Handbook on Injectable Drugs

Author: Lawrence A. Trissel
Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System
ISBN: 1585283789
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

"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.

Ahfs Drug Information 2016

Author: ASHP
Publisher: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
ISBN: 1585285579
Release Date: 2016-01-18
Genre: Medical

With extensive updated information on everything from treatment of hypertension to hepatitis C, AHFS® Drug Information(tm), 2016 Edition is a necessary addition to your pharmacy's resources. With content supported by more than 86,000 total references and reviewed by over 500 professionals, AHFS DI® helps you protect your patients and your business. The only print compendium designated by the U.S. Congress, AHFS DI® 2016 is also the only reference published by a professional and scientific society--ensuring it is the most authoritative and best-selling reference trusted by pharmacists for 58 years. AHFSI DI® contains the most trustworthy drug information available--all in one place. It is the most comprehensive evidence-based source of drug information complete with therapeutic guidelines and off-label uses. Updates for this edition include: Expanded and revised content throughout, featuring critical new monograph updates every year Important updated monographs and references related to revised therapeutic guidelines, including revised recommendations for the treatment of HIV infections in adult and pediatric patients Newly published information on breakthrough oncology drugs approved as part of the FDA's accelerated approval program Dedicated coverage to orphan products Interactions, adverse reactions, cautions, and more Therapeutic recommendations supported by evidence from primary research Preparations, chemistry, and stability Pharmacology and pharmacokinetics Prescription, OTC, ophthalmic and dermatologic drugs Extensive off-label uses and dosing options Vaccines and other immunizing agents

Concepts in Pharmacogenomics

Author: Martin M. Zdanowicz
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585282340
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

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.

Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data

Author: Mary Lee
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585283453
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: Medical

Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data, Fifth Edition, is the classic and most popular pharmacy laboratory text because it is the only reference on this subject written by pharmacists, for pharmacists. Students find this guide a clear and useful introduction to the fundamentals of interpreting laboratory test results. The book enhances the skills pharmacists need by providing essential information on common laboratory tests used to screen for or diagnose diseases and monitor the effectiveness and safety of treatment and disease severity. Each chapter contains learning objectives, case studies, bibliographies, and charts that summarize the causes of high and low test results. New for this edition: Updated and expanded Quick View tables in each chapter now match those in the popular quick-reference, Interpreting Laboratory Data: A Point-of-Care Guide New glossary of acronyms is right up front for a streamlined reference Normal value ranges of all tests have been standardized by an expert pathologist New and updated cases in each chapter apply your Basic Skills in clinical situations Reorganized to highlight the application of concepts by body system, and in special populations Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data offers features that will help pharmacy students not only understand and engage with the material but also will streamline the transition from classroom to practice setting. After studying with this trusted text, students and pharmacists will more effectively monitor patient therapy, evaluate test results, and improve outcomes through optimal and focused pharmacotherapy.

Compounding Sterile Preparations

Author: E. Clyde Buchanan
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585283316
Release Date: 2009-02-01
Genre: Medical

Empower your staff to improve safety, quality and compliance with the help of new guidelines and standards. We’ve updated every chapter of this popular review of the fundamentals of preparing sterile products in hospital, home-care, and community pharmacy settings to reflect the most recent revisions to USP . Included are the latest guidelines for the compounding process, quality assurance methods, and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the dispensing process. Comprehensive documentation for the guidelines is included in the appendices.Chapters new to this edition focus on: Gap analysis and action plans Safe use of automatic compounding devices Cleaning and disinfecting Radiopharmaceuticals as CSPs Allergen extracts as CSPs.

Pediatric Injectable Drugs

Author: Stephanie J. Phelps
Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System
ISBN: 1585283797
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

For more than two decades, Pediatric Injectable Drugs (The Teddy Bear Book), has served an important and continuing need for reliable evidence-based information specific to pediatric injectable drugs. The tenth edition of this invaluable reference has grown to cover 238 drugs commonly used in the treatment of infants and children, including 20 new to this edition.

Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator s Handbook

Author: Lynn Eschenbacher
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585284801
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Medical

As a pharmacy clinical coordinator or clinical manager, ensuring optimal patient outcomes is only part of your job. You must also manage your staff and be an expert in human resources, operations, logistics, finance, safety, and risk management. Whether you’re a new clinical coordinator or have been on the job for some time and want to enhance your skills, you’ll find tools, tips, and practical guidance to the all the technical, management, and leadership challenges of your position in ASHP’s new Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator’s Handbook. Edited by Lynn Eschenbacher, with contributions from 18 experts in the field, this unique handbook provides practical operational and career advice for all levels of experience. Inside you’ll get real-life examples, sample forms, policies, procedures, checklists, and more for every aspect of your practice, including formulary management, communications, strategic planning, and staff development. Plus, tables and figures for everything from delegation flow and budget schedules to nonformulary drug requests and the SAFE Tool Scoring System. Get the advice, support, and tools you need to answer essential questions facing any clinical coordinator or manager: What are the key organizational relationships I need to develop to be successful? How can I best demonstrate the value that pharmacy provides to the healthcare team? How can I build and inspire a team to achieve high-quality patient outcomes? With multiple responsibilities and multiple priorities, how do I get started? What can I do to advance clinical pharmacy practice? As a clinical coordinator or clinical manager you are in a position to positively impact the lives of both your staff and the patients you serve every day.With the Pharmacy Clinical Coordinators Handbook you can now develop the vision and strategy you need to succeed in this essential and demanding position.

NICU Primer for Pharmacists

Author: Amy P Holmes
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585284764
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre: Medical

The stakes are high, time is of the essence and every detail matters—yet neonatal pharmacology often has been a challenging and poorly understood area of pediatrics. Until now. Many pharmacists working in hospital pharmacies today have little or no formal training in neonatology yet they are faced with dispensing medications to this fragile NICU population. NICU Primer for Pharmacists, by Amy P. Holmes, is a unique comprehensive overview of pharmacological treatment and neonatal care puts the information pharmacists, students, and residents need in one place, including strategies for: Selecting the optimal drug at the right dose within hours of recognizing a problem Detecting and correcting product dilutions Overseeing dosing adjustments as patients mature, increase or lose body weight Accommodating for multiple concurrent diseases, dramatic growth, organ maturation and damage and more Maximizing survival without serious long-term damage and neurodevelopmental delays. NICU Primer for Pharmacists puts the information you need in one place, so you can feel more confident making medication decisions for your tiniest patients. If your team cares for neonatal patients, consider this guide your invaluable resource for safe and effective drug therapy.

Competence Assessment Tools for Health System Pharmacies

Author: Lee B. Murdaugh
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 1585283118
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Meyler s Side Effects of Drugs

Author: Jeffrey K. Aronson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780444537164
Release Date: 2015-10-15
Genre: Medical

Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs: The International Encyclopedia of Adverse Drug Reactions and Interactions, Sixteenth Edition builds on the success of the 15 previous editions, providing an extensively reorganized and expanded resource that now comprises more than 1,500 individual drug articles with the most complete coverage of adverse reactions and interactions found anywhere. Each article contains detailed and authoritative information about the adverse effects of each drug, with comprehensive references to the primary literature, making this a must–have reference work for any academic or medical library, pharmacologist, regulatory organization, hospital dispensary, or pharmaceutical company. The online version of the book provides an unparalleled depth of coverage and functionality by offering convenient desktop access and enhanced features such as increased searchability, extensive internal cross-linking, and fully downloadable and printable full-text, HTML or PDF articles. Enhanced encyclopedic format with drug monographs now organized alphabetically Completely expanded coverage of each drug, with more than 1,500 drug articles and information on adverse reactions and interactions Clearer, systematic organization of information for easier reading, including case histories to provide perspective on each listing Extensive bibliography with over 40,000 references A must–have reference work for any academic or medical library, pharmacologist, regulatory organization, hospital dispensary, or pharmaceutical company

HIV Pharmacotherapy

Author: Jason J. Schafer
Publisher:
ISBN: 1585285765
Release Date: 2017-10
Genre: Chemotherapy

Pharmacists now have a new resource to help expand their HIV knowledge, guide their treatment, and provide comprehensive care. This book is the first of its kind to provide pharmacists with a consolidated resource for offering care to patients with HIV infection, including diagnosis, primary care, pharmacological management of co-infections, and more. This resource will help prepare pharmacists to take a lead role in the care and treatment of patients with HIV, and will be a valuable guide for students, residents, and clinical pharmacists to build expertise in tailoring antiretroviral regimens to maximize effectiveness and adherence and reduce drug interactions and side effects. The role of the pharmacist on the HIV health care team is evolving to meet the changing needs of HIV patients. Learn about the latest key concepts, expertise and best practices for clinical decision making with this important new book.