Workbook for Pharmacology for Nurses : A Pathophysiological Approach

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  • Edition: 2nd
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  • Copyright: 2007-05-18
  • Publisher: Pearson
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This workbook contains a large number and variety of practice questions and learning activities, including fill-ins, matching, multiple choice, case studies, and dosage calculations. MediaLinks refer you to the Prentice Hall Nursing MediaLink DVD-ROM and Companion Website for additional review and application.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. V
Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approvalp. 1
Drug Classes and Schedulesp. 5
Emergency Preparednessp. 8
Principles of Drug Administrationp. 12
Pharmacokineticsp. 16
Pharmacodynamicsp. 20
The Nursing Process in Pharmacologyp. 24
Drug Administration Throughout the Lifespanp. 29
Medication Errors and Risk Reductionp. 34
Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Infuences on Pharmacotherapyp. 40
Herbal and Alternative Therapiesp. 45
Substance Abusep. 50
Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous Systemp. 54
Drugs for Anxiety and Insomniap. 60
Drugs for Seizuresp. 66
Drugs for Emotioinal and Mood Disordersp. 72
Drugs for Psychosesp. 78
Drugs for the Control of Painp. 83
Drugs for Local and General Anesthesiap. 89
Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous Systemp. 95
Drugs for Neuromuscular Disordersp. 101
Drugs for Lipid Disordersp. 106
Drugs for Hypertensionp. 110
Drugs for Heart Failurep. 116
Drugs for Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infractionp. 122
Drugs for Dysrhythmiasp. 129
Drugs for Coagulation Disordersp. 136
Drugs for Hematopoietic Disordersp. 143
Drugs for Shockp. 148
Diuretic Therapy and Drugs for Renal Failurep. 153
Drugs for Fluid, electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disordersp. 159
Drugs for Immune System Modulationp. 164
Drugs for Inflamation and Feverp. 169
Drugs for Bacterial Infectionsp. 174
Drugs for Fungal, Protozoal, and Helminthic Infectionsp. 180
Drugs for Viral Infectionsp. 185
Drugs for Neoplasiap. 190
Drugs for Allergic Rhintis and the Common Coldp. 196
Drugs for Asthma and other Pulmonary Disordersp. 201
Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Diseasep. 206
Drugs for Bowel Disorders and Other Gastrointestinal Conditionsp. 211
Drugs for Nutritional Disordersp. 217
Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disordersp. 222
Drugs for diabetes Mellitusp. 227
Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Female Reproductive Systemp. 232
Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive Systemp. 237
Drugs for Bone and Joint Disordersp. 242
Drugs for Skin Disordersp. 248
Drugs for Eye and Ear Disordersp. 253
Answer Keyp. 259
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