Small and light enough to carry comfortably in a lab coat pocket, The Pharmacy Technician'¬"s Pocket Drug Reference contains the five main pieces of information sought by a pharmacy technician about a drug product. For each of more than 800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs'¬”an increase of 50 over the first edition'¬”the book provides generic name (with pronunciation), brand name(s), therapeutic class, general use(s), and available dosage forms/strengths. New to this edition is an appendix providing three tables: (a) the top 200 drugs by sales, (b) common pharmacy abbreviations, and (c) the controlled substances schedule. '¬SThis book is of high quality and is an excellent, comprehensive successor to its first edition. Although there are similar pharmacy books that include broader, more expansive drug product listings, they are not specifically targeted to the unique needs of pharmacy technicians. The features of this book provide pharmacy technicians with important information that they will consistently need to be effective in the positions.'¬ '¬"review of 2nd edition by Miriam A. Mobley Smith, PharmD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy, Doody'¬"s Health Sciences Book Review JournalGenerali, Joyce is the author of 'Pharmacy Technician's Pocket Drug Reference', published 2004 under ISBN 9781582120638 and ISBN 1582120633.