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Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0323051316

Cover of Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider 3RD 09 (ISBN 978-0323051316)
ISBN13: 978-0323051316
ISBN10: 0323051316
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider - 3RD 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323051316

Marilyn Winterton Edmunds

ISBN13: 978-0323051316
ISBN10: 0323051316
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 3RD 09
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

A practical textbook of pharmacotherapeutics for nurse practitioners and other primary care providers, this text is also written by nurse practitioners.With an emphasis on "key drugs," the authors focus on the most commonly used drugs rather than the first drug in each class. In addition to providing solid and comprehensive coverage of pharmacology, the legal and professional issues unique to nurse practitioners and other primary care providers are also discussed.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Essential Concepts for the Prescription of Medications

Unit 1 Foundations of Prescriptive Practice

Ch. 1 Prescriptive Authority and Role Implementation: Tradition vs. Change 1

Ch. 2 Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and Physician Assistants Marilyn Winterton Edmunds Edmunds, Marilyn Winterton James Cawley Cawley, James 5

Unit 2 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

Ch. 3 General Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles 23

Ch. 4 Special Populations: Geriatrics Barbara Resnick Resnick, Barbara Marilyn Winterton Edmunds Edmunds, Marilyn Winterton 52

Ch. 5 Special Populations: Pediatrics 62

Ch. 6 Special Populations: Pregnant and Nursing Women 72

Unit 3 The Art and Science of Pharmacotherapeutics

Ch. 7 Establishing the Therapeutic Relationship 90

Ch. 8 Practical Tips on Writing Prescriptions 98

Ch. 9 Treatment Guidelines and Evidence-Based Decision Making 109

Ch. 10 Design and Implementation of Patient Education Marilyn Winterton Edmunds Edmunds, Marilyn Winterton Jann Keenan Keenan, Jann 126

Pt. 2 Drug Monographs

Unit 4 Topical Agents

Ch. 11 Dermatologic Agents 136

Ch. 12 Eye, Ear, Throat, and Mouth Agents 158

Unit 5 Respiratory Agents

Ch. 13 Upper Respiratory Agents Bonnie R. Bock Bock, Bonnie R. 169

Ch. 14 Asthma and COPD Medications Sandra M. Nettina Nettina, Sandra M. 188

Unit 6 Cardiovascular Agents

Ch. 15 Hypertension and Miscellaneous Antihypertensive Medications 209

Ch. 16 Coronary Artery Disease and Antianginal Medications 221

Ch. 17 Chronic Heart Failure and Digoxin 233

Ch. 18 [alpha]-Blockers 242

Ch. 19 Calcium Channel Blockers 251

Ch. 20 ACE Inhibitors andAngiotensin Receptor Blockers 259

Ch. 21 Antiarrhythmic Agents Elizabeth Monson Monson, Elizabeth Maren Stewart Mayhew Mayhew, Maren Stewart 268

Ch. 22 Antihyperlipidemic Agents James D. Hoehns Hoehns, James D. Jessica L. Purcell Purcell, Jessica L. 279

Ch. 23 Agents that Act on Blood Theresa Pluth Yeo Yeo, Theresa Pluth 292

Unit 7 Gastrointestinal Agents

Ch. 24 Antacids and the Management of GERD 310

Ch. 25 Histamine-2 Blockers and Proton Pump Inhibitors 316

Ch. 26 Laxatives 324

Ch. 27 Antidiarrheals 335

Ch. 28 Antiemetics 340

Ch. 29 Medications for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Gastrointestinal Problems 346

Unit 8 Renal/Genitourinary Agents

Ch. 30 Diuretics 353

Ch. 31 Male Genitourinary Agents 368

Ch. 32 Agents for Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Analgesia Maren Mayhew Mayhew, Maren 376

Unit 9 Musculoskeletal Agents

Ch. 33 Acetaminophen 383

Ch. 34 Aspirin and Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Medications 387

Ch. 35 Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Medications and Immune Modulators 400

Ch. 36 Gout Medications Christy L. Crowther Crowther, Christy L. 406

Ch. 37 Osteoporosis Treatment Jan Disantostefano Disantostefano, Jan 413

Ch. 38 Muscle Relaxants 422

Unit 10 Central Nervous System Agents

Ch. 39 Overview of the Nervous System 428

Ch. 40 Medications for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Laurie Scudder Scudder, Laurie 436

Ch. 41 Medications for Dementia V. Inez Wendel Wendel, V. Inez 443

Ch. 42 Analgesia and Pain Management V. Inez Wendel Wendel, V. Inez 448

Ch. 43 Migraine Medications 462

Ch. 44 Anticonvulsants 474

Ch. 45 Antiparkinson Agents 488

Unit 11 Psychotropic Agents

Ch. 46 Antidepressants 501

Ch. 47 Antianxiety and Antiinsomnia Agents 520

Ch. 48 Antipsychotics 532

Ch. 49 Substance Abuse Laura Miller Miller, Laura Kenneth Saffier Saffier, Kenneth 545

Unit 12 Endocrine Agents

Ch. 50 Glucocorticoids 552

Ch. 51 Thyroid Medications 559

Ch. 52 Diabetes Mellitus Agents Jane Kapustin Kapustin, Jane 568

Unit 13 Female Reproductive System Medications

Ch. 53 Contraceptives Clair Kaplan Kaplan, Clair 584

Ch. 54 Menopause Hormone Therapy Ivy M. Alexander Alexander, Ivy M. 604

Ch. 55 Agents Used in Treating Breast Cancer 617

Unit 14 Antiinfectives

Ch. 56 Principles for Prescribing Antiinfectives 622

Ch. 57 Treatment of Specific Infections and Miscellaneous Antibiotics 629

Ch. 58 Penicillins 640

Ch. 59 Cephalosporins 647

Ch. 60 Tetracyclines 653

Ch. 61 Macrolides 658

Ch. 62 Fluoroquinolones 663

Ch. 63 Aminoglycosides 668

Ch. 64 Sulfonamides 672

Ch. 65 Antitubercular Agents 676

Ch. 66 Antifungals 687

Ch. 67 The Immune System and Antiretroviral Medications 696

Ch. 68 Antiviral and Antiprotozoal Agents 709

Unit 15 Health Promotion

Ch. 69 Immunizations and Biologicals 719

Ch. 70 Weight Management 740

Ch. 71 Smoking Cessation 748

Ch. 72 Vitamins and Minerals 760

Ch. 73 Over-the-Counter Medications 782

Ch. 74 Complementary and Alternative Therapies 787

Readings and References 797

Index 824

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