Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy

Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to public health from a pharmacy perspective. Organized into three main sections, Part I presents concepts and issues that pharmacists need in order to develop a knowledge base in public health. Part II examines the connection between pharmacy and public health services, including an overview of the different health services, evaluation and outcome assessment, financing, managed care pharmacy, and pharmacoeconomics. Part III presents chapters that illustrate key applications of public health concepts to pharmacy practice, including law and ethics, cultural perspectives, informatics, emergency preparedness, and education and training. Each chapter is co-authored by a public health expert as well as a pharmacist. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.The Samford program has also developed and implemented a residency program that is located in local public health departments (Hogue, 2005). University of Southern California School of Pharmacy The sequential integration of healthanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy
Author:Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Peter D. Hurd, Ardis Hanson
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2008-07-03


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