Summary: This text introduces pharmacology to LPN students. Using a disease approach, it draws upon core concepts of anatomy, physiology, and pathology to make drug therapy understandable to students.
Edition/Copyright: 2ND 07 Cover: Paperback Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc. Year Published: 2007 International: No
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Unit I Basic Concepts in Pharmacology
Chapter 1. Introduction to Pharmacology; Drug Regulation and Approval Chapter 2. Drug Classes, Schedules and Categories Chapter 3. Methods of Drug Administration Chapter 4. What Happens After a Drug Has Been Administered Chapter 5. Herbs and Dietary Supplements Chapter 6. Substance Abuse
Unit II The Nervous System
Chapter 7. Drugs Affecting Functions of the Autonomic Nervous System Chapter 8. Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia Chapter 9. Drugs for Emotional and Mood Disorders Chapter 10. Drugs for Psychoses and Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System Chapter 11. Drugs for Seizures Chapter 12. Drugs for Pain Control Chapter 13. Drugs for Anesthesia
Unit III The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 14. Drugs for Coagulation Disorders Chapter 15. Drugs for Hypertension Chapter 16. Drugs for Heart Failure Chapter 17. Drugs for Dysrhythmias Chapter 18. Drugs for Angina Pectoris, Myocardial Infarction, and Cerebrovascular Accident Chapter 19. Drugs for Shock and Anaphylaxis Chapter 20. Drugs for Lipid Disorders
Unit IV The Immune System
Chapter 21. Drugs for Inflammation, Allergies, and Immune Disorders Chapter 22. Drugs for Bacterial Infections Chapter 23. Drugs for Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections Chapter 24. Drugs for Neoplasia
Unit V The Respiratory, Digestive, and Renal Systems
Chapter 25. Drugs for Pulmonary Disorders Chapter 26. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders Chapter 27. Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutritional Supplements Chapter 28. Drugs for Fluid, AcidBase, and Electrolyte Disorders
Unit VI The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
Chapter 29. Drugs for Endocrine Disorders Chapter 30. Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Reproductive System
Unit VII The Musculoskeletal System, Integumentary System, and Eyes and Ears
Chapter 31. Drugs for Muscle, Bone, and Joint Disorders Chapter 32. Drugs for Skin Disorders Chapter 33. Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders Appendix A: References Appendix B: Answers to NCLEXPNÔ and Case Study Questions Appendix C: Top 200 Drugs
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