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Pharmacy Practice and The Law, 7th Edition

  • Richard Abood
  • ISBN-10: 128402136X
  • ISBN-13: 9781284021363
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

The Seventh Edition of this best-selling text includes updates to account for new legal, regulatory, and policy developments. Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Seventh Edition provides background, history, and discussion of the law to enable students not only to learn the facts, but to help them understand, apply, and critically evaluate the information and how it will affect their practice. Challenging open-ended discussion questions and edited cases are included in every chapter to facilitate discussion and critical thinking. Citations to all laws, court cases, regulations, and other documents are provided. Critical issues are discussed in non-legal, easy-to-understand language, and the newest edition features an accessible and engaging new, colorful layout to better highlight the important content as well as online support for better reader comprehension. Pharmacy Practice and the Law, Seventh Edition is the essential resource both for teaching the facts of pharmacy law and for stimulating critical thinking issues in pharmacy law.


  • Challenging open-ended discussion questions

  • Edited cases in each chapter

  • Citations and documentation for all laws, court cases, and regulations

  • Non-legal, easy-to-understand language is used to discuss critical issues

  • Accessible and engaging new, colorful layout

  • Online interactive activities to aid and enhance reader comprehension

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Law and the Legal System
Chapter 2: Federal Regulation of Medications Development, Production, and Marketing
Chapter 3: Federal Regulation of Medications
Chapter 4: The Closed System of Controlled Substance Distribution
Chapter 5: Dispensing Controlled Substances
Chapter 6: Federal Regulation of Pharmacy Practice
Chapter 7: State Regulation of Pharmacy Practice
Chapter 8: Pharmacist Malpractice Liability and Risk Management Strategies