Medical Office Pharmacology / Edition 1

Medical Office Pharmacology / Edition 1

by Barb R. Struck RHIT
     
 

This comprehensive, easy-to-use — and understand — reference book contains all the “need to know” components of pharmacology for medical office personnel, both front and back office. It assembles inclusive rules, guidelines, abbreviations, drug lists, and pharmacology terminology for a wide variety of medical office employees, and

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This comprehensive, easy-to-use — and understand — reference book contains all the “need to know” components of pharmacology for medical office personnel, both front and back office. It assembles inclusive rules, guidelines, abbreviations, drug lists, and pharmacology terminology for a wide variety of medical office employees, and contains practical applications for their related settings. Chapter topics cover drug sources and forms; drug dosages and effects; routes, methods, and documentation of medication administration; measurements and dosage calculations; measurement and dosage punctuation rules; understanding prescription slips and prescription labels; drug classifications, actions, and examples; commonly used abbreviations and symbols; medical terminology elements; commonly prescribed drugs; and look-alike sound-alike drugs. For medical secretaries, administrative secretaries, receptionists, transcriptionists, coders, and assistants. Previously announced in July 2000 catalog.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780835952903
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/22/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Pharmacology.

2. Regulatory Agencies, Safety Guidelines and Controlled Substances.

3. Drug Sources and Forms.

4. Drug Dosages and Effects.

5. Routes, Methods, and Documentation of Medication Administration.

6. Drug Terminology and Prescription Abbreviations.

7. Measurements and Dosage Calculations.

8. Measurement and Dosage Punctuation Rules.

9. Understanding Prescription Slips and Prescription Labels.

10. Use of Drug Reference Books.

11. Drug Classifications, Actions, and Examples.

Appendix A: Commonly Used Abbreviations and Symbols.

Appendix B: Medical Terminology Elements.

Appendix C: Commonly Prescribed Drugs.

Appendix D: Look-Alike Sound-Alike Drugs.

Glossary.

Index.

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