Practical Pharmacology for the Pharmacy Technician

ISBN-10: 0781773482

ISBN-13: 9780781773485

Edition: 2009

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This pharmacology textbook is written specifically to meet the needs of pharmacy technician students and practicing pharmacy technicians. It will be unique in the market for its intuitive organization of units by body system and focus on drug classes, instead of individual drugs.
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Book details

List price: $79.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 6/28/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.146
Language: English

Introduction to Pharmacology
Pharmacology and Pharmacy: Past, Present, and Future
Drug Therapy and Pharmacodynamics: The Mechanics of Drug Action
Pharmacokinetics: The Absorption, Distribution, and Excretion of Drugs
Drugs Affecting the Nervous System
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Nervous System
The Autonomic Nervous System: Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists
The Autonomic Nervous System: Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
Anesthetic Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants: The Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Drugs
Central Nervous System Depressants: The Opioid Analgesics and Antagonists
Central Nervous System Stimulants and Hallucinogens
The Antipsychotic Drugs
Drugs Used to Treat Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy, and Migraines
Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure and Angina Pectoris
Treatment of Hypertension
Drugs Affecting the Blood
Drugs Affecting the Respiratory, Urinary, Gastrointestinal, and Musculoskeletal Systems
The Anatomy and Physiology of the Respiratory, Urinary, Gastrointestinal, and Musculoskeletal Systems
Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
Diuretics and Other Drugs Affecting the Urinary System
Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders
Drugs Used to Treat Musculoskeletal Disorders
Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
Anatomy and Physiology of the Endocrine System
Hypothalamic, Pituitary, and Thyroid Hormones
Insulin and Other Drugs for Diabetes
The Steroid Hormones
The Immune System, Infectious Disease, and the Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
Antibiotics: Cell Wall and Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Antibacterials: Sulfonamides, Quinolones, Urinary Antiseptics, and Antituberculars
Drug Treatment of Fungal and Parasitic Infections
Antiviral Drugs and Vaccines
Chemotherapy and Other Drug Therapies
Cancer Chemotherapy
Fluids, Nutrients, and Electrolytes
Antidotes and Antivenins
Answers to Case Studies
Auxiliary Prescription Labels
Error-Prone Drug Names and Abbreviations
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