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"With its concise, straightforward approach, this trusted text presents difficult concepts and essential drug calculation skills to prepare you for real-world responsibilities. Completely revised and updated with the most current information, a variety of helpful learning tools, and new NCLEX examination study questions, this 6th edition makes pharmacology more accessible than ever!"--BOOK JACKET.
Table of Contents
|A Nurse's Perspective of Pharmacology|
|Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases|
|Nursing Process and Client Teaching|
|Principles of Drug Administration|
|Medications and Calculations|
|Systems of Measurement with Conversion|
|Methods for Calculation|
|Calculations of Oral Dosages|
|Calculations of Injectable Dosages|
|Calculations of Intravenous Fluids|
|Pediatric Drug Calculations|
|Contemporary Issues in Pharmacology|
|The Drug Approval Process|
|Transcultural and Genetic Considerations|
|Drug Interaction and Over-the-Counter Drugs|
|Drugs of Abuse|
|Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications|
|Medication Administration in Community Settings|
|The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research|
|Nutrition and Electrolytes|
|Vitamin and Mineral Replacement|
|Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement|
|Autonomic Nervous System Agents|
|Adrenergics and Adrenergic Blockers|
|Cholinergics and Anticholinergics|
|Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents|
|Central Nervous System Stimulants|
|Central Nervous System Depressants|
|Drugs for Neurologic Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's Disease|
|Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms|
|Antiinflammatory and Pain Management Agents - NEW!|
|Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics|
|Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics|
|Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizer|
|Antibacterial Agents - NEW!|
|Penicillins and Cephalosporins|
|Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones|
|Antiinfective Agents - NEW!|
|Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole|
|Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics|
|Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders|
|HIV and AIDS-Related Drugs|
|Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer - NEW!|
|Biologic Response Modifiers|
|Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders|
|Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders|
|Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, Antidysrhythmics|
|Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics|
|Antilipids and Peripheral Vasodilators|
|Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders|
|Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents|
|Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders|
|Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders|
|Endocrine Drugs: Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders|
|Female Reproductive Cycle I: Pregnancy and Preterm Labor Drugs|
|Female Reproductive Cycle II: Labor, Delivery, and Preterm Neonatal Drugs|
|Postpartum and Newborn Drugs|
|Drugs for Women's Health and Reproducti|
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