Churchill's Pocketbook of Clinical Pharmacy

  • Ann Jacklin
  • By

    • Nick Barber
    • Alan Willson

    This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. A comprehensive handbook of clinical pharmacy, it covers everything from the role of the pharmacist to key areas of practice such as OTC (over-the-counter) prescribing and therapeutic drug level monitoring. The new edition specifically addresses the changing role of the pharmacist in the community, issues surrounding compliance, management and communication skills, and more.
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Book information

  • Published: November 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-07443-1

Table of Contents

1. Philosophy of Clinical Pharmacy


2. Prescribing in Primary Care: Strategic Approach

3. Clinical Directorates and the Role of the Pharmacist

4. Licensing and Safety

5. Evidence-Based Practice

6. Pharmacoeconomics


7. The Pharmacist as Prescriber

8. Pain

9. Anti-Infectives

10. Smoking Cessation

Monitoring and Management

11. Medication Error

12. Prescription Monitoring

13. Primary Care Prescribing: Practical Approaches

14. Improving Adherence to Medication

15. Informing Patients about the Risks of their Medicines

16. Substance Misuse

17. Monitoring Patients with Renal Disease

18. Monitoring Patients with Liver Disease

19. Therapeutic Drug Level Monitoring


20. Adverse Drug Reactions

21. Insulins

22. Intravenous Drug Administration

23. Sodium Content of Injectable Drugs

24. Laboratory Tests

25. SI Units for Clinical Chemistry

26. Pharmacokinetics in Clinical Practice

27. Comparative Doses of Corticosteroids

28. Calculating Body Surface Area

29. Abbreviations