Summary: Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nur
sing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration.
Summary: Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration. ...show less
1. Definitions, Names, Standards, and Information Sources 2. Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions 3. Drug Action Across the Life Span 4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology 5. Patient Education and Health Promotion
UNIT TWO: ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION AND MATH REVIEW
6. A Review of Arithmetic 7. Principles of Medication Administration 8. Percutaneous Administration 9. Enteral Administration 10. .Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications 11. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes 12. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route
UNIT THREE: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC AND CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS
13. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System 14. Sedative-Hypnotics 15. Drugs Used for Parkinson?s Disease 16. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders 17. Drugs Used for Mood Disorders 18. Drugs Used for Psychoses 19. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders 20. Drugs Used for Pain Management
UNIT FOUR: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
21. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome? NEW! 22. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias 23. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension 24. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias 25. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris 26. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease 27. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders 28. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure 29. Drugs Used for Diuresis
UNIT FIVE: DRUGS USED TO TREAT DISORDERS OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
30. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease 31. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease
UNIT SIX: DRUGS AFFECTING THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
32. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders 33. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Diseases 34. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting 35. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea
UNIT SEVEN: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
36. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus 37. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease 38. Corticosteroids 39. Gonadal Hormones
UNIT EIGHT: DRUGS AFFECTING THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
40. Drugs Used in Obstetrics 41. Drugs Used in Men?s and Women?s Health
UNIT NINE: DRUGS AFFECTING OTHER BODY SYSTEMS
42. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System 43. Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders 44. Drugs Affecting Neoplasms 45. Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System 46. Antimicrobial Agents 47. Nutrition 48. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy 49. Substance Abuse 50. Miscellaneous Agents
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