Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Paperback | February 17, 2012

byPhilip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling

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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, itwill 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, andtherapy 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 Formularyguidelines, 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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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, itwill supply the knowledge and confidence yo...

Philip Wiffen is Director of Training at the UK Cochrane Centre and Co-ordinating Editor of Cochrane Pain he is a member of the Palliative and Supportive Care Group, Pain Research Unit at Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK. Marc Mitchell is Divisional Pharmacist and Lead Cancer Pharmacist at Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, UK. Mel Sn...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:696 pages, 7.09 × 3.94 × 0.07 inPublished:February 17, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199603642

ISBN - 13:9780199603640

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Table of Contents

1. Adherence2. Adverse drug reactions and drug interactions3. Anaphylaxis4. Clinical pharmacy skills5. Clinical trials6. Controlled drugs7. Evidence-based medicine8. Herbal medicines9. Medical gases10. Patient management issues11. Patient specific issues12. Pharmaceutical calculations13. Pharmaceutical care14. Medicines management15. Research16. Therapy-related skills

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"For both the newly qualified and the more experienced pharmacist, in hospital or community, this reasonably priced and useful compilation, light in weight but durably bound, should find a home alongside the BNF next to the dispensary phone, in the consultation area, on ward rounds or onvisits to care homes." --Chemist and Druggist, July 2007