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Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0815130925

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ISBN13: 978-0815130925
ISBN10: 0815130929
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Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2000
International: No

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Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0815130925

Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew

ISBN13: 978-0815130925
ISBN10: 0815130929
Cover type:
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider is a classroom text designed to transition into the clinical arena as your students begin practicing and prescribing. This practical book brings together the best and most important information from the medical, nursing, and pharmacology disciplines, making it an invaluable learning tool and an important companion text throughout the beginning years of clinical practice. Students will review professional roles and basic practical information about drug categories and what must be considered in prescribing and educating patients. The essentials are distilled into a thorough discussion of drug prototypes. Many helpful charts, figures, and clinical decision-making algorithms aid comprehension.

Author Bio

Edmunds, Marilyn Winterton :

Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, PhD, ANP/GNP, Private Practice, President, Nurse Practitioner Alternatives in Education, Inc., Columbia, MD.

Mayhew, Maren Stewart :

Maren Stewart Mayhew, MS, ANP/GNP, Nurse Practitioner, Private Practice, Bethesda, MD

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Foundations of Prescriptive Authority Prescriptive Authority: Tradition vs. Change The Advanced Practice Nurse: NP, CNM, CRNA and CNS Physician Assistants

Unit 2: Economic Foundations of Prescriptive Authority Pharmacoeconomics Practical Applications of Pharmacoeconomic Principles

Unit 3: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Pharmacokinetics Special Populations: Geriatrics Special Populations: Pediatrics Special Populations: Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers Client Initiated and Client-Controlled Therapy

Unit 4: The Therapeutic Experiment Components of the Therapeutic Experiment Critical Decision-Making Practical Tips in Writing Prescriptions Evidence-Based Medicine Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines Design and Implementation of Patient Education

PART II: SPECIFIC DRUG MONOGRAPHS
Unit 5: Topical Agents Ophthalmic Agents Topical Agents

Unit 6: Respiratory Drugs Upper Respiratory Infection and Allergic Rhinitis Medications Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Medications

Unit 7: Cardiovascular Drugs Digoxin and Congestive Heart Failure Nitrates and Coronary Artery Disease Diuretics and Hypertension Beta Blockers Calcium Channel Blockers ACE Inhibitors Antiadrenergic and Peripheral Vascular Antiarrhythmics Antilipidemics Anticoagulants

Unit 8: Gastrointestinal Drugs Antacids Histamine Blockers Laxatives Antidiarrheals Other Gastrointestinal Medications

Unit 9: Musculoskeletal Drugs Acetaminophen Aspirin and Non-Steroidal and Anti- Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) Slow-Acting Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (SAARDS) Gout Muscle Relaxants

Unit 10: Central Nervous System Drugs CNS Stimulants Analgesics Migraine Antiemetics Anti-Anxiety Antidepressants Antipsychotics Anticonvulsants Antiparkinsons

Unit 11: Hormones Contraceptives Hormone Replacement Therapy Osteoporosis Treatment Steroids Thyroid Antidiabetic

Unit 12: Anti-Inflectives Penicillins Cephalosporins Tetracyclines Macrolides Fluoroquinolones Aminoglycoside Sulfonamides Antitubercular Antifungal Antiretroviral Other AntiInfectives

Unit 13: Miscellaneous Drugs Immunizations and Other Biologicals Smoking Deterrents Urinary Tract Vitamins and Minerals Miscellaneous Drugs

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