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    Pharmacology / Joanna Holly.
    by Holly, Joanna.
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    Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009
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  • Pharmacology -- Textbooks.
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  • Pharmaceutical arithmetic -- Textbooks.
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  • Medical assistants -- Textbooks.
  • ISBN: 
    9780781775090
    0781775094
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    xvii, 342 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm.
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    Preface -- User's guide -- Reviewers -- 1: Drug Fundamentals -- What's in a name? -- Major drug laws -- Drug development -- Drug categories -- Drug sources -- Drug forms -- Resources for drug information -- 2: Math Of Medications And Calculating Dosages -- Fractions -- Decimals -- Percentages -- Ratios, fractions, and proportions -- Units of measurement -- Dimensional analysis -- Calculating adult dosages with the formula W/HXV -- Clark's law for calculating children's dosages -- Calculating dosages for persons of unique size -- 3: Role Of The Medical Assistant -- Handling medications -- Maintaining professional records and medications -- Administering medications -- Documenting medications -- 4: How Drugs Work -- Local and systemic effects -- How drugs work in the body -- Factors influencing drug responses -- 5: Commonly Prescribed Drugs -- General drug classifications -- Antibiotics -- Antifungal drugs -- Antiviral drugs -- Topical drugs -- Anti-inflammatory drugs -- Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -- Analgesic and antipyretic drugs -- Otic drugs -- Ophthalmic drugs -- Muscle relaxant drugs -- Antihypertensive drugs -- Calcium channel blocker drugs -- Vasodilating drugs -- Antiarrhythmic drugs -- Anticoagulant drugs -- Antitubercular drugs -- Bronchodilator drugs -- Antitussive, mucolytic, and expectorant drugs -- Decongestant drugs -- Antihistamine drugs -- Antacid drugs -- Antiemetic drugs -- Anticholinergic drugs -- Antispasmodic drugs -- Antidiarrheal drugs -- Laxatives -- H2-receptor antagonist and proton pump -- Inhibitor drugs -- Contraceptive drugs -- Urinary antiseptic, antibacterial, and analgesic drugs -- Diuretic drugs -- Anticonvulsant drugs -- Antiparkinsonian drugs -- Antidepressant drugs -- Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor drugs -- Monoamine oxidase inhibitor drugs -- Antianxiety drugs -- Antipsychotic drugs -- Hormones -- Corticosteroid drugs -- Hypoglycemic drugs -- Antineoplastic drugs -- 6: Supplements And Immunizations: Ways To Protect Our Health -- Vitamins -- What vitamins do and where they come from -- Herbal supplements -- Immunizations -- 7: Abuse And Misuse Of Substances -- Recognizing substance abuse -- How problems with substances occur -- Caffeine -- Alcohol -- Nicotine -- Marijuana -- Cocaine -- Narcotic analgesics (Opiates) -- Hallucinogens -- Club drugs -- Inhalants -- Treatment options -- 8: Administration Of Medications -- Medication orders -- Reading the medication label -- Administering oral medications -- Administering medications by injection -- Administering inhalant medications -- Administering topical and transdermal medications -- Intravenous medications -- Glossary -- Index.
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