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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0721663214, Paperback)Here's the first book designed to provide surgical technologists with the specific pharmacologic competencies mandated by the Core Curriculum of the Association of Surgical Technologists. Following a review of the basic math skills necessary for dosage calculation and an overview of pharmacology, it provides in-depth coverage of the many pharmaceutical categories, medicines, and solutions used in surgery, as well as everything that surgical technologists must know about anesthesia.
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Written specifically to meet the needs of surgical technologists, the third edition of this text focuses on the uses of medicines, agents, and solutions in surgery. An introduction to pharmacology covers basic math skills, pharmacologic principles, and drug administration, and is followed by detailed descriptions of common surgical medications along with anesthesia in surgical and emergency situations. This edition adds a new index of drugs by surgical specialty, and a companion Evolve website reinforces understanding with practical activities and exercises, drug calculations, and more. In this book, the authors, both surgical technology educators cover all areas of pharmacology that are designated in the core curriculum by the AST (Association of Surgical Technology).
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