Churchill's Pocketbook of Clinical Pharmacy, 2nd Edition

Churchill's Pocketbook of Clinical Pharmacy

2nd Edition

By Nick D. Barber, BPharm, PhD, MRPharmS, Professor of the Practice of Pharmacy, The School of Pharmacy, University of London, UK; and Alan Willson, BPharm, MSc, MRCPharmS, Director of Service Development, National Leadership and Innovation Agency for Healthcare; Llanharan, UK

1. Philosophy of Clinical Pharmacy


2. Prescribing in Primary Care: Strategic Approach

3. Clinical Directorates and the Role of the Pharmacist

4. Licensing and Safety

5. Evidence-Based Practice

6. Pharmacoeconomics


7. The Pharmacist as Prescriber

8. Pain

9. Anti-Infectives

10. Smoking Cessation

Monitoring and Management

11. Medication Error

12. Prescription Monitoring

13. Primary Care Prescribing: Practical Approaches

14. Improving Adherence to Medication

15. Informing Patients about the Risks of their Medicines

16. Substance Misuse

17. Monitoring Patients with Renal Disease

18. Monitoring Patients with Liver Disease

19. Therapeutic Drug Level Monitoring


20. Adverse Drug Reactions

21. Insulins

22. Intravenous Drug Administration

23. Sodium Content of Injectable Drugs

24. Laboratory Tests

25. SI Units for Clinical Chemistry

26. Pharmacokinetics in Clinical Practice

27. Comparative Doses of Corticosteroids

28. Calculating Body Surface Area

29. Abbreviations