Brooke Huntley, week 6, Equipment and Supplies

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/16/11 Equipment and Supplies Brooke Huntley HCP/210 06/29/2011
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9/16/11 Drug Compounding Mixing ingredients with appropriate equipment Mixed for allergic patients and kids mixed because the drug goes off market Or because patient needs stronger dosage
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9/16/11 Equipment There are many tools used Here are some of them Beakers, homogenizer, molds, mortars
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9/16/11 Beakers Containers with flat edges Used to measure proper doses Of liquid and solid prescription medications Used in pharmaceutical
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9/16/11 Homogenizer Has blades run at high speeds Small vacuum-like hose in middle Used in
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9/16/11 Molds Three dimensional casings Preserve the surface contours Used in pharmaceutical compounding by Taking fine powder and Suppositories are an example of a drug make from a mold.
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9/16/11 Mortars and Pestles Small bowls with rods Made of ceramic, porcelain, or glass Pharmacies use them
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Unformatted text preview: for mixing – Glass-for liquids – Porcelain- for powders – Wedgwood- powders 9/16/11 Spatulas • Resembles a knife – Having handle and various size blades – Blades: flexible and dull • Frequently used tool in the pharmacy – Scraping down sides of mortar 9/16/11 Stirring Rods • Rod used to stir products • Pharmacies use for suspensions and syrups 9/16/11 Weigh Boats/Papers • Many shapes and sizes • Used in pharmacies 9/16/11 Conclusion • In pharmaceutical compounding – Many different tools are used – Above was just a few examples 9/16/11 References • King, R. (June 06, 2011). Ehow. What are beakers used for in the pharmacy? Retrieved from: http:ehow.com/info_8548425_meds.ht • Integrated Publishing (2011) Section V. Separation Retrieved from: http://www.tpub.com/content/armyme • Pharmacy RX (2011) Why are prescription drugs compounded....
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This note was uploaded on 09/16/2011 for the course HCP 210 210 taught by Professor N/a during the Winter '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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Brooke Huntley, week 6, Equipment and Supplies - for mixing...

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