Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees. Features: New sections on menstrual bleeding and weight loss. Clearly structured by basic anatomy, history-taking and body system. Fully illustrated throughout. Boxes throughout: trigger points indicative of referral; hints and tips. Tables throughout: differential diagnosis (key questions for each condition); evidence-based OTC medication; practical prescribing; product selection. Self-assessment questions at the end of each chapter. Expanded case studies at the end of each chapter Covers all the most common conditions and gives evidence to back up over-the-counter (OTC) recommendations. Puts the presenting symptoms into the primary-care context. Suggests which questions to ask to narrow down the possible diagnoses. Gives schematic summaries of how to arrive at a diagnosis. Evidence-based boxes as a guide for OTC medication. Practical prescribing summary tables. Hints and tips boxes for product use. Self-assessment sections. Case studies at the end of chapters. Colour images of important conditions. Chapter on specific product requests. Useful websites.Completely revised and updated throughout, this new edition of the best-selling title in community pharmacy continues to provide an essential reference for undergraduate and pre-registration pharmacy trainees.
|Author||:||Paul Professor Rutter, Paul Rutter|
|Publisher||:||Elsevier Health Sciences - 2013-06-11|