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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
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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...

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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.
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