9781111306656

Pharmacology Handbook for the Surgical Technologist

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  • ISBN13:

    9781111306656

  • ISBN10:

    1111306656

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/5/2011
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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Summary

A popular reference, the 2nd Edition of PHARMACOLOGY HANDBOOK FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST provides the latest information about the drugs most often used in surgery. Based on the Core Curriculum of Surgical Technologists, this pocket guide is packed with common terms and abbreviations, a mathematics review, and discussions on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Most importantly, the comprehensive, easy-to-read drug cards outline individual drugs, putting classifications, routes of administration, contraindications, and more at your fingertips.

Table of Contents

Common Terms and Abbreviations
Terminology
Routes of Administration
Abbreviations
General Drug Classifications
Principles of Pharmacology
Pharmacokinetics
Variables Affecting Pharmacokinetics
Six Rights of Medication Administration
Practice of Pharmacology
Medication Identification
Medication Measurements
Metric System
Household System
Apothecary System
Medication Delivery Methods
Sterile and Nonsterile Preparation of Medication
Mathematics Review
Drug Reference Cards
Analgesics
Anesthetics
Antibiotics
Anticoagulants
Antiemetics
Cardiac Medications
Coagulants/Hemostatic Agents/Sealants
Diuretics
Dyes/Contrast Media
Hormones
I.V
Fluids/Irrigation Solutions
Narcotic Antagonists
Obstetrical Agents
Ophthalmic
Sedatives/Hypnotics
Tranquilizers
Generic Name Index
Trade Name Index
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