Mosby's Pharmacy Review for the NAPLEX® - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323049108, 9780323168137

Mosby's Pharmacy Review for the NAPLEX®

1st Edition

Authors: Mosby
eBook ISBN: 9780323168137
eBook ISBN: 9780323080361
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 20th April 2010
Page Count: 400

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Prepare for NAPLEX® success on your first attempt! In this guide to the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination, an outline format lets you review important test topics quickly and efficiently. Review questions cover areas such as the evaluation of patient conditions, communicating with the patient or healthcare professional, and preparing and dispensing medications safely and effectively. A companion CD lets you practice with two 185-question exams that mirror the NAPLEX®. Protect your investment in the NAPLEX® by using this unique review!

Key Features

  • Over 2,000 review questions are included in the book and on the companion CD, with each including answers and rationales.
  • An outline format offers a focused, to-the-point yet comprehensive review.
  • Organization by NAPLEX® content provides an effective review, with content proportional to the content on the actual exam.
  • Patient-profile questions mirror those in the NAPLEX®, with each including a short scenario followed by multiple-choice questions.
  • Preparing for the NAPLEX® chapter covers registration, fees, test and question structure, information on score results, and test-taking strategies.
  • Up-to-date review includes the newest topics introduced by the NABP, such as Dietary Supplements, OTC products, and patient communication.
  • Convenient appendices summarize drug interactions, important in answering the exam’s patient education questions.
  • Two practice exams on CD include 185 multiple-choice questions in each, with rationales for correct answers, and can be taken in exam or study mode.
  • Flashcards on CD provide an easy way to identify and review generic/brand-name drug products.

Table of Contents

1. Preparing for the NAPLEX

Part I: Pharmaceutical Practice

2. Pharmaceutical Calculations

3. Compounding

4. Drug Information Resources

5. Dispensing

6. Patient Education

7. Herbs and Dietary Supplements

8. Laboratory Tests

Part II: Pharmacotherapy in Practice

9. Anti-infective agents

10. Cardiovascular disorders

11. Dermatologic disorders

12. Endocrine disorders

13. Gastrointestinal disorders

14. Geriatrics

15. HIV

16. Kidney disorders

17. Oncology

18. Pain Management

19. Psychiatric Disorders

20. Respiratory Disorders

21. Arthritis

22. Seizure Disorder

23. Women's Health

24. Immunology and Vaccines

25. Immunosuppressives

Part III: Consumer-Directed Healthcare

26. Nonprescription Products

27. Nutrition

Part IV: Miscellaneous Topics in Pharmacy Practice and Science

28.  Basic pharmacokinetics

29.  Pharmacogenomics

30.  Toxicology

Appendix A: Drug Interactions

Appendix B: Federal Pharmacy Law

Appendix C: Foreign Pharmacy Graduate Examination

Answers and Rationales to Review Questions


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