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Drug Therapy in Nursing - Study Guide - Text Only

Drug Therapy in Nursing - Study Guide - Text Only - 02 edition

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Drug Therapy in Nursing - Study Guide - Text Only - 02 edition

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Diane S. Aschenbrenner and Samantha Venable

Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 02
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This book presents a totally nursing-focused framework to support the learning and teaching of pharmacology. It integrates core drug knowledge with core patient information, appropriately stressing the relationship between the two bodies of information.

Table of Contents

Unit I Principles and Process of Nursing Management in Drug Therapy

1. Nursing Management in Drug Therapy
2. Pharmaceuticals: Development, Safeguards, and Delivery
3. Drug Preparations and Administration

Unit II Core Drug Knowledge

4. Pharmacotherapeutics and Pharmacokinetics
5. Pharmacodynamics
6. Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions

Unit III Core Patient Variables

7. Life Span: Children
8. Life Span: Pregnant or Breast-Feeding Women
9. Life Span: Older Adults
10. Lifestyle: Substance Abuse
11. Lifestyle, Diet, and Habits: Nutritional Considerations
12. Environment: Influences on Drug Therapy
13. Culture: Considerations in Drug Therapy

Unit IV Peripheral Nervous System Drugs

14. Drugs Affecting Adrenergic Function
15. Drugs Affecting Cholinergic Function

Unit V Central Nervous System Drugs

16. Drugs Producing Anesthesia and Neuromuscular Blocking
17. Drugs that are Sedatives, Hypnotics, and Anxiolytics
18. Drugs for Treating Mood Disorders
19. Drugs for Treating Thought Disorders
20. Drugs for Treating Seizure Disorders
21. Drugs Affecting Muscle Spasm and Spasticity
22. Drugs for Treating Parkinson Disease and Other Movement Disorders
23. Drugs that Stimulate the Central Nervous System

Unit VI Drugs Used to Control Pain and Inflammation

24. Drugs that are Narcotic Analgesics
25. Drugs for Treating Fever and Inflammation
26. Drugs for Treating Arthritis and Gout

Unit VII Cardiovascular and Renal System Drugs

27. Drugs for Treating Congestive Heart Failure
28. Drugs Used to Treat Angina
29. Drugs Affecting Cardiac Output and Rhythm
30. Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure
31. Drugs Affecting Diuresis

Unit VIII Blood and Immune System Drugs

32. Drugs Affecting Coagulation
33. Drugs for Modifying Biologic Response
34. Drugs Affecting Lipid Levels

Unit IX Respiratory System Drugs

35.Drugs Affecting the Upper Respiratory System
36. Drugs Affecting the Lower Respiratory System

Unit X Gastrointestinal System Drugs

37. Drugs for Treating the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
38. Drugs for Treating the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract

Unit XI Endocrine System Drugs

39. Drugs Affecting Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Hypothalamic Function
40. Drugs Affecting Hormone Levels: Corticosteroids and their Antagonists
41. Drugs Affecting Blood Glucose Levels
42. Drugs Affecting Men's Health and Sexuality
43. Drugs Affecting Women's Health and Sexuality
44. Drugs Affecting Uterine Motility

Unit XII Antineoplastic Drugs

45. Cell Cycle-Specific Drugs
46. Cell Cycle-Nonspecific Drugs

Unit XIII Antimicrobial Drugs

47. Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
48. Antibiotics Affecting the Bacterial Cell Wall
49. Antibiotics Affecting Protein Synthesis
50. Miscellaneous Antibiotics
51. Drugs for Treating Urinary Tract Infections
52. Drugs for Treating Mycobacterial Infections
53. Drugs for Treating Viral and Fungal Diseases
54. Drugs for Treating HIV and AIDS
55. Drugs for Treating Parasites

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