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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
|foundations of Clinical Pharmacology|
|General Principles of Pharmacology|
|The Administration of Drugs|
|Review of Arithmetic and calculation of Drug Dosages|
|The Nursing Process|
|Patient and Family Teaching|
|Cephalosporins and Related Antibiotics|
|Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Lincosamides|
|Fluroquinolones and Aminoglycosides|
|Drugs Used to Manage Pain|
|Non-Narcotic Analgesics: Salicylates and Nonsalicylates|
|Non-Narcotic Analgesics: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs|
|drugs that Affect the Neuromuscular system|
|Drugs that Affect the Musculoskeletal System|
|Adrenergic Blocking Drugs|
|Cholinergic Blocking Drugs|
|Sedatives and Hypnotics|
|Central Nervous System Stimulants|
|Antiemetic and Antivertigo Drugs|
|Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System|
|Antihistamines and Decongestants|
|Bronchodilators and Antiasthma Drugs|
|Antitussives, Mucolytics, Expectorants|
|Drugs that Affect the Cardiovascular System|
|Cardiotonics and Miscellaneous Inotropic Drugs|
|Antianginal and Peripheral Dilating Drugs|
|Drugs that affect the Hematological System|
|Anticoagulant and Thrombolytic Drugs|
|Agents Used in the Treatment of Anemia|
|Drugs that affect the Gastrointestinal and Urinary System|
|Urinary Anti-Infectives and Miscellaneous Urinary Drugs|
|Drugs That Affect the Gastrointestinal System|
|Drugs that affect the Endocrine System|
|Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones|
|Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs|
|Male and Female Hormones|
|Drugs Acting on the Uterus|
|Drugs that affect the Immune System|
|Drugs that affect Other body Systems|
|Topical Drugs Used in the Treatment of Skin Disorders|
|Otic and Ophthalmic Preparations|
|Fluids and Electrolytes|
|MedWatch Form (voluntary reporting of adverse reactions and problems with a drug product.)|
|USP Medication Errors Reporting Program|
|Metric-Apothecary Equivalents and Conversions|
|Body Surface Area Nomograms|
|Drugs and Health Care Information Sources on the World Wide Web|
|Multiple Choice Answers|
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