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Core Concepts in Pharmacology / With CD-ROM - 03 edition

Core Concepts in Pharmacology / With CD-ROM (ISBN10: 0130893293; ISBN13: 9780130893291)
ISBN13: 978-0130893291
ISBN10: 0130893293

Summary: For courses in Pharmacology, in LPN and Allied Health programs.

This text presents pharmacology from an interdisciplinary perspective. Using a disease approach, it draws upon core concepts of anatomy, physiology, and pathology to make drug therapy understandable to students.
Features :
  • A prototype approach to drug therapy.
  • Introduces students to one or two of the most common
    drugs in each classification, and discusses them in detail.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives and outlines of core concepts.
  • Alerts students to key concepts to be covered in each chapter, and allows them to organize their study goals.
  • Lists of key terms and word roots--At the beginning of each chapter.
  • Familiarizes students with new terminology.
  • Mechanism in Action in Drug Profiles.
  • For prototypes, shows students a life-like illustration of drug action within the body. The CD includes full animations of drug mechanisms.
  • On the Job boxes throughout.
  • Shows students in practical nursing and other health professions how pharmacology applies to their field of study.
  • Concept Review questions--Placed strategically throughout each chapter.
  • Stimulates students' comprehension and retention of core concepts.
  • Natural Alternative boxes.
  • Familiarizes students with alternative herbal and supplemental therapies in each drug chapter.
  • Highly visual approach
  • Over 60 full-color illustrations reinforce core concepts.
  • PharMedia links--Introduction at beginning of each chapter and links throughout the chapter.
  • Invites students to perform web activities or consult the accompanying CD-ROM.
  • Client Teaching boxes--In each drug chapter.
  • Summarizes the important information that students should teach to clients about drugs and their administration.
  • Chapter-ending summary.
  • Provides students with a convenient review by concisely summarizing each core concept.
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Summary: For courses in Pharmacology, in LPN and Allied Health programs.

This text presents pharmacology from an interdisciplinary perspective. Using a disease approach, it draws upon core concepts of anatomy, physiology, and pathology to make drug therapy understandable to students.
Features :
  • A prototype approach to drug therapy.
  • Introduces students to one or two of the most common drugs in each classification, and discusses them in detail.
  • Chapter-opening learning objectives and outlines of core concepts.
  • Alerts students to key concepts to be covered in each chapter, and allows them to organize their study goals.
  • Lists of key terms and word roots--At the beginning of each chapter.
  • Familiarizes students with new terminology.
  • Mechanism in Action in Drug Profiles.
  • For prototypes, shows students a life-like illustration of drug action within the body. The CD includes full animations of drug mechanisms.
  • On the Job boxes throughout.
  • Shows students in practical nursing and other health professions how pharmacology applies to their field of study.
  • Concept Review questions--Placed strategically throughout each chapter.
  • Stimulates students' comprehension and retention of core concepts.
  • Natural Alternative boxes.
  • Familiarizes students with alternative herbal and supplemental therapies in each drug chapter.
  • Highly visual approach
  • Over 60 full-color illustrations reinforce core concepts.
  • PharMedia links--Introduction at beginning of each chapter and links throughout the chapter.
  • Invites students to perform web activities or consult the accompanying CD-ROM.
  • Client Teaching boxes--In each drug chapter.
  • Summarizes the important information that students should teach to clients about drugs and their administration.
  • Chapter-ending summary.
  • Provides students with a convenient review by concisely summarizing each core concept.
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Edition/Copyright: 03
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Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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