For clear, straightforward guidance on launching a pharmaceutical care practice, nothing beats A Practical Guide to Pharmaceutical Care. This groundbreaking book, first released in 1998, has been completely updated and expanded to include new chapters on disease management, self-care, wellness, outcomes assessment, and collaborative practice.Also covered are key topics for anyone involved in or thinking about pharmaceutical care: identifying drug therapy problems, collecting data, developing care plans, marketing, staffing and layout, and getting paid. Pharmacists, instructors, and students alike will benefit from the book's practical, step-by-step approach to the care process."There's a can-do philosophy which permeates this book...a valuable reference for pharmacy faculty or practitioners." From review of 1st edition by Ann L. Janer, MS, American Journal of Pharmaceutical EducationHighlights *19 detailed chapters by top pharmacy faculty and practice experts. *Readable, down-to-earth coverage of pharmaceutical care's essentials, from how to interview patients and assess drug therapy to revamping the pharmacy, developing services, marketing, and obtaining reimbursement. *Answers to difficult questions about money, time, and approach. *Sample patient history forms, medical authorizations, and other useful documents. *Figures illustrating workflow options, pharmacy redesign, and more. *Case studies demonstrating care planning and patient communication.About the Authors and Editors A Practical Guide to Pharmaceutical Care, 2nd edition, was researched, written, and edited by a team of pharmaceutical care experts who've trained thousands of pharmacists and students in the skills, tools, and processes necessary for providing care. Several authors were original faculty members at the Iowa Center for Pharmaceutical Care, established in 1994 to develop and test workable methods that practitioners can easily grasp.Currie, Jay D. is the author of 'Practical Guide to Pharmaceutical Care', published 2003 under ISBN 9781582120492 and ISBN 1582120498.