Pharmaceutical calculations

Philip Wiffen, Marc Mitchell, Melanie Snelling and Nicola Stoner

in Oxford Handbook of Clinical Pharmacy

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2012 | ISBN: 9780199603640
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730610 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Pharmaceutical calculations

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Concentrations 236

Moles and millimoles 238

Practical issues involving pharmaceutical calculations 240

Pharmaceutical calculations involving drug administration 242

Pharmaceutical preparations consist of a number of different ingredients in a vehicle. The ingredients can be solid, liquid, or gas.

‘Concentration’ is an expression of the ratio of the amount of an ingredient to the amount of product. Concentrations can be expressed in several ways. ...

Chapter.  2056 words. 

Subjects: Pharmacology

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