Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists / Edition 2

Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists / Edition 2

by Steven C. Jensen, Michael P. Peppers
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323030750

ISBN-13: 9780323030755

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,…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323030755
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/06/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,089,874
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Role of the Imaging Professional Historical Perspective Role of the Imaging Technologists Ethical and Legal Implications Chapter 2 Principles of Pharmacology Definition of Pharmacology Drug Nomenclature and Classification Charting Drug References Chapter 3 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics Absorption Distribution Metabolism Elimination Chapter 4 Pharmacodynamics Theories of Drug Action Serum Concentration Chapter 5 Classification, Chemistry and Pharmacology of Contrast Agents Ionic: High Osmolar Agents Low Osmolar Agents Non-ionic: High Osmolar Agents Low Osmolar Agents Ct/mri/dsa Agents Ultrasound Agents Chapter 6 Pharmacokinetics of Radiopaque Contrast Media Mechanism of Action Onset of Action Duration of Action Adverse/toxic Effects Drug-drug Interactions and Incompatibilities Chapter 7 Routes of Drug Administration *Oral *Sublingual *Topical *Parenteral Chapter 8 Infection Control Chapter 9 Intravenous Drug Administration Technique (Venipuncture) *Peripheral Circulatory Anatomy *Injection Steps*Needle Selection*Syringe and Needle Disposal*Site Preparation Chapter 10 Emergency Pharmacology and Conscious Sedation Basic Life Support Anaphylactic/anaphylactoid Cardiac Respiratory

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