Study Guide to Accompany Focus on Nursing Pharmacology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-11-05
  • Publisher: LWW
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This self-paced assessment, review and exam preparation guide follows the organization ofFocus on Nursing Pharmacology, Second Editionand features over 130 pages of review questions.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Drugs 1 Drugs and the Body 4 Toxic Effects of Drugs 7 Nursing Management 9 Dosage Calculations 11 Drug Therapy in the 21st Century 15 Introduction to Cell Physiology 17 Anti-infective Agents 19 Antibiotics 22 Antiviral Agents 24 Antifungal Agents 26 Antiprotozoal Agents 28 Anthelmintic Agents 30 Antineoplastic Agents 32 Introduction to the Immune Response and In.ammation 34 Anti-in.ammatory Agents 38 Immune Modulators 40 Vaccines and Sera 42 Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous System 44 Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents 46 Antidepressant Agents 48 Psychotherapeutic Agents 51 Antiepileptic Agents 53 Antiparkinsonism Agents 56 Muscle Relaxants 59 Narcotics and Antimigraine Agents 61 General and Local Anesthetic Agents 64 Neuromuscular Junction Blocking Agents 66 Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System 68 Adrenergic Agents 71 Adrenergic Blocking Agents 74 Cholinergic Agents 76 Anticholinergic Agents 79 Introduction to the Endocrine System 81 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Agents 83 Adrenocortical Agents 85 Thyroid and Parathyroid Agents 87 Antidiabetic Agents 89 Introduction to the Reproductive System 91 Drugs Affecting the Female Reproductive System 94 Drugs Affecting the Male Reproductive System 97 Introduction to the Cardiovascular System 99 Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure 101 Cardiotonic Agents 104 Antiarrhythmic Agents 106 Antianginal Agents 108 Lipid-Lowering Agents 110 Drugs Affecting Blood Coagulation 112 Drugs Used to Treat Anemias 114 Introduction to the Kidney and the Urinary Tract 117 Diuretic Agents 119 Drugs Affecting the Urinary Tract and Bladder 122 Introduction to the Respiratory System 124 Drugs Acting on the Upper Respiratory Tract 127 Drugs Used to Treat Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders 129 Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System 131 Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Secretions 134 Laxative and Antidiarrheal Agents 136 Emetic and Antiemetic Agents 138 Answer Key 141

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