Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals

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Making Sense of Pharmacology
Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals
provides a well-organized, easy-to-understand introduction to the world of drugs and pharmaceuticals. The Fifth Edition is structured into three broad, clear units that divide the vast subject of pharmacology into an approachable guide for students and experienced health professionals. Today’s most up-to-date drug information is enhanced with beautiful illustrations and photographs that allow students to delve into the visual world of pharmacology while deeply engaging with the text. A comprehensive drug reference glossary as well as a set of thorough appendices supplements the text to further simplify the extensive array of drug information available.

Impeccably organized and enjoyable to read, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals makes a broad and difficult subject matter both graspable and interesting for both students and practicing health professionals.

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The purpose of this book is to provide a framework of knowledge to help readers recognize drug categories and generic and trade name drugs, understand therapeutic drug actions and the rationale for using drugs to treat disease, understand why side effects, allergic effects, and other effects of drugs occur, discern between sound-alike drugs, and explore clinical applications and current healthcare issues relating to pharmacology.  By providing this foundation of knowledge, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals  will help health professionals deal with drugs currently on the market and also with the myriad of new drugs that are approved each year.

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Susan M. Turley is an experienced community college instructor, having taught introduction to pharmacology courses for pharmacy technician, medical assisting, and respiratory therapy students, as well as teaching medical terminology and medical transcription courses for many years. She is the author of Medical Language, Third Edition, which dominates the market. She is a current member of the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council (PTEC) and an avid reader of “Pharmacy Times” journal to stay current on pharmacy trends and new drugs. Her clinical background is extensive and broad, having worked in acute care hospitals, physicians’ offices, managed care, and long-term care. She has held clinical positions in quality management, auditing, and infection control. Her writing is well known for its accuracy and clarity in presenting technically difficult material and for a special blend that includes humor and interesting anecdotes to stimulate learning and keep students engaged. She holds a Master of Arts degree in adult education, a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, and national certification in the fields of both health information management and medical transcription.

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