Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist / Edition 2

Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist / Edition 2

by Katherine Snyder, Chris Keegan
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416024573

ISBN-13: 9781416024576

Pub. Date: 12/05/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Written specifically to meet the needs of surgical technologists, Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 3rd Edition focuses on the uses of medicines, agents, and solutions in surgery. An introduction to pharmacology covers basic math skills, pharmacologic principles, and drug administration, and is followed by detailed descriptions of common surgical

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Written specifically to meet the needs of surgical technologists, Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 3rd Edition focuses on the uses of medicines, agents, and solutions in surgery. An introduction to pharmacology covers basic math skills, pharmacologic principles, and drug administration, and is followed by detailed descriptions of common surgical medications along with anesthesia in surgical and emergency situations. This edition adds a new index of drugs by surgical specialty, and a companion Evolve website reinforces your understanding with practical activities and exercises, drug calculations, and more. In this book, Surgical Technology educators Katherine C. Snyder and Chris Keegan cover all areas of pharmacology that are designated in the core curriculum by the AST (Association of Surgical Technology).

Coverage of pharmacology includes all areas designated in the core curriculum by the Association of Surgical Technology (AST).
A review of basic math skills and pharmacologic principles makes it easier to apply the information to surgical situations.
Learning tools in each chapter include learning objectives, key terms with definitions, chapter summaries, and review questions.
Important and practical advice is provided with Caution alerts, Tech Tips, Notes, and First Assist boxes.
Common surgical medications are covered by category and include descriptions of surgical applications.

The free companion Evolve website includes a NEW online study guide with chapter objectives, outlines, key term activities, drug calculations, chapter exercises and review questions, critical thinking exercises, and chapter quizzes.
Expanded appendix includes an index of Drugs by Surgical Specialty focusing on specific uses of medicines and solutions in surgery.
Revised Anesthesia unit helps you assist the anesthesia care team with updated protocols and a more cohesive organization for preoperative medications, patient monitoring and local and regional anesthesia, general anesthesia, and emergency situations.
References in each chapter make it easier to find source material.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416024576
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/05/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Basic pharmacology3
Ch. 2Medication development, regulation, and resources37
Ch. 3Pharmacology math57
Ch. 4Medication administration87
Ch. 5Antibiotics121
Ch. 6Diagnostic agents149
Ch. 7Diuretics167
Ch. 8Hormones179
Ch. 9Medications that affect coagulation195
Ch. 10Ophthalmic agents219
Ch. 11Fluids and irrigation solutions239
Ch. 12Antineoplastic chemotherapy agents271
Ch. 13Preoperative medications281
Ch. 14Patient monitoring and local and regional anesthesia295
Ch. 15General anesthesia321
Ch. 16Emergency situations353

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