Publication Year: 2015
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Rhonda M. Jones Pharm D
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 89
This text offers a practical approach to patient assessment skills in pharmacy practice and covers basic anatomy and physiology, pathology, and system assessment through interview, communication, and some physical exams, to help pharmacists and pharmacy students correlate signs and symptoms of possible diseases
Part 1 discusses global assessment issues and health-related problems that span many body systems. Part 2 covers head-to-toe assessment of body systems and assessment of special populations.
Each chapter explores pharmacy practice applications, including ambulatory care and special community settings. Case studies in each chapter include interview questions, patient assessment algorithms, sample pharmaceutical care plans, and critical thinking questions.