The reference is widely used by student pharmacists and practitioners alike.
WASHINGTON, DC — The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) just published the 4thedition of Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, a reference widely used by student pharmacists and practitioners alike.
Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist is a collection of more than 35 core reference materials printed on lab coat pocket—sized, laminated cards. Hole-punched with a metal ring to hold the collection together, the reference cards provide succinct clinical information that student pharmacists and practicing pharmacists frequently look up: calculations and creatinine clearance equations; opioid conversions; antibiotic dosing; treatment guidelines on hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol, asthma, infectious disease, and COPD; target serum drug concentrations; aminoglycoside and vancomycin management; immunization schedules; warfarin interactions; and special population recommendations.
Peripheral Brain for the Pharmacist, 4th edition (ISBN 978-1-58212-240-3; 40 laminated cards hole-punched with metal ring; $16.95 [$13.95 for APhA members]) is color tabbed to speed lookup of similar information. The reference may be ordered online (www.pharmacist.com/shop) or by phone (800-878-0729). The new edition also will be available through APhA’s digital subscription product, PharmacyLibrary (www.pharmacylibrary.com) as of July 1.