Community Pharmacy

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

By

  • Paul Rutter, BPharm MRPharmS PhD, Department of Pharmacy, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

  • Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees.

    Features:

    • New sections on menstrual bleeding and weight loss.
    • Clearly structured by basic anatomy, history-taking and body system.
    • Fully illustrated throughout.
    • Boxes throughout: trigger points indicative of referral; hints and tips.
    • Tables throughout: differential diagnosis (key questions for each condition); evidence-based OTC medication; practical prescribing; product selection.
    • Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter.
    • Expanded case studies at the end of each chapter

     

     

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Audience

Pharmacy students (undergraduate)

 

Book information

  • Published: June 2013
  • Imprint: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-5473-0


Contents

Useful websites
Preface
Introduction
How to use the book
Acknowledgements
1. Respiratory system
2. Ophthalmology
3. Ear conditions
4. Central nervous system
5. Women's health
6. Gastroenterology
7. Dermatology
8. Musculoskeletal conditions
9. Paediatrics
10. Specific product requests
Abbreviations
Glossary of terms
Index