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Pharmacology Handbook for the Surgical Technologist / Edition 2

Pharmacology Handbook for the Surgical Technologist / Edition 2

by Jeff Feix
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ISBN-13: 9781111306656
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 05/05/2011
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.60(d)

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.

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