Concepts and ApplicationsMalcolm Rowland, Thomas N. TozerRead More
Formerly Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Concepts and Applications, this fully updated Fourth Edition has been retitled Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: Concepts and Applications to reflect the increasing body of knowledge linking the two concepts that explain the relationship between drug administration and drug response. This revised edition also reflects the explosion in our understanding at the molecular and mechanistic levels of all the processes controlling the pharmacokinetics of drugs. The text is authored by two leading international experts on the clinical aspects of pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics and is widely considered one of the authoritative texts on the subject.
A companion website includes the full text online, plus interactive simulations for student practice using different pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic models and parameters.
Thomas L. Lemke, David A. WilliamsRead More
Acclaimed by students and instructors alike, Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is now in its Seventh Edition, featuring updated chapters plus new material that meets the needs of today's medicinal chemistry courses. This latest edition offers an unparalleled presentation of drug discovery and pharmacodynamic agents, integrating principles of medicinal chemistry with pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and clinical pharmacy.
All the chapters have been written by an international team of respected researchers and academicians. Careful editing ensures thoroughness, a consistent style and format, and easy navigation throughout the text.
Loyd AllenRead More
Long established as a trusted core text for pharmaceutics courses, this gold standard book is the most comprehensive source on pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery systems available today. Reflecting the CAPE, APhA, and NAPLEX® competencies, Ansel’s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems covers physical pharmacy, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutics, compounding, and dosage forms, as well as the clinical application of the various dosing forms in patient care.
This Tenth Edition has been fully updated to reflect new USP standards and features a dynamic new full color design, new coverage of prescription flavoring, and increased coverage of expiration dates.
Michael E. WinterRead More
Basic Clinical Pharmacokinetics was designed to simplify pharmacokinetics to help pharmacy students in clinical settings and busy practitioners understand and visualize basic principles. An easy-to-read, case-study format has made the text a favorite among students, clinical professors, and practitioners.
Part I provides a basic review of pharmacokinetic principles, with extensive explanations, graphic illustrations, and detailed algorithms. Part II explains the clinical applications of these principles to problems commonly encountered in the practice setting with specific drugs. This edition includes the latest information on the clinical use of serum drug concentrations. New case studies and examples demonstrate the application of pharmacokinetics in today's clinical practice.
Susan M. SteinRead MoreThoroughly revised for its fourth edition, this pocket-sized manual is created for students to use during rotations in PharmD programs, and also provides a wealth of crucial information for new practitioners. Boh’s is the clinical clerkship manual designed specifically for pharmacy students and pharmacists new to the field, helping students and new practitioners move from dispensing medications to establishing relationships with patients and improving the understanding of pharmacotherapeutics in a patient-centered setting.
A Practical Guide for Students and PractitionersRobert S. Beardsley, Carole L. Kimberlin, William N. TindallRead MoreCommunication Skills in Pharmacy Practice helps pharmacy and pharmacy technician students learn the principles, skills, and practices that are the foundation for clear communication and the essential development of trust with future patients. This text's logical organization guides students from theory and basic principles to practical skills development to the application of those skills in everyday encounters. Sample dialogues show students how to effectively communicate, and practical exercises fine tune their communication skills in dealing with a variety of sensitive situations that arise in pharmacy practice.
Practice Exams, Cases, and Test PrepAlan H. Mutnick, Paul Souney, Larry N. Swanson, Leon ShargelRead More
Ideal for anyone studying for the North American Pharmacists Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), this indispensible 8th edition of Comprehensive Pharmacy Review for NAPLEX: Practice Exams, Cases, and Test Prep deciphers the nuances of the test and provides authentic exercises and actionable strategies. Using 2 full-length tests, 32 brand-new patient cases, and more than 200 practice calculations, you can challenge your understanding of current pharmacological practices and enhance your test-taking skills.
Thomas L. Lemke, S. William Zito, Victoria F. Roche, David A. WilliamsRead MoreWritten in response to reader requests for a short, “to the point” text that clearly summarizes the most important chemical elements of therapeutically relevant drug classes, Essentials of Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is a concise, quick-reference source of reliable information in the field. Derived from the highly regarded Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry, this focused text provides an essential understanding of drug action and demonstrates its practical application to today’s pharmacy practice.
Karen RascatiRead More
This text provides a straightforward explanation of the essential pharmacoeconomics topics outlined by The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). It defines terminology used in research and covers the application of economic-based evaluation methods to pharmaceutical products and services, making it perfect for the student or practitioner who is unfamiliar with "pharmacoeconomics."
Readers will find examples of how pharmacoeconomic evaluations relate to decisions that affect patient care and health-related quality of life. Understanding these principles will help you assess published research aimed at improving clinical and humanistic outcomes based on available resources.
You’ll Find These Helpful Features Inside—
· Composite research articles that include the positives and negatives found in published research which will help you learn to evaluate literature and to interpret and determine the usefulness of pharmacoeconomic research articles.
· Composite worksheets increase your comprehension of just-read articles.
· Examples provide and reinforce relevant illustrations of chapter content.
· Questions/Exercises at the end of each chapter assess your understanding of the key concepts.
· Common Equations that are critical to the subject are presented, with multiple example calculations that clearly demonstrate the use of these equations.
Bonus Features via thePoint include:
· Immediate access to an image bank of figures and tables from the text
· Sample worksheets for critiquing research articles.
An Integrated ApproachNita K. Pandit, Robert P. SoltisRead MoreThis unique textbook provides an introductory, yet comprehensive overview of the pharmaceutical sciences. It is the first text of its kind to pursue an interdisciplinary approach. Readers are introduced to basic concepts related to the specific disciplines in the pharmaceutical sciences, including pharmacology, pharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, and medicinal chemistry. In an easy-to-read writing style, the book provides readers with up-to-date information on pharmacogenomics and includes comprehensive coverage of industrial drug development and regulatory approval processes. Each chapter includes critical-thinking exercises, as well as numerous figures, tables, and graphs. Many chapters contain review questions, practice problems, and cases. More than 160 illustrations complement the text.
Patrick J. SinkoRead MoreMartin's Physical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is considered the most comprehensive text available on the physical, chemical, and biological principles that underlie pharmacology. This 7th Edition puts a stronger focus on the most essential, practical knowledge, and is updated to reflect the broadening scope and diversity of the pharmaceutical sciences.
A Guide to Patient CounselingMelanie J. RantucciRead More
Pharmacists Talking with Patients, Second Edition is a complete introduction to patient counseling for pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists. In an easy-to-understand style that's a pleasure to read, the author outlines various ways of incorporating effective patient counseling into pharmacy practice and gives specific recommendations for developing strong counseling techniques. Appendices contain suggested patient counseling dialogues and sample forms.
This edition includes new cartoons and photographs to make learning fun, case studies, summary tables, and reflective critical thinking questions. New and expanded topics include the therapeutic alliance between health professionals and patients, collaborative working relationships between pharmacists and physicians, and cultural and literacy issues.
Judith E. ThompsonRead More
Now in its Third Edition, this succinct, easy-to-use, current, and very functional handbook goes through the steps of receiving the prescription, preparing it, and completing the compound. Highlights of this edition include a more comprehensive section on sterile dosage forms and their preparation; expanded discussion of medication errors; processing tools for improving compounded preparations and reducing errors; a new chapter on systems of measurement and basic pharmaceutical calculations; and a new section on veterinary pharmacy practice. Patient cases with the sample compounded prescription orders and parenteral preparation medication orders show typical situations and problem-solving to meet special therapy and patient needs.
A back-of-book CD-ROM includes study guides, interactive self-assessment, and multimedia demonstrations of compounding procedures for key chapters. A companion website offers the CD content as well as full text online and an image bank.
Paul J. Perry, Bruce Alexander, Barry Liskow, C. Lindsay DeVaneRead More
This succinct handbook provides students and practitioners with clinically relevant psychotropic drug information. The Eighth Edition is designed as a reference text that also teaches by delivering informative narrative text under standard headlines with references. Its focus goes beyond drug information to cover pharmacotherapy applications.
The book provides detailed, well-referenced, evidence-based information on a wide range of psychotropic drugs, including mood stabilizers, antidepressants, and antianxiety agents. This edition has new chapters on pediatric and geriatric psychopharmacotherapy; new content on antipsychotics, hypnotics, medications used in treating alcoholism and substance dependence, and electroconvulsive therapy; and new algorithms, appendices, and tables.
Introduction to Medicinal Organic ChemistryThomas L. Lemke, Victoria F. Roche, S. William ZitoRead MoreWith its Student Workbook CD-ROM and new case studies, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed self-paced review enables students to master the principles and applications of organic functional groups. Moreover, it prepares students for the required pharmacy courses in medicinal chemistry by thoroughly covering nomenclature, physical properties, chemical properties, and metabolism. As students progress through the text, they will develop such important skills as drawing chemical structures and predicting the solubility, instabilities, and metabolism of each organic functional group.
Mary E. MohrRead More
Standards of Practice for the Pharmacy Technician discusses standards of practice, scope of practice, and projections for the future practice of an emerging professional in the modern world of pharmacy. The reader will follow the developmental stages of the pharmacist from an unregulated dispenser of herbal remedies to an educated licensed professional, and the development of the technician from a pill counter to an educated technician with the ability to assist the pharmacist in providing pharmaceutical care to patients. The ultimate goal is to instill in the student an ability to utilize critical thinking skills for problem solving and an innate comprehension of the concepts of professionalism and professional judgment.
A bound-in CD-ROM and companion website include a quiz bank, video clips, pharmacy technician dispensing lab simulations, clinical simulations, and blank forms. Additional ancillaries are available for instructors.