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Focus on Nursing Pharmacology - With Atlas (4E) and DVD

Focus on Nursing Pharmacology - With Atlas (4E) and DVD - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0781789820

Cover of Focus on Nursing Pharmacology - With Atlas (4E) and DVD 5TH 11 (ISBN 978-0781789820)
ISBN13: 978-0781789820
ISBN10: 0781789826
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 11
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $91.95

Focus on Nursing Pharmacology - With Atlas (4E) and DVD - 5TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0781789820

Amy M Karch

ISBN13: 978-0781789820
ISBN10: 0781789826
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 11
Publisher: Lippincott-Raven Publishers

Published: 2011
International: No
Summary

This text presents essential pharmacology concepts in a streamlined, user-friendly fashion. Organized by body system, the book explains the rationale for each drug class's therapeutic actions, contraindications, and adverse effects. Each chapter opens with learning objectives and ends with NCLEX®-style and other questions. Illustrations, tables, side bars, and boxes summarize concepts and focus attention on patient safety, evidence-based practice, lifespan issues, patient teaching, and case study-based critical thinking exercises.Fifth Edition highlights include expanded and updated chapters on coronary artery disease and diabetes, explanations of black box warnings and abuse of prescription drugs, inclusion of black box warnings, and increased emphasis on patient safety and prevention of errors. New features include Focus on Patient Safety, Focus on Evidence, Focus on Calculations, and Focus on Clinical Skills.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Pt. I Introduction to nursing pahrmacology 1
Pt. II Chemotherapeutic agents 69
Pt. III Drugs acting on the immune system 217
Pt. IV Drugs acting on the central and peripheral nervous systems 277
Pt. V Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system 431
Pt. VI Drugs acting on the endocrine system 499
Pt. VII Drugs acting on the reproductive system 577
Pt. VIII Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system 623
Pt. IX Drugs acting on the renal system 771
Pt. X Drugs acting on the respiratory system 813
Pt. XI Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal system 865
App. A Parenteral agents 919
App. B Topical agents 924
App. C Ophthalmic agents 932
App. D Vitamins 937
App. E Alternative and complementary therapies 940