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Pharmacology, 7e by Hitner/Nagle is incredibly readable, with short chapters that link theory to practice; content that is focused on the need-to-know information to not overload the reader; excellent tables and features such as Patient Administration and Monitoring Boxes; and the most up-to-date drug information. This new edition features revised Learning Outcomes for each chapter, with a more streamlined chapter structure to reflect those updates. Chapter reviews have been revisited to more closely mirror typical exam formats, and a variety of additional exercises are available on Connect Plus. The full suite of instructor materials is available. Hitner 7e has Connect Plus, including LearnSmart: Pharmacology, SmartBook, body system and pharmacology animations, dosage calculations exercises, and more.
Table of Contents
Part I General Concepts
1 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 Biological Factors Affecting the Action of Drugs 3 Geriatric Pharmacology 4 Math Review and Dosage Calculations
Part II Pharmacology of the Peripheral Nervous System
5 Autonomic Nervous System 6 Drugs Affecting the Sympathetic Nervous System 7 Drugs Affecting the Parasympathetic Nervous System 8 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Ganglia 9 Skeletal Muscle Relaxants 10 Local Anesthetics
Part III Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System
11 Introduction to the Central Nervous System 12 Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs and Alcohol 13 Antipsychotic and Antianxiety Drugs 14 Antidepressants, Psychomotor Stimulants, and Lithium 15 Psychotomimetic Drugs of Abuse 16 Antiepileptic Drugs 17 Antiparkinson Drugs 18 General Anesthetics 19 Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics 20 Nonnarcotic Analgesics Anti-inflammatory, and Antigout Drugs
Part IV Pharmacology of the Heart
21 Cardiac Glycosides and the Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure 22 Antiarrhythmic Drugs 23 Antianginal Drugs
Part V Pharmacology of the Vascular and Renal Systems
24 Diuretics 25 Antihypertensive Drugs 26 Anticoagulants and Coagulants 27 Nutrition and Therapy 28 Hypolipidemic Drugs 29 Antianemic
Part VI Drugs that Affect the Respiratory System
30 Antiallergic and Antihistaminic Drugs 31 Bronchodilator Drugs and the Treatment of Asthma
Part VII Pharmacology of the GI Tract
32 Therapy of Gastrointestinal Disorders: GERD, Ulcers, and Vomiting 33 Agents that Affect Intestinal Motility
Part VIII Pharmacology of the Endocrine System
34 Introduction to the Endocrine System 35 Introduction to the Endocrine System & Adrenal Steroids 36 Gonadal Hormones and the Oral Contraceptives 37 Drugs Affecting the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands and Bone Degeneration 38 Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs 39 Posterior Pituitary Hormones and Drugs Affecting Uterine Muscle
Part IX Pharmacology of Infectious Diseases
40 Antibacterial Agents 42 Antifungal and Antiviral (AIDS) Drugs 43 Antiprotozoal and Anthelmintic Drugs 44 Antiseptics and Disinfectants
Part X Antineoplastics and Drugs Affecting the Immune System