Introduction to Pharmacology (12th Revised edition)

Introduction to Pharmacology (12th Revised edition)

By: Justin Favaro (author), Mary Kaye Asperheim-Favaro (author)Paperback

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Administer drugs safely and prevent drug errors with accurate, up-to-date drug information! Concise and easy to understand, "Introduction to Pharmacology, 12th Edition" provides drug monographs with key information such as generic and trade names, indications, common adverse effects, and typical adult and pediatric dosages. Drug entries are organized by classification, and include the newest FDA-approved drugs. Coverage of special situations highlights the unique issues of drug therapy in children, pregnant and nursing women, and older adults. To provide a solid foundation for safe practice, authors Mary Asperheim Favaro and Justin Favaro also address the principles of pharmacology and the basic math needed to calculate drug dosages.

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Unit One: Mathematics of Drug Dosage 1. Basic Math Review Unit Two: Principles of Pharmacology 2. Introduction to Pharmacology 3. Drug Legislation and Drug Standards 4. Introduction to Drug Dosage 5. Administration of Medications 6. Vitamins, Minerals, and General Nutrition Unit Three: Drug Classifications 7. Antibiotics and Antifungal, Antiviral, and Antiparasitic Agents 8. Antihistamines 9. Drugs that Affect the Skin and Mucous Membranes 10. Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System 11. Drugs that Affect the Circulatory System 12. Drugs that Affect the Central Nervous System 13. Pain Medications 14. Tranquilizers and Antidepressants 15. Prostaglandins and Prostaglandin Inhibitors 16. Drugs that Affect the Autonomic Nervous System 17. Drugs that Affect the Digestive System 18. The Endocrine Glands and Hormones 19. Diuretics and Other Drugs that Affect the Urinary System 20. Immunizing Agents and Immunosuppressives 21. Antineoplastic Drugs 22. Molecular and Targeted Therapies Unit Four: Special Situations in Pharmacology 23. Drug Therapy in Women 24. Drug Therapy in Older Adults 25. Drug Therapy in Children NEW! 26. Home Health and End-of-Life Care 27. Substance Abuse 28. Herbal Therapies and Drug-Herb Interactions 29. Interactions NEW! Glossary Answers to Exercises and Review Questions Therapeutic Index General Index Disorders Index

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  • publication date: 07/11/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781437717068
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781437717068
  • weight: 576
  • ISBN10: 1437717063
  • edition: 12th Revised edition

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