AHFS Drug Information 2017

  • Filename: ahfs-drug-information-2017.
  • ISBN: 1585285587
  • Release Date: 2017-03-31
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: American Society of Health System Pharmacists
  • Publisher:

Handbook on Injectable Drugs

  • Filename: handbook-on-injectable-drugs.
  • ISBN: 1585283789
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 1254
  • Author: Lawrence A. Trissel
  • Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System

"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.

Concepts in Pharmacogenomics

  • Filename: concepts-in-pharmacogenomics.
  • ISBN: 9781585282340
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 414
  • Author: Martin M. Zdanowicz
  • Publisher: ASHP

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.

PharmPrep ASHP s NAPLEX Review

  • Filename: pharmprep-ashp-s-naplex-review.
  • ISBN: 9781585283354
  • Release Date: 2011-05-20
  • Number of pages: 436
  • Author: Lea S. Eiland
  • Publisher: ASHP

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.

AHFS Drug Information

  • Filename: ahfs-drug-information.
  • ISBN: UOM:39015074270524
  • Release Date: 2006-01-01
  • Number of pages: 2265
  • Author: Gerald K. McEvoy
  • Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System

Demystifying Opioid Conversion Calculations

  • Filename: demystifying-opioid-conversion-calculations.
  • ISBN: 1585282979
  • Release Date: 2009-08-24
  • Number of pages: 208
  • Author: Mary Lynn McPherson
  • Publisher: ASHP

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.

Competence Assessment Tools for Health System Pharmacies

  • Filename: competence-assessment-tools-for-health-system-pharmacies.
  • ISBN: 1585283118
  • Release Date: 2007-09-01
  • Number of pages: 600
  • Author: Lee B. Murdaugh
  • Publisher: ASHP

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 pharmacies comply with the competence assessment standards of The Joint CommissionÔ. Newly updated and revised, Competence Assessment provides practical tools to assess and document an employee’s ability to perform assigned duties and meet Joint Commission human resource requirements. Save time and increase efficiency with this essential tool that supplements and reinforces staff knowledge in key competency areas. New to the Fourth Edition: Enhanced CD-ROM allows you to easily adapt many of the forms 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 chapters on intravenous to oral therapy conversion and antibiotic streamlining. • Expanded information in the hazardous materials chapter including the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and practice recommendations from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and ASHP. • Updated controlled substances chapter including information about the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act. • New test questions in many chapters including use of a patient case report format for tests in the clinically-oriented chapters.

The Pharmacist s Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship

  • Filename: the-pharmacist-s-guide-to-antimicrobial-therapy-and-stewardship.
  • ISBN: 9781585285211
  • Release Date: 2015-12-15
  • Number of pages: 150
  • Author: Sarah M. Wieczorkiewicz
  • Publisher: ASHP

When a patient comes in with a suspected infectious disease, knowledge is power. Now this knowledge is simplified, comprehensive and easy to find. The Pharmacist's Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy and Stewardship puts all the necessary information in one place, including: Evaluating potentially infected patients Identifying the infection's suspected source and related organisms Comparing the range of anti-infectives Knowing the factors that impact treatment Developing an antimicrobial stewardship program A step-wise approach walks logically from overall key concepts to disease- and drug-specific information. Disease states are summarized for easy reference. Tables make it easy to evaluate recommended treatment options. In infectious disease management, when answers are seldom black and white, this guide helps pharmacists make confident decisions.

Letters to a Young Pharmacist

  • Filename: letters-to-a-young-pharmacist.
  • ISBN: 9781585284016
  • Release Date: 2014-08-01
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Susan A. Cantrell
  • Publisher: ASHP

Most of us have received very little, if any, formal training on how to manage our lives and careers. In Letters to a Young Pharmacist: Sage Advice on Life & Career from Extraordinary Pharmacists, find expert advice and guidance for the choices and challenges you will face. Written by 35 leading pharmacists, these very personal letters offer sound advice and insight for seizing or creating opportunities, balancing career and family, avoiding mistakes, and overcoming setbacks. Gain from the wisdom and practical advice offered in these letters on such topics as: Finding the right job or residency Developing productive partnerships The importance of networking Thinking creatively to design new therapies Working well in the culture of your organization Understanding your strengths and weaknesses … and much more. Learn from people who have faced many of the same career and life experiences that lie ahead of you. More than a book, Letters to a Young Pharmacist is a companion guide for your life’s work— and a must-have for every new pharmacist.


  • Filename: martindale.
  • ISBN: 085369933X
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 4142
  • Author: Sean C. Sweetman
  • Publisher:

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.

Medications and Mothers Milk 2017

  • Filename: medications-and-mothers-milk-2017.
  • ISBN: 9780826121745
  • Release Date: 2016-10-24
  • Number of pages: 1043
  • Author: Dr. Thomas W. Hale, PhD
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

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.

BNF 70

  • Filename: bnf-70.
  • ISBN: 0857111736
  • Release Date: 2015-09-22
  • Number of pages: 1384
  • Publisher:

A joint publication of the BMA and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. Revised twice yearly. Supersedes all previous editions

NAPLEX 2017 Strategies Practice Review with 2 Practice Tests

  • Filename: naplex-2017-strategies-practice-review-with-2-practice-tests.
  • ISBN: 9781506208435
  • Release Date: 2017-01-03
  • Number of pages: 864
  • Author: Amie Brooks
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

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.

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