Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians

Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians

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ISBN-13: 9780323497220
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/04/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 768
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

About the Author

Research Officer, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Former Director, Pharmacy Technician Program (1989-2006), North Seattle Community College, WA

Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator, Department Head, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC

Table of Contents

Unit I: Introduction to Pharmacology

1. Fundamentals of Pharmacology

2. Principles of Pharmacology

3. Pharmacodynamics

4. Drug Interactions and Medication Errors

Unit II: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System and Central Nervous System

5. Treatment of Anxiety

6. Treatment of Depression

7. Treatment of Schizophrenia and Psychoses

8. Treatment of Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s and Parkinson’s Disease

9. Treatment of Seizure Disorders

10. Treatment of Pain and Migraine Headache

11. Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Unit III: Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

12. Neuromuscular Blockade and Muscle Spasms

13. Treatment of Gout, Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis

14. Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease of the Bone

Unit IV: Drugs Affecting the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

15. Treatment of Diseases of the Eye

16. Treatment of Disorders of the Ear

Unit V: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

17. Treatment of Angina

18. Treatment of Hypertension

19. Treatment of Heart Disease and Stroke

20. Treatment of Arrhythmia

Unit VI: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

21. Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux, and Peptic Ulcer Disease

22. Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis, and Crohn’s Disease

Unit VII: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

23. Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

24. Treatment of Allergies

Unit VIII: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

25. Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

26. Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

Unit IX: Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System

27. Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

28. Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile Dysfunction

Unit X: Drugs Affecting the Immune System

29. Treatment of Bacterial Infections

30. Treatment of Viral Infections

31. Treatment of Cancers

32. Vaccines and Immunomodulators

Unit XI: Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System

33. Treatment of Fungal Infections

34. Treatment of Pressure Injuries and Burns

35. Treatment of Acne

36. Treatment of Eczema and Psoriasis

37. Treatment of Lice & Scabies

Glossary

Index

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