Patient Assessment in Pharmacy

By: Richard Herrier
Dave Apgar
Robert Boyce
Stephan Foster


Learn the art and science of patient assessment to succeed in real-world pharmacy practice

The goal of Patient Assessment in Pharmacy is to impart the assessment and practice skills necessary to provide optimal patient care when working in an ambulatory care environment.
This unique text explains how to integrate pathophysiology, medical history, physical findings, and laboratory test results to accurately assess and monitor patient problems. Patient Assessment in Pharmacy will help you make a more accurate diagnosis and enable you to better advise patients about appropriate use of products intended for self-care. In order to be as clinically relevant as possible, Patient Assessment in Pharmacy focuses on the symptom complexes and diseases that pharmacists most frequently encounter in an ambulatory care setting.


Rick Herrier, PharmD and David Apgar, PharmD (Tucson, AZ) are affiliated with the University of Arizona, College of Pharmacy.

Robert Boyce, RPh (Corvallis,OR) is Director of Pharmacy, Plageman Student Health Center, Oregon State University.

Stephan Foster, PharmD (Memphis, TN) is affiliated with the University of Tennessee