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Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9780781736961

ISBN10:
078173696X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/30/2003
Publisher(s):
LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS

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Summary

This text presents a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology. Designed for the LPN/LVN student, the book focuses on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. Organized by body system, the book examines pharmacologic properties and therapeutic applications of drugs as a class or group. Summary Drug Tables present generic and trade drug names, uses, adverse reactions, and usual dosage ranges. Features include updated drug tables, gerontologic alerts, special considerations, home care checklists, and patient and family teaching boxes. New to this edition: complementary therapies information, dimensional analysis review, chapter summary questions, drug category flowcharts, math review problems, and full color throughout. Includes free Student CD-ROM.

Table of Contents

UNIT I FOUNDATIONS OF CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY
1(58)
General Principles of Pharmacology
1(14)
The Administration of Drugs
15(14)
Review of Arithmetic and Calculation of Drug Dosages
29(17)
The Nursing Process
46(6)
Patient and Family Teaching
52(7)
UNIT II ANTI-INFECTIVES
59(91)
Sulfonamides
59(6)
Penicillins
65(10)
Cephalosporins
75(8)
Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Lincosamides
83(8)
Fluoroquinolones and Aminoglycosides
91(9)
Miscellaneous Anti-infectives
100(8)
Antitubercular Drugs
108(8)
Leprostatic Drugs
116(3)
Antiviral Drugs
119(10)
Antifungal Drugs
129(9)
Antiparasitic Drugs
138(12)
UNIT III DRUGS USED TO MANAGE PAIN
150(35)
Nonnarcotic Analgesics: Salicylates and Nonsalicylates
150(9)
Nonnarcotic Analgesics: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)
159(8)
Narcotic Analgesics
167(13)
Narcotic Antagonists
180(5)
UNIT IV DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE NEUROMUSCULAR SYSTEM
185(140)
Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Musculoskeletal System
185(14)
Adrenergic Drugs
199(11)
Adrenergic Blocking Drugs
210(11)
Cholinergic Drugs
221(8)
Cholinergic Blocking Drugs
229(8)
Sedatives and Hypnotics
237(9)
Central Nervous System Stimulants
246(7)
Anticonvulsants
253(11)
Antiparkinsonism Drugs
264(10)
Antianxiety Drugs
274(7)
Antidepressant Drugs
281(13)
Antipsychotic Drugs
294(10)
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
304(6)
Antiemetic and Antivertigo Drugs
310(7)
Anesthetic Drugs
317(8)
UNIT V DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
325(32)
Antihistamines and Decongestants
325(8)
Bronchodilators and Antiasthma Drugs
333(17)
Antitussives, Mucolytics, and Expectorants
350(7)
UNIT VI DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
357(60)
Cardiotonics and Miscellaneous Inotropic Drugs
357(10)
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
367(13)
Antianginal and Peripheral Vasodilating Drugs
380(13)
Antihypertensive Drugs
393(14)
Antihyperlipidemic Drugs
407(10)
UNIT VII DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEMATOLOGICAL SYSTEM
417(26)
Anticoagulant and Thrombolytic Drugs
417(16)
Agents Used in the Treatment of Anemia
433(10)
UNIT VIII DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE GASTROINTESTINAL AND URINARY SYSTEMS
443(44)
Diuretics
443(13)
Urinary Anti-infectives and Miscellaneous Urinary Drugs
456(10)
Drugs That Affect the Gastrointestinal System
466(21)
UNIT IX DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
487(80)
Antidiabetic Drugs
487(23)
Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones
510(20)
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
530(8)
Male and Female Hormones
538(21)
Drugs Acting on the Uterus
559(8)
UNIT X DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
567(36)
Immunologic Agents
567(16)
Antineoplastic Drugs
583(20)
UNIT XI DRUGS THAT AFFECT OTHER BODY SYSTEMS
603(44)
Topical Drugs Used in the Treatment of Skin Disorders
603(13)
Otic and Ophthalmic Preparations
616(17)
Fluids and Electrolytes
633(14)
Abbreviations
647(4)
Glossary
651(33)
Appendices
A: MedWatch
657(2)
B: Select Herbs and Natural Products Used for Medicinal Purposes
659(3)
C: USP Medication Errors Reporting Program
662(2)
D: Metric--Apothecary Equivalents and Conversions
664(3)
E: Body Surface Area Nomograms
667(2)
F: Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System
669(2)
G: Answers to Review Questions and Medication Dosage Problems
671(8)
H: Examples of Combination Drugs
679(5)
Index 684


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