Pharmacy calculations an introduction for pharmacy technicians by Joy Bellis Sakai

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Published by ASHP in Bethesda, MD .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Pharmacists" Aides,
  • Drug Dosage Calculations

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementJoy Sakai and Leonora Kasun
ContributionsKasun, Leonora, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25299912M
ISBN 109781585282616
LC Control Number2012016488

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