Pharmacy students and practicing pharmacists will benefit from learning the latest in patient assessment skills. This all-inclusive text emphasizes basic A&P and symptomology, interviewing skills and assessment techniques. Plus, to meet the needs of today's pharmacist, each chapter explores pharmacy practice applications for ambulatory care and special communities such as pediatric and geriatric settings. Part I focuses on fundamental assessment processes and skills. Part II progresses logically into patient assessment by specific body systems. Inside you'll find: Assessment techniques for special populations in every chapter Extensive use of case studies and patient decision trees that bring theory and technique to life Pharmaceutical Care Plans that correspond to case studies for practical applications Special sidebar highlights on the Signs and Symptoms of Diseases, Causes of Diseases, and Drug-Related Causes of Diseases Complete glossary of terms Rich visual content including vivid, full-color plates of diseases, numerous two-color illustrations, and black-white photography With its breadth of content and reader-friendly design, Patient Assessment in Pharmacy Practice is an especially strong resource for pharmacy students who are about to enter their introductory clinical clerkships. Practicing pharmacists will value the up-to-date practice applications for the special communities they serve.