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Clinical Drug Therapy Rationales for Nursing Practice,9780781739269

Clinical Drug Therapy Rationales for Nursing Practice

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Pub. Date:
6/17/2003
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LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Now with a free CD-ROM, this leading full-color pharmacology textbook presents unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapies with related rationales, emphasizing the individualization of drug therapy. Chapters are organized by body systems and therapeutic classifications of drugs. Highly praised for presenting information in an organized, concise and readable fashion, this text includes many excellent features such as: How to Avoid Medication Errors, Client Teaching Guidelines, Apply Your Knowledge, Nursing Action Tables with Rationales, Case Scenarios, Review Exercises, and Nursing Process Boxes. The Seventh Edition highlights new content including herbal and food supplements throughout. For more information, visit http://connection.lww.com/go/abrams.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1 Introduction to Drug Therapy
1(70)
Introduction to Pharmacology
2(7)
A Message to Students
2(1)
Overview
2(1)
Sources of Drugs
3(1)
Drug Classifications and Prototypes
3(1)
Drug Names
3(1)
Drug Marketing
3(1)
Pharmacoeconomics
4(1)
Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs
4(1)
Drug Approval Processes
4(3)
Sources of Drug Information
7(1)
Strategies for Studying Pharmacology
7(2)
Basic Concepts and Processes
9(20)
Overview
9(1)
Cellular Physiology
9(1)
Drug Transport Through Cell Membranes
10(1)
Pharmacokinetics
10(5)
Pharmacodynamics
15(2)
Variables That Affect Drug Actions
17(3)
Tolerance and Cross-Tolerance
20(1)
Adverse Effects of Drugs
20(9)
Administering Medications
29(18)
Overview
29(1)
General Principles of Accurate Drug Administration
29(1)
Legal Responsibilities
30(1)
Medication Errors
30(1)
Medication Systems
31(1)
Medication Orders
31(1)
Drug Preparations and Dosage Forms
32(2)
Calculating Drug Dosages
34(1)
Routes of Administration
35(12)
Nursing Process in Drug Therapy
47(24)
Overview
47(1)
Nursing Process in Drug Therapy
48(3)
Integrating Nursing Process, Critical Paths and Drug Therapy
51(8)
General Principles of Drug Therapy
59(12)
SECTION 2 Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
71(189)
Physiology of the Central Nervous System
72(7)
Characteristics and Functions of the Central Nervous System
72(5)
Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
77(2)
Opioid Analgesics and Opioid Antagonists
79(20)
Overview
79(1)
Pain
79(1)
Endogenous Analgesia System
80(1)
Opioid Analgesics
80(2)
Individual Drugs
82(7)
Principles of Therapy
89(10)
Analgesic---Antipyretic---Anti-inflammatory and Related Drugs
99(25)
Overview
99(1)
Pain, Fever, and Inflammation
100(1)
Mechanism of Action
100(2)
Indications for Use
102(1)
Contraindications to Use
103(1)
Subgroups and Individual Drugs
104(10)
Principles of Therapy
114(10)
Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
124(20)
Overview
124(1)
Anxiety
125(1)
Sleep and Insomnia
125(1)
Drugs Used to Treat Anxiety and Insomnia
126(8)
Principles of Therapy
134(10)
Antipsychotic Drugs
144(19)
Psychosis
144(1)
Schizophrenia
145(1)
Antipsychotic Drugs
145(7)
Principles of Therapy
152(11)
Drugs for Mood Disorders: Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
163(19)
Mood Disorders
163(2)
Antidepressant Drugs
165(1)
Types of Antidepressants and Individual Drugs
166(5)
Principles of Therapy
171(11)
Antiseizure Drugs
182(20)
Seizure Disorders
182(1)
Antiseizure Drugs
183(1)
Individual Antiseizure Drugs
184(9)
Principles of Therapy
193(9)
Antiparkinson Drugs
202(11)
Parkinson's Disease
202(1)
Antiparkinson Drugs
202(1)
Individual Antiparkinson Drugs
203(4)
Principles of Therapy
207(6)
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
213(7)
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
213(1)
Individual Drugs
214(3)
Principles of Therapy
217(3)
Anesthetics
220(16)
General Anesthesia
220(1)
Regional Anesthesia
221(1)
Adjuncts to Anesthesia
221(1)
Individual Anesthetic Agents
222(1)
Principles of Therapy
222(14)
Substance Abuse Disorders
236(15)
Substance Abuse
236(1)
Dependence
236(1)
Central Nervous System Depressants
237(6)
Central Nervous System Stimulants
243(6)
Principles of Therapy
249(2)
Central Nervous System Stimulants
251(9)
Uses
251(1)
Types of Stimulants
252(1)
Individual Central Nervous System Stimulants
252(3)
Principles of Therapy
255(5)
SECTION 3 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
260(60)
Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System
261(7)
Autonomic Nervous System
261(5)
Characteristics of Autonomic Drugs
266(2)
Adrenergic Drugs
268(15)
Description
268(4)
Individual Adrenergic Drugs
272(3)
Principles of Therapy
275(8)
Antiadrenergic Drugs
283(15)
Description
283(2)
Individual Antiadrenergic Drugs
285(5)
Principles of Therapy
290(8)
Cholinergic Drugs
298(10)
Description
298(1)
Individual Cholinergic Drugs
299(4)
Principles of Therapy
303(5)
Anticholinergic Drugs
308(12)
Description
308(2)
Individual Anticholinergic Drugs
310(4)
Principles of Therapy
314(6)
SECTION 4 Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
320(113)
Physiology of the Endocrine System
321(4)
Overview
321(1)
Endocrine System-Nervous System Interactions
321(1)
General Characteristics of Hormones
322(2)
General Characteristics of Hormonal Drugs
324(1)
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
325(9)
Overview
325(2)
Therapeutic Limitations
327(1)
Individual Hormonal Agents
328(3)
Principles of Therapy
331(3)
Corticosteroids
334(19)
Overview
334(1)
Endogenous Corticosteroids
334(3)
Exogenous Corticosteroids (Glucocorticoid Drugs)
337(6)
Principles of Therapy
343(10)
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
353(13)
Overview
353(1)
Thyroid Disorders
354(2)
Individual Drugs
356(4)
Principles of Therapy
360(6)
Hormones That Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism
366(16)
Overview
366(2)
Drugs Used for Calcium and Bone Disorders
368(7)
Principles of Therapy
375(7)
Antidiabetic Drugs
382(27)
Overview
382(1)
Endogenous Insulin
382(2)
Diabetes Mellitus
384(1)
Hypoglycemic Drugs
385(9)
Principles of Therapy
394(15)
Estrogens, Progestins, and Hormonal Contraceptives
409(16)
Overview
409(1)
Estrogens
410(1)
Progesterone
410(1)
Estrogens and Progestins Used as Drugs
411(2)
Individual Estrogens, Progestins, and Combination Products
413(5)
Principles of Therapy
418(7)
Androgens and Anabolic Steroids
425(8)
Overview
425(1)
Testosterone
425(1)
Anabolic Steroids
426(1)
Abuse of Androgenic and Anabolic Steroid Drugs
426(1)
Androgens and Anabolic Steroids Used As Drugs
427(2)
Principles of Therapy
429(4)
SECTION 5 Nutrients, Fluids, and Electrolytes
433(60)
Nutritional Support Products and Drugs for Obesity
434(19)
Overview
434(1)
Nutritional Deficiency States
434(1)
Nutritional Products
435(1)
Pancreatic Enzymes
435(1)
Obesity
436(6)
Principles of Therapy
442(11)
Vitamins
453(16)
Overview
453(1)
Description and Uses
454(1)
Vitamin Supplements
454(6)
Principles of Therapy
460(9)
Minerals and Electrolytes
469(24)
Overview
469(1)
Minerals as Nutrients
470(1)
Individual Agents Used In Mineral-Electrolyte Imbalances
470(13)
Principles of Therapy
483(10)
SECTION 6 Drugs Used to Treat Infections
493(134)
General Characteristics of Antimicrobial Drugs
494(16)
Overview
494(1)
Microorganisms and Infections
494(5)
Host Defense Mechanisms
499(1)
Characteristics of Anti-Infective Drugs
500(2)
Principles of Therapy
502(8)
Beta-Lactam Antibacterials: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Others
510(17)
Overview
510(1)
Penicillins
511(6)
Cephalosporins
517(1)
Carbapenems
518(1)
Monobactam
519(1)
Principles of Therapy
519(8)
Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones
527(10)
Overview
527(1)
Aminoglycosides
527(3)
Fluoroquinolones
530(1)
Principles of Therapy
531(6)
Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Agents
537(11)
Overview
537(6)
Principles of Therapy
543(5)
Macrolides and Miscellaneous Antibacterials
548(11)
Overview
548(1)
Macrolides
548(2)
Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs
550(2)
Principles of Therapy
552(7)
Drugs for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Disease
559(17)
Overview
559(1)
Epidemiology of Tuberculosis
560(1)
Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
561(1)
Preventing the Development and Spread of Tuberculosis
561(1)
Antitubercular Drugs
561(6)
Treatment of Active Tuberculosis
567(1)
Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease
567(1)
Principles of Therapy
568(8)
Antiviral Drugs
576(19)
Overview
576(9)
Principles of Therapy
585(10)
Antifungal Drugs
595(19)
Overview
595(1)
Fungal Infections
596(10)
Principles of Therapy
606(8)
Antiparasitics
614(13)
Overview
614(1)
Protozoal Infections
614(2)
Helminthiasis
616(1)
Scabies and Pediculosis
616(1)
Antiparasitic Drugs
617(6)
Principles of Therapy
623(4)
SECTION 7 Drugs Affecting Hematopoiesis and the Immune System
627(66)
Physiology of the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems
628(12)
Overview
628(1)
Hematopoietic Cytokines
628(2)
Overview of Body Defense Mechanisms
630(1)
Immunity
631(1)
Immune Cells
632(5)
Patient-Related Factors That Influence Immune Function
637(1)
Immune Disorders
638(1)
Drugs That Alter Hematopoietic and Immune Responses
638(2)
Immunizing Agents
640(17)
Overview
640(1)
Immunization
641(1)
Agents for Active Immunity
641(1)
Agents for Passive Immunity
641(1)
Individual Immunizing Agents
642(6)
Principles of Therapy
648(9)
Hematopoietic and Immunostimulant Drugs
657(14)
Overview
657(1)
General Characteristics of Hematopoietic and Immunostimulant Drugs
657(6)
Principles of Therapy
663(8)
Immunosuppressants
671(22)
Overview
671(1)
Autoimmune Disorders
672(2)
Tissue and Organ Transplantation
674(1)
Immunosuppressant Drugs
675(7)
Principles of Therapy
682(11)
SECTION 8 Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
693(45)
Physiology of the Respiratory System
694(3)
Overview
694(2)
Summary
696(1)
Disorders of the Respiratory System
696(1)
Drug Therapy
696(1)
Drugs for Asthma and Other Bronchoconstrictive Disorders
697(18)
Overview
697(3)
Drug Therapy
700(6)
Principles of Therapy
706(9)
Antihistamines and Allergic Disorders
715(13)
Overview
715(1)
Histamine and Its Receptors
715(1)
Hypersensitivity (Allergic) Reactions
716(2)
Antihistamines
718(5)
Principles of Therapy
723(5)
Nasal Decongestants, Antitussives, and Cold Remedies
728(10)
Overview
728(1)
The Common Cold
728(1)
Sinusitis
729(1)
Common Signs and Symptoms of Respiratory Disorders
729(1)
Drugs for Respiratory Disorders
729(1)
Individual Drugs
730(3)
Principles of Therapy
733(5)
SECTION 9 Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
738(125)
Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
739(4)
Overview
739(1)
Heart
739(1)
Blood Vessels
740(1)
Blood
741(1)
Cardiovascular Disorders
742(1)
Drug Therapy in Cardiovascular Disorders
742(1)
Drug Therapy of Heart Failure
743(15)
Overview
743(1)
Drug Therapy
744(6)
Principles of Therapy
750(8)
Antidysrhythmic Drugs
758(16)
Overview
758(1)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
758(1)
Cardiac Dysrhythmias
759(1)
Antidysrhythmic Drugs
760(1)
Classifications and Individual Drugs
760(7)
Principles of Therapy
767(7)
Antianginal Drugs
774(14)
Overview
774(3)
Antianginal Drugs
777(5)
Principles of Therapy
782(6)
Drugs Used in Hypotension and Shock
788(9)
Overview
788(1)
Antishock Drugs
789(1)
Individual Drugs
789(3)
Principles of Therapy
792(5)
Antihypertensive Drugs
797(21)
Overview
797(1)
Regulation of Arterial Blood Pressure
797(1)
Hypertension
798(3)
Antihypertensive Drugs
801(2)
Individual Drugs
803(1)
Principles of Therapy
804(14)
Diuretics
818(14)
Overview
818(1)
Renal Physiology
818(3)
Alterations in Renal Function
821(1)
Diuretic Drugs
821(3)
Principles of Therapy
824(8)
Drugs That Affect Blood Coagulation
832(19)
Overview
832(1)
Hemostasis
833(1)
Clot Lysis
833(1)
Thrombotic and Thromboembolic Disorders
833(2)
Drugs Used in Thrombotic and Thromboembolic Disorders
835(8)
Principles of Therapy
843(8)
Drugs for Dyslipidemia
851(12)
Overview
851(1)
Atherosclerosis
851(1)
Blood Lipids
852(1)
Dyslipidemia
853(1)
Initial Management of Dyslipidemia
853(1)
Drug Therapy of Dyslipidemia
854(3)
Principles of Therapy
857(6)
SECTION 10 Drugs Affecting the Digestive System
863(49)
Physiology of the Digestive System
864(3)
Overview
864(1)
Organs of the Digestive System
864(2)
Secretions of the Digestive System
866(1)
Effects of Drugs on the Digestive System
866(1)
Drugs Used for Peptic Ulcer and Acid Reflux Disorders
867(16)
Overview
867(1)
Peptic Ulcer Disease
867(2)
Types of Drugs
869(6)
Principles of Therapy
875(8)
Laxatives and Cathartics
883(9)
Overview
883(1)
Defecation
883(1)
Laxatives and Cathartics
884(3)
Principles of Therapy
887(5)
Antidiarrheals
892(10)
Overview
892(1)
Antidiarrheal Drugs
893(4)
Principles of Therapy
897(5)
Antiemetics
902(10)
Overview
902(1)
Antiemetic Drugs
903(4)
Principles of Therapy
907(5)
SECTION 11 Drugs Used in Special Conditions
912(69)
Drugs Used in Oncologic Disorders
913(22)
Overview
913(1)
Normal and Malignant Cells
913(1)
Cancer
914(2)
Antineoplastic Drugs
916(3)
Individual Drugs
919(1)
Cytoprotectant Drugs
919(1)
Principles of Therapy
920(15)
Drugs Used in Ophthalmic Conditions
935(14)
Overview
935(1)
Disorders of the Eye
936(1)
Types of Ophthalmic Drugs
937(1)
Ophthalmic Drug Therapy
937(1)
Individual Drugs
937(1)
Principles of Therapy
938(11)
Drugs Used in Dermatologic Conditions
949(16)
Overview
949(1)
Disorders of the Skin
950(2)
Types of Dermatologic Drugs
952(1)
Individual Drugs
953(4)
Principles of Therapy
957(8)
Drug Use During Pregnancy and Lactation
965(16)
Overview
965(1)
Pregnancy and Lactation
965(1)
Maternal-Placental-Fetal Circulation
966(1)
Drug Effects on the Fetus
966(4)
Fetal Therapeutics
970(1)
Maternal Therapeutics
970(3)
Abortifacients
973(1)
Tocolytics
973(1)
Drugs Used During Labor and Delivery at Term
974(1)
Neonatal Therapeutics
975(1)
Principles of Therapy
976(5)
Appendix A Recently Approved and Miscellaneous Drugs 981(2)
Appendix B The International System of Units 983(1)
Appendix C Therapeutic Serum Drug Concentrations for Selected Drugs 984(1)
Appendix D Canadian Drug Laws and Standards 985(1)
Appendix E Canadian Drug Names 986(9)
Index 995


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