Symptoms in the Pharmacy
A Guide to the Management of Common Illness 6th Revised edition
Symptoms in the Pharmacy by Alison Blenkinsopp
Book DescriptionA practical and evidence-based guide for student, pre-registration and qualified pharmacists Symptoms in the Pharmacy is an indispensable guide to the management of common symptoms seen in the pharmacy. With advice from an author team that includes both pharmacists and GPs, the book covers ailments which will be encountered in the pharmacy on a daily basis. Now in its sixth edition Symptoms in the Pharmacy has been fully revised to reflect the latest evidence and availability of new medicines. There are new sections and case studies for 'POM' to 'P' switches including chloramphenicol, sumatriptan, diclofenac, naproxen and amorolfine. This edition features colour photographs of skin conditions for the first time enabling the differentiation and diagnosis of common complaints. The public health and illness prevention content have been expanded to support this increasingly important aspect of the pharmacist's work. The book is designed for quick and easy reference with separate chapters for each ailment. Each chapter incorporates a decision making framework in which the information necessary for treatment and suggestions on 'when to refer' is distilled into helpful summary boxes. At the end of each chapter there are example case studies providing the view of pharmacists, doctors and patients for most conditions covered. These easy-to-follow- chapters can be read cover to cover or turned to for quick reference. This useful guide should be kept close at hand for frequent consultation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405180795
(234mm x 162mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Alison Blenkinsopp
Symptoms in the Pharmacy, Paperback (March 2014)
Symptoms in the Pharmacy is the indispensable guide to the management of common symptoms seen in the pharmacy.
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The work aims to inform pharmacists about major health issues like the effects of smoking; nutrition; exercise; oral health; family planning; women's health; child health; travel health; alcohol and mental health. The authors aim to show pharmacists what they can achieve in health promotion.
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Author Biography - Alison Blenkinsopp
Alison Blenkinsopp , Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, Department of Medicines Management, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK Paul Paxton , General Practitioner, Cambridge, UK John Blenkinsopp , Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medicines Management, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
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