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Mosby's Textbook for Medication Assistants. Edition: 2

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Gain the knowledge and skills you need to safely administer medications! Mosby's Textbook for Medication Assistants, 2nd Edition covers the principles and techniques of drug administration for common drugs and over-the-counter medications. It addresses topics such as basic pharmacology, the effect of drugs on body systems, delegation and lifespan considerations, ethics and laws, and math skills for accurate dosage calculation. Written by Karen Anderson, this text is a complete guide to the medication assistant's role, function, and scope of practice.

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  1. The Medication Assistant
  2. Delegation
  3. Ethics and Laws
  4. Assisting with the Nursing Process
  5. Body Structure and Function
  6. Basic Pharmacology
  7. Life Span Considerations
  8. Drug Orders and Prescriptions
  9. Medication Safety
  10. Oral, Sublingual, and Buccal Drugs
  11. Topical Drugs
  12. Eye, Ear, Nose, and Inhaled Drugs
  13. Vaginal and Rectal Drugs
  14. Drugs Affecting the Nervous System
  15. Drugs Used for Mental Health Disorders
  16. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders
  17. Drugs Used to Manage Pain
  18. Drugs Used to Lower Lipids
  19. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension
  20. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias
  21. Drugs Used to Treat Angina, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Heart Failure
  22. Drugs Used for Diuresis
  23. Drugs Used to Treat Thrombo-Embolic Diseases
  24. Drugs used to Treat Respiratory Diseases
  25. Drugs Used to Treat Gastro-Esophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease
  26. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, and Diarrhea
  27. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes and Thyroid Diseases
  28. Cortico-Steroids and Gonadal Hormones
  29. Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health
  30. Drugs Used to Treat Urinary System Disorders
  31. Drugs Used to Treat Eye Disorders
  32. Drugs Used in the Treatment of Cancer
  33. Drugs Affecting Muscles and Joints
  34. Drugs Used to Treat Infections
  35. Nutrition and Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy

Appendix A: A Review of Arithmetic

Appendix B: Transmission-Based Precautions

Appendix C: Bloodborne Pathogen Standard

Answers to Chapter Review Questions


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