LWW's Foundations in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians: A Series for Education & Practice

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Overview

LWW's Foundations in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians is the essential resource for pharmacy technician students and practitioners. The most relevant and focused book on the market, it has been developed specifically for pharmacy technician programs and working professionals. Comprehensive yet concise, avoiding fluff or filler, the text is the right depth, the right length, the right choice. Pharmacy technicians who learn their pharmacology with this book will be knowledgeable, confident, and prepared for professional success.

Each chapter of LWW's Foundations in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians includes the following features:

  • Chapter Objectives prepare the student for each chapter's material by laying out the key topics.
  • Key Terms set up students' understanding of the material while also providing handy lists for studying at the start of each chapter, including definitions. Terms are bolded and highlighted in color throughout the chapter for in-context reinforcement.
  • Tips offer advice for remembering and applying the chapter's content.
  • At the Counter is a critical thinking feature that relates drug facts to relevant scenarios with patients and poses application questions to students.
  • Proceed with Caution pulls together in concise lists the possible adverse interactions for the most commonly prescribed drugs.
  • How It Works describes pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in clear, easy-to-understand steps with illustrations where appropriate.
  • Classification Tables synthesize the basic information about all drugs covered in each chapter by drug class, generic name, and trade name.
  • Quick Quizzes at the end of each chapter provide in-context self-study and review opportunities for students or assignment options for instructors. Questions are multiple-choice, short-answer, true-or-false, and matching. Answers are provided in the Appendix.

A comprehensive supplement package includes an electronic Quiz Bank and full text online. Pharmacy technician program instructors can access PowerPoint presentations, an Image Bank, and a Brownstone Test Generator online at thePointâ„¢.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781766241
  • Publisher: Lww
  • Publication date: 10/1/2009
  • Series: LWW's Foundations Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY

Pharmacology Basics

Pharmacokinetics

Pharmacodynamics

Pharmacotherapeutics

Drug Interactions

Adverse Drug Reactions

Chapter 2: AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS

Cholinergic Drugs

Cholinergic Blocking Drugs

Adrenergic Drugs

Adrenergic Blocking Drugs

Chapter 3: NEUROLOGIC AND NEUROMUSCULAR DRUGS

Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

Neuromuscular Blocking Drugs

Antiparkinsonian Drugs

Anticonvulsant Drugs

Antimigraine Drugs

Chapter 4: DRUGS FOR PAIN, FEVER, AND INFLAMMATION

Nonopioid Analgesics, Antipyretics, and Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Opioid Agonist and Antagonist Drugs

Anesthetic Drugs

Chapter 5: CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS

The Cardiovascular System

Inotropics

Antiarrhythmic Drugs

Antianginal Drugs

Antihypertensive Drugs

Diuretic Drugs

Antilipemic Drugs

Chapter 6: HEMATOLOGIC DRUGS

Hematinic Drugs

Anticoagulant Drugs

Thrombolytic Drugs

Chapter 7: RESPIRATORY DRUGS

The Respiratory System and Disorders

Drugs and the Respiratory System

Beta2-Adrenergic Agonists

Anticholinergics

Corticosteroids

Leukotriene Modifiers

Mast Cell Stabilizers

Methylxanthines

Mucolytic and Expectorant Drugs

Antitussives

Decongestants

Chapter 8: GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS

Antiulcer Drugs

Adsorbent, Antiflatulent, and Digestive Drugs

Antidiarrheal Drugs

Laxative Drugs

Antiemetic and Emetic Drugs

Chapter 9: ANTI-INFECTIVE DRUGS

Selecting an Antimicrobial Drug

Antibacterial Drugs

Antiviral Drugs

Antitubercular Drugs

Antifungal Drugs

Chapter 10: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTI-ALLERGY, AND IMMUNOSUPPRESSANT DRUGS

Antihistamines

Leukotriene Receptor Antagonists

Mast Cell Stabilizers

Miscellaneous Anti-Allergy Agents

Corticosteroids

Other Immunosuppressants

Uricosurics and Other Antigout Drugs

Chapter 11: PSYCHOTROPIC DRUGS

Sedative and Hypnotic Drugs

Antianxiety Drugs

Antidepressant and Mood Stabilizer Drugs

Antipsychotic Drugs

Stimulants

Chapter 12: ENDOCRINE DRUGS

Antidiabetic Drugs and Glucagon

Estrogens

Progestins

Pituitary Drugs

Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs

Chapter 13: DRUGS FOR FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE

Electrolyte Replacing Drugs

Alkalinizing and Acidifying Drugs

Chapter 14: ANTINEOPLASTIC DRUGS

Alkylating Drugs

Appendix: Answers to Quick Quiz Questions

Index

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