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Pharmaceutical Care with Dietary Supplements

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (author)

ISBN: 9781585281435

Publication Date: Jan 2007

Format: Paperback


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You can help your patients make informed decisions about using dietary supplements by knowing what questions to ask and what answers to give. Providing care with supplements offers unique challenges compared to providing care with prescription and OTC medications. Pharmaceutical Care with Dietary Supplements provides an examination of those differences that can affect therapy decisions. This text gives you the tools for effective communication with patients and lays the groundwork for a thorough understanding of the dietary supplement industry, FDA regulations, types of interactions, and therapeutic considerations of use with a large dose of reality and sound advice from experienced healthcare-professionals.

Inside you will find:
  • Chapters onRegulations and Legal Issues, Reliable Resources for Dietary Supplement Information, Product Quality, Communicating with Patients about Use of Supplements among others.
  • Reality Checks throughout the chapters that provide real-life examples and practical tips about dealing with less-than-ideal situations.
  • Additional Insightsthat offer more in-depth discussions of topics in the chapters.
  • Case Studies at the end of each chapter that serve to illustrate one or more of the major principles of that chapter and help clarify concepts.
Pages 176
Date Published 30 Jan 2007
Publisher ASHP - American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Subject/s Pharmacology   Dietetics & nutrition  
Dr. Cydney E. McQueen is Associate Clinical Professor with the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) School of Pharmacy.

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