Table of Contents
UNIT 1 Pharmacology: Understanding the Past History, Present
Uses, and Future of Drugs
Chapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology and the History of Drugs
Chapter 2 Drug Design, Testing, Manufacturing, and Marketing
Chapter 3 Drug Forms and Routes of Administration
Chapter 4 Steps in the Drug Cycle
Chapter 5 Using Drugs Therapeutically
Chapter 6 The Prescription
UNIT 2 Pharmacology: Understanding Drugs by Body System
Chapter 7 Urinary Drugs
Chapter 8 Gastrointestinal Drugs
Chapter 9 Musculoskeletal Drugs
Chapter 10 Pulmonary Drugs
Chapter 11 Cardiovascular Drugs
Chapter 12 Hematologic Drugs
Chapter 13 Gynecologic/Obstetric Drugs
Chapter 14 Endocrine Drugs
Chapter 15 Neurologic Drugs
Chapter 16 Psychiatric Drugs
Chapter 17 Dermatologic Drugs
Chapter 18 Ophthalmic Drugs
Chapter 19 Ears, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Drugs
UNIT 3 Pharmacology: Understanding Other Drug Categories
Chapter 20 Anti-Infective Drugs
Chapter 21 Chemotherapy Drugs
Chapter 22 Analgesic Drugs
Chapter 23 Anesthetic Drugs
Chapter 24 Emergency Drugs, Intravenous Fluids, and Blood Products
Appendix A 25 Most Commonly Prescribed Drugs
Appendix B New Drugs Approved by the FDA
Appendix C Common Drugs No Longer on the Market
Appendix D Sound-Alike Drug Names
Appendix E Glossary of Key Words with Definitions
Appendix F Glossary of Abbreviations and Symbols with Definitions
Appendix G Drug References
Appendix H A-Z List of Generic and Trade Name Drugs, Indications, Dosages,
and Drug Pronunciations
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