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Complex pharmacologic information is simple to learn with this complete study resource! Designed to accompany Pharmacology for Nursing Care, critical thinking study questions, case studies, and patient teaching scenarios connect pharmacology concepts with their impact on patient care. Plus, an emphasis on priority nursing care with NCLEX examination-style review questions prepares you for success on the exam. Over 120 questions on prioritizing nursing actions related to drug therapy prepare you for practice in the field. Special icons highlight questions that require you to integrate other nursing knowledge including developmental considerations, laboratory values, and symptoms of adverse effects to sharpen your critical thinking skills. The answer key on the Evolve website allows you to double check your answers and identify areas for improvement.
Table of Contents
|Orientation to Pharmacology|
|Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice|
|Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information|
|Basic Principles Of Pharmacology|
|Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors|
|Individual Variation in Drug Responses|
|Drug Therapy Across The Life Span|
|Drug Therapy During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding|
|Drug Therapy in Pediatric Patients|
|Drug Therapy in Geriatric Patients|
|Peripheral Nervous System Drugs|
|Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology|
|Physiology of the Peripheral Nervous System|
|Muscarinic Agonists and Antagonists|
|Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Their Use in Myasthenia Gravis|
|Drugs That Block Nicotinic Cholinergic Transmission: Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Ganglionic Blocking Agents|
|Indirect-Acting Antiadrenergic Agents|
|Central Nervous System Drugs|
|Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology|
|Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders|
|Drugs for Parkinson's Disease|
|Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis|
|Drugs for Epilepsy|
|Drugs for Muscle Spasm and Spasticity|
|Drugs for Pain|
|Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics, Opioid Antagonists, and Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics|
|Pain Management in Patients with Cancer|
|Drugs for Headache|
|Antipsychotic Agents and Their Use in Schizophrenia|
|Drugs for Bipolar Disorder|
|Management of Anxiety Disorders|
|Central Nervous System Stimulants and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder|
|Drug Abuse I: Basic Considerations|
|Drug Abuse II: Alcohol|
|Drug Abuse III: Nicotine and Smoking [Now a separate chapter!]|
|Drug Abuse IV: Other Major Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol and Nicotine|
|Drugs That Affect Fluid And Electrolyte Balance|
|Agents Affecting the Volume and Ion Content of Body Fluids|
|Drugs That Affect The Heart, Blood Vessels, And Blood|
|Review of Hemodynamics|
|Drugs Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System|
|Calcium Channel Blockers|
|Drugs for Hypertension|
|Drugs for Heart Failure|
|Prophylaxis of Coronary Heart Disease: Drugs That Help Normalize Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels|
|Drugs for Angina Pectoris|
|Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs|
|Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction|
|Drugs for Hemophilia|
|Drugs for Deficiency Anemias|
|Drugs For Endocrine Disorders|
|Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus|
|Drugs for Thyroid Disorders|
|Drugs Related to Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function|
|Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex|
|Estrogens and Progestins: Basic Pharmacology and Noncontraceptive Applications|
|Drug Therapy of Infertility|
|Drugs That Affect Uterine Function|
|Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia|
|Anti-Inflammatory, Antiallergic, And Immunologic Drugs|
|Review of the Immune System|
|Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen|
|Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Diseases|
|Drugs For Bone And Joint Disorders|
|Drug Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis|
|Drug Therapy of Gout|
|Drugs Affecting Calcium Levels and Bone Mineralization|
|Respiratory Tract Drugs|
|Drugs for Asthma|
|Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis, Cough, and Colds|
|Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease|
|Other Gastrointestinal Drugs|
|Drugs for Weight Loss|
|Chemotherapy Of Infectious Diseases|
|Basic Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy|
|Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall I: Penicillins|
|Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall II: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Vancomycin, Telavancin, Aztreonam, Teicoplanin, and Fosfomycin|
|Bacteriostatic Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Others|
|Aminoglycosides: Bactericidal Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis|
|Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim|
|Drugs Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections|
|Antimycobacterial Agents: Drugs for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection|
|Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs: Fluoroquinolones, Metronidazole, Daptomycin, Rifampin, Rifaximin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxins|
|Antiviral Agents I: Drugs for Non-HIV Viral Infections|
|Antiviral Agents II: Drugs for HIV Infection and Related Opportunistic Infections|
|Drug Therapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases|
|Antiseptics and Disinfectants|
|Chemotherapy Of Parasitic Diseases|
|Antiprotozoal Drugs I: Antimalarial Agents|
|Antiprotozoal Drugs II: Miscellaneous Agents|
|Basic Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy|
|Anticancer Drugs I: Cytotoxic Agents|
|Anticancer Drugs II: Hormonal Agents, Biologic Response Modifiers, and Targeted Drugs|
|Additional Important Drugs|
|Drugs for the Eye|
|Drugs for the Skin|
|Drugs for the Ear|
|Miscellaneous Noteworthy Drugs|
|Management of Poisoning|
|Potential Weapons of Biologic, Radiologic, and Chemical Terrorism|
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