Pharmacy Practice, 6th Edition

Editors :
Jennie Watson & Louise Siobhan Cogan

The sixth edition of PharmacyPractice brings the contents completely up to date, reflecting emerging new roles for pharmacists both within the traditional employment areas of hospital and community pharmacy, as well as other developing role ...view more

The sixth edition of PharmacyPractice brings the contents completely up to date, reflecting emerging new roles for pharmacists both within the traditional employment areas of hospital and community pharmacy, as well as other developing roles supporting the public health agenda, governance, risk management, prescribing and pharmaco-economics.

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The sixth edition of PharmacyPractice brings the contents completely up to date, reflecting emerging new roles for pharmacists both within the traditional employment areas of hospital and community pharmacy, as well as other developing roles supporting the public health agenda, governance, risk management, prescribing and pharmaco-economics.


New to this edition

New editor on the team, Louise Cogan.

Many new contributors, comprising practising pharmacists, teachers of pharmacy, and pharmacists with joint appointments between hospital/community pharmacy and universities.

Now with companion e-book included on StudentConsult

New chapters on

  • Consent
  • History Taking/ Gathering Information
  • Advice giving and the pharmacist as a Health Trainer
  • Using calculations in pharmacy practice
  • Continuing professional development and revalidation
  • Intra and inter professional working, The role of the pharmacist in medicines optimization

Key Features
  • Each chapter begins with Study Points and ends with Key Points to reinforce learning.
  • Appendices include medical abbreviations, Latin terms and abbreviations, systems of weights and measurements and presentation skills.
  • Some chapters also carry self-assessment questions for more complex areas of pharmaceutical practice.

Author Information
Edited by Jennie Watson, BSc, PG ClinDip, PGCert (LTHE), FFRPS, MRPharmS, FHEA, Boots Teacher Practitioner, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK and Louise Siobhan Cogan, BSc, PG Dip, PGCert (LTHE), PG Cert (Research and Evaluation) MRPharmS, FHEA, Senior Lecturer, School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK