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MCQs in Clinical Pharmacy

First edition

Edited by Lilian M Azzopardi - Head, Department of Pharmacy

MCQs in Clinical Pharmacy is an invaluable study aid for those preparing for multiple choice questions in clinical pharmacy.

Questions in this textbook are practice-oriented and are intended to assess students' knowledge of clinical issues, evaluative and analytical skills, and ability to apply their knowledge in clinical practice.

Topics covered include:

  • Therapeutics and rational drug use
  • Aetiology of disease states
  • Presentation of conditions
  • Investigations and diagnostic testing
  • Drug therapy including adverse drug reactions
  • Drug interactions
  • Contra-indications
The questions are presented as four practice tests, each consisting of 80 MCQs presented in a variety of formats.

MCQs in Clinical Pharmacy is an indispensable aid for anyone preparing to sit a multiple choice question examination in pharmacy and for those carrying out a self-evaluation exercise for continuing professional development.

Introduction: Hints for Preparing and Sitting for MCQS in Clinical Pharmacy

Test 1: Answers and Explanations

Test 2: Answers and Explanations

Test 3: Answers and Explanations


Appendix A: Proprietary Names and Generic Names Equivalent

Appendix B: Definitions

Appendix C: Abbreviations and Acronyms

Appendix D: Summarised Statistics of a Sample of Student Performance

Adobe PDF Sample chapter (235 KB)
08-Oct-08, Chemist and Druggist
'This is a wholesome and useful book and certainly worth considering if you're studying clinical pharmacy.'
Kevin Frost, a senior hospital clinical pharmacist, Chemist and Druggist, published online on October 2008

01-Jul-07, Irish Pharmacy Journal
'From the outset the editor displays an in-depth understanding of clinical pharmacy and how it relates to pharmacy practice. All questions are straightforward and clearly written, as are the answers to choose from. The explanations provided are simple, clear, concise and are an enjoyably effortless revision source. This book is a useful tool for pharmacists of all ages and stages.'
Sinead McCool, Course Co-ordinator, UCC/CACT MSc Clinical Pharmacy
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ISBN 978 0 85369 666 7

Published Apr 2007

234 x 156mm (304pp)