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The Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 8th Edition is a valuable companion to the Rau text that offers a wide range of activities and practice exercises to further your understanding of challenging pharmacology material. Definitions, case studies, and content review break down complex concepts and help clarify key content from the text. NBRC exam-style questions, matching questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and labeling exercises give you practice in applying those concepts and prepare you for the NBRC exam. Chapter objectives link workbook exercises to specific content from the textbook. A variety of pharmacology exercises hones your understanding of key terms and concepts. 80% more case-based scenarios help you develop the critical-thinking and analytical skills needed to succeed on the NBRC exam. 120 additional NBRC exam-style questions give you more practice with the types of questions you will encounter on the NBRC exam.
Table of Contents
|Basic Concepts and Principles in Pharmacology|
|Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacology|
|Principles of Drug Action|
|Administration of Aerosolized Agents|
|Calculating Drug Doses|
|The Central and Peripheral Nervous System|
|Drugs Used to Treat the Respiratory System|
|Adrenergic (Sympathomimetic) Bronchodilators|
|Anticholinergic (Parasympatholytic) Bronchodilators|
|Mucus-Controlling Drug Therapy|
|Corticosteriods in Respiratory Care|
|Nonsteroidal Antiasthma Agents|
|Aerosolized Antiinfective Agents|
|Cold and Cough Agents|
|Selected Agents of Pulmonary Value|
|Neonatal and Pediatric Aerosolized Drug Therapy|
|Critical Care, Cardiovascular and Polysomnograpy Agents|
|Skeletal Muscle Relaxants (Neuromuscular Blocking Agents)|
|Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System|
|Vasopressors, Inotropes, and Antiarrythmic Agents|
|Drugs Affecting Circulation|
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