Summary: This text presents a totally nursing-focused framework for teaching and learning nursing pharmacology, and ''places the patient'' at the center of all drug and drug administration decisions and considerations. The book presents core drug knowledge using prototypes of different drug classes and emphasizes core patient variables that influence the patient's response to therapy. Features include abundant review questions, concept maps, drug summary tables, drug interaction tables, and c
ritical thinking scenarios that teach students how to apply pharmacology knowledge to patient care. This thoroughly updated Third Edition covers newly approved drugs, has separate chapters on drugs affecting fungal and viral infections, and includes more pathophysiology information. Black Box warnings from the FDA labels have been added to the discussion of each prototype when applicable, and safety alerts have been added to emphasize prevention of common medication errors. A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including NCLEX(R)-style chapter review questions, pathophysiology animations, medication administration videos, and dosage calculation quizzes.
Summary: This text presents a totally nursing-focused framework for teaching and learning nursing pharmacology, and ''places the patient'' at the center of all drug and drug administration decisions and considerations. The book presents core drug knowledge using prototypes of different drug classes and emphasizes core patient variables that influence the patient's response to therapy. Features include abundant review questions, concept maps, drug summary tables, drug interaction tables, and critical thinking scenarios that teach students how to apply pharmacology knowledge to patient care. This thoroughly updated Third Edition covers newly approved drugs, has separate chapters on drugs affecting fungal and viral infections, and includes more pathophysiology information. Black Box warnings from the FDA labels have been added to the discussion of each prototype when applicable, and safety alerts have been added to emphasize prevention of common medication errors. A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including NCLEX(R)-style chapter review questions, pathophysiology animations, medication administration videos, and dosage calculation quizzes. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:3RD 09 Cover: Hardback Publisher:Lippincott-Raven Publishers Published: 02/01/2008 International: No
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Unit 1: FOUNDATIONS FOR DRUG THERAPY IN NURSING1: Nursing Management of Drug Therapy 2: Pharmaceuticals: Development, Safeguards, and Delivery 3: Drug Administration Unit 2: CORE DRUG KNOWLEDGE4: Pharmacotherapeutics, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics 5: Adverse Effects and Drug Interactions Unit 3: CORE PATIENT VARIABLES6: Life Span: Children 7: Life Span: Pregnant or Breast-Feeding Women 8: Life Span: Older Adults 9: Lifestyle: Substance Abuse 10: Lifestyle, Diet, and Habits: Nutrition and Complementary Medications 11: Environment: Influences on Drug Therapy 12: Culture and Inherited Traits: Considerations in Drug Therapy Unit 4: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS13: Drugs Affecting Adrenergic Function 14: Drugs Affecting Cholinergic Function Unit 5: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS15: Drugs Producing Anesthesia and Neuromuscular Blocking 16: Drugs Affecting Muscle Spasm and Spasticity 17: Drugs Treating Parkinson Disease and Other Movement Disorders 18: Drugs Relieving Anxiety and Promoting Sleep 19: Drugs Treating Mood Disorders 20: Drugs Treating Psychotic Disorders and Dementia 21: Drugs Treating Seizure Disorders 22: Drugs Stimulating the Central Nervous System Unit 6: ANALGESIC AND ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS23: Drugs Treating Severe Pain 24: Drugs Treating Mild to Moderate Pain, Fever, Inflammation, and Migraine Headache 25: Drugs Treating Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gout Unit 7: CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL SYSTEM DRUGS26: Drugs Affecting Lipid Levels 27: Drugs Affecting Urinary Output 28: Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure 29: Drugs Treating Heart Failure 30: Drugs Treating Angina 31: Drugs Affecting Cardiac Rhythm 32: Drugs Affecting Coagulation Unit 8: HEMATOPOIETIC AND IMMUNE SYSTEM DRUGS33: Drugs Affecting Hematopoiesis 34: Drugs Affecting the Immune Response 35: Drugs Affecting Corticosteroid Levels 36: Drugs That Are Cell Cycle-Specific 37: Drugs That Are Cell Cycle-Nonspecific Unit 9: ANTIMICROBIAL DRUGS38: Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy 39: Antibiotics Affecting the Bacterial Cell Wall 40: Antibiotics Affecting Protein Synthesis 41: Drugs That Are Miscellaneous Antibiotics 42: Drugs Treating Urinary Tract Infections 43: Drugs Treating Mycobacterial Infections 44: Drugs Treating Fungal Infections 45: Drugs Treating Viral Infections 46: Drugs Treating HIV Infection and AIDS 47: Drugs Treating Parasitic Infections Unit 10: RESPIRATORY SYSTEM DRUGS48: Drugs Affecting the Upper Respiratory System 49: Drugs Affecting the Lower Respiratory System Unit 11: GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM DRUGS50: Drugs Affecting the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract 51: Drugs Affecting the Lower Gastrointestinal Tract Unit 12: ENDOCRINE SYSTEM DRUGS52: Drugs Affecting Blood Glucose Levels 53: Drugs Affecting Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Hypothalamic Function 54: Drugs Affecting Men's Health and Sexuality 55: Drugs Affecting Women's Health and Sexuality 56: Drugs Affecting Uterine Motility AppendicesAppendix A: Diagnostic Imaging Agents Appendix B: Enzyme or Debridement Therapy Appendix C: Enteral and Nutritional Supplements Appendix D: Parenteral Nutrition Appendix E: Immunizations and Recommended Schedules Appendix F: Drugs That May Cause Photosensitivity Appendix G: Drugs Affected by Grapefruit Juice Appendix H: Cytochrome P450 Drug Interactions Answers to Questions for Study and Review Index
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