Cookie policy: This site uses cookies (small files stored on your computer) to simplify and improve your experience of this website. Cookies are small text files stored on the device you are using to access this website. For more information please take a look at our terms and conditions. Some parts of the site may not work properly if you choose not to accept cookies.


Subscribe or Register

Existing user? Login

Issue : The Pharmaceutical Journal, January 2009

Sort by: Newest first Oldest first A-Z Z-A

  • PJ letters (31 January 2009) Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 22:33

    Letters on the following topics have been published in the 31 January 2009 issue of The Pharmaceutical Journal.The letters pages are available as a downloadable PDF (60K).

  • Workplace pressure (Sorsillo/

    Is workplace pressure affecting you?

    30 JAN 2009 20:20

    As the Royal Pharmaceutical Society launches a Workplace Pressure initiative, Nicola Cree talks to President Steve Churton about the scheme 

  • Managing anticoagulation patients in the hospital: the inpatient anticoagulation service (book review) Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 16:37

    US perspective that UK pharmacists can identify with‘Managing anticoagulation patients in the hospital: the inpatient anticoagulation service’, by Michael Gulseth. Pp xiv+226. Price US$99.00. Bethesda: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2007. ISBN 978 1 58528 157 2 

  • Analysis of drug impurities (book review) Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 16:34

    Aimed at both students and practising analysts‘Analysis of drug impurities’, edited by Richard J. Smith and Michael L. Webb. Pp ix+275. Price £99.50. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing; 2007. ISBN 978 1 4051 3358 6 

  • Registration exam questions (book review) Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 16:31

    A good learning aid for preregistration trainees‘Registration exam questions’, by Nadia Bukhari. Pp xv+140. Price £19.95. London: Pharmaceutical Press; 2008. ISBN 978 0 85369 699 5

  • Introduction to statistics in pharmaceutical clinical trials (book review) Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 15:53

    Ideal for teaching or self-study‘Introduction to statistics in pharmaceutical clinical trials’, by Todd A. Durham and J. Rick Turner. Pp 240. Price £29.95. London: Pharmaceutical Press; 2008. ISBN 978 0 85369 714 5

  • No unnecessary jargon Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 15:42

    Hands up anyone who has taken every single dose of a prescribed medicine? There are unlikely to be many of you, even though you are health professionals.

  • Larodopa, in 1970s Roche livery, from the museum of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society

    Levodopa — still the gold standard after 40 years of successful treatment Subscription

    30 JAN 2009 15:34

    Continuing our series on landmark drugs, Jenny Bryan looks at levodopa, a treatment for Parkinson’s disease that has stood the test of time   Levodopa, still the gold standard treatment for Parkinson’s disease almost four decades after it was launched, has achieved a place in pharmaceutical history that few drugs will ever match.

  • A community pharmacy asthma MUR project in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

    30 JAN 2009 15:18

    AbstractAimTo optimise the outcomes of medicines use reviews (MURs)DesignA prospective analysis of community pharmacies’ asthma MUR interventions and service evaluation through questionnaire feedback.

  • Women less likely to receive evidence-based heart failure treatment

    30 JAN 2009 15:07

    Women with heart failure are less likely to receive guideline-recommended medicines, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) or beta-blockers, than men, according to a study published online in the European Journal of Heart Failure on 21 January 2009.

Show  10 per page20 per page50 per page

Newsletter Sign-up

Want to keep up with the latest news, comment and CPD articles in pharmacy and science? Subscribe to our free alerts.