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Focus on Nursing Pharmacology

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780781735384

ISBN10:
0781735386
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
11/5/2002
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

Now in its Second Edition, this concise, user-friendly pharmacology text presents difficult concepts in a condensed, scientific approach. Organized by body system, it features abundant line art and tabular information to summarize pertinent concepts. Recurring features include: drugs and key term lists, bulleted chapter summaries, Web link icons, lifespan considerations, and NCLEX-style review questions. Now includes two new chapters on Dosage Calculations and Drug Therapy in the 21st Century. Also has increased information on pharmacokinetics, dosages and drug information, and more chapter study questions. Two free CD-ROMs feature over 700 patient teaching printouts and dosage calculations. Connection Website: connection.LWW.com/go/karch.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology 1(63)
Introduction to Drugs
3(12)
Drugs and the Body
15(13)
Toxic Effects of Drugs
28(8)
Nursing Management
36(8)
Dosage Calculations
44(8)
Drug Therapy in the 21st Century
52(11)
PART 2 Chemotherapeutic Agents 63(132)
Introduction to Cell Physiology
65(8)
Anti-infective Agents
73(8)
Antibiotics
81(33)
Antiviral Agents
114(16)
Antifungal Agents
130(10)
Antiprotozoal Agents
140(15)
Anthelmintic Agents
155(11)
Antineoplastic Agents
166(29)
PART 3 Drugs Acting on the Immune System 195(52)
Introduction to the Immune Response and Inflammation
197(11)
Anti-inflammatory Agents
208(14)
Immune Modulators
222(12)
Vaccines and Sera
234(13)
PART 4 Drugs Acting on the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems 247(136)
Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous System
249(11)
Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents
260(13)
Antidepressant Agents
273(14)
Psychotherapeutic Agents
287(15)
Antiepileptic Agents
302(17)
Antiparkinsonism Agents
319(12)
Muscle Relaxants
331(11)
Narcotics and Antimigraine Agents
342(18)
General and Local Anesthetic Agents
360(13)
Neuromuscular Junction Blocking Agents
373(10)
PART 5 Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System 383(60)
Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
385(9)
Adrenergic Agents
394(12)
Adrenergic Blocking Agents
406(15)
Cholinergic Agents
421(12)
Anticholinergic Agents
433(10)
PART 6 Drugs Acting on the Endocrine System 443(68)
Introduction to the Endocrine System
445(6)
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Agents
451(13)
Adrenocortical Agents
464(12)
Thyroid and Parathyroid Agents
476(18)
Antidiabetic Agents
494(17)
PART 7 Drugs Acting on the Reproductive System 511(42)
Introduction to the Reproductive System
513(9)
Drugs Affecting the Female Reproductive System
522(19)
Drugs Affecting the Male Reproductive System
541(12)
PART 8 Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System 553(128)
Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
555(12)
Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure
567(21)
Cardiotonic Agents
588(15)
Antiarrhythmic Agents
603(17)
Antianginal Agents
620(12)
Lipid-Lowering Agents
632(14)
Drugs Affecting Blood Coagulation
646(21)
Drugs Used to Treat Anemias
667(14)
PART 9 Drugs Acting on the Renal System 681(36)
Introduction to the Kidney and the Urinary Tract
683(7)
Diuretic Agents
690(14)
Drugs Affecting the Urinary Tract and Bladder
704(13)
PART 10 Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System 717(46)
Introduction to the Respiratory System
719(7)
Drugs Acting on the Upper Respiratory Tract
726(18)
Drugs Used to Treat Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders
744(19)
PART 11 Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal System 763(47)
Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System
765(7)
Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Secretions
772(16)
Laxative and Antidiarrheal Agents
788(12)
Emetic and Antiemetic Agents
800(10)
Answers to Review Questions: 810(3)
Glossary: 813(46)
Appendices:
A Parenteral Agents
827(4)
B Diagnostic Agents
831(4)
C Topical Agents
835(7)
D Ophthalmic Agents
842(4)
E Vitamins
846(3)
F Canadian Drug Information
849(6)
G Canadian Immunization Schedules for Infants and Children
855(2)
H Canadian Narcotic and Controlled Drugs
857(2)
Index 859


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