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Pharmaceutical Calculations
Fourth Edition
by Joel L. Zatz
Maria Glaucia Teixeira

Pharmaceutical Calculations teaches pharmacists and pharmacy students how to do the calculations required in current practice, covering important areas such as handling injectibles, including those used in parenteral nutrition and radiopharmaceuticals.

Pharmaceutical Calculations also includes new chapters on isotonicity, intravenous fluids, and nutritional calculations.

Features:

  • New concepts introduced in sequence, encouraging the reader to master each concept before moving ahead
  • Many examples and practice problems, all with answers and the availability of rapid feedback build confidence
  • Filled with practical instruction relevant to the problems pharmacists face in their practice

Contents

  1. General Principles of Calculations
  2. Units, Weighing, and Measuring
  3. Prescription and Medication Orders
  4. Dosage
  5. Percentage Strength
  6. Ratio Strength and Stock Solutions
  7. Dilution and Concentration
  8. Isotonicity, pH and Buffers
  9. Injectable Medications and Intravenous Fluids - Part I
  10. Injectable Medications and Intravenous Fluids - Part II
  11. Parenteral Nutrition
  12. Biologics for Immunization
  13. Radioactive Decay
  14. Rate Laws and Shelf Life
Appendix 1 - Systems of Measurement

Appendix 2 - Calibration of Medicinal Dropper

Appendix 3 - Medical Abbreviations

Appendix 4 - Names, atomic weights and symbols of some chemical elements with pharmaceutical importance

Appendix 5 - Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Appendix 6 - Biologics for Immunization

Appendix 7 - Temperature Conversion

Appendix 8 - Proof Strength

Appendix 9 - Hydrophile Lipophile Balance (HLB)

Appendix 10 - Vapor Pressure of Liquefied Propellants

Appendix 11 - Drug Binding Measured by Dialysis

Appendix 12 - Viscosity Measurement by the Capillary Viscometer

Appendix 13 - Sedimentation Kinetics

Index

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Pharmaceutical Calculations
Fourth Edition
by Joel L. Zatz and Maria Glaucia Teixeira

2005 • 454 pages • $75.95 + shipping
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