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Clinical Skills for Pharmacists

A Patient-Focused Approach

Covering the skills needed for pharmaceutical care in a patient-centered pharmacy setting, Clinical Skills for Pharmacists: A Patient-Focused Approach, 3rd Edition describes fundamental skills such as communication, physical assessment, and laboratory and diagnostic information, as well as patient case presentation, therapeutic planning, and monitoring of drug intake. Numerous case examples show how skills are applied in clinical situations. Now in full color, this edition adds more illustrations and new coverage on taking a medication history, physical assessment, biomarkers, and drug information. Expert author Karen J. Tietze provides unique, pharmacy-specific coverage that helps you prepare for the NAPLEX and feel confident during patient encounters.


Published: March 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09575-4


  • 1. Introduction: The Practice of Clinical Pharmacy
    2. Communication Skills for the Pharmacists
    3. Taking Medication Histories
    4. Physical Assessment Skills
    5. Review of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests
    6. The Patient Case Presentation
    7. Therapeutics Planning
    8. Monitoring Drug Therapies
    9. Researching and Providing Drug Information
    10. Ethics in Pharmacy and Health Care


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