An ideal study/practice companion!
The Dictionary of Pharmacy is the only English-language reference currently available that provides a comprehensive list of terms of special importance to pharmacy students, educators, and practitioners. This reliable, time-saving volume will serve anyone working in or studying the pharmaceutical sciences. The Dictionary of Pharmacy is a valuable, handy resource that you’ll refer to again and again.
Compiled by a cast of educators from leading pharmacy schools headed by Dennis B. Worthen (author of Pharmacy in World War II, co-author of Pharmaceutical Education in the Queen City: 150 Years of Service 1850-2000, and former Director of Pharmacy Affairs for Procter & Gamble), this well-organized guide defines all of the jargon surrounding this ever-evolving field. In addition to a complete A-Z listing of definitions, you’ll find:
- Latin terms
- weights and measures
- practice standards
- the periodic table
- the American Pharmacists Association’s Code of Ethics and Principles of Practice for Pharmaceutical Care
- the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s Pledge of Professionalism and Pharmacist’s Oath
- lists of professional associations and organizations
- lists of colleges of pharmacy in the United States and schools of pharmacy (and their faculties) in Canada
Table of Contents
About the Editor in Chief Contributing Editors Acknowledgments User's Guide Definitions Abbreviations Latin/Greek Terminology Weights and Measures U.S. Schools and Associations Canadian Schools and Associations Oath of a Pharmacist Pledge of Professionalism Code of Ethics for Pharmacists Principles of Practice for Pharmaceutical Care