9780130417428

Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals

  • ISBN 13:

    9780130417428

  • ISBN 10:

    0130417424

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Newer Edition

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

Providing a complete overview of pharmacology, this resource presents a comprehensive framework for drug recognition and drug usage. Arranged by medical specialty or drug category, it covers all of the "need-to-know" essentials from the history of drugs and the drug approval process to prescription and over-the-counter trade name and generic drugs for every body system. Revised and updated, the third edition includes the most current drugs and drug information. NEW TO THE THIRD EDITION: bull; Corresponding Companion Website that features drug updates and discussions of current healthcare issues, as well as study guide exercises, www.prenhall.com/turley Focus on healthcare issues encountered on a clay-to-day basis. Drug forms and dosages for all listed drugs are included in the Glossary/Index. Pronunciation guide is now included in the Glossary/Index. Clinical scenarios from real medical case histories are included, accompanied by questions and exercises. Handwritten prescriptions allow students to interpret actual written prescription. ADDITIONAL FEATURES: bull; Covers the broad spectrum of diverse yet interrelated topics that affect pharmacology, Such as botany, molecular chemistry, research, clinical observation, toxicology. Legislation, and patient education. Presents competency-based learning objectives and correlated review questions. Includes end-of-chapter questions, spelling tips and the insights provided by correct spellings, historical notes, and Did You Know boxes. Includes photographs and line drawings for visual comprehension and reinforcement.

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