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Compounding: The Pharmacy Technician Series, 1st edition

  • Mike Johnston

Published by Pearson (July 7th 2005) - Copyright © 2006

1st edition

Compounding: The Pharmacy Technician Series

ISBN-13: 9780131147607

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Overview

Part of the Prentice Hall Pharmacy Technician Series, Compounding is a comprehensive book exploring the art and science of extemporaneous compounding. KEY TOPICS: It covers the principles of compounding, terms, equipment, dosage forms, formulations, techniques and a "how-to" on preparing standards compounds. Pharmacy Technician students and professionals.

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Compounding.

            Types of Compounds.

            Patient Considerations.

            Role of Pharmacy Technicians in Compounding.

2. Overview of Compounding Practices and Considerations.

            The Art & Science of Compounding.

            Information Resources.

            Compounding Considerations.

            Calculations and Formulas.

            General Compounding Practices.

3. Facilities, Equipment & Supplies.

            Facilities.

            Work Stations.

            Equipment & Supplies.

            Sterile Compounding Equipment.

4. Quality Assurance & Record Keeping.

            Quality Assurance.

            Records and Record Keeping.

            Standard Operating Procedures.

            Compounding Records.

            Ingredient Records.

            Training Personnel.

5. Capsules, Tablets & Powders.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

6. Lozenges, Troches, Sticks & Suppositories.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

7. Solutions, Suspensions & Emulsions.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

8. Ointments, Creams, Pastes & Gels.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

9. Opthalmic, Otic & Nasal Preparations.

            Opthalmic Dosage Forms.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

            Otic Dosage Forms.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

            Nasal Dosage Forms.

            Types and Definitions.

            Composition and Ingredients.

            Preparation and Compounding Techniques.

            Quality Control.

            Packaging.

            Labeling.

            Stability.

            Patient Counseling.

10. Medication Flavoring.

            Psychological Impact.

            Flavoring Considerations.

            Four Taste Types.

            Physical Properties.

            Flavoring Techniques.

            Tastes Needing Flavor.

            Sweeteners.

            General Practices.

            Diluting Agents.

            Suspending Agents.

            Determining How Much Flavor.

            Coloring.

11. Veterinary Compounding.

            Working with Veterinarians.

            Compounding Prescriptions for Veterinary Use.

            Regulations.

            Veterinary Considerations.

            Unique Challenges and Suggestions.

 

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