Hcp 210 week 6 Equipment and Supplies

Hcp 210 week 6 Equipment and Supplies - Equipment and...

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Equipment and Supplies In this presentation I will provide an overview of drug compounding. I will list 10 supplies and equipments that pharmacist use in his or her practice. I will define what the basic function of the supplies and equipments. I will explain the criteria's for compounding drugs. I will explain the difference with compounding drugs and other prescription drugs. There is a reference page included in my presentation. Compounding occurs when medication does not meet patients’ needs. Patients with sensitivities or allergies will need to have their medications compounded, leaving out the offending agent or agents. (Pharmacy is the only profession that allows the extemporaneous compounding of chemicals for therapeutic care. There has been an increase in the need for compounding prescriptions. The level of difficulty of preparing the compounded prescription is determined by the physical properties of the drug being prescribed and the dosage form desired by either the prescriber or the patient. In some cases, compounding will be a simple two-step process, whereas in others it will require extensive knowledge and many steps to perform.) Balance, Funnels, Beakers, Filter Paper, and Chopper/Grinder. (When performing any
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course HCP 210 0000000000 taught by Professor Smith during the Summer '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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Hcp 210 week 6 Equipment and Supplies - Equipment and...

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