Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals, 5th edition
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Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals provides a well-organized, easy-to-understand introduction to the world of drugs and pharmaceuticals. The text presents up-to-date drug information enhanced with beautiful illustrations and photographs, allowing you to delve into the visual world of pharmacology.
Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2016
Table of contents
UNIT 1Introduction to Pharmacology: Understanding the Past History, Present Uses, and Future of Drugs
1.Introduction to Pharmacology and the History of Drugs
2.Drug Design, Testing, Manufacturing, and Marketing
4.Routes of Administration and the Drug Cycle
5.Using Drugs Therapeutically
UNIT 2Understanding Drugs and Drug Categories by Body Systems
13.Gynecologic and Obstetric Drugs
19.Ears, Nose, and Throat Drugs
UNIT 3Understanding Other Drugs and Drug Categories
25.Emergency Drugs, Intravenous Fluids, and Blood Products
Top 50 Prescription Drugs 2010-2013
Top 50 Prescription Drugs by Sales
Top 50 Prescription Drugs by Number of Prescriptions
Appendix BGlossary of Key Words with Definitions
Appendix CGlossary of Abbreviations, Short Forms, Symbols, and Their Meanings
Appendix DSound-Alike Drug Names
Appendix EISMP List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
Appendix FDrugs Recently Taken Off the Market
Appendix GEndings Common to Generic Drug Names and their Drug Categories
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