Pharmaceutical Calculations for the Pharmacy Technician

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 387 pages
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Intended for use in an introductory pharmacy technician calculations course, this unique book addresses not only calculations that technicians will encounter in retail, but also those necessary for compounding, IV, industry and areas where a pharmacy technician might be called upon more frequently because of the shortage of pharmacy professionals. This text utilizes a casual, reader-friendly writing style and an easy-to-understand ratio-proportion method of problem solving. The latest addition to the new LWW Pharmacy Technician Education Series, this comprehensive text allows student to quickly master calculations form the most basic to the most complex.

 

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Contents

Chapter
1
Chapter
3
Chapter
9
Chapter
10
Dimensional Analysis
29
Calculations for Pediatric Doses
149
Reducing and Enlarging Formulas
168
Percentage Ratio Strength and Other Expressions of Concentration
181
Reconstituted Solutions and Intravenous Admixtures
250
Intravenous Rate of Flow Calculations
273
Contemporary Compounding
293
Appendix A Review Set Solutions
311
Appendix B Critical Thinking Answers
369
Index
383
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