Aug 312014
 

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy (Oxford Handbooks) (Paperback)

By (author): Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling, Nicola Stoner

Now fully updated for a second edition, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy remains the indispensible guide to clinical pharmacy, providing all the information needed for practising and student pharmacists. Presenting handy practical guidance in a quick-reference, bullet-point format, it will supply the knowledge and confidence you need to provide a clinical pharmacy service.

The handbook includes information on controlled drugs, adverse drug reactions, interactions, communication skills, and confidentiality. It also features chapters on adherence, anaphylaxis, clinical trials, herbal medicines, patient management, pharmaceutical calculations, research, policy, and therapy related issues. Palliative care sections have been expanded to include symptom management and end-of-life pathways. Other new sections such as pharmacogenetics, thyroid disorders, and domiciliary oxygen therapy have been included. Complementing the current British National Formulary guidelines, the handbook gives prescribing points and linked concepts of relevance to clinical pharmacists. The content is evidence-based and contains a wealth of information from the authors' many years of clinical pharmacy experience.
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Aug 302014
 

Rang & Dale's Pharmacology Flash Cards Updated Edition, 1e (Cards)

By (author): Maureen M. Dale MB BCh PhD, Dennis G. Haylett BSc PhD

 Review what you learn in class and reinforce essential drug information. Using generic drug names, Rang & Dale's Pharmacology Flash Cards cover the actions, mechanisms of action, pharmacokinetic aspects, clinical uses and adverse effects of all important drugs. The 320 cards are divided into sets, each covering a different body system. Each card features a multi-color diagram that indicates how drugs may exert their action on that system. Detailed information is presented on the reverse side so that you can easily test your knowledge of the drug. With a portable format and references to Rang and Dale's Pharmacology, 7th Edition and Dale and Haylett: Pharmacology Condensed, 2nd Edition, these cards make it easy to review what you need to know in pharmacology.

  • Includesmulti-color diagrams of the main pathophysiology affected by drugs to put them in the context in which they act on the body.
  • Details all important drugs and refers to drugs with similar actions/uses.
  • Demonstrates clinical correlations so you can apply the material to real life situations.
  • Presents the cards arranged by system to match Rang and Dale's Pharmacology, 7th Edition to better prepare you for exams, including Best of Five and USMLE Step 1.
  • References Rang and Dale's Pharmacology, 7th Edition and Dale and Haylett: Pharmacology Condensed, 2nd Edition to allow ready access to further information.
  • Provides a convenient hole-punched, ring-bound format to make the cards portable for easy use anywhere.
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Aug 292014
 

Crash Course: Pharmacology, 4e (Paperback)

By (author): Elisabetta Clay

Covering all aspects of the syllabus, Crash Course offers students a fast way to recap on what they need to know to get through the exams with ease. Styled in an easy-to-follow, readily accessible format, each book is prepared by senior medical students or junior doctors - under faculty supervision - to give them the correct level of information perfectly tailored to current curricula requirements. The series now includes improved pedagogic features and a fully revised self-assessment section, updated to meet current examination needs.
  • Provides the exam syllabus in one place!
  • Written by senior medical students or junior doctors - authors who really understand today's exam situation!
  • Senior Faculty Advisors ensure complete accuracy of the text!
  • Full artwork programme, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, and 'Clinical Application' boxes help you remember the key points!
  • Self-Assessment section - fully updated to reflect new curriculum requirements - helps you maximise your grade!
  • Solid, accurate, user-friendly coverage provides enough detail even for those aiming at distinction!
  • Fully updated self-assessment section - ideal for current examination practice!
  • Includes useful 'Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapter.
  • Integrated approach between basic and clinical sciences provides a firm basis for problem solving in clinical practice.
  • Includes new chapter on pain control and anaesthesia.
  • Fully updated to include feedback from hundreds of students!
  • Welcome to Crash Course - the revision aid to get you the results you need!
  • Crash Course is a complete revision guide designed specifically to save you time by providing everything you could be asked in the exam in one place!
  • Each book in the series has been specially written either by senior medical students or junior doctors - carefully supervised by faculty advisors - to ensure that it exactly matches your needs by having been prepared by someone who has just been in the exam situation!
  • Fully updated and revised to improve accessibility, this essential revision aid includes new features such as 'Learning Objectives' at the start of each chapter, improved 'Hints and Tips' boxes, 'Clinical Application' boxes and a completely revised self-assessment section tailored to the current exam formats!
  • Crash Course - an easier way to get through the exam!
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Jul 282014
 

Basic Pharmacokinetics (Paperback)

By (author): Sunil S., Ph.D. Jambhekar, Philip J., Ph.D. Breen

Basic Pharmacokinetics provides an understanding of the principles of pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics and of how these principles can be applied to achieve successful drug therapy.
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Jul 272014
 

Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2015 (Hardcover)

By (author): Billie A. Wilson, Margaret Shannon, Kelly Shields

With over 350 updates, the new 2015 edition of the Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it lists all drugs alphabetically by generic names for quick reference, with an index listing both generic and trade names. It presents important clinical information for hundreds of drugs, with adverse reactions, interactions, side effects, and impacts on lab results. It clearly presents information on IV preparation and push, continuous, or intermittent administration; as well as dosages for neonates, infants, adolescents, adults, and patients with obesity and renal or hepatic impairment. This edition also contains 18 brand-new monographs for drugs recently approved by the FDA.

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Jul 192014
 


Completely revised and updated for 2014, the Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2014 is an up-to-date guide to the latest information on standard therapy and recent advances in the field. Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, this essential reference provides a complete, easy-to-use catalog of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers. Special features: • Revised to reflect rapid advances in the field • A specific chapter focused on profiling antiemetic drug and antiemetic treatment regimens. • Diagrams of drug structures and pathways for many of the agents. • Offers a comprehensive discussion of clinical pharmacology, special considerations, indications, and dosages. • Covers toxicity and drug–drug interactions. • A section on chemotherapy regimens for all major cancers. • Provides an overview of the basic principles of cancer drug therapy.
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Jun 292014
 


The new edition of Principles and Practice of Pharmaceutical Medicine is a comprehensive reference guide to all aspects of pharmaceutical medicine. New content includes chapters and coverage on regulatory updates, increasing international harmonization, transitional and probabilistic approaches to drug development, the growing sophistication and regulatory importance of pharmacovigilance, personalized medicine and growth in biotechnology as a source of new experimental drugs.
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Jun 082014
 

2014-2015 Top 300 Pharmacy Drug Cards (Paperback)

By (author): Jill M. Kolesar, Lee Vermeulen

A fun, fast way to learn essential information about the top 300 drugs

Free online updates with purchase!

Everything you need to know about the top 300 drugs Includes MP3 audio download with detailed discussion of each drug.

Every card includes:

  • Generic and common name
  • Class
  • Dosage Forms
  • Approved Dose and Indications
  • Off-Label Use
  • Contraindications
  • Adverse Reactions
  • Drug Interactions
  • Monitoring Parameters
  • Medication Safety Issues and Black Box Warnings
  • Thirty NEW cards, including adult and pediatric immunizations
  • Strong focus on patient safety

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May 172014
 

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach (4th Edition) (Paperback)

By (author): Michael P. Adams, Leland Holland Ph.D., Carol Urban

This up-to-date text helps nursing students master pharmacology by tightly linking it to therapeutic goals and patient wellness. Organized by body systems (units) and diseases (chapters), PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES: A PATHOPHYSIOLOGIC APPROACH, 4/e provides complete information on the drug classifications used to treat each disease class. Students can easily locate all relevant anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pharmacology in the same chapter where each drug is discussed. Exclusive Nursing Process Focus features clearly and concisely relates pharmacotherapy to patient assessment, nursing diagnoses, planning patient outcomes, implementing patient-centered care, and evaluating the outcomes. This new Fourth Edition links pharmacology to patient care through exceptionally accurate, attractive graphics, rich media resources, extensive self-assessment tools, and features covering complementary medicine; diverse patient/lifestyle considerations; and evidence-based practice. It has been thoroughly updated to reflect current pharmacologic drugs, drug classes, processes, mechanisms, and warnings; and the newest QSEN competencies and NCLEX question formats.

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Apr 272014
 


Used by prescribers around the world, including: physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physician assistants, dentists and medical transcriptionist, the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® 2014 Deluxe Lab Coat Edition continues its tradition as the leading portable drug reference packed with vital drug information to help clinicians make better decisions at the point of care. The Tarascon Pharmacopoeia® 2014 Deluxe Lab Coat Edition is an expanded version of the Classic Shirt-Pocket Edition, containing more drugs, black box warnings, evidence-based off-label indications for adults and pediatric patients, and additional tables. This reference also includes typical drug dosing (all FDA approved), available trade and generic formulations, metabolism, safety in pregnancy and lactation, relative drug pricing information, Canadian trade names, and an herbal & alternative therapies section. Multiple tables supplement the drug content, including opioid equivalency, emergency drug infusions, cardiac dysrhythmia protocols, pediatric drug dosing, and much more.
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