Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists (2nd Revised edition)

Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists (2nd Revised edition)

By: Michael P. Peppers (author), Steven C. Jensen (author)Paperback

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This text is a complete resource for all the imaging technologies, not just plain film radiography. It provides introductory material on pharmacological nomenclature, drug classifications, pharmacokinetics, and drugs used in imaging. It also offers comprehensive coverage of diagnostic contrast agents, along with drug administration procedures, emergency responses to drug reactions, and legal and ethical aspects of medication administration. Objectives and Key Terms open each chapter. Learning exercises include true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and short-answer questions at the end of each chapter, with answers at the end of the book. Did You Know? boxes offer interesting tidbits of historical or current pharmacology information, connecting the book's drug content to everyday situations. Clinical Alert icons point out possible adverse reactions and toxic effects. Discussion of pharmacodynamics and drug classifications focuses on radiopaque contrast media used in imaging procedures, using clearly written text and useful tables. Pharmacokinetics coverage describes how drugs are absorbed, metabolized, distributed, and eliminated. Complete coverage of emergency procedures in response to adverse reactions to contrast media includes crash cart procedures and drugs used to treat cardiac and/or respiratory arrest and how to administer them appropriately. Updates on all contrast agents. New information on the use of contrast agents in ultrasound. New Drug Classifications chapter. New chapter on drug-related emergencies includes case studies. Evolve Resources for instructors include a 220-question test bank and an electronic image collection.


1 The Role of the Imaging Professional Key Terms Objectives Introduction Historical Perspective Ethical and Legal Implications Standard of Care HIPAA NEW! Conclusion Learning Exercises 2 Principles of Pharmacology Key Terms Objectives Introduction Drug Nomenclature Legend Drugs The Legal Prescription Controlled Substances Herbal Products NEW! Charting Drug References Learning Exercises 3 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Key Terms Objectives Introduction Biopharmaceutics Pharmacokinetics Conclusion Learning Exercises 4 Pharmacodynamics Key Terms Objectives Introduction Mechanism of Action Drug-Response Relationships Half-Life Therapeutic Index Adverse Effects Drug-Drug Interactions Conclusion Learning Exercises 5 Drug Classifications NEW! Key Terms Objectives Inroduction Cardiac Medications Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, Thrombolytic Medications Analgesic Medications Antihistamine Medications Endocrine Medications Central Nervous System Medications Anti-Infectives Chemotherapy Conclusion Learning Exercises 6 Classification, Chemistry, and Pharmacology of Contrast Agents Key Terms Objectives Radiopaque Contrast Media Pharmacology of Iodinated ROCM Osmolality, Osmolarity, Osmotic Activity Intravascular Radiopaque Contrast Media Enteral Radiopaque Contrast Media Paramagnetic Agents NEW! Ultrasound Microbubble Agents NEW! Conclusion Learning Exercises 7 Pharmacodynamics of Radiopaque Contrast Media Key Terms Objectives Iodinated Radiopaque Contrast Media Diagnostic Pharmacodynamics Adverse Pharmacodynamics General Adverse Reactions Paramagnetic Agent Adverse Reactions NEW! Ultrasound Microbubble Agent Adverse Reactions NEW! Screening Drug-Drug Interactions Barium Sulfate Conclusion Learning Exercises 8 Routes of Drug Administration Key Terms Objectives Introduction Oral Route Sublingual and Buccal Routes Topical Route Rectal Route Parenteral Route Intravenous Injection Sites NEW! Intravenous Equipment NEW! Intravenous Procedure NEW! Charting NEW! Chest Tubes and Lines NEW! General Administration Guidelines Learning Exercises 9 Infection Prevention and Control Key Terms Objectives Introduction Fundamentals NEW! Infections Prevention and Control NEW! Medical Asepsis Hand Washing and Gloves NEW! Good Housekeeping NEW! Bloodborne Virus Transmission to Healthcare Personnel NEW! Conclusion Learning Exercises 10 Anxiety, Phobia and Conscious Sedation NEW! Key Terms Objectives Introduction Conscious Sedation Agents Used for Conscious Sedation Barbituates Benzodiazepines Opiate Analgesics Conclusion Learning Exercises 11 Pharmacology of Emergency Medications Key Terms Objectives Introduction Cardiorespiratory Arrest Emergency Medications for Cardiorespiratory Arrest Other Cardiac Emergency Medications Conclusion Learning Exercises Answer Section Bibliography

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  • ISBN13: 9780323030755
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780323030755
  • ISBN10: 0323030750
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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