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Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care,9781401888862

Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care

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Make pharmacology come to life! Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care is a uniquely engaging resource for understanding drugs and their action. A smooth writing style, clean progression of concepts, and logical body system/drug classification organization results in a clear and concise delivery of complex nursing responsibilities related to pharmacology. Enhanced critical thinking exercises and case studies demand comprehension and necessitate application, which is the quickest route to learning this challenging subject area. Utilize this resource as preparation to provide safe pharmacological nursing care to patients in any setting.

Table of Contents

List of Tables in Text
xii
List of Tables in Appendices
xv
Preface xvi
How to Use This Book xviii
How to Use StudyWare™ to Accompany Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care, 7th Edition xxii
NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN Test Plans xxx
SECTION 1 Introduction to Drugs and Drug Administration
Drugs/Agents and Factors Affecting Their Action
2(35)
History
3(1)
Sources of Drug
4(1)
Drug Uses
4(1)
Dosage Forms
5(4)
Drug Names
9(1)
Classification of Drugs
10(6)
Canadian Drug Legislation
16(1)
Drug Information Resources
16(1)
The Product Insert
17(2)
Principles of Drug Action
19(1)
Adverse Drug Effects
20(1)
Pharmacokinetic Factors in Drug Therapy
21(4)
Monitoring Drug Therapy
25(1)
Individual Variation of Pharmacological Response
26(1)
Drug Interactions
27(1)
Physical and Chemical Incompatibilities
27(1)
Herbals and Botanical Medicine
27(10)
Principles and Methods of Drug Administration
37(36)
The Nursing Process and Medication Administration
37(2)
Administering Medications
39(24)
Nursing Process in Client Teaching
63(3)
Fostering Compliance and Cooperation with Medication Regimens
66(2)
Nursing Process Approach to Improving Cooperation
68(5)
Intravenous Drug Therapy
73(22)
Intravenous Infusion Therapy
74(5)
Applying the Nursing Process
79(7)
Electronic Infusion Devices
86(9)
Calculating Medication Dosages
95(17)
Interpreting the Drug Prescriptions
95(1)
Ratio and Proportion
96(3)
Conversion between Systems of Measurement
99(3)
Calculation of Fractional Doses
102(1)
Calculation of Dosages Based on Weight
103(1)
Pediatric Dosage Calculations
104(1)
Calculations Involving Intravenous Administration
105(3)
Calculations Related to Solutions
108(1)
Prevention of Medication Errors
109(3)
Drug Therapy for Pediatric Clients
112(19)
Pediatric Drug Therapy
112(4)
Applying the Nursing Process
116(9)
Nursing Children Receiving Medications
116(9)
Poisoning
125(1)
Herbals
126(5)
Drug Therapy for Geriatric Clients
131(13)
Geriatric Drug Therapy
131(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
134(10)
Nursing Care of Elderly Clients Receiving Drug Therapy
134(10)
SECTION 2 Agents That Interfere with Microbial Growth
Antimicrobial Agents
144(75)
Susceptibility of the Body to Infection
144(2)
Sources of Infection
146(2)
Identification of the Infecting Organism
148(1)
Selection of Antimicrobial Agents
148(2)
Classification of Antimicrobial Agents
150(1)
Adverse Effects
151(1)
Antibacterial Agents
152(26)
Urinary Tract Anti-Infectives
178(2)
Drugs Used to Treat Tuberculosis
180(1)
Drugs Used to Treat Lyme Disease
181(2)
Antifungal Drugs
183(3)
Antiviral Drugs
186(9)
Miscellaneous Anti-Infective Agents
195(1)
Leprostatic Agents
195(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
196(14)
Clients Receiving Penicillins
199(2)
Clients Receiving Cephalosporins
201(1)
Clients Receiving Tetracyclines
201(1)
Clients Receiving Aminoglycosides
202(1)
Clients Receiving Chemotherapy for Tuberculosis
203(1)
Clients Receiving Sulfonamides and Urinary Tract Anti-Infectives
204(2)
Clients Receiving Antifungal Agents
206(1)
Clients Receiving Antiviral Agents
207(1)
Clients with AIDS Receiving Drug Treatment
208(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Urinary Tract Infection Taking Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole and Phenazopyridine HCl
210(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
212(7)
Antiparasitic Drug Therapy
219(20)
Protozoa
219(1)
Systemic Parasitic Infections
220(1)
Other Protozoal Infections
221(4)
Anthelmintic Agents and Intestinal Parasitic Disorders
225(1)
Dermatological Parasitic Disorders
226(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
228(4)
Clients Receiving Antimalarial Drugs
228(1)
Clients Receiving Drugs for Amebiasis and Trichomonal Infections
229(1)
Clients Receiving Anthelmintics
230(1)
Clients Receiving Drugs for Dermatological Parasites
231(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Pinworms Taking Thiabendazole (Mintezol) Suspension
232(7)
Antiseptics and Disinfectants
239(19)
Phenolic Agents
240(5)
Alcohols
245(1)
Aldehydes
245(1)
Acids
246(1)
Iodine and Iodophors
246(1)
Chlorine and Chlorophors
246(1)
Mercury Compounds
247(1)
Silver Compounds
247(1)
Surface-Active Agents
247(1)
Oxidizing Agents
247(1)
Chlorhexidine (Hibiclens, Hibistat, Exidine)
247(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
248(4)
Handwashing
250(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with a Stage III Pressure Ulcer
252(6)
SECTION 3 Agents Used to Control Pain and Inflammation
Analgesics and Antipyretics
258(43)
Pain
258(3)
Opioid Analgesics
261(8)
Opioid Agonists
269(1)
Opioid Antagonists
270(1)
Nonopioid Analgesics
270(1)
Analgesic Antipyretics
271(8)
Applying the Nursing Process
279(13)
Nonopioid Analgesics
282(2)
Opioid Analgesics
284(1)
Opioid Drugs and the Law
285(1)
Client-Controlled Analgesia
286(1)
Client-Controlled Oral Analgesia
287(1)
Control of Chronic Pain
288(2)
Pain Management in End-of-Life Care
290(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client Receiving Morphine Sulfate Following Appendectomy
292(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client Receiving Morphine via Epidural Catheter Following Hysterectomy
294(7)
Anesthetics
301(24)
Anesthesia
301(7)
Regional Anesthesia
308(6)
Applying the Nursing Process
314(6)
Clients with Malignant Hyperthermia
316(1)
Nursing Care Following General Anesthesia
317(1)
Safety and Anesthetic Agents
318(1)
Nursing Care Following Regional (Local) Anesthesia
318(1)
Overall Assessment
319(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Postsurgical Client
320(5)
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
325(27)
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
326(4)
Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs
330(2)
Slow-Acting Antirheumatic Agents
332(1)
Corticosteroids
333(7)
Applying the Nursing Process
340(6)
Clients Receiving Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents
340(2)
Clients Receiving Drug-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs
342(1)
Clients Receiving Slow-Acting Antirheumatic Drugs
343(1)
Clients Receiving Corticosteroids
344(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Arthritis Taking Adalimumab and Prednisone
346(6)
Agents Used to Treat Hyperuricemia and Gout
352(12)
Management of Acute Gouty Arthritis
353(2)
Control of Hyperuricemia
355(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
356(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Hyperuricemia and Gout Taking Probenecid and Colchicine
358(6)
SECTION 4 Agents Used to Treat Respiratory Disorders
Antihistamines and Nasal Decongestants
364(18)
Antihistamines
365(1)
Decongestants
366(7)
Applying the Nursing Process
373(3)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with a Cold Taking Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (Sudafed)
376(6)
Expectorant and Antitussive Agents
382(11)
Expectorants
382(1)
Antitussives
383(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
383(5)
Nursing Care Plan: A Child with Bronchitis Taking Guaifenesin (Robitussin) Syrup
388(5)
Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Agents
393(21)
Bronchodilators
393(7)
Mucolytics
400(1)
Mast Cell Stabilizers
400(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
402(4)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Asthma Using Cromolyn Sodium (Intal) and Terbutaline Sulfate (Brethine)
406(8)
SECTION 5 Agents Used to Treat Cardiovascular Disorders
Cardiac Stimulants and Depressants
414(28)
Cardiac Glycosides
416(3)
Inamrinone Lactate (Inamrinone) and Milrinone Lactate (Primacor)
419(1)
Antiarrhythmic/Antidysrhythmic Agents
419(9)
Cardiac Stimulants Used to Treat Shock
428(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
431(5)
Clients Receiving Cardiac Glycosides
431(3)
Clients Receiving Antidysrhythmic Agents
434(1)
Clients in Cardiac Emergencies and Shock
435(1)
Nursing Care Plan: An Insulin-Dependent Client with Cardiac Antidysrhythmia Taking Amiodarone Hydrochloride (Cordarone)
436(6)
Agents That Dilate Blood Vessels
442(19)
Coronary Vasodilators
442(5)
Myocardial Infarction
447(3)
Peripheral Vasodilators
450(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
450(4)
Clients Receiving Coronary Vasodilators
450(4)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Angina Using Transdermal Nitroglycerin (Nitro-Dur)
454(7)
Clients Receiving Peripheral Vasodilators
456(5)
Agents Affecting Blood Clotting
461(21)
Anticoagulants
461(6)
Antiplatelet Agents
467(1)
Thrombolytic Agents
468(1)
Tissue Plasminogen Activator
469(1)
Hemorheologic Agents
469(1)
Hemostatic Agents
469(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
470(6)
Clients Receiving Anticoagulants
470(2)
Comfort and Safety
472(2)
Client Education
474(1)
Nursing Care Following Intracoronary Thrombolysis
475(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Acute Myocardial Infarction Receiving Alteplase (Activase), A Tissue Plasminogen Activator
476(6)
Diuretics and Antihypertensives
482(32)
Diuretics
482(6)
Antihypertensive Agents
488(13)
Applying the Nursing Process
501(7)
Meeting Sodium and Potassium Needs
502(1)
Limiting Adverse Effects
503(2)
Long-Term Client Management
505(2)
Management of Hypertensive Emergencies
507(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Hypertension Taking Enalapril Maleate (Vasotec), Hydrochlorothiazide
508(6)
Agents Used in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia
514(12)
Hyperlipidemia
514(5)
Applying the Nursing Process
519(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Hyperlipidemia Receiving Simvastatin (Zocor)
520(6)
Agents Used to Treat Anemias
526(13)
Iron Deficiency Anemia
527(2)
Megaloblastic Anemias
529(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
532(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Crohn's Disease Taking Vitamin B12
534(5)
Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Nutritional Agents
539(25)
Protein
540(3)
Fat
543(1)
Carbohydrate
544(1)
Vitamins
544(3)
Minerals
547(5)
Total Parenteral Nutrition
552(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
553(3)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Congestive Heart Failure Receiving a Diuretic with a Potassium Supplement
556(8)
SECTION 6 Agents Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Disorders
Agents Used to Treat Hyperacidity and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
564(21)
Antacids
565(4)
Histamine H2 Receptor Antagonists
569(1)
Proton Pump Inhibitors
570(1)
Sucralfate (Carafate)
571(1)
Misoprostol (Cytotec)
571(1)
Metoclopramide (Reglan, Emex)
571(1)
Gastrointestinal Enzymes
572(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
572(6)
Nursing Clients Taking Antacids
572(3)
Nursing Clients Receiving Histamine H2 Receptor Antagonists, Proton Pump Inhibitors, and Sucralfate
575(1)
Nursing Clients Taking Metoclopramide
576(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Peptic Ulcer Disease Taking Antacids
578(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Hiatal Hernia Taking Metoclopramide (Reglan) and Esomeprazole Magnesium (Nexium)
580(5)
Emetics and Antiemetics
585(11)
Emetics
585(1)
Antiemetics
586(4)
Applying the Nursing Process
590(6)
Clients Taking Emetics
590(1)
Clients Taking Antiemetics
591(5)
Laxatives and Antidiarrheals
596(18)
Laxatives
596(6)
Antidiarrheal Agents
602(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
604(10)
Clients Receiving Laxatives
604(3)
Clients Receiving Antidiarrheal Agents
607(7)
SECTION 7 Agents Affecting the Nervous System
Central Nervous System Sedatives and Hypnotics
614(18)
Barbiturates
614(3)
Benzodiazepines
617(2)
Nonbenzodiazepines
619(1)
Alcohol (Ethanol)
620(1)
Other Sedative-Hypnotics
620(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
622(4)
Clients Receiving Sedative-Hypnotics
622(1)
Clients Receiving Barbiturates
623(1)
Clients Receiving Nonbarbiturates
624(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Anxiety Taking Diazepam (Valium)
626(6)
Anxiolytics and Other Agents Used to Treat Psychiatric Conditions
632(33)
Antianxiety Agents (Anxiolytics)
632(6)
Agents Used to Treat Affective Disorders
638(1)
Antidepressant Agents
638(5)
Antipsychotic Agents
643(2)
Antimanic Agents
645(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
648(10)
Clients Receiving Drug Therapy for Anxiety and/or Psychiatric Conditions
648(2)
Clients Receiving Anxiolytics
650(1)
Clients Receiving Antidepressants
651(2)
Clients Receiving Antipsychotic Agents
653(4)
Clients Receiving Antimanic Agents
657(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Bipolar Illness Taking Lithium Carbonate
658(7)
Agents Used to Treat Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Alzheimer's Disease
665(14)
Anorexiants
666(1)
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride (Strattera)
666(2)
Analeptics
668(1)
Agents Used to Treat Alzheimer's Disease
668(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
671(3)
Clients Receiving Central Nervous System Stimulants
671(2)
Clients Receiving Medications to Treat Alzheimer's Disease
673(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Child with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Taking Atomoxetine Hydrochloride (Strattera)
674(5)
Agents Used in Musculoskeletal Disorders
679(18)
Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
680(2)
Centrally Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
682(3)
Direct-Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
685(1)
Skeletal Muscle Stimulants
685(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
688(4)
Clients Taking Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
688(1)
Clients Taking Centrally Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
689(1)
Clients Taking Direct-Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
690(1)
Clients Taking Skeletal Muscle Stimulants
691(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Myasthenia Gravis Taking Pyridostigmine Bromide (Mestinon) and Receiving Edrophonium Chloride (Tensilon, Reversol)
692(5)
Anti-Parkinson Agents
697(15)
Dopaminergic Agents
698(2)
Anticholinergic Agents
700(4)
Catechol-O-Methyltransferase Inhibitors
704(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
704(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Parkinson's Disease Taking Carbidopa-Levodopa (Sinemet)
706(6)
Anticonvulsants
712(31)
Applying the Nursing Process
731(7)
Nursing Care Plan: A Child with Epilepsy Taking Phenytoin (Dilantin) and Phenobarbital
738(5)
Substance Abuse
743(27)
Opiate Abuse
745(3)
Central Nervous System Depressant Abuse
748(4)
Central Nervous System Stimulants
752(1)
Cannabis Abuse
753(1)
Psychedelic Agents
754(1)
``Ecstasy''
755(1)
Tobacco
755(2)
Inhalant Abuse
757(3)
Applying the Nursing Process
760(6)
Screening for Substance Abuse
760(1)
Nursing Care for Substance Abuse
761(1)
Nursing Care during Detoxification
762(1)
Treatment of Substance Abuse
763(1)
Impaired Health Care Workers
763(1)
Establishing a Drug-Free Workplace
764(1)
Substance Abuse Education
764(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Substance Abuse Receiving Naloxone Hydrochloride (Narcan)
766(4)
Autonomic Nervous System
770(18)
The Sympathetic Nervous System
771(2)
The Parasympathetic (Cholinergic) Nervous System
773(1)
Agents That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System
774(1)
Sympathomimetics (Adrenergics)
774(1)
Sympatholytics (Adrenergic Blockers)
775(1)
Parasympathomimetics (Cholinergics)
776(1)
Parasympatholytics (Anticholinergics)
776(3)
Antispasmodics
779(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
781(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with an Overactive Bladder Taking Trospium Chloride (Sanctura)
783(5)
SECTION 8 Agents Used to Correct Endocrine Imbalance
Agents Affecting Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Pituitary Function
788(25)
Thyroid Disorders
789(5)
Parathyroid Disorders
794(2)
Pituitary Disorders
796(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
798(8)
Clients Taking Thyroid Medication
798(3)
Clients Taking Antithyroid Medication
801(2)
Clients Taking Medication for Parathyroid Disorders
803(2)
Clients Taking Pituitary Hormones
805(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Diabetes Insipidus Using DDAVP Spray
806(7)
Agents Used to Treat Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
813(33)
Insulin Therapy
815(4)
Islet Transplantation
819(1)
Oral Hypoglycemic Agents
819(7)
Parenteral Therapy for Type 2 Diabetes
826(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
827(11)
Decreasing Deficient Knowledge
827(3)
Administration of Insulin by Pump
830(3)
Storage and Care of Insulin and Supplies
833(1)
Glucose Monitoring
833(1)
Insulin Reactions and Diabetic Ketoacidosis
834(2)
Safety Precautions
836(1)
Nursing Care for Type 2 Diabetic Clients
837(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Diabetes Using an Oral Hypoglycemic, Glipizide (Glucotrol)
838(8)
SECTION 9 Agents Affecting the Reproductive System
Sex Hormones
846(28)
Female Sex Hormones
847(7)
Estrogen and Progesterone Combinations
854(1)
Ovulation Stimulants
854(4)
Male Sex Hormones
858(1)
Impotence
859(2)
Anabolic Agents
861(1)
Danazol (Cyclomen, Danocrine)
862(1)
Nafarelin Acetate (Synarel) and Histrelin Acetate (Vantus)
863(1)
Leuprolide Acetate (Lupron Depot)
863(1)
Androgen Hormone Inhibitors
863(1)
Tamsulosin Hydrochloride (Flomax)
864(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
864(4)
Clients Taking Ovulation Stimulants
867(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Endometriosis Treated with Leuprolide Acetate (Lupron Depot)
868(6)
Clients Receiving Agents to Treat Erectile Dysfuntion
870(4)
Agents Used in Obstetrical Care
874(18)
Uterine Stimulants
874(2)
Abortifacients
876(1)
Uterine Relaxants
877(1)
Lactation Suppressants
877(1)
Rho (D) Immune Globulin (BayRho-D, RhoGAM, MICRhoGAM, WinRho)
878(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
878(6)
Clients Taking Drugs That Influence Labor and Delivery
878(1)
Clients Taking Abortifacients
879(2)
Clients Taking Uterine Relaxants
881(2)
Clients Taking Lactation Suppressants or Stimulants
883(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Pregnant Client Using Ritodrine Hydrochloride
884(8)
SECTION 10 Agents Affecting Immunity
Agents That Affect Immunity
892(33)
Agents That Provide Active or Passive Immunity
893(1)
Interferons and Interleukins
893(17)
Immunosuppressant Agents
910(4)
Antiviral Agents for Human Immunodeficiency Virus
914(1)
Drugs Used to Treat Gaucher's Disease
914(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
915(3)
Clients Receiving Agents to Enhance the Immune System
915(2)
Clients Receiving Agents to Suppress the Immune System
917(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client Receiving Muromonab-CD3 (Orthoclone OKT 3) Following Heart Transplantation
918(7)
Agents Used in the Treatment of Cancer
925(49)
Alkylating Agents
928(1)
Antimetabolites
928(1)
Mitotic Inhibitors
928(1)
Antibiotics
929(1)
Hormones
930(1)
Corticosteroids
930(1)
Radioactive Drugs
930(1)
Biological-Response Modifiers
930(1)
Miscellaneous Antineoplastic Agents
930(1)
Monoclonal Antibodies
930(1)
Protease Inhibitors
930(1)
Combination Therapy
931(1)
Adjuvant Agents
931(3)
Antiemetics
934(1)
Applying the Nursing Process
934(30)
Special Drug Delivery Methods
958(5)
Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Agents
963(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client Receiving Chemotherapy for Lung Cancer
964(10)
Clients Receiving Investigational Agents
967(7)
SECTION 11 Agents Used to Treat Eye, Ear, and Skin Disorders
Agents Used in the Treatment of Eye Disorders
974(27)
Mydriatic Agents
974(1)
Ophthalmic Anti-Infectives
975(4)
Antiseptics
979(1)
Local Anesthetics
979(1)
Corticosteroids
979(1)
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Agents
980(1)
Miscellaneous Agents
981(1)
Glaucoma
981(1)
Agents That Decrease the Formation of Aqueous Humor
982(2)
Agents That Increase the Outflow of Aqueous Humor
984(2)
Agents That Decrease Formation and Increase Outflow of Aqueous Humor
986(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
988(6)
Clients with Glaucoma
990(4)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with an Eye Infection Using Vidarabine Ointment (Vira-A)
994(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Glaucoma Using Pilocarpine via Ocusert Therapeutic System
996(5)
Agents Used in the Treatment of Ear Disorders
1001(9)
Drugs Used in Otic Therapy
1002(1)
Antimicrobials
1002(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
1004(2)
Nursing Care Plan: A Client with Otitis Media Receiving Amoxicillin/Potassium Clavulanate (Augmentin)
1006(4)
Agents Used in the Treatment of Skin Disorders
1010(24)
Drugs Used in Dermatological Therapy
1012(8)
Diabetic Foot Ulcers
1020(1)
Antineoplastic Agents
1020(1)
Agents Used to Treat Eczema
1021(1)
Agents Used to Treat Psoriasis
1022(1)
Agents Used to Treat Burns
1022(1)
Minoxidil (Rogaine)
1022(1)
Masoprocol (Actinex)
1022(2)
Applying the Nursing Process
1024(4)
Clients Receiving Antifungal Agents
1025(2)
Nursing the Burn Client
1027(1)
Nursing Care Plan: A Child with Burns Being Treated with Silver Sulfadiazine
1028(6)
Appendix 1: Nomograms for Children and Adults 1034(2)
Appendix 2: Diagnostic Agents 1036(4)
Appendix 3: Approximate Normal Values 1040(3)
Appendix 4: Toxicology Overview 1043(4)
Appendix 5: Common Food/Drug/Herbal Interactions 1047(15)
Appendix 6: Spanish and French Translations of Common Medication Instructions 1062(3)
Appendix 7: Abbreviations Commonly Found in Drug Prescriptions 1065(2)
Glossary 1067(20)
References 1087(2)
Index 1089


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