Pharmaceutical calculations. (Book, 2001) []
skip to content
Pharmaceutical calculations. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

Pharmaceutical calculations.

Author: Howard C Ansel; Mitchell J Stoklosa
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 11th ed.View all editions and formats

Offers a comprehensive presentation of the fundamental principles and basic techniques involved in applying pharmaceutical calculations in community, hospital and industrial settings. This title  Read more...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Howard C Ansel; Mitchell J Stoklosa
ISBN: 0781731720 9780781731720
OCLC Number: 46315361
Notes: Stoklosa's name appears first on earlier edition.
Description: xii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Some fundamentals of measurement and calculation --
2. Interpretation of the prescription or medication order --
3. The metric system --
4. Calculation of doses --
5. Reducing and enlarging formulas --
6. Density, specific gravity, and specific volume --
7. Percentage, ratio strength, and other expressions of concentration --
8. Dilution and concentration --
9. Isotonic solutions --
10. Electrolyte solutions: milliequivalents, millimoles, and milliosmoles --
11. Some calculations involving "units," and other measures of potency --
12. Constituted solutions, intravenous admixtures, and rate of flow calculations --
13. Some calculations in contemporary compounding --
14. Body mass index and the nutrition label --
15. Some calculations associated with drug availability and pharmacokinetics --
16. Some calculations involving veterinary pharmaceuticals --
17. Calculation of active drug moiety --
18. Some calculations involving radiopharmaceuticals --
19. Some calculations associated with plant extractives --
20. Some pharmacoeconomic calculations --
21. Miscellaneous pharmaceutics calculations --
Appendices A-D --
Review problems --
Answers to practice and review problems --
Index --
Atomic weights.
More information:


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.