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Pharmacists are required to make certain kinds of calculations that determine the quantities of materials required for filling prescriptions and making up formulas. The new and expanded topics introduced in the fourth edition teach 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.

The book also includes new chapters on isotonicity, intravenous fluids, and nutritional calculations.

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* New concepts introduced in sequence, encouraging the student 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 pharmacist face in their practice

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Master all the essential methods for calculation and measurement of pharmaceuticals

Now in a new Fourth Edition that incorporates the most recent changes in pharmacy practice, Dr. Zatz's Pharmaceutical Calculations presents a logical, programmed format that builds mastery of important concepts and techniques quickly and efficiently. Used successfully by pharmacy students and professionals for over twenty years, this classic text encourages an active learning approach to tackling and solving calculation problems.

This Fourth Edition features the most up-to-date coverage available today, including:

  • New concepts introduced sequentially, encouraging mastery of each concept before moving to the next
  • Specific learning objectives and review questions that measure progress in each chapter
  • An emphasis on dimensional analysis and direct approaches to problem solving
  • Problems and solutions that reflect professional accuracy requirements
  • New chapters on isotonicity, intravenous fluids, and nutritional calculations

Pharmaceutical Calculations, Fourth Edition reflects the clinical emphasis today's pharmaceutical education requires and effectively teaches how to do the computations required in current practice. This clear, comprehensive resource presents a highly practical description of pharmaceutical calculations that focuses on day-to-day professional needs. It is an ideal primary text for students of pharmacy as well as an invaluable reference for professionals.

About the Author:

JOEL L. ZATZ, PhD, is Professor Emeritus at Rutgers University, New Jersey.

MARIA GLAUCIA TEIXEIRA, PhD, is an associate professor at the School of Pharmacy of the University of Wyoming.

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