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    DescriptionPhysical chemistry is the basis of pharmaceutical formulation and processing and is fundamental to understanding the complexities of drug delivery and absorption. Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy goes beyond the introductory aspects of physical pharmacy to show how basic physicochemical principles are essential to an understanding of every aspect of drug action, from the design of dosage forms to the sites of action in the body. Chapters are organised logically, with visual representations to aid the understanding of difficult concepts. The fifth edition of this well-established textbook has been thoroughly revised. Changes include: a new chapter on pharmaceutical nanotechnology; key learning points; more worked examples of clinical calculations; and clearer distinction between the basic text and more complex theory to facilitate ease of use. Written by experienced academics, it is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.


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    Title
    Physicochemical Principles of Pharmacy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alexander T. Florence, By (author) David Attwood
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 1,120 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780853699842
    ISBN 10: 0853699844
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Abridged Dewey: 615
    LC classification: RM
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    BIC subject category V2: MQP
    DC22: 615.1
    BISAC V2.8: MED072000
    Thema V1.0: MQP
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Publisher
    Pharmaceutical Press
    Imprint name
    Pharmaceutical Press
    Publication date
    30 September 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Table of contents
    1. Solids; 2. Physicochemical Properties of Drugs in Solution; 3. Drug Stability; 4. The Solubility of Drugs; 5. Surfactants; 6. Emulsions, Suspensions and Other Disperse Systems; 7. Polymers and Macromolecules; 8. Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology; 9. Drug Absorption and the Oral Route; 10. Parenteral Routes of Drug Administration; 11. Physicochemical Drug Interactions and Incompatibilities; 12. Peptides, Proteins and Other Biopharmaceuticals; 13. Physical Assessment of Dosage Forms