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Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist. Edition No. 5

  • ID: 4829416
  • Book
  • April 2020
  • 256 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Learn pharmacology with the trusted text written specifically for surgical technologists! Pharmacology for the Surgical Technologist, 5th Edition ensures that as an integral member of the operating room team, you have an in-depth understanding of surgical medications. It covers everything a surg tech needs to know, including basic pharmacology, dosage calculations, safe handling of medications, terminology, and drug effects and side effects. If you are interested in becoming a surgical first assistant, many chapters also include coverage of advanced practice. Written by Tiffany Howe, CST, CSFA, FAST, MBA, an educator, and Angie Burton, CST, FAST, a practicing surg tech, this book covers all areas of pharmacology designated in the AST Core Curriculum for Surgical Technology.
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UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY
1. Basic Pharmacology
2. Medication Development, Regulation, and Resources
3. Pharmacology Mathematics
4. Medication Administration
UNIT II: APPLIED SURGICAL PHARMACOLOGY
5. Antibiotics
6. Diagnostic Agents
7. Diuretics
8. Hormones
9. Medications That Affect Coagulation
10. Ophthalmic Agents
11. Fluids and Irrigation Solutions
12. Antineoplastic Chemotherapy Agents
UNIT III: ANESTHESIA
13. Preoperative Medications
14. Patient Monitoring and Local and Regional Anesthesia
15. General Anesthesia
16. Emergency Situations
Glossary
Index
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Howe, Tiffany
Vice President for Teaching and Learning
Western Dakota Tech
800 Mickelson Drive
Rapid City, South Dakota
605-718-2931
Tiffany.Howe@wdt.edu
Burton, Angela
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