Summary: This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the ''why'' behind each nursing action and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. New to the Ninth Edition is an Evidence-Based Nursing feature that builds on the previous edition's Research Briefs and highlights the nursing implications of current
research. Chapter openers now include key terms with definitions. Other highlights include a comprehensive glossary, a revised art program, and thoroughly revised end-of-chapter NCLEX-style questions.
Summary: This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the ''why'' behind each nursing action and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. New to the Ninth Edition is an Evidence-Based Nursing feature that builds on the previous edition's Research Briefs and highlights the nursing implications of current research. Chapter openers now include key terms with definitions. Other highlights include a comprehensive glossary, a revised art program, and thoroughly revised end-of-chapter NCLEX-style questions. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:9TH 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 12/01/2008 International: No
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Section 1: FOUNDATIONS OF DRUG THERAPY
Ch. 1: Introduction to Pharmacology Ch. 2: Basic Concepts and Processes Ch. 3: Administering Medications Ch. 4: Nursing Process in Drug Therapy
Section 2: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Ch. 5: Physiology of the Central Nervous System Ch. 6: Opioid Analgesics and Opioid Antagonists Ch. 7: Analgesic?Antipyretic?Anti-Inflammatory and Related Drugs Ch. 8: Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs Ch. 9: Antipsychotic Drugs Ch. 10: Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers Ch. 11: Antiseizure Drugs Ch. 12: Antiparkinson Drugs Ch. 13: Skeletal Muscle Relaxants Ch. 14: Substance Abuse Disorders Ch. 15: Central Nervous System Stimulants
Section 3: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
Ch. 16: Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System Ch. 17: Adrenergic Drugs Ch. 18: Antiadrenergic Drugs Ch. 19: Cholinergic Drugs Ch. 20: Anticholinergic>Drugs
Section 4: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
Ch. 21: Physiology of the Endocrine System Ch. 22: Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones Ch. 23: Corticosteroids Ch. 24: Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs Ch. 25: Hormones That Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism Ch. 26: Antidiabetic Drugs Ch. 27: Estrogens, Progestins, and Hormonal Contraceptives Ch. 28: Androgens and Anabolic Steroids
Section 5: DRUGS USED TO TREAT INFECTIONS
Ch. 29: General Characteristics of Antimicrobial Drugs Ch. 30: Beta-Lactam Antibacterials: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other Drugs Ch. 31: Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones Ch. 32: Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Agents Ch. 33: Macrolides, Ketolides, and Miscellaneous Antibacterials Ch. 34: Drugs for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Disease Ch. 35: Antiviral Drugs Ch. 36: Antifungal Drugs Ch. 37: Antiparasitics
Section 6: DRUGS AFFECTING HEMATOPOIESIS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Ch. 38: Physiology of the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems Ch. 39: Immunizing Agents Ch. 40: Hematopoietic and Immunostimulant Drugs Ch. 41: Immunosuppressants Ch. 42: Drugs Used in Oncologic Disorders
Section 7: DRUGS AFFECTING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Ch. 43: Physiology of the Respiratory System Ch. 44: Drugs for Asthma and Other Bronchoconstrictive Disorders Ch. 45: Antihistamines and Allergic Disorders Ch. 46: Nasal Decongestants, Antitussives, and Cold Remedies
Section 8: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Ch. 47: Physiology of the Cardiovascular System Ch. 48: Drug Therapy for Heart Failure Ch. 49: Antidysrhythmic Drugs Ch. 50: Antianginal Drugs Ch. 51: Drugs Used in Hypotension and Shock Ch. 52: Antihypertensive Drugs Ch. 53: Diuretics Ch. 54: Drugs That Affect Blood Coagulation Ch. 55: Drugs for Dyslipidemia
Section 9: DRUGS AFFECTING THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
Ch. 56: Physiology of the Digestive System Ch. 57: Nutritional Support Products, Vitamins, and Mineral?Electrolytes Ch. 58: Drugs to Aid Weight Management Ch. 59: Drugs Used for Peptic Ulcer and Acid Reflux Disorders Ch. 60: Laxatives and Cathartics Ch. 61: Antidiarrheals Ch. 62: Antiemetics
Section 10: DRUGS USED IN SPECIAL CONDITIONS
Ch. 63: Drugs Used in Ophthalmic Conditions Ch. 64: Drugs Used in Dermatologic Conditions Ch. 65: Drug Use During Pregnancy and LactationGlossaryAnswers to Applying Your Knowledge
Appendix A: The International System of Units
Appendix B: Serum Drug ConcentrationsAppendix C: Anesthetics, Adjunctive Drugs, and Nursing Considerations
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