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Pharmacology for Technicians, Sixth Edition, with Course Navigator

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Pages: 682 | Copyright: 2017

Author(s): Don A. Ballington, Mary M. Laughlin, and Skye A. McKennon

Overview

As the most in-depth pharmacology text designed specifically for pharmacy technicians, this title prepares students for a career in community, institutional, and other pharmacy settings. Students will develop a basic understanding of drug classes and the mechanisms of action for many drugs. They will also gain insight into why certain drugs are prescribed for particular disease states and obtain instruction for making informed, intelligent decisions when dispensing drugs. Includes an all-new drug guide and workbook, available in print or digitally!

New to the sixth edition!

• Section in each chapter exploring complementary and alternative therapies.
• New emphasis on professionalism and soft skills incorporated throughout.
• Integration with the Course Navigator learning management system provides quizzes, games, and flash cards.

Paradigm’s all-new Pocket Drug Guide is now available in 3 formats.

  • In print
  • Get the App
  • Ebook

Learn more about the Course Navigator!

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Introduction to Pharmacology

1. Evolution of Medicinal Drugs
2. Basic Concepts of Pharmacology
3. Dispensing Medications

Unit 2. Major Classes of Pharmaceutical Products I
4. Antibiotics and Antifungals
5. Viral Infection Therapy and Acquired Immunity
6. Anesthetics and Narcotics
7. Psychiatric and Related Drugs
8. Drugs for Central Nervous System Disorders
9. Respiratory Drugs

Unit 3. Major Classes of Pharmaceutical Products II
10. Drugs for Gastrointestinal and Related Diseases
11. Renal System Drugs
12. Drugs for Cardiovascular Diseases
13. Drugs for Muscle and Joint Diseases and Pain
14. Hormonal Disorders and Their Treatments
15. Topical, Ophthalmic, and Otic Medications

Unit 4. Chemotherapy and Miscellaneous Pharmaceutical Products
16. Cancer Drugs and Chemotherapy
17. Vitamins, Electrolytes, Nutrition, Antidotes, and Bioterrorism

Appendix A. Common Look-Alike and Sound-Alike Medications
Appendix B. Common Pharmacy Abbreviations and Acronyms
Appendix C. Common Look-Alike and Sound-Alike Medications
Generic and Brand-Name Drug Index
Subject Index