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Pharmacy students - which books are essential for first year?

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    Hey y'all
    so I just started pharmacy, we haven't got our reading lists yet but I wanna pinch a few books from the library before we get them and everyone swarms it

    does anyone have any recommendations for core, essential, absolutely must have books for first year?

    thanks
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    (Original post by z33)
    Hey y'all
    so I just started pharmacy, we haven't got our reading lists yet but I wanna pinch a few books from the library before we get them and everyone swarms it

    does anyone have any recommendations for core, essential, absolutely must have books for first year?

    thanks
    Hey,

    IMO getting them now is pointless because you don't know whether you'll really need to use those books ever - I can honestly say that I've never used a text book (God save Wikipedia and Pubmed).

    If you absolutely want to get something, get Rang & Dale's Pharmacology, I think the 8th edition is the most up-to-date one.

    It also really depends on what you cover each year as different universities tend to cover different things at different times throughout the course.

    Hope this helps
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    Same as above. You really don't need any books for first year.
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Hey,

    IMO getting them now is pointless because you don't know whether you'll really need to use those books ever - I can honestly say that I've never used a text book (God save Wikipedia and Pubmed).

    If you absolutely want to get something, get Rang & Dale's Pharmacology, I think the 8th edition is the most up-to-date one.

    It also really depends on what you cover each year as different universities tend to cover different things at different times throughout the course.

    Hope this helps
    Most pharmacy schools are all different so it really depends on your modules. Talk to lecturers and ask for reading lists, but wait to see what books you will actually need and use most often. There are lots of resources online and e-books that you may not rarely need many books for 1st year.
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    (Original post by chinadollfalls)
    Most pharmacy schools are all different so it really depends on your modules. Talk to lecturers and ask for reading lists, but wait to see what books you will actually need and use most often. There are lots of resources online and e-books that you may not rarely need many books for 1st year.
    Looks like you've quoted me instead of the op!

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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Looks like you've quoted me instead of the op!
    Sorry studying pharmaceutics, you know what it's like well done btw!
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    (Original post by chinadollfalls)
    Sorry studying pharmaceutics, you know what it's like well done btw!
    No probs - how's pharmaceutics? Luckily we don't cover it super intensively at Brighton, just the basics
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    No probs - how's pharmaceutics? Luckily we don't cover it super intensively at Brighton, just the basics
    Oh it's a big thing here at Reading, haha (nervous laugh) but I do enjoy it (nervous smile)
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    (Original post by chinadollfalls)
    Oh it's a big thing here at Reading, haha (nervous laugh) but I do enjoy it (nervous smile)
    Yeah, fair enough
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    (Original post by thegodofgod)
    Yeah, fair enough
    We'll see what happens lol
 
 
 
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