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Tab 1.1: Introduction.2: Drug Regulation and Control.3: Dosage Forms and Routes of Medication Administration.4: Calculating Medication Dosages.5: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics.6: Factors Affecting Drug Activity.7: Drug Classifications for Various Systems.8: Vaccination in Geriatrics.9: Drug Interactions and Toxicity (Polypharmacy).10: Substance Abuse.Tab 2: A - C.Tab 3: D - H.Tab 4: I - M.Tab 5: N - R.Tab 6: S - Z.Tab 7: Appendix.Appendix A: Commonly Prescribed Controlled Substances.Appendix B: Measurement Equivalents and Conversions.Appendix C: Abbreviation Commonly Found in Drug Prescriptions.Appendix D: Common Terminology Confusions.Appendix E: Common Intravenous Drugs.Appendix F: Approximate Normal Values.Appendix G: Diagnostic Drugs.Appendix H: Drug Overdose and Antidotes.Appendix I: Use of Herbs in the Elderly and Problems.Appendix J: Emergency Drugs.Index.
Former positions have included Dean, School of Pharmacy, West Virginia Univ.; Associate Dean for Professional Programs, School of Pharmacy, Purdue Univ.; and, Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology, Indiana University School of Medicine. George is a current member of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, and American Pharmacists Association. Recently completed a six-year term as a member of the Board of Directors, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education."