Biocontamination Control for Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Second Edition outlines a biocontamination strategy that tracks bio-burden control and reduction at each transition in classified areas of a facility. The first edition of the book covers many of the aspects of the strategy, but the new official guidance signals that a roadmap is required to fully comply with its requirements. Completely updated with the newest version of the EU-GPM (EN17141), this new edition expands coverage of quality risk management and contains completely new examples to help professionals bridge the gap between regulation and implementation. This book offers professionals in pharma quality control and related areas guidance on building a complete biocontamination strategy.
Build a solid foundation in pharmacology with this all-in-one resource! Combining a comprehensive textbook with workbook exercises, Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, 4th Edition helps you understand the principles of pharmacology and apply them to the daily activities and challenges seen in the practice setting. Full-color photos and illustrations make it easier to master concepts, and an in-depth review designed specifically for pharmacy technicians meets the requirements of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) for anatomy and physiology and pharmacology. Written by a pharmacist and a pharmacy technician, Kathy Moscou and Karen Snipe — each with extensive experience in the field — this book helps you master the expanding role of the pharmacy technician and launch a successful and rewarding career in Pharmacy Technology.
A title in the Emerging Issues in Analytical Chemistry series, Designer Drugs: Chemistry, Analysis, Regulation, Toxicology, Epidemiology & Legislation of New Psychoactive Substances presents both an overview and a guide to techniques for designer drug analysis. Proliferation of the synthesis and use of designer drugs is a serious public health problem with social, economic, and legal implications. Whether abuse is studied at the population level or the individual level, researchers need both background and highly detailed technical information on specific drugs and drug classes in order to combat the proliferation and highly damaging consequences of these substances. Author Roy Gerona provides a comprehensive discussion that emphasizes the potential threat to society, presents the ongoing challenges confronting the various laboratory approaches to detection and identification of new chemical entities, and informs the development of improved analytical solutions for use in legislation, law enforcement, and treatment.Designer Drugs: Chemistry, Analysis, Regulation, Toxicology, Epidemiology & Legislation of New Psychoactive Substances offers an introduction to the field and a source of information on specific drugs, drug effects, and analytical tools to a wide audience for anyone studying or engaging in designer drug analysis. Analytical and medical chemists, pharmacologist, toxicologists, and students, researchers, and policy makers in the fields of drug abuse, medicine, public health, and forensics will greatly benefit from this essential text.
Vandana Patravale, John I. Disouza and Aliasgar Shahiwala
January 16, 2024
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Polymers for Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Applications: Fundamentals, Selection, and Preparation supports the successful selection, design, and development of polymers with the required properties and performance for a range of advanced pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. The book begins by introducing polymers for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications, examining classification, basic properties, structures, and grades. This is followed by in-depth chapters on synthesis and modification, characterization techniques, and dissolution and solubility of polymers for pharmaceutical applications. Key applications are highlighted, with chapters explaining the preparation of polymers for conventional dosage, modified drug delivery, conjugates, advanced drug and gene delivery, medical devices, pharmaceutical packaging, and more. Throughout the book, the aim is to provide accessible, step-by-step coverage supported by diagrams and case studies. This is a valuable resource for all those who are newly approaching the field of polymers and product development for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. This includes researchers and advanced students across polymer science, pharmaceutical science, biomaterials, biomedicine, healthcare, and chemistry, and scientists and R&D professionals in an industrial setting.
From bestselling test preparation author, James J. Mizner, comes Mosby’s® Advanced Pharmacy Technician Exam Review. Available to Pharmacy Technicians with at least three years of work experience, the Advanced Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT-Adv) credential provides a pathway for obtaining higher-level skills and advancing your career. This new resource gives you the review and practice you need to prepare for the exam with an easy-to-use format, sample certification exams, content review chapters, and more. Make sure you’re ready for exam and career success with this essential review!
Dosage Forms, Formulation Developments and Regulations, Volume One in the Recent and Future Trends in Pharmaceutics series, explores aspects of pharmaceutics, with an original approach focused on technology, novelties and future trends in the field. The book discusses the most recent developments in pharmaceutical preformulation and formulation studies, biopharmaceutics and novel pharmaceutical formulations, regulatory affairs, and good manufacturing practices. Exciting areas such as formulation strategies, optimization techniques, the biopharmaceutical classification system, and pharmaceutical aerosols are included. The field of pharmaceutics is highly dynamic and rapidly expanding day-by-day, so it demands a variety of amplified efforts for designing and developing pharmaceutical processes and formulation strategies. This is an essential reference for researchers in academia and industry as well as advanced graduate students in pharmaceutics.
Natassa Pippa, Costas Demetzos and Maria Chountoulesi
November 30, 2023
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From Current to Future Trends in Pharmaceutical Technology explores the current trends of this field and creates a multi-aspect framework for the reader. The book covers topics on pharmaceutics, pharmaceutical engineering, pre-formulation protocols, techniques, innovative excipients, bio-printing techniques, scale-up based on formulas on-a-chip, and regulatory aspects based on new scientific achievements. Modified dosage forms, new aspects on the compatibility of drug excipients interactions, and drug release by various dosage forms are included. Physical pharmacy (physical and biological stability of dosage forms), innovative excipients, patents on innovative formulations and regulatory issues related to the approval process of medicines are also discussed. The book is a valuable resource for a wide audience of academics, industrial researchers and professionals working in this field as the development of efficient and safe medicines is critical to future needs.
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Bhupendra Prajapati, Dinesh Kumar Chellappan and Prakash Kendre
November 30, 2023
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Alzheimer's Disease and Advanced Drug Delivery Strategies compiles under a single volume the most recent advances in drug delivery to the brain as related to AD treatment. The book's editors recruited scientists from around the world to produce high quality chapters covering not only nanotechnological approaches, but also microsphere, niosomes, and liposomes. Among the topics covered are synthetic molecules, nobiletin, nose to brain delivery, natural biomaterials, cationic nanoformulations, dendrimers, microbubbles, and more. This book represents a complete reference for academic and corporate pharma researchers investigating targeted drug delivery to the brain.
Silver Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery is a complete reference that provides comprehensive coverage of the principle behind the formation, characterization, application, regulation, toxicity, and challenges and future perspectives of silver nanoparticles in drug delivery for the treatment of various diseases. Sections cover the synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs), historical introductions to developments, methods and characterization parameters, green and biological synthesis methods, biofate and cellular interactions of AgNPs, drug delivery for the treatment of several diseases and conditions, targeting strategies, applications in cancer diagnosis and treatment, and much more. This is a complete reference for graduate students in nanotechnology drug delivery.
Gold Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery discusses the synthesis and characterization of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs), presenting an historical introduction to the developments in the area, discussing methods and characterization parameters, covering targeted delivery strategies, treatment of cancer, CNS conditions, infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS infection, wound healing and tissue regeneration, dentistry, gene delivery, and its photo properties used in diagnostic and therapies, and finally presenting regulatory aspects such as theranostic applications, vaccine development, toxicity, and the translation of research to marketable products. This book is a complete reference for researchers in nanotechnology drug delivery and pharmaceutical disciplines. Researchers in pharmaceutical industries, especially those involved in the use of gold nanoparticles in the field of drug delivery, diagnosis, targeted and early therapies will also benefit from this book.