Drug Names Decoded How to Study Pharmacology

Drug Names Decoded  How to Study Pharmacology Author Tony Guerra
ISBN-10 9781304727183
Release 2016-03-12
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Why is pharmacology hard? It's tough to memorize words you can't pronounce, it's not often clear what needs to be memorized, and most pharmacology books are not written in plain, accessible English. This book provides pronunciations for generic and brand name drugs, mnemonics for each drug in an easy to memorize order, and a plain English summary of each pharmacologic concept. Drug Names Decoded: How to Study Pharmacology breaks down learning pharmacology into small bite-sized, digestible pieces of memorable information to help students quickly improve their pharmacology knowledge base.



Memorizing Pharmacology A Relaxed Approach

Memorizing Pharmacology  A Relaxed Approach Author Tony Guerra
ISBN-10 9781329898448
Release 2016-02-28
Pages 240
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"As a working parent of 4yearold triplet daughters, I understand time management presents one of the greatest barriers to my pharmacology students' success. Many students feel that cold sense of overwhelm and information overload. This easytoread guide organizes pharmacology into manageable, logical steps you can fit in short pockets of time. The proven system helps you memorize medications quickly and form immediate connections. With mnemonics from students and instructors, you'll see how both sides approach learning. After you've finished the 200 Top Drugs in this book, reading pharmacology exam questions will seem like reading plain English. You'll have a new understanding of pharmacology to do better in class, clinical and your board exam. You'll feel the confidence you'd hoped for as a future health professional. For patients and caregivers, this book provides a means to memorize medications to quickly and articulately communicate with your health providers." --from the back cover.



How to Pronounce Drug Names A Visual Approach to Preventing Medication Errors

How to Pronounce Drug Names  A Visual Approach to Preventing Medication Errors Author Tony Guerra
ISBN-10 9781365566301
Release 2016-12-05
Pages 192
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Can you remember, pronounce, and spell the active ingredient in the last medicine you took or gave your child? If you're an administrator, can everyone in your facility who provides patients with medications spell and pronounce those medications correctly? If you have any doubt-whether you're reading this book in a doctor's office, a pharmacy, or a hospital room-I wrote this book for you. A revolution is happening in health care. In the past, nurses, pharmacists, and doctors spoke together at length with families about their concerns and medicines. But now, patients receive only distracted attention as their health professionals tangle with billing, electronic records, and insurance obstacles. This shortened communication frustrates doctors and patients who want to connect. Patients find themselves isolated because they don't speak the language of medicine. This book teaches you that language with plain English words.



Prepharmacy Getting Into Pharmacy School Without Drowning in Debt

Prepharmacy  Getting Into Pharmacy School Without Drowning in Debt Author Tony Guerra
ISBN-10 9781304670991
Release 2013-12-19
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Prepharmacy: Getting Into Pharmacy School Without Drowning in Debt provides real world advice on getting the right advisers, classes, and how to stay out of significant debt. Detailed course descriptions help the prospective student understand the differences between the required chemistry, biology, English, and math classes. With the perspective of a first generation college student who earned a perfect score on the Pharmacy College Admissions Test (PCAT), you’ll learn to navigate the complex process of applying and getting admitted to a United States pharmacy school step-by-step.



FAQ in Pharmacology

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FAQ in Pharmacology has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from FAQ in Pharmacology also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full FAQ in Pharmacology book for free.



Dosage Calculations

Dosage Calculations Author Gloria D. Pickar
ISBN-10 0766862860
Release 2004
Pages 552
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This perennial best seller has set the standard for dosage calculations. This formula method text contains more practice questions than any competitor; full color labels; equipment; pediatric dosages; and even advanced calculations. New to this edition are a more streamlined presentation; new drug labels; smaller doses for pediatric calculations; and an interactive CD-ROM with improved functionality



The Patient Will See You Now

The Patient Will See You Now Author Eric Topol
ISBN-10 9780465094479
Release 2016-10-25
Pages 400
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"[Topol is] one of medicine's most innovative thinkers about the digital future.... [A] valuable contribution to a fascinating subject."--New York Times Book Review A trip to the doctor is almost a guarantee of misery. You'll make an appointment months in advance. You'll probably wait for several hours until you hear "the doctor will see you now"-but only for fifteen minutes! Then you'll wait even longer for lab tests, the results of which you'll likely never see, unless they indicate further (and more invasive) tests, most of which will probably prove unnecessary (much like physicals themselves). And your bill will be astronomical. In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation's top physicians, shows why medicine does not have to be that way. Instead, you could use your smartphone to get rapid test results from one drop of blood, monitor your vital signs both day and night, and use an artificially intelligent algorithm to receive a diagnosis without having to see a doctor, all at a small fraction of the cost imposed by our modern healthcare system. The change is powered by what Topol calls medicine's "Gutenberg moment." Much as the printing press took learning out of the hands of a priestly class, the mobile internet is doing the same for medicine, giving us unprecedented control over our healthcare. With smartphones in hand, we are no longer beholden to an impersonal and paternalistic system in which "doctor knows best." Medicine has been digitized, Topol argues; now it will be democratized. Computers will replace physicians for many diagnostic tasks, citizen science will give rise to citizen medicine, and enormous data sets will give us new means to attack conditions that have long been incurable. Massive, open, online medicine, where diagnostics are done by Facebook-like comparisons of medical profiles, will enable real-time, real-world research on massive populations. There's no doubt the path forward will be complicated: the medical establishment will resist these changes, and digitized medicine inevitably raises serious issues surrounding privacy. Nevertheless, the result-better, cheaper, and more human health care-will be worth it. Provocative and engrossing, The Patient Will See You Now is essential reading for anyone who thinks they deserve better health care. That is, for all of us.



Stealing Fire

Stealing Fire Author Steven Kotler
ISBN-10 9780062429674
Release 2017-02-21
Pages 304
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER “A mind-blowing tour along the path from sex and drugs to R&D.” - Financial Times It’s the biggest revolution you’ve never heard of, and it’s hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned everything we thought we knew about high performance upside down. Instead of grit, better habits, or 10,000 hours, these trailblazers have found a surprising short cut. They're harnessing rare and controversial states of consciousness to solve critical challenges and outperform the competition. New York Times bestselling author Steven Kotler and high performance expert Jamie Wheal spent four years investigating the leading edges of this revolution—from the home of SEAL Team Six to the Googleplex, the Burning Man festival, Richard Branson’s Necker Island, Red Bull’s training center, Nike’s innovation team, and the United Nations’ Headquarters. And what they learned was stunning: In their own ways, with differing languages, techniques, and applications, every one of these groups has been quietly seeking the same thing: the boost in information and inspiration that altered states provide. Today, this revolution is spreading to the mainstream, fueling a trillion dollar underground economy and forcing us to rethink how we can all lead richer, more productive, more satisfying lives. Driven by four accelerating forces—psychology, neurobiology, technology and pharmacology—we are gaining access to and insights about some of the most contested and misunderstood terrain in history. Stealing Fire is a provocative examination of what’s actually possible; a guidebook for anyone who wants to radically upgrade their life.



The Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs

The Encyclopedia of Addictive Drugs Author Richard Lawrence Miller
ISBN-10 0313318077
Release 2002
Pages 491
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Draws together information from a variety of sources to list and describe more than 130 addictive drugs, including both natural substances and pharmaceutical products.



Basic Clinical Pharmacology

Basic   Clinical Pharmacology Author Bertram Katzung
ISBN-10 9780071543781
Release 2004-01-05
Pages 1088
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The most current, authoritative, and comprehensive pharmacology book for medical, pharmacy, and other health science students. Widely respected for its clarity, comprehensiveness, and organization, this pharmacology course book presents the essential concepts that students need to know about the science of pharmacology and their application. Focuses on the basic principles of each drug group as well as the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects.



Handbook of Patient Care in Vascular Diseases

Handbook of Patient Care in Vascular Diseases Author John W. Hallett
ISBN-10 078172614X
Release 2001
Pages 317
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The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this handbook is a complete and current quick-reference guide to the evaluation and management of patients with arterial and venous diseases. Written by authors with extensive experience in teaching residents, fellows, and nurses, the book is practical and user-friendly. Each chapter includes indications for operation, perioperative management, and potential complications.This edition describes cutting-edge advances in vascular technology, including endovascular procedures and surgery. The section on preoperative evaluation includes new imaging techniques. The section on vascular radiology includes state-of-the-art procedures in interventional radiology.



Ansel s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems

Ansel s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems Author Loyd Allen
ISBN-10 9781469871943
Release 2014-01-30
Pages 832
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Long established as a trusted core text for pharmaceutics courses, this gold standard book is the most comprehensive source on pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery systems available today. Reflecting the CAPE, APhA, and NAPLEX® competencies, Ansel’s Pharmaceutical Dosage Forms and Drug Delivery Systems covers physical pharmacy, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutics, compounding, and dosage forms, as well as the clinical application of the various dosing forms in patient care. This Tenth Edition has been fully updated to reflect new USP standards and features a dynamic new full color design, new coverage of prescription flavoring, and increased coverage of expiration dates.



Medical Pharmacology at a Glance

Medical Pharmacology at a Glance Author Michael J. Neal
ISBN-10 9781118902455
Release 2015-10-07
Pages 120
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Medical Pharmacology at a Glance is recognised as an excellent starting point for pharmacology study. This international best-seller is the perfect companion for all medical and health students, providing an accessible, visual overview of pharmacology. This 8th edition has been extensively updated, especially in the areas of anaesthetics, drugs used in AIDs, cardiovascular drugs, drugs used in anxiety, depression and schizophrenia, urological drugs, drug metabolism, as well as practical concerns such as drug indications and side effects. Ideal for USMLE and pharmacology exam revision, Medical Pharmacology at a Glance features: • The basic principles of drug action, interaction, absorption and excretion • Chapters based on diseases or syndrome, for efficient clinical learning • An emphasis on drug mechanisms • References to the pathophysiology of disease, to aid understanding of drug choice and action • Case studies with questions and full explanation of answers • A companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/pharmacology featuring online cases and flashcards



Notes on Nursing

Notes on Nursing Author Florence Nightingale
ISBN-10 9781611040265
Release 2010-08-01
Pages 134
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"Notes on Nursing" is a classic by Florence Nightingale (the first "Modern Nurse). Florence Nightingale's methods were revolutionary in her time, and they form the basis for the techniques of patient management that have been taught ever since. "Notes on Nursing" is a great overview, in her own words, of Florence Nightingale's ideas on care, cleanliness, and the nursing process in general. Her directives are widely applicable today. First published in 1860, "Notes on Nursing" served as the cornerstone of the curriculum at the Nightingale School and other nursing schools established. It also sold well to the general reading public and is considered a classic introduction to nursing. Florence Nightingale spent much of her life promoting the establishment and development of the nursing profession and organizing it into its modern form. Anyone interested in the healthcare process, nursing, or notable women in history would do well to read "Notes on Nursing."



Mosby s Medical Terminology Flash Cards E Book

Mosby s Medical Terminology Flash Cards   E Book Author Mosby
ISBN-10 9780323227599
Release 2013-10-11
Pages 1200
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Fun, quick, and easy to study while on the go, Mosby’s Medical Terminology Flash Cards, 3rd Edition provide a great tool for learning and reviewing medical terms. 600 full-color flash cards help you memorize the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. Updated with the latest medical terms and illustrations, these flash cards include word-building examples and Spanish translations. And you can now study flash cards and take quizzes on your smartphone! Full-color illustrations help you remember terms and their word parts. Word-building examples show how word parts are used to create medical terms — including the most commonly diagnosed diseases and disorders, as well as treatments and procedures. Indexing by body system makes it easy to organize and study terms. Spanish translations of word parts and terminology are included. Alphabetical index and suggested learning activities in a companion booklet make it easy to find specific cards and study the cards in a variety of different ways. Durable, hole-punched design allows you to put sets of cards on a metal ring or cord for on-the-go study. NEW! Smaller 3" x 5" card format helps you memorize — anywhere and anytime — the prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms used to build medical terms. NEW! Mobile-optimized flash cards and quizzes allow you to study the flash cards and take quizzes using your smartphone.



Biology of the NMDA Receptor

Biology of the NMDA Receptor Author Antonius M. VanDongen
ISBN-10 142004415X
Release 2008-10-29
Pages 350
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The NMDA receptor plays a critical role in the development of the central nervous system and in adult neuroplasticity, learning, and memory. Therefore, it is not surprising that this receptor has been widely studied. However, despite the importance of rhythms for the sustenance of life, this aspect of NMDAR function remains poorly studied. Written by one of the world’s leading authorities on NMDA receptors, Biology of the NMDA Receptor brings together virtually all the players in this important field.



Drug Discovery and Development

Drug Discovery and Development Author Raymond G Hill
ISBN-10 9780702053160
Release 2012-07-20
Pages 368
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The modern pharmacopeia has enormous power to alleviate disease, and owes its existence almost entirely to the work of the pharmaceutical industry. This book provides an introduction to the way the industry goes about the discovery and development of new drugs. The first part gives a brief historical account from its origins in the mediaeval apothecaries’ trade, and discusses the changing understanding of what we mean by disease, and what therapy aims to achieve, as well as summarising case histories of the discovery and development of some important drugs. The second part focuses on the science and technology involved in the discovery process: the stages by which a promising new chemical entity is identified, from the starting point of a medical need and an idea for addressing it. A chapter on biopharmaceuticals, whose discovery and development tend to follow routes somewhat different from synthetic compounds, is included here, as well as accounts of patent issues that arise in the discovery phase, and a chapter on research management in this environment. The third section of the book deals with drug development: the work that has to be undertaken to turn the drug candidate that emerges from the discovery process into a product on the market.