Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference

Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference
1st Ed.
2019 © American Pharmacists Association
Cortney M. Mospan, PharmD, BCACP, BCGP; Miranda Wilhelm, PharmD
ISBN-10: 1-58212-290-3 / ISBN-13: 978-1-58212-290-8
eISBN-10: 1-58212-291-1 / eISBN-13: 978-1-58212-291-5
Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Primary Care


As a practical and user-friendly tool, the Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference improves practitioner or student pharmacist assessment of patients seeking self-treatment strategies in the community pharmacy setting.

The Handbook of Nonprescription Drugs Quick Reference provides a succinct summary of the most common self-care conditions for which community pharmacists provide treatment recommendations. It presents the most essential information that is needed in the OTC aisle to assess if patients are candidates for self-care.

Appropriate treatment recommendations are also indicated based on the patient’s presentation, current medications, and chronic conditions. The chapters are presented in the QuEST SCHOLAR-MAC format, providing a standardized process to help student pharmacists and practitioners quickly assess and treat their patients in the community pharmacy.

Key Features:

  • • Indicates how to use QuEST SCHOLAR during patient assessment to make self-care decisions
  • • Emphasizes specific nonprescription interventions
  • • Provides key drug information about nonprescription medicines by condition
  • • Contains only necessary and most-essential information for practice
  • • Highly readable and jargon-free for use in the OTC aisle

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