Pharmacology and Drug Administration for Imaging Technologists

2nd Edition

Editors:

  • Steven Jensen
  • Michael Peppers
  • Key Features

    • Objectives and Key Terms open each chapter.
    • Learning exercises include true/false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and short-answer questions at the end of each chapter, with answers at the end of the book.
    • Did You Know? boxes offer interesting tidbits of historical or current pharmacology information, connecting the book's drug content to everyday situations.
    • Clinical Alert icons point out possible adverse reactions and toxic effects.
    • Discussion of pharmacodynamics and drug classifications focuses on radiopaque contrast media used in imaging procedures, using clearly written text and useful tables.
    • Pharmacokinetics coverage describes how drugs are absorbed, metabolized, distributed, and eliminated.
    • Complete coverage of emergency procedures in response to adverse reactions to contrast media includes crash cart procedures and drugs used to treat cardiac and/or respiratory arrest and how to administer them appropriately.

    Table of 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 Ad

    Details

    No. of pages:
    208
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323030755
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323277075

    About the editors

    Steven Jensen

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

    Michael Peppers

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Pharmacist, Des Peres Hospital; Per Diem Pharmacist, Jefferson Memorial Hospital; Per Diem Pharmacist, St. Alexius Hospital; Per Diem Pharmacist, Option Care, St.Louis, MO, USA