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Applied Pharmaceutical Practice, 2nd Edition
by Langley, Christopher A; Belcher, Dawn
Paperback Book (208 Pages)
April 2012
Are your exams coming up? Are you drowning in textbooks and lecture notes and wondering where to begin? Take the FASTtrack route to study successfully for your examinations.

FASTtrack provides the ultimate lecture notes and is a must-have for all pharmacy students wanting to study and test themselves for forthcoming exams.

FASTtrack: Applied Pharmaceutical Practice focuses on what pharmacy students really need to know in order to pass exams providing concise, bulleted information, chapter overviews, key points, and an all-important self-assessment section which includes MCQs.

This FASTtrack book has been written to guide the student pharmacist or pharmacy technician through the main stages involved in pharmaceutical dispensing. This reference text accompanies the compulsory dispensing courses found in all undergraduate MPharm programmes and equivalent technical training courses. It is an invaluable resource either as a study aid or as a companion to the core reference text Applied Pharmaceutical Practice.

Changes for the new edition include:

• Information on revisions to the community pharmacy contract.
• Additional content on new advanced community pharmacy services.
• Revised worked examples and student questions.
• Updated prescription labelling information, including the use of new cautionary and warning labels.
• Updated references and bibliography.
1. Introduction, medicines classification and standard operating procedures
2. NHS supply in the community 1: prescription forms and prescribing
3. NHS supply in the community 2: prescribers and the dispensing process
4. NHS supply within hospitals
5. Non-NHS supply
6. Controlled drugs
7. Emergency supply
8. Patient counselling and communication 1: the basics of patient communication
9. Patient counselling and communication 2: product-specific counselling points
10. Poisons and spirits
Appendix 1: Commonly encountered qualifications of healthcare professionals
Appendix 2: Abbreviations commonly used within pharmacy
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