Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists / Edition 2by Steven C. Jensen, Michael P. Peppers
Pub. Date: 10/06/2005
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This brand new combination text and workbook provides instruction in the ASRT required curriculum areas of pharmacology and drug administration procedures with a broad application to all the imaging technologies. It discusses pharmacology and drug administration and the ethical and legal issues involved. It includes chapters on drug nomenclature and classification, pharmacokinetics and biopharmaceutics, pharmacodynamics, classification of contrast agents, drug administration routes, and intravenous drug administration techniques, as well as special chapters on emergency pharmacology with emergency responses to drug reactions and conscious sedation and other relevant pharmacology. This text offers useful instructional features such as objectives, key terms, step-by-step procedures, case studies, exercises, and review questions.
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Table of Contents1 The Role of the Imaging Professional
Ethical and Legal Implications
Standard of Care
2 Principles of Pharmacology
The Legal Prescription
Herbal Products NEW!
3 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
Mechanism of Action
5 Drug Classifications NEW!
Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, Thrombolytic Medications
Central Nervous System Medications
6 Classification, Chemistry, and Pharmacology of Contrast Agents
Radiopaque Contrast Media
Pharmacology of Iodinated ROCM
Osmolality, Osmolarity, Osmotic Activity
Intravascular Radiopaque Contrast Media
Enteral Radiopaque Contrast Media
Paramagnetic Agents NEW!
Ultrasound Microbubble Agents NEW!
7 Pharmacodynamics of Radiopaque Contrast Media
Iodinated Radiopaque Contrast Media
General Adverse Reactions
Paramagnetic Agent Adverse Reactions NEW!
Ultrasound Microbubble Agent Adverse Reactions NEW!
8 Routes of Drug Administration
Sublingual and Buccal Routes
Intravenous Injection Sites NEW!
Intravenous Equipment NEW!
Intravenous Procedure NEW!
Chest Tubes and Lines NEW!
General Administration Guidelines
9 Infection Prevention and Control
Infections Prevention and Control NEW!
Hand Washing and Gloves NEW!
Good Housekeeping NEW!
Bloodborne Virus Transmission to Healthcare Personnel NEW!
10 Anxiety, Phobia and Conscious Sedation NEW!
Agents Used for Conscious Sedation
11 Pharmacology of Emergency Medications
Emergency Medications for Cardiorespiratory Arrest
Other Cardiac Emergency Medications
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