|Publishers||R. Narain Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||Rehan Uddin, Sagar Singh Jough & Dr. U.S. Sharma|
|Subject||Text Book of Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy (ER2020-25T)|
Text Book of Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy (ER2020-25T)
Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy is the discipline of pharmacy which involves developing the professional roles of pharmacists. Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy offers practicing pharmacists in-depth useful reviews and research trials and surveys of new drugs and novel therapeutic approaches. However, many pharmacists act independently in some of the roles they undertake. Hospital & Clinical Pharmacy mainly consists of Therapeutic drug Monitoring, Clinical Pharmacy, Community Pharmacy, Hospital Pharmacy, Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee, Adverse Drug Reactions, Inventory management etc. Clinical Pharmacy is positioning itself as the neighborhood community health center, often by placing ambulatory care centers run by nurse practitioners (NPs) or physician assistants (PAs) within the Clinical Pharmacy—helping to continue to blur the lines between professions.
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Table of Content
Definition, scope, national and international scenario
Professional responsibilities, Qualification and experience requirements, job specifications, work load requirements and inter professional relationships
Good Pharmacy Practice (GPP) in hospital
Hospital Pharmacy Standards (FIP Basel Statements, AHSP)
Introduction to NAQS guidelines and NABH Accreditation and Role of Pharmacists
|2||Different Committees in the Hospital
Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee – Objectives, Composition, and functions
Hospital Formulary – Definition, procedure for development and use of hospital formulary
|3|| Infection Control Committee – Role of Pharmacist in preventing Antimicrobial Resistance|
|4||Supply Chain and Inventory Control
Preparation of Drug lists – High Risk drugs, Emergency drugs, Schedule H1 drugs, NDPS drugs, reserved antibiotics
Procedures of Drug Purchases – Drug selection, short term, long term, and tender/e-tender process, quotations, etc.
Inventory control techniques: Economic Order Quantity, Reorder Quantity Level, Inventory Turnover etc.
Inventory Management of Central Drug Store – Storage conditions, Methods of storage, Distribution, Maintaining Cold Chain, Devices used for cold storage (Refrigerator, ILR, Walk-in-Cold rooms)
FEFO, FIFO methods
Expiry drug removal and handling, and disposal. Disposal of Narcotics, cytotoxic drugs
Documentation – purchase and inventory
Drug distribution (in- patients and out – patients) – Definition, advantages and disadvantages of individual prescription order method, Floor Stock Method, Unit Dose Drug Distribution Method, Drug Basket Method.
Distribution of drugs to ICCU/ICU/NICU/Emergency wards.
Automated drug dispensing systems and devices
Distribution of Narcotic and Psychotropic substances and their storage
|6||Compounding in Hospitals. Bulk compounding, IV admixture
services and incompatibilities, Total parenteral nutrition
|7||Radio Pharmaceuticals – Storage, dispensing and disposal of
|8||Application of computers in Hospital Pharmacy Practice,
Electronic health records, Softwares used in hospital pharmacy
|9||Clinical Pharmacy: Definition, scope, and development – in
India and other countries
Technical definitions, common terminologies used in clinical settings and their significance such as Paediatrics, Geriatric, Anti-natal Care, Post-natal Care, etc.
|Daily activities of clinical pharmacists: Definition, goal, and
Ward round participation
Treatment Chart Review
Adverse drug reaction monitoring
Drug information and poisons information
Pharmaceutical care: Definition, classification of drug related problems. Principles and procedure to provide pharmaceutical care
Medication Therapy Management, Home Medication Review
|10||Clinical laboratory tests used in the evaluation of disease
states – significance and interpretation of test results
Haematological, Liver function, Renal function, thyroid function tests
Tests associated with cardiac disorders
Fluid and electrolyte balance
Pulmonary Function Tests
|11||Poisoning: Types of poisoning: Clinical manifestations and Antidotes
Drugs and Poison Information Centre and their services – Definition, Requirements, Information resources with examples, and their advantages and disadvantages
Definition, aim and scope
Overview of Pharmacovigilance
|13||Medication errors: Definition, types, consequences, and strategies to minimize medication errors, LASA drugs and Tallman lettering as per ISMP
Drug Interactions: Definition, types, clinical significance of drug interactions
- Comprehensive coverage of theoretical and diagrammatical aspects of pharmaceutics.
- All intricate aspects are explained by simple, lucid and specific explanations and substantiated with neat and elaborate diagrammatic sketches.
- Examples from pharmaceutics are included extensively.
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