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Essentials of pharmacology for health occupations / Ruth Woodrow, Bruce J. Colbert, David M. Smith.

Woodrow, Ruth. (Author). Colbert, Bruce J. (Added Author). Smith, David M. (Added Author).
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Location: IAHS STACKS RM300 .W67 2011
Barcode: 30731101095564
Status: Available

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781435480339
  • ISBN: 1435480333
  • Physical Description: xxxii, 586 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: 6th ed.
  • Publisher: Clifton Park, NY : Delmar Cenage, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
List of tables -- Preface -- How to use this textbook -- How to use the study WARE -- pt. I. Introduction -- 1. Consumer safety and drug regulations -- Drug laws -- FDA and DEA -- Health care workers and the law -- 2. Drug names and references -- Classifications -- Identifying names -- Legal terms referring to drugs -- Terms indicating drug actions -- Drug references -- The Internet as reference -- Drug cards -- 3. Sources and bodily effects of drugs -- Sources of drugs -- Effects of drugs -- Drug processing by the body (pharmacokinetics) -- Absorption -- Distribution -- Metabolism -- Excretion -- Other variables -- Unexpected responses to drugs -- 4. Medication preparations and supplies -- Nontraditional drug forms and devices -- Standard drug forms -- Supplies -- 5. Abbreviations and systems of measurement -- Abbreviations -- Systems of measurement -- 6. Safe dosage preparation -- Basic arithmetic test -- Calculation guidelines -- Method 1 : basic calculation -- Method 2 : ratio and proportion -- Pediatric dosage -- Geriatric dosage -- Prevention of medication errors -- 7. Responsibilities and principles of drug administration -- Responsible drug administration -- Medication errors -- Principles of administration -- 8. Administration by the gastrointestinal route -- Administration of medications orally -- Administration of medications by nasogastric tube -- Administration of medications by gastric tube -- Administration of medications rectally -- 9. Administration by the parenteral route -- Sublingual and buccal administration -- Transcutaneous drug delivery system -- Inhalation therapy -- Injections -- Skin medications -- Application to the mucous membranes -- Eye medications -- 10. Poison control -- Poisoning by ingestion -- Poisoning by inhalation -- External poisoning of skin or eyes -- Poisoning by sting and snakebite -- People at risk --
pt. II. Drug classifications -- 11. Vitamins, minerals, and herbs -- Fat-soluble vitamins -- Water-soluble vitamins -- Minerals -- Antioxidants -- Alternative medicines -- References -- Online references -- 12. Skin medications -- Antipruritics -- Corticosteriods -- Emollients and protectants -- Keratolytics -- Scabicides and pediculicides -- Antifungals -- Antivirals -- Local anti-infectives -- Agents used to treat acne -- Cautions for topical medications -- 13. Autonomic nervous system drugs -- Adrenergics -- Adrenergic blockers -- Cholinergics -- Cholinergic blockers -- 14. Antineoplastic drugs -- Antimetabolites -- Alkylating agents -- Mitotic inhibitors -- Antitumor antibiotics -- Hormone therapy -- Immunotherapies -- Monoclonal antibodies -- Radioactive isotopes -- Cautions and responsibilities for antineoplastic drugs -- 15. Urinary system drugs -- Diuretics -- Medications for gout -- Antispasmodics -- Cholinergics -- Urinary analgesics -- Treatment of benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) -- Alpha-blockers -- 16. Gastrointestinal drugs -- Antacids -- Agents for treatment of ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease -- Antispasmodics/anticholinergics -- For Inflammatory bowel disease -- Antidiarrhea drugs -- Antiflatulents -- Laxatives and cathartics -- Antiemetics -- 17. Anti-infective drugs -- Resistance -- Adverse reactions -- Vaccines/Immunizations --Aminoglycosides -- Cephalosporins -- Macrolides -- Penicillins -- Quinolones -- Tetracyclines -- Antifungals -- Antituberculosis agents -- Miscellaneous anti-infectives -- Agents for VRE -- Antivirals -- Treatment of human immunodeficiency virus/AIDS infections -- HIV information and resources -- Sulfonamides -- Urinary anti-infectives -- 18. Eye medications -- Anti-infectives -- Anti-inflammatory agents -- Antiglaucoma agents -- Mydriatics -- Local anesthetics -- 19. Analgesics, sedatives, and hypnotics -- Analgesics -- Local anesthetic -- Sedatives and hypnotics -- 20. Psychotropic medications, alcohol, and drug abuse -- CNS stimulants -- Selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) -- Antidepressants -- Antimanic agents -- Anxiolytics -- Antipsychotic medications/major tranquilizers -- Alcohol -- Drug abuse -- 21. Musculoskeletal and anti-inflammatory drugs -- Skeletal muscle relaxants -- Anti-inflammatory drugs -- Osteoporosis therapy -- 22. Anticonvulsants, antiparkinsonian drugs, and agents for Alzheimer's disease -- Anticonvulsants -- Drug therapy for generalized and partial seizures -- Drug therapy for febrile seizures -- Drug for absence seizures -- Antiparkinsonian drugs -- Agents for restless legs syndrome -- Agents for Alzheimer's disease -- 23. Endocrine system drugs -- Pituitary hormones -- Adrenal corticosteroids -- Thyroid agents -- Antithyroid agents -- Antidiabetic agents -- 24. Reproductive system drugs -- Androgens --Erectile dysfunction medications -- Estrogens -- Progestins -- Choice of contraceptives -- Drugs for labor and delivery -- Other gonadotropic drugs -- 25. Cardiovascular drugs -- Cardiac glycosides -- Antiarrhythmic agents -- Antihypertensives -- Other antihypertensives -- Coronary vasodilators -- Vasoconstrictors -- Antilipemic agents -- Anticoagulants -- Platelet inhibitor therapy -- Thrombolytic agents -- Colony stimulating factors (CSFs) -- 26. Respiratory system drugs and antihistamines -- Oxygen -- Respiratory stimulants -- Bronchodilators -- Corticosteroids -- Asthma prophylaxis -- Mucolytics and expectorants -- Antitussives -- Antihistamines -- Decongestants -- Smoking cessation aids -- 27. Drugs and older adults -- Cumulative effects of drugs -- Potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults -- Drugs that may cause mental impairment -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Polypharmacy -- References -- Summary -- Comprehensive review exam for part I -- Comprehensive review exam for part II -- Glossary.
Subject: Pharmacology.
Pharmacology > Examinations, questions, etc.
Allied health personnel.
Pharmacology.
Allied Health Personnel.
Drug Therapy.
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