Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex.
Updated to conform with USP 797 regulations, the text provides expanded coverage of ever-developing areas of practice, including pain management, hepatic disorders, migraines, women’s health, prescription dermatologic agents, geriatrics, and pediatrics.
More than 60 print and online chapters—spanning chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacy practice, and drug therapy—are presented in outline form for easy use and offer helpful practice questions to aid your study.
Comprehensive Pharmacy Review provides guidelines and tips for taking the NAPLEX, along with the NAPLEX blueprint. Furthermore, it lists the actual competency statements that the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy (NABP) uses in evaluation.
Comprehensive Pharmacy Review for NAPLEX: Practice Exams, Cases, and Test Prep 8E is Ideal for anyone studying for the North American Pharmacists Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), this indispensible 8th edition of Comprehensive Pharmacy Review for NAPLEX: Practice Exams, Cases, and Test Prep deciphers the nuances of the test and provides authentic exercises and actionable strategies. Using 2 full-length tests, 32 brand-new patient cases, and more than 200 practice calculations, you can challenge your understanding of current pharmacological practices and enhance your test-taking skills.
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This unique text helps students and healthcare professionals master the fundamentals of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Written by distinguished international experts, it provides readers with an introduction to the basic principles underlying the establishment and individualization of dosage regimens and their optimal use in drug therapy. Up-to-date examples featuring currently prescribed drugs illustrate how pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics relate to contemporary drug therapy. Study problems at the end of each chapter help students and professionals gain a firm grasp of the material covered within the text.
In today's pharmacy, technicians are increasingly taking on the dispensing functions previously performed by pharmacists. Part of the LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this easy-to-read book prepares technicians for these responsibilities by helping them understand how drugs affect human function.
Focusing on classes of drugs, rather than individual drugs, the book highlights the general principles that apply to all drugs in each class—drug actions, indications, side effects, administration, plus practical information for the pharmacy workplace. Features include Tips for the Technician, case scenarios, and end-of-chapter review questions.
A bound-in CD-ROM and companion Website include chapter quizzes, worksheets, hands-on activities, animations, audio pronunciations, and a searchable online version of the text.
Written for busy medical students and house officers, Pharmacology Recall minimizes the time spent reading and identifying important material and maximizes the time available for actual learning. Now you can have the print and audio versions together for even more convenient study. With rapid-fire questions and answers in downloadable MP3 files, you can use these files on any digital audio playback device, and they contain all the same content as the print version of Pharmacology Recall, Second Edition.
Fully updated for its Fifth Edition, Principles and Practice of Psychopharmacotherapy summarizes the latest data on hundreds of drug and device-based therapies and offers practical, evidence-based guidelines and treatment strategies for virtually every psychiatric disorder. Highlights of this edition include expanded coverage of pharmacogenomics, updates on treatments for elderly patients, and discussion of mechanisms of action for drugs used in sleep disorders, especially narcolepsy.
Acclaimed by students and instructors alike, Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is now in its Seventh Edition, featuring updated chapters plus new material that meets the needs of today's medicinal chemistry courses. This latest edition offers an unparalleled presentation of drug discovery and pharmacodynamic agents, integrating principles of medicinal chemistry with pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and clinical pharmacy.
All the chapters have been written by an international team of respected researchers and academicians. Careful editing ensures thoroughness, a consistent style and format, and easy navigation throughout the text.
Introducing the second edition of Mary Mohr's Lab Experiences for the Pharmacy Technician, a text filled with practical, hands-on laboratory exercises. This book is an ideal laboratory manual for pharmacy technician programs, covering the skills needed to dispense retail prescriptions, inpatient prescription orders, I.V. admixtures, and extemporaneous compounds. In addition, the book covers crucial skills like measuring, mixing, molding, packaging, and labeling medications, all in a reader-focused style that emphasizes engagement and real-world application.
Now with an updated retail dispensing simulation, this new edition includes step-by-step laboratory exercises and pre-lab and post-lab questions to promote critical thinking. Also included are role-playing scenarios to fine-tune students' patient communication skills. An appendix provides instructors with lists of required equipment and chemicals necessary to create a lab.