Pharmaceutical Calculations

Author: Howard C. Ansel

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451120362

Category: Medical

Page: 480

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Widely recognized as the leading calculations textbook, Ansel's Pharmaceutical Calculations is the most trusted resource for calculations support. Time-tested after thirteen editions, it is the most comprehensive and in-depth treatment of pharmacy calculations available. The book takes a step-by-step approach to calculations, making it easy for students to work through the problems and gain greater understanding of the underlying concepts. Its focus is on the fundamental principles and basic techniques involved in the application of the calculations needed for successful pharmacy practice.
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The Ultimate Pharmacy Calculations Guide

Author: Pharmacy CPA

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1291894543

Category: Science

Page: 518

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This book has been created for students wanting to take pharmacy registration assessment exams and become a licensed pharmacist. Calculations are often considered as the hardest part of any pharmacy orientated exam and is often the main reason for exam failure. For this reason, we have collected a team of highly skilled, pharmacy professionals to compile and refine this book to ensure it presents what you really need to know. In this book we explore the wide range of questions which can be presented during exams such as the GPhC, Naplex, PEBC, FPGEE and many more... The book not only contains questions and learning resources but also worksheet for you to practically apply the knowledge you have learnt. The key sections in this book include: The basics behind pharmacy calculations Exponents and scientific calculations Conversions Medical abbreviations Dosage Concentration Infusion Alligation Body weight and surface area Paediatric dosages Mixing liquid preparations Pharmacoeconomics
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Pharmaceutical Calculations

The Pharmacist's Handbook

Author: Howard C. Ansel,Shelly J. Prince

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781739221

Category: Medical

Page: 342

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This handbook is intended to be used as a tool that can be quickly accessed and employed in the in the student setting, as a lab reference, and in the pharmacy practice. Designed as a concise reference and resource, it will provide easily accessible definitions, pharmacy applications, insight on working with "tricky" calculations, and realistic/function example calculation. With its convenient size and easy-to-navigate outline structure, this handbook should provide great value to both the student and pharmacist.
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Pharmaceutical Calculations for the Pharmacy Technician

Author: Barbara E. Lacher

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781763103

Category: Medical

Page: 387

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Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex.
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Pharmaceutical Calculations

Author: Payal Agarwal,University of California Irvine California Hung Y Fan,Ross F Conner,Luis P Villarreal,Program Director Eastern Washington University Cheney Washington Wendy Repovich,Dori A Babcock,Robin Pickering,Karen A Edwards,Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Notre Dame of Maryland University School of Pharmacy Baltimore Maryland Payal Agarwal

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449685374

Category: Medical

Page: 350

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Accurately performing pharmaceutical calculations is a critical component in providing patient care in any pharmacy setting. Pharmaceutical Calculations is the perfect text for students or professionals aiming to understand or develop the calculations skills that play such a significant role in building a competent pharmacist.This text focuses on increasing student learning and understanding in important areas of pharmaceutical calculations. Basic math fundamentals essential for pharmaceutical calculation is presented in the beginning of the book, followed by calculations that are more specific to compounding and formulation of individual dosage forms.Incorporated throughout each chapter is:Practice setsSolved problemsCase studies in the form of prescriptionsKey terms
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Pharmaceutical Calculations Workbook

Author: Judith A. Rees,Ian Smith

Publisher: Pharmaceutical Press

ISBN: 9780853696025

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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This is a companion self-study aid to Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations for practising calculations similar to those that may be presented in pharmacy examinations and in practice.
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Pharmaceutical Calculations for Pharmacy Technicians: A Worktext

Author: Jahangir Moini

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133131344

Category: Medical

Page: 432

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Math is a critical element of pharmaceutical care and a sound knowledge of math concepts is key to succeeding as a pharmacy technician. The second edition of PHARMACEUTICAL CALCULATIONS FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS: A WORKTEXT provides an effective, hands-on guide to essential math skills, from simple addition and subtraction to formulas used in dosage calculations and basic business math. This highly practical reference helps students develop strong math skills to perform accurate calculations with confidence and prevent medication errors. In addition to informative content, the text includes abundant examples of medication labels, medical forms, and other images to help students apply professional skills in real-life situations. Now thoroughly updated, this edition is more useful than ever, providing an invaluable resource for students and professional pharmacy technicians alike. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Practical Pharmaceutical Calculations

Author: Michael Bonner,David Wright

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315346869

Category: Medical

Page: 128

View: 9709

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Understanding practical pharmaceutical calculations is essential for healthcare professionals. Even simple errors in calculation can have serious - and possibly fatal - consequences. Fully revised and updated, with entirely new chapters and a focus on basic arithmetic, this best-selling practical guide begins by explaining simple units of measurements and expressions of concentration, followed by demonstrations of how straight-forward calculations can be used to estimate individual patient dosages. At the end of each chapter there are self assessment calculations, with fully worked answers - ideal for revision and self-assessment. With the book and free downloads you can always have the guide on hand when you need it most.
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Introduction to Pharmaceutical Calculations

Author: Judith A. Rees,Ian Smith,Brian Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780853696032

Category: Mathematics

Page: 226

View: 4546

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This book, written by pharmacy teachers, is an introduction to drug dosage and other pharmaceutical calculations, with numerous worked examples and sample questions and answers. The second edition has been revised and expanded to include a new chapter on accuracy of measurements, a new appendix on performing arithmetical routines such as multiplication and division of integers and fractions, and updated worked examples.
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Pharmaceutical Calculations

Author: Maria Glaucia Teixeira,Joel L. Zatz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118978536

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 320

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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)
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