Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-12-28
  • Publisher: LWW
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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
Miscellaneious Anti-Infectives
Leprostatic drugs
Antiviral Drugs
Antifungal Drugs
Antiparasitic Drugs
Drugs Used to Manage Pain
Non-Narcotic Analgesics: Salicylates and Nonsalicylates
Non-Narcotic Analgesics: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Narcotic Analgesics
Narcotic Antagonists
drugs that Affect the Neuromuscular system
Drugs that Affect the Musculoskeletal System
Adrenergic Drugs
Adrenergic Blocking Drugs
Cholinergic Drugs
Cholinergic Blocking Drugs
Sedatives and Hypnotics
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Antiparkinsonism Drugs
Antianxiety Drugs
Antidepressant Drugs
Antipsychotic Drugs
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Antiemetic and Antivertigo Drugs
Anesthetic 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
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Antianginal and Peripheral Dilating Drugs
Antihyperlipidemic 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
Antidiabetic Drugs
Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
Male and Female Hormones
Drugs Acting on the Uterus
Drugs that affect the Immune System
Immunologic Agents
Antineoplastic Drugs
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
Nanda Diagnosis
Multiple Choice Answers
Herbal Remedies
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