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Essentials of pharmacology for health professions

Author: Ruth Woodrow; Bruce J Colbert; David M Smith, (Pharmacist)
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Cengage Learning, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
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Now in its 7th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS is the best-selling resource for those preparing for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health careers. Clear, concise writing focused on "need to know" drug information gives readers the confidence to master pharmacology. Learn calculations quickly through a simplified step-by-step process. Part I chapters center  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Examinations
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Woodrow; Bruce J Colbert; David M Smith, (Pharmacist)
ISBN: 9781285077888 1285077881 1285077903 9781285077901
OCLC Number: 878929861
Description: xxviii, 639 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Consumer safety and drug regulations --
Drug names and references --
Sources and bodily effects of drugs --
Medication preparations and supplies --
Abbreviations and systems of measurement --
Safe dosage calculations --
Responsibilities and principles of drug administration --
Administration by the gastrointestinal route --
Administration by the parenteral route --
Poison control --
Vitamins, minerals, and herbs --
Skin medications --
Autonomic nervous system drugs --
Antineoplastic drugs --
Urinary system drugs --
Gastrointestinal drugs --
Anti-infective drugs --
Eye medications --
Analgesics, sedatives, and hypnotics --
Psychotropic medications, alcohol, and drug abuse --
Musculoskeletal and anti-inflammatory drugs --
Anticonvulsants, antiparkinsonian drugs, and agents for Alzheimer's disease --
Endocrine system drugs --
Reproductive system drugs --
Cardiovascular drugs --
Respiratory system drugs and antihistamines --
Drugs and older adults.
Responsibility: Ruth Woodrow, Bruce J. Colbert, David M. Smith.

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