Pharmacy : what it is and how it works /
William N. Kelly.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2002.
362 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
1587160897 (alk. paper)
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Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2002.
1587160897 (alk. paper)
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Pharmacists in some community pharmacies work with patients, the patients' doctors, and insurance companies to manage the patients' disease states. This book serves as an introduction to pharmacy for new pharmacy students, pharmacy technician trainees, and for pharmacists who love their profession. Broad in scope and extensively referenced, it covers the history of pharmacy and details the different facets of the field. It presents chapters on pharmacy and pharmacists, drug discovery, the drug use process, drug pricing, pharmaceutical care, information technology, pharmacy automation, and career planning.
Table of Contents
What is Pharmacy?p. 1
The Pharmacistp. 19
How Drugs are Discovered, Tested, and Approvedp. 41
The Drug-Use Processp. 57
Pharmacy Techniciansp. 81
Pharmaceutical Carep. 95
Drug Pricingp. 123
Community Pharmacyp. 139
Hospital Pharmacyp. 163
Managed Care Pharmacyp. 185
Home Health Care Pharmacyp. 209
Long-Term Care Pharmacyp. 219
Pharmacy Academiap. 235
Government Pharmacyp. 253
Pharmaceutical Industryp. 265
Drug Information and Poison Controlp. 277
Other Opportunities for Pharmacistsp. 291
Pharmacy Organizationsp. 307
Pharmacy Technology and Automationp. 323
Career Developmentp. 339
Indexp. 353
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