17-03-2005
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  • Comprehensive guide to clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice calculations
  • Contains self-study questions and answers, many with worked examples
  • Includes 'mock' registration exam papers
  • Ideal for exam preparation and as a reference for later practice
  • Chapter on 'pharmacokinetics' should appeal in particular to international readers
  • A comprehensive and clearly written book on pharmacy calculations, this new text covers all the calculations that pharmacy students need to know in relation to pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy. It includes a large number of self-testing questions at the end of each chapter as well as some 'mock' UK registration exam papers. The opportunities for self-assessment allow students to practice calculations until they achieve true competence. The book is especially useful for anyone preparing for registration exams in pharmacy, in particular those based on the UK exam.

    Key Features
    • Contains self-study questions and answers, many with worked examples
    • Includes 'mock' registration exam papers
    • Ideal for exam preparation and as a reference for later practice
    • Includes a chapter on pharmacokinetics
    • Serves as a useful reference during practice
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
    ISBN 9780443100192
    Author Informaiton By Arthur J. Winfield, BPharm, PhD, MRPharmS, Chairman, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Kuwait and Ivan O. Edafiogho, PhD, PharmD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Faculty of Pharmacy, Kuwait University, Kuwait
    Pp Authortext Winfield & Edafiogho
    Table of Content Chapter 1 Introduction to calculations
    Chapter 2 Quantities and units
    Chapter 3 Expressions of concentration
    Chapter 4 Drugs in different forms
    Chapter 5 Density and displacement volume
    Chapter 6 Solubility
    Chapter 7 Master formulae
    Chapter 8 Changing concentration
    Chapter 9 Trituration
    Chapter 10 Suppositories
    Chapter 11 Doses calculations
    Chapter 12 Paediatric doses
    Chapter 13 Reconstitution of medicines
    Chapter 14 Preparation of injections
    Chapter 15 Other practice-related questions
    Chapter 16 Basic statistics
    Chapter 17 Introductory pharmacokinetics
    Chapter 18 Sample papers
    Chapter 19 Answers
    Imprint Churchill Livingstone
    Publication Date 17-03-2005
    Pages 296
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