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Comprehensive yet approachable, PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS provides just the right type and level of pharmacology information you need for successful practice. With coverage of body systems structure, as well as patient scenarios, anatomy and physiology refreshers, drug monographs with pill photos, and much more, this book presents an often-challenging subject in a practical way to make learning easier. UNIQUE! A list of drug names and pronunciations discussed within the chapter familiarizes you with the correct spellings and pronunciations of the terminology you need on the job. UNIQUE! Helpful Tech Notes throughout the text enhance your understanding of the practical knowledge you need in the pharmacy setting and help you relate new concepts to practical use. UNIQUE! Mini drug monographs in every body system and drug classification chapter provide you with valuable drug information and pill photos for quick reference. UNIQUE! Critical thinking Technician's Corner exercises help you practice your critical thinking skills by providing you with a set of facts and asking you to reach a conclusion. Vibrant full-color design makes difficult content more friendly and visually appealing with 275 line drawings and photographs throughout the text. Overviews of anatomy and physiology at the beginning of each body system unit provide a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology, as well as how drugs work in the body. Objectives listed at the beginning of each chapter clearly outline what you should learn from the chapter materials. Key Terms with definitions at the beginning of each chapter help you identify and learn new terms more easily. A convenient, comprehensive Glossary in both English and Spanish provides a central location to look up all terminology. Evolve companion website includes chapter-specific quizzes, Internet research activities, and web links to provide you with even more practice.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Pharmacology|
|Fundamentals of Pharmacology|
|Principles of Pharmacology|
|Drug Interactions and Medication Errors|
|Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System and Central Nervous System|
|Introduction to the Nervous System|
|Treatment of Anxiety|
|Treatment of Depression|
|Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses|
|Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease|
|Treatment of Seizure Disorders|
|Treatment of Pain|
|Treatment of Migraine Headache and Alzheimer's Disease|
|Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder|
|Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System|
|Introduction to the Musculoskeletal System|
|Treatment of Muscle Spasms|
|Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Musculoskeletal System|
|Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease of the Bone|
|Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout|
|Treatment of Diseases of the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems|
|Introduction to the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems|
|Treatment of Glaucoma and Other Disorders of the Eye|
|Treatment of Vertigo and Other Disorders of the Ear|
|Treatment of Ophthalmic and Otic Infections|
|Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System|
|Introduction to the Cardiovascular System and Hematological System|
|Treatment of Angina|
|Treatment of Hypertension|
|Treatment of Heart Failure|
|Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke|
|Treatment of Arrhythmia|
|Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System|
|Introduction to the Gastrointestinal (Digestive) System|
|Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer|
|Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease|
|Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System|
|Introduction to the Respiratory System|
|Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease|
|Treatment of Allergies|
|Drugs Affecting the Urinary System|
|Introduction to the Urinary System|
|Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile|
|Treatment of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders|
|Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System|
|Introduction to the Endocrine System|
|Treatment of Thyroid Disorders|
|Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus|
|Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System|
|Drugs Affecting the Immunological System|
|Introduction to the Lymphatic and Immune System|
|Treatment of Bacterial Infection|
|Treatment of Viral Infections|
|Treatment of Cancers|
|Vaccines and Immunosuppressants|
|Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System|
|Introduction to the Integumentary System (Skin & Its Appendages)|
|Treatment of Fungal Infections|
|Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers and Burns|
|Treatment of Acne|
|Treatment of Eczema|
|Treatment of Lice and Scabies|
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