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PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR MEDICAL ASSISTING, 5E provides a comprehensive introduction to pharmacology for medical assistants and other allied health professionals. Beginning with a mathematics review, math concepts are presented in a clear and concise manner with step-by-step explanations and many examples, followed by practice problems for immediate reinforcement. Once mastered, learn about adult and pediatric dosage calculations, as well as current and commonly used practices, procedures, medications, and drug preparations in today's medical office.
Table of Contents
|Mathematics and Dosage Calculations|
|Numerals and Fractions|
|Ratio and Proportion|
|The Metric System|
|Calculating Adult Dosages: Oral and Parenteral Forms|
|Calculating Children's Dosages|
|Introduction to Pharmacology|
|Drug Sources, Schedules, and Dosages|
|Forms of Drugs and How They Act|
|The Medication Order|
|Medication Administration Essentials|
|Administration of Nonparenteral Medications|
|Parenteral Equipment and Supplies|
|Administration of Parenteral Medications|
|Allergy: An Overview|
|Medications, Supplements, and Drug Abuse|
|Antifungal, Antiviral, and Immunizing Agents|
|Vitamins and Minerals|
|Effects of Medications on Body SYSTEMs|
|Medications Used for Musculoskeletal System Disorders|
|Medications Used for Gastrointestinal System Disorders|
|Medications Used for Cardiovascular System Disorders|
|Medications that Affect the Respiratory System|
|Diuretics and Medications Used for Urinary System Disorders|
|Medications Used in Treatment of Endocrine Disorders|
|Medications that Affect the Nervous System|
|Medications that Affect the Reproductive System|
|Color Photo Quick Reference Drug Guide|
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