- Filename: ahfs-drug-information-2017.
- ISBN: 1585285587
- Release Date: 2017-03-31
- Number of pages:
- Author: American Society of Health System Pharmacists
"The 'Handbook on Injectable Drugs' is the premier reference for compatibility, stability, storage and preparation of parenteral drugs, all peer reviewed with new monographs, new references, additional information and the latest guidelines--essential for your confidence as a professional who makes critical decisions on a daily basis. With a 35-year track record as the industry's 'gold standard,' the 17th Edition is uniquely designed to make complex and thorough data easily accessible to busy practitioners worldwide. The new edition includes a total of 332 monographs, all updated, including 23 fluids and 42 new references--a total of 2,830 in all, footnoted and linked."--From publisher description.
After years of studying and hard work, you’re almost a licensed pharmacist! The final step is passing the North American Pharmacy Licensure Examination, or the NAPLEX®. For the last decade, PharmPrep: ASHP’s NAPLEX® Review, has been a trusted resource with new graduates preparing for the NAPLEX examination, both as an online product and a print companion.Using real patient cases accompanied by questions that address all NAPLEX® competency statements, the new fully updated PharmPrep: ASHP’s NAPLEX® Review, 4th edition, gives you the flexibility to review information by specific disease state and provides 78 sample cases, as well as calculations and law review sections. As drug therapy becomes more complex, PharmPrep has continued to update and revise cases so they reflect contemporary clinical practice.PharmPrep is an equally important reference for the experienced practitioner as a tool for pharmacists to continue to develop professionally, or for out of practice professionals looking to refresh their skills. Only PharmPrep has case-based questions and detailed explanations that don’t just tell you what answers are right or wrong, but why. It is the the most affordable, trusted resource available to prepare for the NAPLEX® exam. As a book or in a convenient online/book package, PharmPrep goes where you go—on the subway, in the break room, to the coffeehouse. Or, just cozy up to the PharmPrep book from the comforts of home. Wherever you go, its the best resource to get you passed and ready to practice.To learn more about PharmPrep Online, visit www.pharmpreponline.com and sign up for a free trial today. Don’t have an ASHP account? Simply register at www.ashp.org.
Now is the time to get up to speed on this exciting field. Concepts in Pharmacogenomicsprovides pharmacists, residents, fellows, and students, with a practical guide for understanding the fundamentals of pharmacogenomics and its applications to cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and other practice fields.
Have you ever wondered if you calculated your patient’s dosage correctly? Against a backdrop of the growing scrutiny of appropriate dosages, this textbook takes a fresh, new approach to helping health professionals strengthen care to and possibly save the lives of patients living with pain. This easy-to-understand and often humorous book is the most comprehensive to-date on opioid calculations for pain management and palliative care. It carefully walks clinicians through a five-step process for performing opioid conversion calculations in the real-world situations they often see. The book has case examples, simple charts and tables, and practice problems throughout on topics such as:· difficult conversions for methadone, fentanyl, PCA, and neuraxial opioid therapy· conversions between routes and dosage formulations of the same opioids and different opioids· titrating opioid dosages up and down to include dosage change and timing· calculating doses for rescue opioid therapy Written by pain management expert Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson, the book gives helpful tips that practitioners should incorporate into their practices. It is a must for clinicians at all levels: hospice and palliative care physicians, physician’s assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and pharmacists. Clinicians will come away with more confidence in doing the calculations, and higher service levels from the improvement in care.
This handy guide provides all of the commonly used, but rarely memorized information you need—from normal lab values and common medical abbreviations to dosage calculations, triage questions, and more.
Now in its 17th Edition, Medications and Mothers’ Milk, is the worldwide best selling drug reference on the use of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This book provides you with the most current, complete, and easy-to-read information on thousands of medications in breastfeeding mothers. This massive update has numerous new drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It also contains new tables, and changes to hundreds of existing drugs. Written by a world-renown clinical pharmacologist, Dr. Thomas Hale, and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Dr. Hilary Rowe, this drug reference provides the most comprehensive review of the data available regarding the transfer of various medications into human milk. This new and expanded reference has data on 1,115 drugs, vaccines, and herbals, with many other drugs and substances included in the appendices. New to this Edition: Many new drugs, vaccines, herbals, and chemicals. Major updates to existing drug monographs. New tables to compare and contrast the suitability of psychiatric medications. New table to compare and contrast pain medications. Updated table and new monograph on hormonal contraception. If you work with breastfeeding mothers, this book is an essential tool to use in your practice.
Since its original publication, Competence Assessment Tools for Health-System Pharmacies has continued to meet the changing needs of pharmacy directors and their staff. Designed as a complete human resource competence assessment program, this benchmark resource ensures pharmacy compliance with the competence assessment standards of The Joint CommissionTM, other accrediting organizations, and the CMS Conditions of Participation. Newly updated and expanded, Competence Assessment Tools for Health-System Pharmacies provides practical tools to assess and document an employee’s ability to perform assigned duties and meet the human resource requirements of CMS, The Joint Commission, and other accrediting organizations. Save time and increase efficiency with this essential tool that supplements and reinforces staff knowledge in key competency areas. New to the Fifth Edition: - Enhanced companion website that allows you to easily adapt many of the forms included in the book for your own practice including the job descriptions and orientation record. - Updated resources for customizing job descriptions, including job description, competence assessment summary, and performance evaluation templates for a Pharmacy Purchasing Technician. - Inclusion of a study guide for the emergency management chapter. - New competencies on Medication Dosing in Patients with Hepatic Dysfunction, Pharmacokinetics: Aminoglycosides; Parenteral Anticoagulant Therapy; Oral Anticoagulant Therapy; and Compounding Non-Sterile Preparations - A new set of four competencies specifically devoted to pharmacy technicians. Also included, for the first time, is a crosswalk of all competencies which indicates which competencies are for use only with pharmacists, only with pharmacy technicians, or appropriate for both. - A new chapter on Educating the Pharmacy Staff. - New test questions in many chapters including use of a patient case report format for tests in the clinically-oriented chapters.
This is the 37th edition of this publication which contains unbiased and evaluated information on drugs and medicines used throughout the world. It contains detailed information including monographs on 6,000 drugs; 160,000 preparations; 51,000 reference citations; 15,000 manufacturers; synopses of disease treatments; enables identification of medicines, the local equivalent and the manufacturer; includes herbals, diagnostic agents, radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical excipients, toxins, and poisons as well as drugs and medicines; based on published information and extensively referenced.
Kaplan's NAPLEX Review is a step-by-step guide to scoring higher on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination. This fully updated book provides Kaplan's proven test-taking strategies, as well as expert review and guidance as you prepare for the exam.
The 4th edition of Trissel's Stability of Compounded Formulations is the only book in print that provides a single compilation of all currently available stability information on drugs in compounded oral, enteral, topical, ophthalmic, and other specialized preparations. Based on data published over the past 50 years, the reference summarizes specific formulations and stability studies. the book will help readers (a) determine whether formulated compounds will be stable for the anticipated duration of use, (b) properly store and repackage compounded formulations, c formulate in accordance with
A comprehensive guide to all the laws that affect Texas pharmacies on a daily basis, Texas Pharmacy Laws and Regulations is a trusted and indespensable resource for Texas pharmacy professionals. Compiled by our team of expert editors and staff attorneys at LexisNexis in collaboration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, this convenient volume is the reference you need to answer a question quickly. You'll find coverage of the Texas Pharmacy Act, the Texas Pharmacy Rules, the Texas Controlled Substances Act and Rules, the DEA Pharmacist's Manual, the Texas Dangerous Drug Act, the Texas Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, and all the procedures, forms, and addresses you need. Purchasing this regularly updated publication means you can keep abreast of the latest changes in the law, including over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine. Students studying for a pharmacy license, pharmacy technicians, and managers purchasing for a chain of pharmacies will find the Texas Pharmacy Laws and Regulations is the resource you need at a price you can afford.