ISBN: 9780323047210
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Mosby
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Workbook for Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians,

by Kathy Moscou, RPh, MPH, BSc(Pharm), Karen Snipe, CPhT, AS, BA, MEd and Karen Snipe, CPhT, AS, BA, MEd
ISBN: 9780323047210
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $36.95
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Specially designed to parallel material in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians, this helpful workbook provides in-depth study and review of the pharmacology concepts you need to master for a successful career in pharmacy technology. Its user-friendly format and engaging learning exercises make it easy to understand both basic and advanced pharmacologic concepts. Practical application activities provide valuable practice in applying what you learn to real-world scenarios.
    • Concise content reviews emphasize everything you need to know from each chapter of the textbook.
    • Each workbook chapter includes 10-20 matching, 12-15 fill-in-the-blank, and 10-15 true/false questions to reinforce and help you evaluate your understanding of key concepts.
    • Critical thinking exercises challenge you to synthesize information and apply concepts beyond the scope of each chapter.
    • Research Activities for each chapter strengthen your computing and research skills and introduce you to online sources for information for pharmacology and pharmacy technology.
  • Unit 1: Introduction to Pharmacology

    1. Fundamentals of Pharmacology

    2. Principles of Pharmacology

    3. Pharmacodynamics

    4. Drug Interactions and Medication Errors

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

    5. Treatment of Anxiety

    6. Treatment of Depression

    7. Treatment of Schizophrenia and Other Psychoses

    8. Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease

    9. Treatment of Seizure Disorders

    10. Treatment of Pain

    11. Treatment of Migraine Headache and Alzheimer’s Disease

    12. Treatment of Sleep Disorders and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Musculoskeletal System

    13. Neuromuscular Blockade

    14. Treatment of Muscle Spasms

    15. Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases That Affect the Musculoskeletal System

    16. Treatment of Osteoporosis and Paget’s Disease of the Bone

    17. Treatment of Hyperuricemia and Gout

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

    18. Treatment of Glaucoma

    19. Treatment of Vertigo and Other Disorders of the Ear

    20. Treatment of Ophthalmic and Otic Infections

    Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

    21. Treatment of Angina

    22. Treatment of Hypertension

    23. Treatment of Heart Failure

    24. Treatment of Myocardial Infarction and Stroke

    25. Treatment of Arrhythmia

    Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System

    26. Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laryngopharyngeal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer

    27. Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

    Unit 7: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

    28. Treatment of Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    29. Treatment of Allergies

    Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Urinary System

    30. Treatment of Prostate Disease and Erectile Dysfunction

    31. Treatment of Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders

    Unit 9: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

    32. Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

    33. Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus

    34. Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

    Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the Immunological System

    35. Treatment of Bacterial Infection

    36. Treatment of Viral Infections

    37. Treatment of Cancers

    38. Vaccines and Immunosuppressants

    Unit 11: Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System

    39. Treatment of Fungal Infections

    40. Treatment of Decubitus Ulcers and Burns

    41. Treatment of Acne

    42. Treatment of Eczema

    43. Treatment of Lice and Scabies
  • Kathy Moscou, RPh, MPH, BSc(Pharm), Research Officer, Faculty of Health, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Former Director, Pharmacy Technician Program (1989-2006), North Seattle Community College, WA, Karen Snipe, CPhT, AS, BA, MEd, Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator, Department Head, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC and Karen Snipe, CPhT, AS, BA, MEd, Pharmacy Technician Program Coordinator, Department Head, Diagnostic and Imaging Services, Trident Technical College, Charleston, SC
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