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Pharmacology for Technicians

Pharmacology for Technicians - 2nd edition

Pharmacology for Technicians - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780763815271

ISBN10: 0763815276

Pharmacology for Technicians by Don A. Ballington and Mary M. Laughlin - ISBN 9780763815271
Edition: 2ND 03
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Paradigm Publishing Intl.
Published: 2002
International: No
Pharmacology for Technicians by Don A. Ballington and Mary M. Laughlin - ISBN 9780763815271

ISBN13: 9780763815271

ISBN10: 0763815276

Edition: 2ND 03

Summary

Pharmacology for Technicians presents the basic principles of pharmacology and the essential characteristics of commonly prescribed drug classes, including action mechanisms, therapeutic uses, side effects and warnings, mixing and dispensing issues, and related drugs.

  • Teaches the pharmacological and drug concepts required for pharmacy technician certification by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • Provides a conceptual framework of anatomy, physiology, and pathology within which drug actions and interactions are taught.
  • Assesses students' knowledge of drug classes as well as their ability to analyze information, research situations, prepare written reports, and make ethical judgments.

Author Bio

Ballington, Don A. : Midlands Technical College


Laughlin, Mary M. :

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Pharmacology.
2. Developing New Drugs for the Health Care Market.
3. Drug Usage.
4. Antibiotics.
5. Antivirals and Antifungals.
6. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants.
7. Anesthetics, Analgesics, and Narcotics.
8. Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, and Antianxiety Agents.
9. Anticonvulsants and Drugs to Treat Other CNS Disorders.
10. Respiratory Drugs.
11. Gastrointestinal Drugs.
12. Urinary System Drugs.
13. Cardiovascular Drugs.
14. Muscle Relaxants and Nonnarcotic Analgesics (NSAIDs).
15. Hormones.
16. Topicals, Ophthalmics, and Otics.
17. Recombinant Drugs and Chemotherapy.
18. Vitamins, Nutritional Supplements, Herbs, and Antidotes.
Appendixes: Equivalent Measures and Conversions, Abbreviations.

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