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Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery, Third Edition: Revised and Expanded

Ram I. Mahato, Ajit S. Narang
November 22, 2017

Completely revised and updated, this third edition of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery elucidates the basic principles of pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, dosage form design, and drug delivery – including emerging new biotechnology-based treatment modalities. The authors integrate...

Respiratory Drug Delivery (1989)

Peter R. Byron
August 31, 2017

The focus of this book is on subjects related to drug delivery to the lung. The text spans topics from aerosol deposition through pharmaceutical chemistry and formulation to the final clinical evaluation of pharmaceutical products. Utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach, the chapters consider...

CRC Handbook of Sample Size Guidelines for Clinical Trials

Jonathan J. Shuster
July 27, 2017

The aim of this unique volume is to help medical researchers design clinical trials to improve survival, remission duration, or time to recurrence of disease. Written in a user-friendly step-by-step format, this work enables the researcher-with no background in statistics-to determine sample size...

Poorly Soluble Drugs: Dissolution and Drug Release

Gregory K. Webster, Robert G. Bell, J. Derek Jackson
December 16, 2016

This book is the first text to provide a comprehensive assessment of the application of fundamental principles of dissolution and drug release testing to poorly soluble compounds and formulations. Such drug products are, vis-à-vis their physical and chemical properties, inherently incompatible with...

Pharmacy Practice, Second Edition

Geoffrey Harding, Kevin M. G. Taylor
September 24, 2015

Pharmacy Practice discusses the many factors impinging on daily practice and the place of pharmacy in the delivery of health care. The book goes beyond simply considering how pharmacy is practised and draws on a diverse range of disciplines, including sociology, social policy, psychology,...

Safety in Medication Use

Mary Patricia Tully, Bryony Dean Franklin
August 18, 2015

An estimated 1 in 20 patients are admitted to the hospital due to problems with their medication and 1 in 100 hospitalized patients are harmed due to medication errors during their stay. The prescribing of medications is the most common health care intervention and medication safety is relevant to...

Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice, Second Edition

Andrew M. Peterson, William N. Kelly
December 12, 2014

Over the past years, the changing nature of pharmacy practice has caused many to realize that the practice must not only be managed, but also led. Leadership and Management in Pharmacy Practice discusses a variety of leadership and managerial issues facing pharmacists now and in the future. This...

The Renal Drug Handbook: The Ultimate Prescribing Guide for Renal Practitioners, 4th Edition

Caroline Ashley, Aileen Dunleavy
May 29, 2014

The Renal Drug Handbook offers information compiled from the UK Renal Pharmacy Group and features drug monographs guiding physicians in how to prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs to patients undergoing renal replacement therapy. Also provides a practice-based review of drug utilization in...

Basic Statistics and Pharmaceutical Statistical Applications, Third Edition

James E. De Muth
April 28, 2014

Building on its best-selling predecessors, Basic Statistics and Pharmaceutical Statistical Applications, Third Edition covers statistical topics most relevant to those in the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy practice. It focuses on the fundamentals required to understand descriptive and...

FDA Regulatory Affairs: Third Edition

David Mantus, Douglas J. Pisano
February 28, 2014

FDA Regulatory Affairs is a roadmap to prescription drug, biologics, and medical device development in the United States. Written in plain English, the concise and jargon-free text demystifies the inner workings of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and facilitates an understanding of how...

Basic Pharmacokinetics, Second Edition

Mohsen A. Hedaya
February 09, 2012

Knowledge of pharmacokinetics is critical to understanding the absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion of drugs. It is therefore vital to those engaged in the discovery, development, and preclinical and clinical evaluation of drugs, as well as practitioners involved in the clinical use...

Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery, Second Edition

Ram I. Mahato, Ajit S. Narang
October 25, 2011

In the second edition of Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery the authors integrate aspects of physical pharmacy, biopharmaceuticals, drug delivery, and biotechnology, emphasizing the increased attention that the recent spectacular advances in dosage form design and drug delivery, gene...

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