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Understanding pharmacology : essentials for medication safety

Author: M Linda Workman; Linda A LaCharity; Susan C Kruchko
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Helps you understand how drugs work and how to administer them safely. This title covers the difficult concepts and prepares you to handle the drugs and drug classes. It provides preparation for licensure exams and for clinical practice.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Linda Workman; Linda A LaCharity; Susan C Kruchko
ISBN: 9781416029175 1416029176
OCLC Number: 643443167
Description: xx, 521 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Drug actions and body responses --
Safely preparing and fiving drugs --
Teaching patients about drug therapy --
\tMedical systems of weights and measures --
Mathematics review and introduction to dosage calculation --
Dosage calculation of intravenous solutions and drugs --
Drugs for pain and sleep problems --
Anti-inflammatory drugs --
Anti-infectives : antibacterial drugs --
Anti-infectives : antiviral drugs --
Anti-infectives : antitubercular and antifungal drugs --
Drugs that affect urine output --
Drugs for hypertension --
Drugs for heart failure --
Antidysrhythmic drugs --
Drugs for high blood lipids --
Drug that affect blood clotting --
Drugs for asthma and other respiratory problems --
Drugs for nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation --
Drugs for gastric ulcers and reflux --
Drugs for seizures --
Drugs for depression, anxiety, and psychosis --
Drugs for parkinson's and alzheimer's disease --
Drugs for endocrine problems --
Drugs for diabetes --
Drugs for glaucoma --
Drugs for cancer therapy.
Responsibility: M. Linda Workman, Linda LaCharity, Susan C. Kruchko ; with Jennifer Ponto.

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