Key Features

  • This unique pocket-sized clinical reference is easy to use on the go.
  • Includes content on both hospital and community pharmacy.

Table of Contents

1. Philosophy of Clinical Pharmacy

Policy

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

Choice

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

Reference

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

Details

No. of pages:
516
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443074431
Electronic ISBN:
9780702039973

About the editors

Nick Barber

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK

Alan Willson

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Service Development, National Leadership and Innovation Agency for Healthcare; Llanharan, UK