Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-11-28
  • Publisher: Mosby Inc

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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
Neuromuscular Blockade
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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