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Focus On Nursing Pharmacology

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780781753708

ISBN10:
0781753708
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/22/2005
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS
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Summary

Now in its Third Edition, this text presents essential pharmacology concepts in a streamlined, user-friendly fashion. Organized by body system, the book methodically explains the rationale for each drug class's therapeutic actions, contraindications, and adverse effects, ensuring that students fully understand this important content.Each chapter includes drug summary tables (with dosages), Drug Therapy Across the Lifespan boxes, all-inclusive nursing care guides based on a typical case study with critical thinking tips and patient teaching checklists. Each chapter ends with NCLEX-style questions and other questions to form a mini-study guide.New to this edition arePrototype Drugboxes with details on prototype drugs;Focus on the Evidenceboxes promoting evidence-based practice; mid-chapterFocus Pointssummaries of key content;Focus on Patient Safetyemphasizing the importance of delivering medications correctly to the patient; and increased pharmacokinetics information.A bound-in CD-ROM contains more than 700 patient teaching printouts, Canadian drug regulations, a free video on medication administration, additional NCLEX-style questions, and other learning tools.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology
1(68)
Introduction to Drugs
3(14)
Drugs and the Body
17(15)
Toxic Effects of Drugs
32(10)
Nursing Management
42(9)
Dosage Calculations
51(9)
Drug Therapy in the 21st Century
60(9)
Part II Chemotherapeutic Agents
69(148)
Introduction to Cell Physiology
71(9)
Anti-infective Agents
80(9)
Antibiotics
89(38)
Antiviral Agents
127(20)
Antifungal Agents
147(12)
Antiprotozoal Agents
159(16)
Anthelmintic Agents
175(11)
Antineoplastic Agents
186(31)
Part III Drugs Acting on the Immune System
217(60)
Introduction to the Immune Response and Inflammation
219(12)
Anti-inflammatory Agents
231(16)
Immune Modulators
247(15)
Vaccines and Sera
262(15)
Part IV Drugs Acting on the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
277(154)
Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous System
279(12)
Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents
291(14)
Antidepressant Agents
305(17)
Psychotherapeutic Agents
322(17)
Antiepileptic Agents
339(19)
Antiparkinsonism Agents
358(13)
Muscle Relaxants
371(14)
Narcotics and Antimigraine Agents
385(20)
General and Local Anesthetic Agents
405(15)
Neuromuscular Junction Blocking Agents
420(11)
Part V Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System
431(68)
Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System
433(11)
Adrenergic Agents
444(13)
Adrenergic Blocking Agents
457(18)
Cholinergic Agents
475(13)
Anticholinergic Agents
488(11)
Part VI Drugs Acting on the Endocrine System
499(78)
Introduction to the Endocrine System
501(7)
Hypothalamic and Pituitary Agents
508(15)
Adrenocortical Agents
523(14)
Thyroid and Parathyroid Agents
537(20)
Antidiabetic Agents
557(20)
Part VII Drugs Acting on the Reproductive System
577(46)
Introduction to the Reproductive System
579(9)
Drugs Affecting the Female Reproductive System
588(22)
Drugs Affecting the Male Reproductive System
610(13)
Part VIII Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System
623(148)
Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
625(14)
Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure
639(24)
Cardiotonic Agents
663(17)
Antiarrhythmic Agents
680(19)
Antianginal Agents
699(14)
Lipid-Lowering Agents
713(18)
Drugs Affecting Blood Coagulation
731(23)
Drugs Used to Treat Anemias
754(17)
Part IX Drugs Acting on the Renal System
771(42)
Introduction to the Kidneys and the Urinary Tract
773(9)
Diuretic Agents
782(16)
Drugs Affecting the Urinary Tract and the Bladder
798(15)
Part X Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System
813(52)
Introduction to the Respiratory System
815(7)
Drugs Acting on the Upper Respiratory Tract
822(20)
Drugs Used to Treat Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders
842(23)
Part XI Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal System
865(80)
Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System
867(8)
Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Secretions
875(18)
Laxative and Antidiarrheal Agents
893(14)
Emetic and Antiemetic Agents
907(38)
Appendices
A Parenteral Agents
919(5)
B Topical Agents
924(8)
C Ophthalmic Agents
932(5)
D Vitamins
937(3)
E Alternative and Complementary Therapies
940(5)
Index 945


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