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MCQs in Pharmacy Practice

Second edition

Edited by Lilian M Azzopardi - Head, Department of Pharmacy

Designed as a study aid, MCQs in Pharmacy Practice covers topics commonly featured in pharmacy undergraduate, registration and licensing multiple choice examinations.

The book is divided into open book and closed book sections and has a total of 800 multiple choice questions intended to assess students' knowledge, analytical skills, and ability to apply this knowledge base in clinical practice.

Topics include:
  • general pharmacy practice interventions
  • pharmaceutical calculations
  • doses and strengths
  • nomenclature and abbreviations
  • dosage forms
  • biochemical tests
  • side-effects
  • common diseases

In this second edition, newly formatted MCQs have moved to a more detailed question style demanding accruement of knowledge, decision-making skills, factual accuracy and its application to realistic clinical situations. All information has been updated to reflect the content of the BNF at time of print, ensuring practical and contemporary questions.

This comprehensive book edited by Lilian Azzopardi, chairperson of the examination boards in pharmacy practice, will be an invaluable resource for undergraduate or postgraduate students preparing to sit a multiple choice examination in pharmacy.

MCQs in Pharmacy Practice is also available as an eBook.

Section 1: Open book questions

Test 1

Test 2

Test 3

Test 4

Section 2: Closed book questions

Test 5

Test 6

Test 7

Test 8

Appendix A: Proprietary (trade) names and equivalent generic names

Appendix B: Definitions of conditions

Appendix C: Abbreviations and acronyms

Appendix D: Performance statistics

Adobe PDF Sample chapter (96 KB)
02-Oct-09, IJPC
'A great review for pharmacists, pharmacy students, and for use in an intern program. This latest edition is divided into both "open book" and "closed book" sections and contains a total of 800 multiple choice questions designed to assess participants knowledge, analytical skills, and the ability to apply this knowledge base in clinical practice.'
The International Journal of Pharmaceutical Compounding, Volume 6, Issue 40, 2nd October 2009
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ISBN 978 0 85369 839 5

Published Sep 2009

234 x 156mm (464pp)