Durgin & Hanan's Pharmacy Practice for Technicians, 4th by Jane M. Durgin, Zachary I. Hanan

By Jane M. Durgin, Zachary I. Hanan

The "classic" ebook for the drugstore technicians, Durgin and Hanan's Pharmacy perform for Technicians, is still the chief within the pharmacy expertise box. This re-creation locations extra emphasis at the position the drugstore technician performs in either institutional and neighborhood pharmacies. The tasks and tasks of the drugstore technician are increasing because the box of pharmacy grows and adapts to buyer calls for. those new expertise are outlined and defined, making the drugstore technician absolutely ready for the demanding situations of a occupation within the pharmacology undefined.

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Indd 24 7/31/08 12:04:34 PM CHAPTER 2 Organizational Structure and Function of the Hospital and Pharmacy Department Competencies Upon completion of this chapter, the reader should be able to 1. Explain the primary function of a hospital. 2. List five functions related to patient “processing” activities. 3. Name four treatment services available in a hospital for patient care. 4. Explain the hospital’s role in the promotion of health and wellness. 5. Describe the roles of the hospital’s governing board.

Copyright 2010 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved. May not be copied, scanned, or duplicated, in whole or in part. indd 22 7/31/08 12:04:15 PM Chapter 1 A History of Pharmacy 4. 23 The Magna Carta of Pharmacy, which promoted the independence of pharmacy as a profession, was an edict developed and enforced in a. the United States. b. Great Britain. c. Germany. d. France. 5. Digoxin, a form of digitalis, is derived from a. the poppy plant. b. the foxglove plant. c. garlic. d. frankincense. Matching Match the drug to the condition it was used to treat.

By 1850, pharmacists and physicians were members of the convention. The pharmacopoeia is revised every 10 years. The first pharmacist to be chairman of the convention was Charles Rice, superintendent of the General Drug Department at Bellevue Hospital in New York. He laid the foundation for the sixth edition of the USP, published in 1882. , polio). Serum therapy was initiated with the discovery of the germ theory by Robert Koch, Edward Jenner’s discovery of vaccination to provide immunity (the condition of being resistant to a particular disease), and Emil von Behring’s discovery of antitoxins to neutralize microbial toxins.

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