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nuclear pharmacy

The compounding and dispensing of radioactive isotopes, such as technetium-99m, for use in nuclear medicine procedures such as cardiac or gallbladder imaging. Special techniques in nuclear pharmacy include working behind radioactive shielding, testing compounded products with chromatography, and distributing radionuclides in leaded syringes.
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I am truly appreciative to Ralph Santos-Oliveira, author of the article "Hospital Nuclear Pharmacy Survey: Preliminary Aspects In Brazil published in Volume 4, Issue 4 of the Journal of Young Pharmacists for reading the letter, "the need of radiopharmacist in Sri Lanka published in Volume 4, Issue 4 in the Archives of Pharmacy Practice and thereby gave his comments.
Specialist pharmacists and radiologists set out fundamental concepts of radiation physics, radiation safety, radiation biology, and radiopharmaceutical chemistry; discuss nuclear pharmacy practices, radiopharmaceutical preparations and quality control, molecular imaging and the development of new drugs, and regulatory control; then survey diagnosis and therapeutical applications of radiopharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine practice.
He is a 1986 graduate of the college with a bachelor of science in pharmacy and minor in nuclear pharmacy. He and his wife, Sonia, have two sons.
Drug distribution; medical, surgical and laboratory products; specialty, hospital, nuclear pharmacy; retail pharmacy franchising; home health care
nuclear pharmacy division, as well as other special items.
"It's a great opportunity to expand beyond pharmaceutical distribution and to look at two very important businesses within our organization, nuclear pharmacy services and specialty solutions."
Reported earnings for the 2013 quarter and year reflect a huge noncash charge to completely write down goodwill in Cardinal's nuclear pharmacy services division.
Reported results for the year and the final quarter reflect a $799 million, noncash, aftertax charge to completely write down goodwill in Cardinal's nuclear pharmacy services division.
Pharmacists can become BPS board certified in six specialty areas: ambulatory care pharmacy, nuclear pharmacy, nutrition support pharmacy, oncology pharmacy, psychiatric pharmacy and pharmacotherapy.
The beefed-up presence in biotech and other specialty pharmaceuticals fits well with the company's leading position in nuclear pharmacy.
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