Community Pharmacy - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780702050183, 9780702054730

Community Pharmacy

3rd Edition

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Authors: Paul Rutter Paul Rutter
Paperback ISBN: 9780702050183
eBook ISBN: 9780702054730
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 11th June 2013
Page Count: 352

Description

  • 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

     

     

Key Features

  • Covers all the most common conditions and gives evidence to back up over-the-counter (OTC) recommendations.
  • Puts the presenting symptoms into the primary-care context.

  • Suggests which questions to ask to narrow down the possible diagnoses.

  • Gives schematic summaries of how to arrive at a diagnosis.

  • Evidence-based boxes as a guide for OTC medication.

  • Practical prescribing summary tables.

  • Hints and tips boxes for product use.

  • Self-assessment sections.
  • Case studies at the end of chapters.

  • Colour images of important conditions.

  • Chapter on specific product requests.
  • Useful websites.

Table of 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

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
eBook ISBN:
9780702062681
eBook ISBN:
9780702054730
Paperback ISBN:
9780702050183

About the Author

Paul Rutter

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK

Paul Rutter

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK