* Provides helpful guidance to pharmacists who need to respond to symptoms and recommend over-the-counter medicines. * Systematically deals with common complaints, detailing what the pharmacist needs to know in order to assess a condition, when to refer the patient, and which management options are available.
Describes the mathematics of drug dosage and principles of pharmacology. This book offers information on each drug, such as generic and trade names, indications, common adverse effects, and typical adult and pediatric dosages.
What is illness? Is it a physiological dysfunction, a social label, or a way of experiencing the world? How do the physical, social and emotional worlds of a person change when they become ill? This title explores these questions by weaving together the personal story of author's own serious illness.
A concise textbook providing a clear description of drug absorption, distribution, action, metabolism and adverse effects, this title provides the information needed in a straightforward way to ensure informed, safe and cost-effective prescribing.
Detailing concise yet comprehensive coverage of immunology at an undergraduate level, this text provides easy access to the core information in the field. It covers all important areas in immunology in a format which should be ideal for learning and rapid revision.
Provides resource on pathology and pathophysiology to helps students adapt their technique to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and avoid treatment when contraindicated. This book discusses 300 pathologies and conditions organized by the body system. It also covers sanitation procedures and hygiene.
Covering general (internal) medicine, this title intends to promote self-directed learning with motivation coming from self-identification of strengths and weaknesses leading to an assessment of needs.
A handbook of clinical pharmacy that covers the role of the pharmacist in hospital and community and key areas of practice such as OTC (over-the-counter) prescribing and therapeutic drug level monitoring. This book also addresses the role of the pharmacist in the community, issues surrounding compliance, and management and communication skills.
Covers: microbial biology; infection and immunity; bacterial pathogens and associated diseases; viral pathogens and associated diseases; fungal pathogens and parasitic infections; and, diagnosis, treatment and control of infection.
Offers an introduction to the principles of the human immune system. This book includes: updates on the pathophysiology of immunology; more than 20 figures outlining key concepts; and, questions that help to simulate classroom discussion.
An evaluation of the experiences of nurse prescribing in practice, and the lessons, learned from the pilot sites. Starting with a history of the initiative, it moves through the key issues that govern its progress.
A guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms commonly seen by community pharmacists. Organised by body system, it includes chapters that begin with a system overview and a brief guide to history-taking.
Pharmaceutics is one of the most diverse subject areas in pharmaceutical science. In brief, it is concerned with the scientific and technological aspects of the design and manufacture of dosage forms for medicines. This book provides pharmacy and pharmaceutical science students with the information on the various aspects of pharmaceutics.
An illustrated guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms commonly seen by community pharmacists. It examines the symptoms or conditions according to background; prevalence; and, aetiology, arriving at a differential diagnosis, questions to ask the patient, and conditions to eliminate.
Serves as a guide to the role of the clinical pharmacist, including basic skills and the choice and management of treatment in specific therapeutic problems. This title covers the basics of pharmaceutical care, and outlines the tools and techniques required to make the maximum contribution to patient care. Each chapter ends with 10-20 MCQs.