Calculations for Pharmaceutical Practice

Calculations for Pharmaceutical Practice

By: Ivan O. Edafiogho (author), Arthur J. Winfield (author)Paperback

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A comprehensive and clearly written book on pharmacy calculations, which covers all the calculations that students of pharmacy need to know in relation to pharmacy practice and clinical pharmacy. It includes a large number of self-testing questions at the end of each chapter as well as some 'mock' UK registration exam papers. The self-testing aspect is important and is in line with the educational premise that it is only through practice of calculations that true competence is achieved. The book will be especially useful for anyone preparing for registration exams in pharmacy, in particular those based on the UK exam. It will be an invaluable tool in developing the critical skills necessary for student and prereg pharmacists, and will also be a useful reference during subsequent practice. Contains self-study questions and answers, many with worked examples Includes 'mock' registration exam papers Ideal for exam preparation and as a reference for later practice Includes a chapter on pharmacokinetics Serves as a useful reference during practice


Chapter 1 Introduction to calculations Chapter 2 Quantities and units Chapter 3 Expressions of concentration Chapter 4 Drugs in different forms Chapter 5 Density and displacement volume Chapter 6 Solubility Chapter 7 Master formulae Chapter 8 Changing concentration Chapter 9 Trituration Chapter 10 Suppositories Chapter 11 Doses calculations Chapter 12 Paediatric doses Chapter 13 Reconstitution of medicines Chapter 14 Preparation of injections Chapter 15 Other practice-related questions Chapter 16 Basic statistics Chapter 17 Introductory pharmacokinetics Chapter 18 Sample papers Chapter 19 Answers

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780443100192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780443100192
  • ISBN10: 0443100195

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