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Published: 28 March 2018

328 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190238308

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Introduction to Public Health in Pharmacy

Second Edition

Edited by Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Ardis Hanson, and Peter D. Hurd

  • Authored by a nationally and internationally recognized assembly of experts in pharmacoeconomics, global health, natural disaster response, behavioral health, and other disciplines at the intersection of public health and pharmacy
  • Encompasses both aspects of pharmacists' dual roles as solo practitioners and members of interdisciplinary clinical teams
  • Introduces pharmacy students and pharmacists already in practice to the methodology and concepts of public health, including social determinants of health
  • Equally emphasizes the population-level initiatives and individualized treatment that pharmacists are called upon to administer
  • Employs real-world case studies as pedagogical tools to foster inductively-driven teaching and learning

New to this Edition:

  • Written to reflect the latest guidelines from the Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Education and other discipline-wide best practices
  • Features newly added and freshly updated chapters on global health, health promotion and wellness, evidence-based practice, and health literacy
  • Anticipates the Healthy People 2020 goals and their effect on pharmacy practice and training

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