Study Guide for Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety

Study Guide for Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety


By (author) M. Linda Workman, By (author) Linda A. Lacharity, By (author) Susan L. Kruchko, By (author) Jennifer A. Ponto, By (author) Linda Lea Kerby, By (author) Julie S. Snyder


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  • Publisher: Saunders
  • Format: Paperback | 128 pages
  • Dimensions: 213mm x 272mm x 13mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 5 November 2010
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 1416029958
  • ISBN 13: 9781416029953
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: Study Guide ed.
  • Sales rank: 1,447,095

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Reinforce your understanding of drugs and medication safety! Corresponding to the chapters in "Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety", by M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, and Susan L. Kruchko, MS, RN, this study guide offers content review and a wide range of engaging activities to help you master key pharmacology concepts and practice dosage calculation.

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Part One: Overview of Pharmacology 1. Drug Actions and Body Responses 2. Safely Preparing and Giving Drugs 3. Teaching Patients About Drug Therapy Part Two: Mathematics in Pharmacology 4. Medical Systems of Weights and Measures 5. Math Review and Introduction to Dosage Calculation 6. Dosage Calculation of Intravenous Solutions and Drugs Part Three: Clinical Categories and Uses of Drugs 7. Drugs for Pain and Sleep Problems 8. Anti-inflammatory Drugs 9. Anti-infective Drugs: Antibacterial Drugs 10. Anti-infective Drugs: Antiviral Drugs 11. Anti-infective Drugs: Antitubercular and Antifungal Drugs 12. Drugs that Affect Urine Output 13. Drugs for Hypertension 14. Drugs for Heart Failure 15. Antidysrhythmic Drugs 16. Drugs for High Blood Lipids 17. Drugs that Affect Blood Clotting 18. Drugs for Asthma and Other Respiratory Problems 19. Drugs for Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Constipation 20. Drugs for Gastric Ulcers and Reflux 21. Drugs for Seizures 22. Drugs for Depression, Anxiety, and Psychosis 23. Drugs for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease 24. Drugs for Endocrine Problems 25. Drugs for Diabetes 26. Drugs for Glaucoma 27. Drugs for Cancer Therapy