Pharmacology: An Introductory Text / Edition 9

Pharmacology: An Introductory Text / Edition 9

by Mary Kaye Asperheim Favaro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0721695043

ISBN-13: 9780721695044

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

PHARMACOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTORY TEXT is a perennial favorite that occupies a unique niche among low/LPN-level pharmacology texts. It is the smallest, simplest, shortest, and most inexpensive pharmacology text available for LPN/LVN and allied health programs. The ninth edition of this popular text is extensively revised with new content highlighting two

Overview

PHARMACOLOGY: AN INTRODUCTORY TEXT is a perennial favorite that occupies a unique niche among low/LPN-level pharmacology texts. It is the smallest, simplest, shortest, and most inexpensive pharmacology text available for LPN/LVN and allied health programs. The ninth edition of this popular text is extensively revised with new content highlighting two increasingly important topics: lifespan considerations and alternative therapies. The book also sports a fresh new two-color design and dozens of new illustrations. To enhance usability in LPN/LVN programs, the text now includes a Disorders Index, and the Instructor's Manual includes strategies for teaching pharmacology in integrated curricula

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721695044
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

MATHEMATICS OF DRUG DOSAGE · Roman Numerals · Fractions · Decimals · Percentages · Proportion · Fahrenheit and Celsius· . Systems of Measurement · Drug Dosage for Children · Drug Dosage in Standardized Units · PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY · Introduction to Pharmacology · Drug Legislation and Drug Standards · Pharmaceutical Preparations · Introduction to Drug Dosage · Administration of Medications · Vitamins, Minerals, and General Nutrition · Drug · 16. Antibiotics and Antifungal, Antiviral, and Antiparasitic Agents · Sulfonamindes · Antihistamines · Drugs That Affect the Skin and Mucous · Drugs That Affect the Respiratory System · Drugs That Affect the Circulatory System · Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous · Tranquilizers and· Prostaglandins and Prostaglandin Inhibitors · Drugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System · Drugs That Affect the Digestive System · The Endocrine Glands and Hormones · Diuretics and Other Drugs That Affect the Urinary · Antineoplastic Drugs · Immunizing Agents and Immunosuppressives · SPECIAL SITUATIONS IN PHARMACOLOGY · Drug Therapy in Older Adults · Drug Therapy in the Community 8 Substance Abuse · Drug Therapy in End-of-Life · Herbal Therapies and Drug-Herb Interactions · Glossary · Appendix · Canadian Drug Information · Disorders Index · General Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >