The Pharmacy Practice Handbook of Medication Facts

The Pharmacy Practice Handbook of Medication Facts

eBook - 2000
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Because of the rapidly increasing number of marketed pharmacologic agents, professionals are finding it increasingly difficult to provide colleagues and patients with the types of patient-oriented information they need. You need a handbook with the essential data in one, easy to reference format. Good news - The Pharmacy Practice Handbook of Medication Facts is the answer, THE one source for medication facts.

The handbook provides the latest information about prescription medications, including counseling, in a clear, concise and easily portable form. For quick reference, the information is presented in a tabular format that includes: generic/trade names, usual adult dosages, contraindications, major adverse effects and more. The appendices provide additional information, including text/graphics suitable for patient counseling sessions. The Pharmacy Practice Handbook of Medication Facts is an invaluable source for everyone in the health care profession, including pharmacy students, pharmacists, physicians and physician assistants.

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Provides essential data in a portable (5x7) format, for pharmacists, physicians, and other health care professionals, as well as students. Chapters on pharmacologic agents are arranged by therapeutic class, and are subdivided into separate tables in many cases. Following these chapters are appendices of useful information for health care professionals and students, including medical and pharmaceutical abbreviations and reference intervals for common laboratory tests. There are also diagrams and text suitable for patient counseling sessions. One appendix provides English to Spanish translations for commonly used medical and pharmaceutical words and phrases. The authors are affiliated with the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Lancaster, Pa. : Technomic, c2000
ISBN: 9780585250823
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 783 p.)
Additional Contributors: Kalis, Michelle M.


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