A fast, fun, and effective way to learn essential information about the top 300 drugs Includes audio Q&A with detailed discussion for each drug at Top300DrugCards.com and 15 BONUS CARDS ON VACCINES! Everything you need to know about the top 300 drugs in one easy-to-carry resource. Each 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 • Strong focus on patient safety Great for NAPLEX® and course review! Send feedback to the editors: Jill M. Kolesar, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FCCP, Professor, College of Pharmacy, Director, Early Phase Clinical Trials Center, Co-Director, Molecular Tumor Board, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky. Email: [email protected]
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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
Pharmacotherapy Flash Cards
Author: Jeremy Johnson, Michelle Condren, Kimberly Crosby, Ann Lloyd, Kelly Murray
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
238 Q&A cards sharpen your therapeutic decision-making skills "These cards offer concise yet detailed case studies for students to review current pharmacotherapeutic options for many of the commonly encountered disease states....Students might find these cards to be a very helpful in addition to their therapeutics courses to help them retain knowledge through the use of real-life clinical scenarios. 3 Stars."--Doody's Review Service These 238 Q&A cards provide a complete review of pharmacotherapeutic concepts for the major disease states most often encountered in practice Emphasizes evidence-based therapeutic decision making and drug therapy monitoring Each card features a case and therapeutic question Key facts are included for the drug or drug class that correctly answers the question Case Notes explain the answer and include clinical pearls about use of the drug, management of the disease, and dosing
Great for pharmacy course review and NAPLEX preparation! A fun, fast way to learn essential information about the most popular over-the-counter medications and herbal supplements commonly sold in U.S. pharmacies. Essential information about 100 of the most widely used over-the-counter medications and supplements available in the United States. Each full-color card includes an illustration, clinical pearls, and tables and text detailing: Dosage Forms Common Self-Care Indications and Dosing Drug Characteristics Safety Issues Interactions Adverse Reactions Triage Criteria Self-Care Monitoring Parameters Key Patient Counseling Points
Applied Pharmaceutics in Contemporary Compounding, Third Edition is designed to convey a fundamental understanding of the principles and practices involved in both the development and the production of compounded dosage forms by applying pharmaceutical principles.
A comprehensive pharmacy management textbook that combines evidence-based management theories with practical solutions for the issues pharmacists face every day Covering everything from operations management and purchasing to Medicare Part D, this complete guide explains vital pharmacy management topics across all practice settings. Featuring material derived from the best and most contemporary primary literature, this comprehensive text focuses on teaching the skills essential to the everyday practice of pharmacy. Pharmacy Management, 3e is enriched by input from faculty who teach pharmacy management, from pharmacy students, and from pharmacists who apply management principles in their daily practice. More than any other text, it reflects the challenges facing today’s pharmacist. The book is filled with advice from the field’s top experts who take you through the principles applicable to all aspects of pharmacy practice, from managing money to managing personal stress. Long after you’ve completed your last course, you’ll turn to Pharmacy Management for answers to make your practice more professionally rewarding and personally enriching. FEATURES: Every chapter in the third edition has been updated to reflect the latest trends and developments Several new chapters designed to promote a more global understanding of pharmacy management have been added, including: Establishing the Value Proposition of Pharmacy Management, Applications in Managed and Specialty Environments, Management of Comprehensive Pharmacy Services in Safety Net Clinics, Pharmacy Management Applications in Varied Health Care Systems A scenario-based presentation combines practical solutions with evidence-based management theories and models, which are directly applied to cases and examples
The classic guide to information management for pharmacists--updated to reflect the realities of today's practice The goal of Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists is to teach students and practitioners how to effectively research, interpret, evaluate, collate, and disseminate drug information in the most efficient and effective manner possible. Updated throughout, the book also addresses important issues such as the legal and ethical considerations of providing drug information. The Fifth Edition includes a timely new chapter on assessing drug promotions by pharmaceutical representatives and the need for counter-detailing. There is also a new chapter that bridges the gap between pharmacy informatics and drug information. COVERAGE INCLUDES: Formulating effective responses and recommendations for drug information Evaluation of the drug literature The application of statistical analysis in the biomedical sciences Drug evaluation monographs Adverse drug reactions Medication and patient safety Investigational drugs
Sigler's Drug Cards
Author: Jeffrey D. Sigler, SFI Medical Publishing
Pharmacy Practice and the Law
Author: Richard R. Abood, Kimberly A. Burns
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
The best-selling Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Eighth Edition reviews federal law and policy as it applies to and affects the pharmacist's practice.
Author: Maria Glaucia Teixeira, Joel L. Zatz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Retaining the successful previous editions' programmed instructional format, this book improves and updates an authoritative textbook to keep pace with compounding trends and calculations – addressing real-world calculations pharmacists perform and allowing students to learn at their own pace through examples. Connects well with the current emphasis on self-paced and active learning in pharmacy schools Adds a new chapter dedicated to practical calculations used in contemporary compounding, new appendices, and solutions and answers for all problems Maintains value for teaching pharmacy students the principles while also serving as a reference for review by students in preparation for licensure exams Rearranges chapters and rewrites topics of the previous edition, making its content ideal to be used as the primary textbook in a typical dosage calculations course for any health care professional Reviews of the prior edition: "...a well-structured approach to the topic..." (Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy) and "...a perfectly organized manual that serves as a expert guide..." (Electric Review)
The most current, hands-on book in the field, Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics The perfect textbook for pharmacy students learning the clinical application of pharmacokinetics, which is the mathematical tools for modifying doages. Students like that each chapter includes sample problems throughout the chapter, with a ton of practice problems at the end. Answers for the practice problems are in the back, but not detailed like the sample problems) *Changes in the 3/e includes: *All chapters updated and revised, as needed, including critical new references *Antibiotic individualization and monitoring sections increases use of pharmacodynamic parameters (Cmax/MIC, AUC24/MIC, Time above MIC) in addition to pharmacokinetic parameters to adjust dosages *Anticonvulsants section includes 5 new agents (Fosphenytoin, Lamotrigine, Levetiracetam, Oxcarbazepine, Eslicarbazepine) *Immunosuppressants section includes 1 new agent (Sirolimus), About the Book Text focuses on the latest standardized techniques and approaches to patient-specific dosing and provides up-to-date information on more recently moniotored drugs. Features Clear, useful coverage of drug dosing and drug monitoring Clear and concise summary of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic concepts Practical help with calculations and equations Focus on the latest standardized techniques and approaches to patient-specific dosing Up-to-date information on more recently monitored drugs Essential information on drug dosing in special populations, including patients with renal and hepatic disease, obesity, and congestive heart failure All the information practitioners need on drug categories such as antibiotics, cardiovascular agents, anticonvulsants, and immunosuppressants Full coverage of drugs such as Aminoglycosides, Vancomycin, Digoxin, Phenytoin, Carbamazepine, Theophylline, Cyclosporine, Tacrolimus, and Lithium Student friendly approach to teaching pharmacokinetics--sample problems embedded into the text to allow for students to apply what they are learing. .
Put the authority of Goodman & Gilman's in the palm of your hand! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "...the most authoritative and trusted source of pharmacological information, has now spawned a portable pocket drug guide....This manual extracts the essential core drug information from the eleventh edition of the parent book, referring the reader to the online version of the parent book for historical aspects, many chemical and clinical details, and additional figures and references. This makes G & G a very useful book. This will be of use to individuals in training or practice in the fields of pharmacy, medicine, nursing, or allied health disciplines where knowledge of drug actions are important....Each chapter provides the core essential information provided in the parent book in a very readable format. Readers can use this easy to handle and read manual for essential information along with the online version of the parent book as a reference for more in-depth specific information on drugs."--Doody's Review Service The Goodman & Gilman Manual of Pharmacology and Therapeutics offers the renowned content of Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Eleventh Edition, condensed into an ultra-handy, streamlined reference. More than just a pocket drug guide, this indispensable resource offers: A carry-along source of essential fundamental information, with all the authority of Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Eleventh Edition The benefits of the world's leading pharmacology text in a convenient, portable format Comprehensive, yet streamlined and clinically relevant coverage of the pharmacological basis of therapeutics High-yield overview of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and the foundations of pharmacology Expert insights into the properties, mechanisms, and uses of all the major drug classes Considerations of vital patient-specific issues
A full-color case-based review of the essentials of pathophysiology covering all major organs and systems More than 130 case studies with Q&A The goal of this trusted text is to introduce you to clinical medicine by reviewing the pathophysiologic basis of 132 diseases (and associated signs and symptoms) commonly encountered in medical practice. The authors, all experts in their respective fields, have provided a concise review of relevant normal structure and function of each body system, followed by a description of the pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie several common diseases related to that system. The accessible presentation features high-quality full-color illustrations, and numerous tables and diagrams. Each chapter of Pathophysiology of Disease concludes with a collection of case studies and questions designed to test your understanding of the pathophysiology of each clinical entity discussed. These case studies allow you to apply your knowledge to specific clinical situations. Detailed answers to each case study question are provided at the end of the book. This unique interweaving of physiological and pathological concepts will put you on the path toward thinking about signs and symptoms in terms of their pathophysiologic basis, giving you an understanding of the "why" behind illness and treatment. HERE ARE SOME OF THE MANY UPDATES AND ADDITIONS:•Twelve additional case studies, bringing the total to 132, one for each of the clinical entities discussed in the book’s 24 chapters•More than 2/3 of the chapters are enhanced and refreshed by the input of new contributors•Totally revised chapter on neoplasia•New chapter sections on urticaria, spinocerebellar ataxia, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and spondyloarthropathies•New tables summarizing adverse prognostic signs in acute pancreatitis, genetic syndromes associated with pancreatic cancer, and causes of end-stage renal disease•New diagnosis and etiologic classification of diabetes mellitus, and review of mechanisms of newest pharmacologic agents for its treatment•Updates on fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules, and thyroid disorders in pregnancy•Updated references throughout the book
Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data, Fifth Edition, is the classic and most popular pharmacy laboratory text because it is the only reference on this subject written by pharmacists, for pharmacists. Students find this guide a clear and useful introduction to the fundamentals of interpreting laboratory test results. The book enhances the skills pharmacists need by providing essential information on common laboratory tests used to screen for or diagnose diseases and monitor the effectiveness and safety of treatment and disease severity. Each chapter contains learning objectives, case studies, bibliographies, and charts that summarize the causes of high and low test results. New for this edition: Updated and expanded Quick View tables in each chapter now match those in the popular quick-reference, Interpreting Laboratory Data: A Point-of-Care Guide New glossary of acronyms is right up front for a streamlined reference Normal value ranges of all tests have been standardized by an expert pathologist New and updated cases in each chapter apply your Basic Skills in clinical situations Reorganized to highlight the application of concepts by body system, and in special populations Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data offers features that will help pharmacy students not only understand and engage with the material but also will streamline the transition from classroom to practice setting. After studying with this trusted text, students and pharmacists will more effectively monitor patient therapy, evaluate test results, and improve outcomes through optimal and focused pharmacotherapy.