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Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists

This text is a complete resource for all the imaging technologies, not just plain film radiography. It provides introductory material on pharmacological nomenclature, drug classifications, pharmacokinetics, and drugs used in imaging. It also offers comprehensive coverage of diagnostic contrast agents, along with drug administration procedures, emergency responses to drug reactions, and legal and ethical aspects of medication administration.

Paperback, 208 Pages

Published: October 2005

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-03075-5

Contents

  • 1 The Role of the Imaging Professional
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Historical Perspective
    Ethical and Legal Implications
    Standard of Care
    HIPAA NEW!
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    2 Principles of Pharmacology
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Drug Nomenclature
    Legend Drugs
    The Legal Prescription
    Controlled Substances
    Herbal Products NEW!
    Charting
    Drug References
    Learning Exercises
    3 Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Biopharmaceutics
    Pharmacokinetics
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    4 Pharmacodynamics
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Mechanism of Action
    Drug-Response Relationships
    Half-Life
    Therapeutic Index
    Adverse Effects
    Drug-Drug Interactions
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    5 Drug Classifications NEW!
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Inroduction
    Cardiac Medications
    Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, Thrombolytic Medications
    Analgesic Medications
    Antihistamine Medications
    Endocrine Medications
    Central Nervous System Medications
    Anti-Infectives
    Chemotherapy
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    6 Classification, Chemistry, and Pharmacology of Contrast Agents
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Radiopaque Contrast Media
    Pharmacology of Iodinated ROCM
    Osmolality, Osmolarity, Osmotic Activity
    Intravascular Radiopaque Contrast Media
    Enteral Radiopaque Contrast Media
    Paramagnetic Agents NEW!
    Ultrasound Microbubble Agents NEW!
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    7 Pharmacodynamics of Radiopaque Contrast Media
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Iodinated Radiopaque Contrast Media
    Diagnostic Pharmacodynamics
    Adverse Pharmacodynamics
    General Adverse Reactions
    Paramagnetic Agent Adverse Reactions NEW!
    Ultrasound Microbubble Agent Adverse Reactions NEW!
    Screening
    Drug-Drug Interactions
    Barium Sulfate
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    8 Routes of Drug Administration
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Oral Route
    Sublingual and Buccal Routes
    Topical Route
    Rectal Route
    Parenteral Route
    Intravenous Injection Sites NEW!
    Intravenous Equipment NEW!
    Intravenous Procedure NEW!
    Charting NEW!
    Chest Tubes and Lines NEW!
    General Administration Guidelines
    Learning Exercises
    9 Infection Prevention and Control
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Fundamentals NEW!
    Infections Prevention and Control NEW!
    Medical Asepsis
    Hand Washing and Gloves NEW!
    Good Housekeeping NEW!
    Bloodborne Virus Transmission to Healthcare Personnel NEW!
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    10 Anxiety, Phobia and Conscious Sedation NEW!
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Conscious Sedation
    Agents Used for Conscious Sedation
    Barbituates
    Benzodiazepines
    Opiate Analgesics
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    11 Pharmacology of Emergency Medications
    Key Terms
    Objectives
    Introduction
    Cardiorespiratory Arrest
    Emergency Medications for Cardiorespiratory Arrest
    Other Cardiac Emergency Medications
    Conclusion
    Learning Exercises
    Answer Section
    Bibliography

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