It is in this section that the practice and science elements are brought together. It also discusses the drug manufacturing practices. In this way, the science concepts included in each case have a direct relevance to current practice in community and hospital pharmacy settings.
Pros: This book allows pharmacy students to master the intricacies of pharmaceutical dosage forms and design. So, this makes the book really only useful for the UK market. Section 1 consists of three chapters.
The text presents the fundamentals of pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutics and therapeutics within a direct patient care context. The book concludes with instructions on enabling safe medication. Pros: This is a perfect book which examines the best practices and standards for sterile compounding.
While I do teach medication review in the community, the basis of most cases in the book are national NICE guidelines and it is assumed that laboratory values are at hand.
This part has many chapters focusing on drug discovery and drug design. Chapter 7 provides guidelines on evidence-based clinical practice.