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Author Beaman, Nina.

Title Pharmacology clear & simple : a drug classifications & dosage calculations approach / Nina Beaman
Published Philadelphia : F.A. Davis, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  615.1 Bea/Pca  AVAILABLE
Description 398 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CDROM
4 3/4 in
Contents Unit 1. Safe and Legal Dispensing of Medications -- Ch. 1. Patient Safety -- Ch. 2. Regulations -- Ch. 3. Sources and Actions -- Ch. 4. Forms and Routes of Drugs -- Ch. 5. Prescriptions and Labels -- Ch. 6. Resources -- Unit 2. Administration of Medicines -- Ch. 7. Medication Administration -- Unit 3. Calculations -- Ch. 8. Basic Review of Mathematics -- Ch. 9. Measurement Systems -- Ch. 10. Dosage Calculations -- Unit 4. Classifications of Drugs -- Ch. 11. Nervous System Medications -- Ch. 12. Cardiovascular System Medications -- Ch. 13. Immunologic System Medications -- Ch. 14. Integumentary System Medications -- Ch. 15. Pulmonary System Medications -- Ch. 16. Gastrointestinal System Medications -- Ch. 17. Musculoskeletal System Medications -- Ch. 18. Endocrine System Medications -- Ch. 19. Reproductive and Urinary System Medications -- Ch. 20. Eye and Ear Medications -- Ch. 21. Herbs, Vitamins, and Minerals -- App. A. Drug Classifications
App. B. Drug Classification Index by Generic Name -- App. C. Pregnancy Drug Categories and Controlled Substances Schedules -- App. D. Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizations -- App. E. Administering Medications to Children -- App. F. Pediatric Dosage Calculations -- App. G. Examples of Herbs, Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, and Lipids Used in Illness by System
Summary "Now there's one book you can rely on for need-to-know information to safely administer drugs and teach your patients about their medications. How does it work? It takes a body systems' approach to pharmacology with basic math review and a focus on drug classifications - preparing you for clinical situations in which specific drugs are used. The CD-ROM provides drug calculation activities and a basic math review that will help you overcome math hurdles and strengthen those trouble areas."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM: OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Subject Pharmacology.
Allied health personnel.
Drugs -- Dosage.
Drugs -- Classification.
LC no. 2007037440
ISBN 9780803612396 (paperback)
0803612397 (paperback)
Other Titles Pharmacology clear and simple