PowerPoint presentation: drugs for the treatment of angina pectoris (nitrates, beta blockers)

The following set of pharmacology lectures has been created by Dr. Garret Gross and were published in the Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology, a branch of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Antianginal drugs lecture Outline: Myocardial Preconditioning, Nitrates tolerance (how to avoid it),contraindications. ß-adrenergic blockers contraindications. Reasons for Using Nitrates and Beta […]

Drug development approval process. PowerPoint presentation and CME credit available

Southern Collaboration in Research to Impact Prescription of Therapeutics (SCRIPTS) is a project aimed to”help prescribers enhance their ability to evaluate drug related information to improve their prescribing practices and describe proper prescribing practices to improve quality of patient care”. It is sponsored by University of Alabama at Birmingham. This is the first module concerning […]

PowerPoint presentation on cardiovascular pharmacology: calcium channel blockers

This presentation on calcium channel blockers was created by Dr. Nancy Rusch, an expert in the field. It was published on the ASPET Cardiovascular Division website. Calcium channel blockers ppt outline: Introduction (Classification: Phenylalkylamines, Benzothiazepines, 1,4-Dihydropyridines) CCB binding sites Heterogeneity of action Cardiac & hemodynamic differentiation Pharmacokinetics Adverse effects Contraindications Summary Download PPT: Calcium Channel […]

Respiratory drugs for nurses: antihistamines, bronchodilators, antitussives and others

This PowerPoint presentation developed by NurseReview.org summarizes core concepts of the drugs used for treatment of respiratory conditions. Antihistamines Antitussives Decongestants Drugs for COPD: Bronchodilators, inhaled steroids, Leukotriene receptor blockers Expectorants Great pharmacology slides for nurses and nursing students preparing for NCLEX-RN. More on nursing pharmacology