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Reinforce your understanding of drugs and medication safety! Corresponding to the chapters in Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety, by M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, and Susan L. Kruchko, MS, RN, this study guide offers content review and a wide range of engaging activities to help you master key pharmacology concepts and practice dosage calculation. Learning Activities reinforce important content for each chapter. Medication Safety Practice Questions help you review math skills, practice dosage calculations in realistic clinical scenarios, and reinforce vital medication safety points. A Practice Quiz at the end of each chapter helps you prepare for exams and ensures content mastery. Study Tips for Students Who Speak English as a Second Language provide extra help for anyone struggling with the language.
Table of Contents
|Overview of Pharmacology|
|Drug Actions and Body Responses|
|Safely Preparing and Giving Drugs|
|Teaching Patients About Drug Therapy|
|Mathematics in Pharmacology|
|Medical Systems of Weights and Measures|
|Math Review and Introduction to Dosage Calculation|
|Dosage Calculation of Intravenous Solutions and Drugs|
|Clinical Categories and Uses of Drugs|
|Drugs for Pain and Sleep Problems|
|Anti-infective Drugs: Antibacterial Drugs|
|Anti-infective Drugs: Antiviral Drugs|
|Anti-infective Drugs: Antitubercular and Antifungal Drugs|
|Drugs that Affect Urine Output|
|Drugs for Hypertension|
|Drugs for Heart Failure|
|Drugs for High Blood Lipids|
|Drugs that Affect Blood Clotting|
|Drugs for Asthma and Other Respiratory Problems|
|Drugs for Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Constipation|
|Drugs for Gastric Ulcers and Reflux|
|Drugs for Seizures|
|Drugs for Depression, Anxiety, and Psychosis|
|Drugs for Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease|
|Drugs for Endocrine Problems|
|Drugs for Diabetes|
|Drugs for Glaucoma|
|Drugs for Cancer Therapy|
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