Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Occupations
Organized according to classifications, this book provides an extensive framework of drug information in a concise format. The Internet as a reference tool is examined, and includes links to reliable websites. The new edition is updated with 200 new drugs, information about the uses and effects of herbs, and the USP Quality Review list of similar drug names.CD-ROM in the back of Essentials of Pharmacology for Health Occupations includes: multiple-choice and fill-in the blank questions, a speed test, tic-tac-toe, the Pharmacology Championship Game, Crossword Puzzles, Case Studies and sound-alike drugs activity.
- Mixed media product | 576 pages
- 213.36 x 274.32 x 22.86mm | 1,220.16g
- 01 Dec 2001
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Delmar Cengage Learning
- Clifton Park, United States
- 4th edition
Table of contents
PrefacePart I: IntroductionChapter 1: Consumer Safety and Drug RegulationsChapter 2: Drug Names and ReferencesChapter 3: Sources and Bodily Effects on DrugsChapter 4: Medication Preparations and SuppliesChapter 5: Abbreviations and Systems of MeasurementsChapter 6: Safe Dosage Preparation.Chapter 7: Responsibilities and Principles of Drug AdministrationChapter 8: Administration by the Gastrointestinal RouteChapter 9: Administration by the Parenteral RouteChapter 10: Poison ControlPart II: Drug ClassificationsChapter 11: Vitamins and MineralsChapter 12: Skin MedicationsChapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System DrugsChapter 14: Antineoplastic DrugsChapter 15: Urinary System DrugsChapter 16: Gastrointestinal DrugsChapter 17: Anti-Infective DrugsChapter 18: Eye MedicationsChapter 19: Analgesics, Sedatives and HypnoticsChapter 20: Psychotropic Medications, Alcohol, and Drug AbuseChapter 21: Musculoskeletal and Anti-Inflammatory DrugsChapter 22: Anticonvulsants, Antiparkinsonian Drugs, and Agents for Alzheimer's Disease.Chapter 23: Endocrine System DrugsChapter 24: Reproductive System DrugsChapter 25: Cardiovascular DrugsChapter 26: Respiratory System Drugs and AntihistaminesChapter 27: Preoperative Medications and Local AnestheticsChapter 28: Drugs and GeriatricsSummaryComprehensive Review for Part IComprehensive Review for Part IIGlossaryAppendixIndex
Preface Part I: Introduction Chapter 1: Consumer Safety and Drug Regulations Chapter 2: Drug Names and References Chapter 3: Sources and Bodily Effects on Drugs Chapter 4: Medication Preparations and Supplies Chapter 5: Abbreviations and Systems of Measurements Chapter 6: Safe Dosage Preparation. Chapter 7: Responsibilities and Principles of Drug Administration Chapter 8: Administration by the Gastrointestinal Route Chapter 9: Administration by the Parenteral Route Chapter 10: Poison Control Part II: Drug Classifications Chapter 11: Vitamins and Minerals Chapter 12: Skin Medications Chapter 13: Autonomic Nervous System Drugs Chapter 14: Antineoplastic Drugs Chapter 15: Urinary System Drugs Chapter 16: Gastrointestinal Drugs Chapter 17: Anti-Infective Drugs Chapter 18: Eye Medications Chapter 19: Analgesics, Sedatives and Hypnotics Chapter 20: Psychotropic Medications, Alcohol, and Drug Abuse Chapter 21: Musculoskeletal and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Chapter 22: Anticonvulsants, Antiparkinsonian Drugs, and Agents for Alzheimer's Disease. Chapter 23: Endocrine System Drugs Chapter 24: Reproductive System Drugs Chapter 25: Cardiovascular Drugs Chapter 26: Respiratory System Drugs and Antihistamines Chapter 27: Preoperative Medications and Local Anesthetics Chapter 28: Drugs and Geriatrics Summary Comprehensive Review for Part I Comprehensive Review for Part II Glossary Appendix Index
About Ruth Woodrow
Ruth Woodrow is a Medical Consultant for Education and Infection Control in the Health Services Department at Senior Friendship Centers, Inc. in Sarasota, Florida. She previously served as Director of Staff Development at Plymouth Harbor, Inc., and she also taught pharmacology at the Sarasota County Technical Institute.