Mosby's Textbook for Medication Assistants - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323790505

Mosby's Textbook for Medication Assistants

2nd Edition

Author: Karen Anderson
Paperback ISBN: 9780323790505
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 1st January 2022
Page Count: 544

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Table of Contents

  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


Key Abbreviations


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About the Author

Karen Anderson

Karen Anderson, MSN, RN, is an instructor in the RN program at San Diego State University. She has also been a contributor to deWit’s Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing, Basic Geriatric Nursing, and Saunders Q &A Review for the NCLEX-PN.