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Applied Pharmaceutical Practice

First edition

Christopher A Langley - Senior Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice, Aston University School of Pharmacy and Dawn Belcher - Teaching Fellow, Pharmacy Practice, Aston University School of Pharmacy

Applied Pharmaceutical Practice is an invaluable resource and will guide the student pharmacist and pharmacy technician through the main stages involved in pharmaceutical dispensing. As a core reference text, it is ideal as a companion to the compulsory dispensing courses found in all undergraduate MPharm programs and the equivalent technical training courses.

Contents include:

  • medicines classification and standard operating procedures
  • NHS supply in the community and within hospitals
  • non-NHS supply
  • controlled drugs
  • emergency supply
  • patient counseling and communication
  • poisons and spirits

This practical textbook contains useful exercises with an answers section and numerous examples and is written by authors with extensive experience within the field.

1. Introduction and the Basics of Medicines Supply
2. NHS Supply in the Community 1
3. NHS Supply in the Community 2
4. NHS Supply Within Hospitals
5. Non-NHS Supply
6. Controlled Drugs
7. Emergency Supply
8. Patient Counselling and Communication 1
9. Patient Counselling and Communication 2
10. Poisons and Spirits

21-Mar-09, The Pharmaceutical Journal
'This is an excellent book...this book covers all current key issues concerning pharmacy. I am not aware of any book in the current market that could compare with this one'.
Halima Katune, The Pharmaceutical Journal, Volume 282, 21 March 2009

30-Jan-09, Doody's Notes
'The book meets its objectives with practical presentations of various real-time pharmacist activities...this book provides some very specific information relating to the National Health Service in the UK and highlights detail-orientated requirements for the practice of pharmacy in that country.'
Patrick J. McDonnell, PharmD, Doody's Notes, 30th January 2009

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ISBN 978 0 85369 746 6

Published Sep 2008

246 x 189mm (304pp)