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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - With CD

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - With CD - 14th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323035590

Cover of Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - With CD 14TH 07 (ISBN 978-0323035590)
ISBN13: 978-0323035590
ISBN10: 0323035590
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 14TH 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2007
International: No

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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - With CD - 14TH 07 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323035590

Bruce Clayton, Yvonne Stock and Renae Harroun

ISBN13: 978-0323035590
ISBN10: 0323035590
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 14TH 07
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2007
International: No
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.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF PHARMACOLOGY

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

Appendix A:

Prescription Abbreviations

Appendix B:

Medical Abbreviations

Appendix C:

Nomogram for Calculating the Body Surface Area of Adults and Children

Appendix D:

Commonly Used Laboratory Test and Drug Values

Appendix E:

Recommended Childhood Immunization Schedule?United States, January-December 2003

Appendix F:

MedWatch Drug Reporting Form

Appendix G:

Dyskinesia Identification System: Condensed User Scale (DISCUS)

Appendix H:

A Simple Method to Determine Tardive Dyskinesia Symptoms: AIMS Examination Procedure

Appendix I

Templates for Developing a Written Record for Patients to Monitor Their Own Therapy

Bibliography
Index