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Chapter 1 Introduction to Drugs
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Nurses’ Responsibility Administering drug Assessing for adverse drug effects Intervening to make the drug regimen more tolerable Providing patient teaching about drugs and the drug  regimen Monitoring and prevention of medication errors
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Pharmacology Pharmacology is the study of the biological effects of  chemicals Health care providers focus on how chemicals act on  living organisms
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Pharmacotherapeutics A branch of pharmacology that uses drugs to treat,  prevent, and diagnose disease Pharmacotherapeutics focuses on: The drug’s effect on the body The body’s response to the drugs Drug effects Therapeutic Adverse
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Sources of Drugs
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This note was uploaded on 03/08/2012 for the course PHARM 101 taught by Professor Lyse during the Spring '12 term at HCCS.

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