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Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

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ISBN13:

9780781716376

ISBN10:
0781716373
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

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Summary

The Eighth Edition of this core text offers LPN/LVN students a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology, focusing on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. Organized by body system, the book examines pharmacologic properties and therapeutic applications of drug classes. Summary Drug Tables present generic and trade drug names, uses, adverse reactions, and usual dosage ranges. This edition has thoroughly updated drug information, pediatric alerts, patient safety alerts, chronic care alerts, and additional material on the nursing process. The enhanced ancillary package includes a free bound-in student CD-ROM, an Instructor's Resource CD-ROM, lesson plans, and a test generator.

Table of Contents

Unit I Foundations of Clinical Pharmacology 1(54)
1 General Principles of Pharmacology
3(10)
2 The Administration of Drugs
13(14)
3 Review of Arithmetic and Calculation of Drug Dosages
27(16)
4 The Nursing Process
43(5)
5 Patient and Family Teaching
48(7)
Unit II Anti-infectives 55(84)
6 Sulfonamides
57(6)
7 Penicillins
63(10)
8 Cephalosporins
73(7)
9 Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Lincosamides
80(7)
10 Fluoroquinolones and Aminoglycosides
87(7)
11 Miscellaneous Anti-infectives
94(10)
12 Antitubercular and Leprostatic Drugs
104(9)
13 Antiviral and Antifungal Drugs
113(14)
14 Antiparasitic Drugs
127(12)
Unit III Drugs Used to Manage Pain 139(26)
15 Nonnarcotic Analgesics
141(10)
16 Narcotic Analgesics and Narcotic Antagonists
151(14)
Unit IV Drugs That Affect the Nervous System 165(108)
17 Adrenergic Drugs
167(9)
18 Adrenergic Blocking Drugs
176(9)
19 Cholinergic Drugs
185(8)
20 Cholinergic Blocking Drugs
193(7)
21 Sedatives and Hypnotics
200(8)
22 Central Nervous System Stimulants
208(6)
23 Anticonvulsants
214(9)
24 Antiparkinsonism Drugs
223(8)
25 Antianxiety Drugs
231(6)
26 Antidepressant Drugs
237(11)
27 Antipsychotic Drugs
248(10)
28 Antiemetic and Antivertigo Drugs
258(7)
29 Anesthetic Drugs
265(8)
Unit V Drugs That Affect the Respiratory System 273(28)
30 Antihistamines and Decongestants
275(8)
31 Bronchodilators and Antiasthma Drugs
283(11)
32 Antitussives, Mucolytics, and Expectorants
294(7)
Unit VI Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System 301(62)
33 Cardiotonics and Miscellaneous Inotropic Drugs
303(7)
34 Antiarrhythmic Drugs
310(11)
35 Anticoagulant and Thrombolytic Drugs
321(14)
36 Antianginal and Peripheral Vasodilating Drugs
335(11)
37 Antihyperlipidemic Drugs
346(6)
38 Antihypertensive Drugs
352(11)
Unit VII Drugs That Affect the Urinary System 363(20)
39 Diuretics
365(11)
40 Urinary Anti-infectives
376(7)
Unit VIII Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System 383(70)
41 Antidiabetic Drugs
385(18)
42 Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones
403(18)
43 Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
421(8)
44 Male and Female Hormones
429(14)
45 Drugs Acting on the Uterus
443(10)
Unit IX Drugs That Affect the Immune System 453(30)
46 Immunologic Agents
455(11)
47 Antineoplastic Drugs
466(17)
Unit X Drugs That Affect Other Body Systems 483(94)
48 Drugs Used in the Management of Gastrointestinal Disorders
485(17)
49 Drugs Used in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders
502(14)
50 Topical Drugs Used in the Treatment of Skin Disorders
516(8)
51 Otic and Opthalmic Preparations
524(11)
52 Fluids and Electrolytes
535(11)
53 Vitamins and Agents Used in the Treatment of Anemia
546(17)
54 Heavy Metal Antagonists
563(5)
55 Substance Abuse
568(9)
Abbreviations 577(2)
Glossary 579(4)
Appendix A MedWatch 583(2)
Appendix B USP Medication Errors Reporting Program 585(2)
Appendix C Metric-Apothecary Equivalents and Conversions 587(3)
Appendix D Body Surface Area Nomograms 590(2)
Appendix E Drugs and Health Care Information Sources on the World Wide Web 592(1)
Index 593


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