Pharmacology Clear & Simple: A Guide to Drug Classifications and Dosage Calculations / Edition 1

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Overview

Save time and money with two books in one! Half pharmacology, half dosage calculations—plus an intensive and non-threatening review of basic math!

Both pharmacology and dosage calculations in one clear and simple text...plus a bonus CD-ROM with dosage calculation software! Now, there’s one book that allied health professionals can rely on for need-to-know information on the safe administration of drugs and teaching their patients about their medications.

How does it work? The book takes a body systems approach to pharmacology with a basic math review and a focus on drug classifications— preparing students for clinical situations in which specific drugs are used.

The CD provides drug calculation activities and a basic math review that helps them to overcome math hurdles and strengthen those trouble areas. A consistent chapter structure progresses from key terms and behavioral objectives through the chapter content (including critical thinking bullets and tables) to application and review exercises at the end.

Better than two books in one—Pharmacology Clear & Simple has it all!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780803612396
  • Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
  • Publication date: 11/1/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 448
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Safe and Legal Dispensing of Medications

1. Patient Safety

2. Regulations

3. Sources and Actions

4. Forms and Routes

5. Prescriptions and Labels

6. Resources

II. Administration of Medicines

7. Medical Administration

III. Calculations

8. Basic Review of Mathematics

9. Measurement Systems

10. Dosage Calculations

IV. Classifications of Drugs

11. Special Circumstances and Drug Classifications

12. Nervous System Medications

13. Cardiovascular System Medications

14. Immunological System Medications

15. Integumentary System Medications

16. Respiratory System Medications

17. Gastrointestinal System Medications

18. Musculoskeletal System Medications

19. Endocrine System Medications

20. Reproductive and Urinary Systems Medications

21. Eye and Ear Medications

22. Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals

I. Safe and Legal Dispensing of Medications

II. Administration of Medicines

III. Calculations

IV. Classifications of Drugs

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