Home > Books > A Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice
A Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice
View PDF

A Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice

Publication Year: 2009
Edition: 3rd
Authors/Editor: Thompson, Judith E.; Davidow, Lawrence
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-78396-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections

This succinct, easy-to-use, current, and very functional handbook goes through the steps of receiving the prescription, preparing it, and completing the compound.

The book provides a source for contemporary practice previously found spread out over journal articles, legal documents, standards of practice, specialty books, and textbooks.

Highlights of this edition include a more comprehensive section on sterile dosage forms and their preparation; expanded discussion of medication errors; processing tools for improving compounded preparations and reducing errors; a new chapter on systems of measurement and basic pharmaceutical calculations; and a new section on veterinary pharmacy practice.

Patient cases with the sample compounded prescription orders and parenteral preparation medication orders show typical situations and problem-solving to meet special therapy and patient needs.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Thompson, Judith E.; Davidow, Lawrence
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-78396-5
  • Specialty:
    Pharmacology
    Pharmacy
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd
  • Pages: 760
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2009
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 85

A Practical Guide to Contemporary Pharmacy Practice is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Visible Body Human Anatomy Atlas This award-winning human anatomy general reference is a 3D visualization and learning tool used to interact with and explore the systems of the human body.
JOTM
PsycINFO® A comprehensive international bibliographic database, PsycINFO® provides access to more than 4 million citations in 29 languages.
JOTM
Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants The JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants is an academic resource that delivers ongoing orthopaedic education for physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
JOTM
Harvard Review of Psychiatry Founded by the Harvard Medical School’s Department of Psychiatry, this is the authoritative source for scholarly reviews and perspectives on important topics in psychiatry.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Orthopaedic Basic Science: Foundations of Clinical Practice, 4th Edition
Concise and clinically relevant resource for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases and conditions.

AAOS Comprehensive Orthopaedic Review, 2nd Edition
Offers sweeping coverage of core orthopaedic knowledge that spans the spectrum of the orthopaedic specialties.