Calculations and Pharmaceutics in Practice

Calculations and Pharmaceutics in Practice

1st Edition - September 15, 2019

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  • Editors: Jennie Watson, Louise Siobhan Cogan
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702074394
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702074370

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This new book is derived from its parent volume Pharmacy Practice and is a succinct, focused guide to pharmaceutical preparations and calculations. Covering everything from calculations to routes of administration dosage forms, it provides pharmacy students with everything they need to know about the maths and methodologies essential to good exam preparation and the safe, effective practice of pharmacy.

Key Features

  • Each chapter begins with Study Points and ends with Key Points to reinforce learning.
  • Appendices include medical abbreviations, Latin terms and abbreviations, systems of weights and measurements and presentation skills.
  • Some chapters also carry self-assessment questions for more complex areas of pharmaceutical practice.

Table of Contents

    1. Using calculations in pharmacy practice
    2. Dispensing techniques (compounding and good practice)
    3. Oral unit dosage forms
    4. Packaging
    5. Solutions
    6. Suspensions
    7. Emulsions
    8. External preparations
    9. Suppositories and pessaries
    10. Powders and granules
    11. Sterile products
    12. Parenteral products
    13. Opthalmic products
    14. Inhaled products
    15. Parenteral nutrition and dialysis
    16. Radiopharmacy
    17. Specialized services
    18. Appliances
    19. Routes of administration and dosage forms

Product details

  • No. of pages: 172
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: September 15, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702074394
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702074370

About the Editors

Jennie Watson

Affiliations and Expertise

Boots Teacher Practitioner, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

Louise Siobhan Cogan

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

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