Pharmacology for Allied Personnel
Students learn about the addicted brain, opiates, opioid peptides, and opioid receptors. They study hallucinogens, depressants, and stimulants. The text also details how the body processes drugs through absorption and disposition. Additional material addresses the nervous system, cell form and function, and basic chemistry and organic molecules.
Covering a wide range of useful information in a clear and efficient manner, Pharmacology for Allied Personnel: Drug Uses, Effects, and Modes of Action is well suited to programs in health promotion and for courses geared to direct patient care.