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Pharmacology in Rehabilitation - 4th edition

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation (ISBN10: 0803613776; ISBN13: 9780803613775)
ISBN13: 978-0803613775
ISBN10: 0803613776

Summary: Dr. Ciccone comprehensively covers all the major drug categories that are relevant to rehabilitation specialists, focusing on drug indications, mechanism of action, and impact on rehabilitation in his thoroughly revised text drawn from the most current peer-reviewed research. With the science of pharmacology changing so rapidly, students and clinicians need this up-to-date, relevant, and credible source of information. This new 4th edition continues to be user friendly
- complex information is presented in a clear, organized manner and the text demystifies the practice of pharmacology.

Key Features
  • Emphasizes how medications impact patients undergoing physical rehabilitation and focuses on how clinicians can take advantage of beneficial drug effects that compliment rehabilitation while working around side effects that can have adverse effects on patient interventions.
  • Provides detailed coverage on how specific medications can influence certain physical therapy and rehabilitation procedures.
  • New chapter on complimentary and alternative medications reviews their general aspects, describes the most commonly used products, examines unique problems inherent in these medications, and provides key insights as to the relevance and impact of these products to rehabilitation.
  • Updates posted on DavisPlus at http://davisplus.fadavis.com annually in time for the fall semester with descriptions of new drugs that have a significant impact on rehabilitation sciences.
  • Drugs are described in detail with the philosophy for developing and using new drug therapies explained. Reviews the reasons existing medications are used in new ways, and explains the rationale for using these medications more effectively.
  • Chapters conclude with a case study in which the pharmacology covered in the chapter is applied to a clinical situation.
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Summary: Dr. Ciccone comprehensively covers all the major drug categories that are relevant to rehabilitation specialists, focusing on drug indications, mechanism of action, and impact on rehabilitation in his thoroughly revised text drawn from the most current peer-reviewed research. With the science of pharmacology changing so rapidly, students and clinicians need this up-to-date, relevant, and credible source of information. This new 4th edition continues to be user friendly - complex information is presented in a clear, organized manner and the text demystifies the practice of pharmacology.

Key Features
  • Emphasizes how medications impact patients undergoing physical rehabilitation and focuses on how clinicians can take advantage of beneficial drug effects that compliment rehabilitation while working around side effects that can have adverse effects on patient interventions.
  • Provides detailed coverage on how specific medications can influence certain physical therapy and rehabilitation procedures.
  • New chapter on complimentary and alternative medications reviews their general aspects, describes the most commonly used products, examines unique problems inherent in these medications, and provides key insights as to the relevance and impact of these products to rehabilitation.
  • Updates posted on DavisPlus at http://davisplus.fadavis.com annually in time for the fall semester with descriptions of new drugs that have a significant impact on rehabilitation sciences.
  • Drugs are described in detail with the philosophy for developing and using new drug therapies explained. Reviews the reasons existing medications are used in new ways, and explains the rationale for using these medications more effectively.
  • Chapters conclude with a case study in which the pharmacology covered in the chapter is applied to a clinical situation.
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
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Publisher: F. A. Davis Co.
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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