Community Pharmacy: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment, 2e
by Paul Rutter Page
- Paperback: 352 pages
- Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 2nd edition (December 24, 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0702029955
- ISBN-13: 978-0702029950
- Amazon Price: $33.99
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- Format: Original Publisher PDF
- File Size: 22.8 MB
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Thoroughly updated and revisedA 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 JournalCovers 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.