Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 4464976
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  • 776 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Comprehensive yet approachable, PHARMACOLOGY FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS provides just the right type and level of pharmacology information you need for successful practice. With coverage of body systems structure, as well as patient scenarios, anatomy and physiology refreshers, drug monographs with pill photos, and much more, this book presents an often-challenging subject in a practical way to make learning easier.
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Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

- Fundamentals of Pharmacology

- Principles of Pharmacology

- Pharmacodynamics

- Drug Interactions and Medication Errors

Unit 2: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System and Central Nervous System

Introduction to the Nervous System

- Treatment of Anxiety

- Treatment of Depression

- Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

- Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Huntington's Disease

- Treatment of Seizure Disorders

- Treatment of Pain

- Treatment of Migraine Headache and Alzheimer's Disease

- Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

Introduction to the Musculoskeletal System

- Neuromuscular Blockade

- Treatment of Muscle Spasms

- Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Musculoskeletal System

- Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget's Disease of the Bone

- Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout

Unit 4: Treatment of Diseases of the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

Introduction to the Ophthalmic and Otic Systems

- Treatment of Glaucoma and Other Disorders of the Eye

- Treatment of Vertigo and Other Disorders of the Ear

- Treatment of Ophthalmic and Otic Infections

Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

Introduction to the Cardiovascular System and Hematological System

- Treatment of Angina

- Treatment of Hypertension

- Treatment of Heart Failure

- Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

- Treatment of Arrhythmia

Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

Introduction to the Gastrointestinal (Digestive) System

- Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer

- Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease

Unit 7: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

Introduction to the Respiratory System

- Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

- Treatment of Allergies

Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Urinary System

Introduction to the Urinary System

- Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile

- Treatment of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

Unit 9: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

Introduction to the Endocrine System

- Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

- Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

- Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the Immunological System

Introduction to the Lymphatic and Immune System

- Treatment of Bacterial Infection

- Treatment of Viral Infections

- Treatment of Cancers

- Vaccines and Immunosuppressants

Unit 11: Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System

Introduction to the Integumentary System (Skin & Its Appendages)

- Treatment of Fungal Infections

- Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers and Burns

- Treatment of Acne

- Treatment of Eczema - Treatment of Lice and Scabies
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Moscou, Kathy Research Affiliate
Centre for Aboriginal and Rural Education Studies
Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba, Canada
Former Director, Pharmacy Technician Program (1989-2006), North Seattle Community College, Vancouver, WA.

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