Community Pharmacy, 2nd Edition: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

by Paul Rutter BPharm MRPharmS PhD
  • Soft Cover
Product Description Thoroughly updated and revised A clearly structured and colourfully illustrated guide to the differential diagnosis of symptoms commonly seen by community pharmacists. Organised by body system, each chapter begins with a system overview and a brief guide to history-taking. Each symptom or condition examined according to background; prevalence; aetiology; arriving at a differential diagnosis; questions to ask the patient, and conditions to eliminate. From reviews of the first edition `Paul Rutter`s timely book provides a well-structured guide to making differential diagnoses ... The comprehensive text is easy to read and there are many excellent illustrations. ... All community pharmacists - whatever their experience - will find this book an excellent continuing professional development resource. I recommend it.` The Pharmaceutical Journal *Covers all the most common conditions and gives evidence to back up over-the-counter (OTC) recommendations. *Puts the presenting symptoms into the primary-care context. *Suggests which questions to ask to narrow down the possible diagnoses. *Gives schematic summaries of how to arrive at a diagnosis. *Evidence-based boxes as a guide for OTC medication. *Practical prescribing summary tables. *Hints and tips boxes for product use. *Self-assessment sections. *Colour images of important conditions. *Chapter on specific product requests. *Useful websites.
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ISBN: 9780702029950
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Publication Date: Jan 1, 1900
Cover: Soft cover
Pages: 352
Weight: 0.912 kg
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