Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy

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Academic Press, Jun 28, 2019 - Medical - 2358 pages
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Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy, Three Volume Set covers definitions, concepts, methods, theories and applications of clinical pharmacy and pharmacy practice. It highlights why and how this field has a significant impact on healthcare. The work brings baseline knowledge, along with the latest, most cutting-edge research. In addition, new treatments, algorithms, standard treatment guidelines, and pharmacotherapies regarding diseases and disorders are also covered. The book's main focus lies on the pharmacy practice side, covering pharmacy practice research, pharmacovigilance, pharmacoeconomics, social and administrative pharmacy, public health pharmacy, pharmaceutical systems research, the future of pharmacy, and new interventional models of pharmaceutical care.

By providing concise expositions on a broad range of topics, this book is an excellent resource for those seeking information beyond their specific areas of expertise. This outstanding reference is essential for anyone involved in the study of pharmacy practice.

  • Provides a ‘one-stop’ resource for access to information written by world-leading scholars in the field
  • Meticulously organized, with articles split into three clear sections, it is the ideal resource for students, researchers and professionals to find relevant information
  • Contains concise and accessible chapters that are ideal as an authoritative introduction for non-specialists and readers from the undergraduate level upwards
  • Includes multimedia options, such as hyperlinked references and further readings, cross-references and videos
 

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Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar is Professor in Medicines and Healthcare and the Director of Centre of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. He is globally known for his work in pharmaceutical policy and practice, including quality use of medicines, clinical pharmacy practice, access to medicines and issues related to pharmacoeconomics.

He has published in high impact journals such as PLoS Medicine and the Lancet and has acted as a consultant for World Health Organization, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Health Action International, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, World Bank, European Union, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand.

His edited work includes "Economic evaluation of pharmacy services", “Pharmaceutical prices in the 21st century , “Pharmaceutical policies in countries with developing healthcare systems ", “Global Pharmaceutical Policy , “Pharmacy Practice Research Methods and “Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy . Published by Elsevier and Adis/Springer, the work is used in curriculum design, policy development and for referral all around the globe.

Professor Babar is also the Editor-in-Chief of BMC Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice and can be contacted at z.babar@hud.ac.uk

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