FASTtrack: Pharmaceutics - Dosage Form and Design
David Jones - Chair of Biomaterials Science, School of Pharmacy, Queen's University of Belfast
Are your exams coming up? Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to successful study for your examinations.
FASTtrack is a new series of indispensable study guides created especially for pharmacy students.
Each book focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams, providing concise, bulleted information, key points, tips and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs, case studies, sample essay questions and worked examples.
The FASTtrack series provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy students wanting to study and test themselves for forthcoming exams.
This FASTtrack book covers the vast majority of dosage forms that graduate pharmacists will encounter when they enter professional practice. Essential information concerning the formulation of these dosage forms is delivered in a format that will aid the understanding and remove the complexities of the various topics.
Covering all areas of the pharmacy degree, the titles in the series include:
- Applied Pharmaceutical Practice (based on the textbook of the same name)
- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (based on the textbook of the same name)
- Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice
- Managing Symptoms in the Pharmacy
- Pharmaceutical Compounding and Dispensing (based on the textbook of the same name)
- Pharmaceutics - Dosage Form and Design
- Pharmaceutics - Drug Delivery and Targeting
- Physical Pharmacy (based on Florence & Attwood's Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy)
Visit the FASTtrack website www.fasttrackpharmacy.com for extra MCQs, sample online content and much more.
1. Pharmaceutical Solutions for Oral Administration
2. Pharmaceutical Disperse Systems 1 Suspensions
3. Pharmaceutical Disperse Systems 2-Emulsions and Creams
4. Pharmaceutical Disperse Systems-3 Ointments Pastes, Lotions, Gels and Related Formulations
5. Parenteral Formulations
6. Ocular, Nasal and Otic Dosage Forms
7. Vaginal and Rectal Dosage Forms
8. Respiratory Dosage Forms
9. Solid Dosage Forms 1 Tablets
10. Solid Dosage Forms 2 Capsules
"Fantastic book from start to finish; applied in the right way but also very well rooted in fundamental science. I now recommend this as a core text for pharmaceutics.”
Gary Moss, Senior Lecturer in Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy, Keele University, May 201101-Dec-09, Chemist and Druggist
'I think this book would be ideal for anyone wanting to learn quick facts about pharmaceutics or people wanting to gain insight on the subject...would be useful for all people, no matter what year of study they are in whether it be first yearsŕor people studying for their pre-reg.'
Bahareh Hosseini, third year student, Chemist and Druggist, December 2009
15-Dec-08, Doody's Notes
'This is a handy tool for graduate pharmacists and can serve as a guide for candidates who are preparing for registration examinations. Undergraduate students will find it easy to read with some useful information on relevant topics. This is a well organised book that presents the topics in an easy to read style.'
David Jones, BSc, PhD, DSc, Doody's Notes, 15th December 2008