Pharmacology Handbook for the Surgical Technologist / Edition 2 available in Paperback
A popular reference, the 2nd Edition of PHARMACOLOGY HANDBOOK FOR THE SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST provides the latest information about the drugs most often used in surgery. Based on the Core Curriculum of Surgical Technologists, this pocket guide is packed with common terms and abbreviations, a mathematics review, and discussions on pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics. Most importantly, the comprehensive, easy-to-read drug cards outline individual drugs, putting classifications, routes of administration, contraindications, and more at your fingertips.
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About the Author
Jeff Feix is an Instructor for the Surgical Technology Program at Vernon College in Texas, where he is also Program Coordinator. A surgical technologist since 1993, he has been involved in surgical technology education for more than ten years. Mr. Feix is a past president of the Texas State Assembly of the AST, and has served on the AST National Board of Directors. His credentials include being a Licensed Vocational Nurse, Certified Surgical Technologist, Certified Surgical First Assistant, and a Fellow of the Association of Surgical Technologists, as well as holding an Associate of Arts degree in Business Administration.
Table of Contents
Section I: COMMON TERMS AND ABBREVIATIONS. Terminology. Routes of Administration. Abbreviations. General Drug Classifications. Section II: PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY. Pharmacokinetics. Variables Affecting Pharmacokinetics. Six Rights of Medication Administration. Section III: PRACTICE OF PHARMACOLOGY. Medication Identification. Medication Measurements. Metric System. Household System. Apothecary System. Medication Delivery Methods. Sterile and Nonsterile Preparation of Medication. Mathematics Review. Section IV: DRUG REFERENCE CARDS. Analgesics. Anesthetics. Antibiotics. Anticoagulants. Antiemetics. Cardiac Medications. Coagulants/Hemostatic Agents/Sealants. Diuretics. Dyes/Contrast Media. Hormones. I.V. Fluids/Irrigation Solutions. Narcotic Antagonists. Obstetrical Agents. Ophthalmic. Sedatives/Hypnotics. Tranquilizers.Generic Name Index.Trade Name Index.