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Pharmacology for Technicians - With CD

Pharmacology for Technicians - With CD - 3rd edition

Pharmacology for Technicians - With CD - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780763822101

ISBN10: 0763822108

Pharmacology for Technicians - With CD by Don A. Ballington and Mary M. Laughlin - ISBN 9780763822101
Edition: 3RD 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Paradigm Publishing Intl.
Published: 2006
International: No
Pharmacology for Technicians - With CD by Don A. Ballington and Mary M. Laughlin - ISBN 9780763822101

ISBN13: 9780763822101

ISBN10: 0763822108

Edition: 3RD 06

Summary

What You'll Find Inside:

  • Drug updates and discussions of drug actions and interactions
  • List of key terms and definitions to each chapter to reinforce medical terminology
  • New Encore CD with pronunciations of generic drug names and interactive Fast Drug Facts and Drug Drills
  • Expanded treatment of generic drugs, the drug approval process, and pharmacokinetics
  • Internet research exercises that introduce the student to important sources of information about drugs and diseases
  • Warning side bards alerting students to look-alike and sound-alike drug names
  • Full-color diagrams and enhanced layout to improve presentation of information

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

Unit 1. Introduction to Pharmacology.

1. The Evolution of Medicinal Drugs.
2. Basic Concepts of Pharmacology.
3. Dispensing of Pharmacologic Agents.

Unit 2. Anti-Infectives.

4. Antibiotics.
5. Therapy for Fungi and Viruses.

Unit 3. Narcotic Pain Relievers, Neurologicals, and Psychiatric Drugs.

6. Anesthetics, Analgesics, and Narcotics.
7. Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Antianxiety Agents, and Alcoholism.
8. Anticonvulsants and Drugs to Treat Other CNS Disorders.

Unit 4. Respiratory, GI, Renal, and Cardiac Drugs.

9. Respiratory Drugs.
10. Gastrointestinal Drugs.
11. Urinary System Drugs.
12. Cardiovascular Drugs.

Unit 5. Nonnarcotic Analgesics, Muscle Relaxants, Hormones, and Topicals.

13. Muscle Relaxants, Nonnarcotic Analgesics, and Drugs for Arthritis.
14. Hormones.
15. Topicals, Opthalmics, and Otics.

Unit 6. Chemotherapy and Nutritional and Alternative Substances.

16. Recombinant Drugs and Chemotherapy.
17. Vitamins, Nutritional Supplements, Alternative Supplements, Antidotes, and CODE Blue Emergencies.

Appendix A. Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs.
Appendix B. Equivalent Measures and Conversions.
Appendix C. Abbreviations.
Appendix D.
Lab Values.
Glossary.
Index

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