Pharmacology Clear and Simple: A Guide to Drug Classifications and Dosage Calculations / Edition 3 available in Paperback
- Basic math review helps students learn to perform the calculations necessary to administer medications correctly.
- “Master the Essentials” tables cover side effects, precautions, contraindications, and interactions for each classification.
- Drug classification review tables reinforce need-to-know information in each class.
- “Fast Tip” boxes offer quick facts and mnemonics.
- “A Closer Look” boxes examine important information in detail.
- “Check-up Questions” throughout each chapter promote understanding and help students retain and apply the information.
- Coverage of specific drugs provides context for learning drug classifications.
- Critical-thinking exercises encourage students to think beyond the chapter and apply their new knowledge to real-life scenarios.
- Application exercises and review questions at the end of each chapter reinforce learning.
|Publisher:||F. A. Davis Company|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.90(d)|
Table of Contents
I. Introduction to Pharmacology
1. History of Pharmacology
2. Basics of Pharmacology
3. Patient Safety in Medication Administration
5. Prescriptions and Labels
6. Basic Review of Mathematics
7. Measurement Systems
8. Dosage Calculations
III. Administration of Medications
9. Enteral Medications and Administration
10. Parenteral Medications and Administration
IV. Classifications of Drugs
11. Integumentary System Medications
12. Musculoskeletal System Medications
13. Nervous System Medications
14. Eye and Ear Medications
15. Endocrine System Medications
16. Cardiovascular System Medications
17. Immunological System Medications
18. Pulmonary System Medications
19. Gastrointestinal System Medications
20. Reproductive and Urinary Systems Medications
21. Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals
A. Drug Classifications
B. Drug Classifications Index by Generic Name
C. Controlled Substances Schedules
D. Pregnancy Drug Categories and Controlled Substances Schedules
E. Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizations
F. Administering Medications to Children
G. Pediatric Dosage Calculations
H. Examples of Herbs, Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, and Lipids Used in Illness
I. Answers to Check-Ups