Pharmacy 4th Edition eBook PDF Free Download
Edited by William N. Kelly
What It is and How It Works
Published by Routledge
About the Book
This Pharmacy: What It is and How It Works, 4th Edition is edited by William N. Kelly. This Fourth Edition continues to provide a comprehensive review of all aspects of pharmacy, from the various roles, pathways and settings of pharmacists to information about how pharmacy works within the broader health care system. Beginning with a brief historical perspective on the field, the book discusses the many facets of the pharmacy profession. It describes the role of pharmacists in different settings and provides information ranging from licensing requirements to working conditions, highlighting the critical role of pharmacists within the health care system. The author examines the drug use process with sections on distribution, prescribing, dispensing, and pricing. He also discusses the role of pharmacy support personnel. A chapter on informatics explores how pharmacy has evolved through information technology and automation. Additional chapters cover poison control, pharmaceutical care, pharmacy organizations, the drug approval process, and career development.
This textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to the pharmacy profession.
Outlines the range of roles, pathways and settings available to pharmacy graduates, including community pharmacy, health system pharmacy, academic pharmacy, long-term care pharmacy and government pharmacy.
Each chapter includes learning objectives, a summary, discussion questions and exercises.
Gives an overview of how pharmacy works, including the health care system, the drug use process, pharmacy informatics and pharmaceutical care.
What You will Learn
The Topics Covered in this Textbook are
What Is Pharmacy?
Pharmacists and the Health Care System
The Drug Use Process
Pharmacy Supportive Personnel
Health System Pharmacy
Managed Care Pharmacy
Home Health and Hospice Care Pharmacy
Long-Term Care Pharmacy
Drug Information and Poison Control
How Drugs Are Discovered, Tested, and Approved
The Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry
Other Opportunities for Pharmacists
For Whom is this Book For
Format of the eBook: PDF Size: 4.8 MB
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