EmtPharmacology - GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY EMERGENCY MEDICAL...

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Temple College EMS Program 1 GENERAL PHARMACOLOGY EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN - BASIC
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Temple College EMS Prog 2 Pharmacology Basics Indications The reasons for administering a medication or performing a treatment Contra-indications A factor that prevents the use of a medication or treatment (eg. Allergies)
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Temple College EMS Prog 3 Pharmacology Basics Dose The amount of a drug to be administered at one time Mechanism of Action How a drug works
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Temple College EMS Prog 4 Pharmacology Basics Effects The desired result of administration of a medication Side Effects Effects that are not desired and that occur in addition to the desired therapeutic effects
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Temple College EMS Prog 5 Medication Names Chemical Name describes the drug’s chemical structure Generic Name reflects the chemical name, but in shorter form
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Temple College EMS Prog 6 Medication Names Trade Name the name the manufacturer uses to market the drug Official Name the name used in the U.S. Pharmocopoeia
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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