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Paracetamol :  A Curriculum Resource - Frank Ellis


A Curriculum Resource

By: Frank Ellis, Colin Osborne (Editor), Maria J. Pack (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2010
ISBN: 9780854043750
Number Of Pages: 24

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First made in the late 19th century, paracetamol is now widely used in a variety of pharmaceutical products. It is used as a painkiller and to reduce the temperature of patients with a fever.
Aimed at post-16 students, this book provides a series of classroom activities, both written and practical, relating to paracetamol. The activities can be carried out singly, or as a coherent package, and are supported by a guide for teachers and technicians.

How to use this book
Background information
Paracetamol is a common compound
The history of paracetamol
Experimental and investigation section
The extraction and purification of paracetamol from tablets
The preparation of paracetamol
The quantitative analysis of various formulations of paracetamol
Using thin layer chromatography to investigate paracetamol
Teachers' notes
The toxicity of paracetamol
Apparatus lists and answers
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ISBN: 9780854043750
ISBN-10: 0854043756
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 24
Published: January 2010
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 29.69 x 21.01  x 0.25
Weight (kg): 0.14