Community Pharmacy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729538244, 9780729578240

Community Pharmacy

1st Edition

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Authors: Paul Rutter David Newby
Paperback ISBN: 9780729538244
eBook ISBN: 9780729578240
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 15th October 2007
Page Count: 288
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Description

Preface

Introduction

How to use this book

Acknowledgements

1 Respiratory system

2 Ophthalmology

3 Otic 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

Useful websites

Index

Key Features

  • Comprehensively covers the most common conditions seen in community pharmacies
  • Gives the evidence base for over-the-counter (OTC) recommendations for each condition
  • Provides symptom-specific questions to ask patients for the purposes of differential diagnosis and determining if referral is needed.
  • Discusses prevalence and epidemiology of each condition
  • Includes algorithms to assist practitioners with differential diagnosis
  • Practical prescribing summary tables cover key issues to be aware of when recommending certain products
  • Hints and tips boxes give practical advice on product use
  • Self-assessment sections with MCQs, review questions and case studies test factual recall and applied knowledge
  • Full-colour throughout, with colour photographs of important conditions

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

How to use this book

Acknowledgements

1 Respiratory system

2 Ophthalmology

3 Otic 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

Useful websites

Index

Details

No. of pages:
288
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone Australia 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729578240

About the Author

Paul Rutter

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK

David Newby

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Australia