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Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations 4th edition
by Rees, Judith A; Smith, Ian; Watson, Jennie
Book (222 Pages)
April 2015

Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations is your comprehensive guide to successfully performing pharmaceutical calculations. Now in its fourth edition, this popular book covers everything you need to know to pass those all important pharmacy calculation exams.

Every chapter contains learning objectives, worked examples and sample questions and has been fully updated.
Brand new features include:

Introduction (including expert tips for approaching calculations)

· Doses in children

· 8 short videos (to help you grasp some of the key concepts) covering:

o Simple dilution

o Proportional sets

o Conversion of units

o Representations of concentrations

o Mixing two concentrations without a final volume

o Displacement values

o Parenteral doses

o Moles

· More images and diagrams

Written by experienced pharmacy lecturers and a teacher practitioner, this book will help you tackle every type of pharmaceutical calculation and is ideal for both students and pre-regs.
We recommend you use it alongside the companion Pharmaceutical Calculations Workbookt o practice and perfect your calculation skills.

· Introduction

· Rational numbers

· Systems of units

· Concentrations

· Dilutions

· Formulations

· Calculation of doses

· Doses in children

· Density, displacement volumes and displacement values

· Calculations involving molecular weights

· Parenteral solutions and isotonicity

· Accuracy of measurement

· Calculations involving information retrieval

Appendix 1: Metric prefixes
Appendix 2: Conversion factors
Appendix 3: Multiplication and division
Appendix 4: Atomic weights of the elements
Appendix 5: Body surface area in children

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