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By Mary Kaye Asperheim Favaro, MD,MS,BS and Justin Favaro, MD, PhD, BS
304 pagesTrim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 inCopyright 2012$81.95, Paperback, Reference
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Administer drugs safely and prevent drug errors with accurate, up-to-date drug information! Concise and easy to understand, Introduction to Pharmacology, 12th Edition provides drug monographs with key information such as generic and trade names, indications, common adverse effects, and typical adult and pediatric dosages. Drug entries are organized by classification, and include the newest FDA-approved drugs. Coverage of special situations highlights the unique issues of drug therapy in children, pregnant and nursing women, and older adults. To provide a solid foundation for safe practice, authors Mary Asperheim Favaro and Justin Favaro also address the principles of pharmacology and the basic math needed to calculate drug dosages.
"This text is a useful and updated resource explaining the basics of pharmacology...There are discussions on critical thinking and general questions at the end of each section that support the content and help with understanding and reflection...The content is useful, straightforward and readily understandable...this is an excellent text for students and practitioners wanting to learn about the basics of pharmacology or to revise their knowledge of the subject."
Nursing Standard, 25-31 Jul 2012
By Mary Kaye Asperheim Favaro, MD,MS,BS, Staff Physician, Little River Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, SC; Formerly Instructor of Pharmacology, St. Louis University School of Nursing and Health Services, St. Louis, MO and Justin Favaro, MD, PhD, BS, Oncology Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina