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    DescriptionClear and straightforward, "Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety" helps you understand how drugs work and how to administer them safely. That means you won't have to resort to rote memorization of drug information to avoid making medication errors! Written by noted educators M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, and Susan L. Kruchko, MS, RN, "Understanding Pharmacology" clarifies difficult concepts and prepares you to handle today's new drugs and drug classes. It provides complete preparation for licensure exams and for clinical practice.


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    Title
    Understanding Pharmacology
    Subtitle
    Essentials for Medication Safety
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) M. Linda Workman, By (author) Linda A. Lacharity, By (author) Susan L. Kruchko
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 544
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,111 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781416029175
    ISBN 10: 1416029176
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.6
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26920
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 57
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 13
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED058100
    BIC subject category V2: MQC
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED071000
    DC22: 615.1, 615/.1
    BISAC V2.8: MED072000
    DC22: 615.102461073
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: MED058170
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BIC subject category V2: MQCM
    LC classification: RM300 .W675 2011
    Thema V1.0: MKG, MQCM, MQCL, MQP
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    150 illus.
    Publisher
    Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
    Imprint name
    Saunders
    Publication date
    06 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Philadelphia
    Author Information
    Accelerated Program Director
    Table of contents
    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. Mathematics 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 Answer Key General Index Disorders Index