LWW's Foundations in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians: A Series for Education and Practice

Author: W. Renee Acosta

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  • ISBN: 9780781766241
  • Author: W. Renee Acosta
  • Publ Date: 2009-11-01
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 344
  • Imprint: LIPPINCOTT*#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 9148

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LWW's Foundations in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians is the essential resource for pharmacy technician students and practitioners. The most relevant and focused book on the market, it has been developed specifically for pharmacy technician programs and working professionals. Comprehensive yet concise, avoiding fluff or filler, the text is the right depth, the right length, the right choice. Pharmacy technicians who learn their pharmacology with this book will be knowledgeable, confident, and prepared for professional success. Each chapter of LWW's Foundations in Pharmacology for Pharmacy Technicians includes the following features: Chapter Objectives prepare the student for each chapter's material by laying out the key topics. Key Terms set up students' understanding of the material while also providing handy lists for studying at the start of each chapter, including definitions. Terms are bolded and highlighted in color throughout the chapter for in-context reinforcement. Tips offer advice for remembering and applying the chapter's content. At the Counter is a critical thinking feature that relates drug facts to relevant scenarios with patients and poses application questions to students. Proceed with Caution pulls together in concise lists the possible adverse interactions for the most commonly prescribed drugs. How It Works describes pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in clear, easy-to-understand steps with illustrations where appropriate. Classification Tables synthesize the basic information about all drugs covered in each chapter by drug class, generic name, and trade name. Quick Quizzes at the end of each chapter provide in-context self-study and review opportunities for students or assignment options for instructors. Questions are multiple-choice, short-answer, true-or-false, and matching. Answers are provided in the Appendix. A comprehensive supplement package includes an electronic Quiz Bank and full text online. Pharmacy technician program instructors can access PowerPoint presentations, an Image Bank, and a Brownstone Test Generator online at the Point[trademark].


 

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