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Gibaldi's Drug Delivery Systems in Pharmaceutical

Archana Desai (editor) Mary Lee (editor)

ISBN: 9781585281367

Publication Date: Jan 2007

Format: Hardback

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It is important to make therapeutics a critical component of teaching about dosage forms and to make dosage forms and drug delivery systems an integral part of therapeutics. This book will be the first to focus on the therapeutic impact of drug dosage forms.

Tying together concepts of traditional pharmaceutics with therapeutics, Drug Delivery Systems in Pharmaceutical Care demonstrates how the modern clinical pharmacist can integrate knowledge in pharmaceutical sciences and therapeutics with appreciation of patient needs and nuances to advise on preferable and optimal product choices.

Each chapter represents a collaboration of a clinical pharmacist practitioner and a pharmaceutical scientist. This unique perspective takes the science of dosage form design and helps translate the theory into the pragmatic.

Special Features:
  • Case studies and problems to help students get a better understanding of concepts
  • Well-organized chapters with outlines and objectives
  • Summary tables and helpful figures, along with reasonable compilations of original references
  • Final sections with ‘Learning Points' that reinforce essential material.
  • Foreword by William J. Jusko, PhD, Professor and Chair, University of Buffalo, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pages 525
Date Published 30 Jan 2007
Publisher ASHP - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Subject/s Pharmacology  
Mary Lee, Pharm. D., BCPS, FCCP, is Vice President, Chief Academic Officer for Pharmacy and Health Sciences Education, Midwestern University, and Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Chicago College of Pharmacy. Dr. Lee graduated with BS in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy degrees from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science in 1976 and 1979, respectively, and completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1977. She joined the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy in 1979, where she served as director of the drug information center and then clinical pharmacist to the urological surgery service at the hospital. In 1985, she was promoted to associate professor and from 1985-1990, she served as assistant dean of student affairs. In 1994, she became associate dean of Midwestern University Chicago College of Pharmacy; and in 1998, she became dean. She served as dean of the College from 1998 through 2006.

Dr. Lee has published over 100 research manuscripts, book chapters, review articles, and short reports in peer-reviewed publications. She has served as an elected officer on the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Board of Regents, chair of the Clinical Section, American Pharmaceutical Association, Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science, and as chair or member of numerous committees of APhA, ACCP, and state pharmacy associations. She is considered an expert on pharmacological issues in urological diseases, has earned board certification in pharmacotherapy, has won numerous teaching awards, and is an invited speaker for many national and international meetings.

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