Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care

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  • Copyright: 2001-09-17
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care is an indispensable text for today's nursing student. Newly revised and in full color, it features a comprehensive look at the increasingly complex nursing responsibilities related to pharmacology. Drug profiles have been expanded to include information on over 1,100 drugs; information specific to pediatric and geriatric clients is included as appropriate. Full chapter on drug calculations and thorough coverage of adverse effects reinforce the significance of absolute accuracy in drug administration. Nursing process presentation now includes diagnoses, planning goals and evaluation of outcomes. Enhanced critical thinking exercises and case studies bring real-world point of view to material while reinforcing key concepts. Text is accompanied by a new activity CD-ROM featuring over 500 study questions. ;· Instructor's Manual and a 1,000 question test bank in a new format are contained on a single CD-ROM for instructor convenience ;· Features expanded home care and client teaching information ;· Relevant Internet site references direct students to additional, up-to-date information (Key Words: nursing, pharmacology, medications, drugs, drug calculation)

Table of Contents

Section I: Introduction to Drugs and Drug Administration
Chapter 1: Drugs and Factors Affecting Their Action
Chapter 2: Principles and Method of Drug Administration
Chapter 3: Nursing Patients Recieving Drugs Intravenously
Chapter 4: Calculating Medication Drugs
Chapter 5: Drug Therapy for Pediatric Patients
Chapter 6: Drug Therapy for Geriatric Patients
Section II: Agents that Interfere with Microbial Growth
Chapter 7: Antimicrobial Drugs
Chapter 8: Antiparasitic Drug Therapy
Chapter 9: Antiseptics and Disinfectants
Section III: Drugs Used to Relieve Pain and Inflammation
Chapter 10: Anagesics and Antipyretics
Chapter 11: Anesthetics
Chapter 12: Anti-inflammatory Drugs
Chapter 13: Drugs to Treat Hyperuricemia and Gout
Section IV: Drugs Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Diorder
Chapter 14: Antacids
Chapter 15: The Autonomic Nervous System and Antispasmodic Drug Action
Chapter 16: Other Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Function
Section V: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
Chapter 17: Sedatives and Hypnotics
Chapter 18: Drugs Used to Treat Psychiatric Disorders
Chapter 19: Anorectic Drugs and Other Central Nervous System Drugs
Chapter 20: Drugs Used in Musculoskeletal Disorders
Chapter 21: Anti-Parkinson Drugs
Chapter 22: Anticonvulsants
Section VI: Drugs Used to Treat Respiratory Disorders
Chapter 23: Antihistamines and Nasal Decongestants
Chapter 24: Expectorant and Antitussive Drugs
Chapter 25: Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Drugs
Section VII: Drugs Used in the Eye
Chapter 26: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Glaucoma
Chapter 27: Other Drugs Used in the Eye
Section VIII: Drugs Used to Treat Cardiovasular Disorders
Chapter 28: Cardiac Stimulants and Depressants
Chapter 29: Drugs Which Dilate Blood Vessels
Chapter 30: Drugs Affecting Blood Clotting
Chapter 31: Diuretics and Antihypertensives
Section IX: Drugs Affecting Nutrition
Chapter 32: Drugs Used to Treat Anemias
Chapter 33: Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Nutritional Agents
Chapter 34: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Hyperlipidemia
Section X: Drugs Used to Correct Hormonal Imbalance
Chapter 35: Drugs Affecting Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Pituitary Function
Chapter 36: Drugs Used to Treat Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
Section XI
Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System
Chapter 37: Sex Hormones
Chapter 38: Drugs Used in Obstetrical Care
Section XII: Additional Therapeutic Agents
Chapter 39: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Cancer
Chapter 40: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Skin Disorders
Chapter 41: Substance Abuse
Chapter 42: Agents that Affect Immunity

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