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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - 12th edition

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - 12th edition

ISBN13: 9780323009768

ISBN10: 032300976X

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses by Bruce Clayton and Yvonne Stock - ISBN 9780323009768
Edition: 12TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No
Basic Pharmacology for Nurses by Bruce Clayton and Yvonne Stock - ISBN 9780323009768

ISBN13: 9780323009768

ISBN10: 032300976X

Edition: 12TH 01

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Thoroughly revised and updated, BASIC PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSES offers an easy-to-understand, up-to-date introduction to pharmacology. New chapters include Over-the-Counter Drugs, Alternative Therapies, and Nutrition. A new Drug Classification Card helps students learn the functions of different drug classes. Expanded information and new features, such as Discharge Instruction Boxes, Study Questions for Unit One, and Patient Teaching for medication use in the drug monographs, highlight important material and help students focus on key content. Includes free 6-month online access to Mosby's GenRx, a comprehensive drug database.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART ONE Principles of Basic Pharmacology

Unit One Foundations of Pharmacology

Chapter 1 Definitions, Names, Standards, and Informational Sources
Chapter 2 Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions
Chapter 3 Drug Action Across the Life Span
Chapter 4 The Nursing Process and Pharmacology
Chapter 5 Patient Education and Health Promotion

Unit Two Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration

Chapter 6 A Review of Arithmetic
Chapter 7 Principles of Medication Administration
Chapter 8 Enteral Administration
Chapter 9 Parenteral Administration
Chapter 10 Percutaneous Administration

PART TWO Application of the Nursing Process to Pharmacology

Unit Three Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems

Chapter 11 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 12 Sedative-Hypnotics
Chapter 13 Drugs Used for Parkinson's Disease
Chapter 14 Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders
Chapter 15 Drugs Used for Mood Disorders
Chapter 16 Drugs Used for Psychoses
Chapter 17 Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders
Chapter 18 Drugs Used for Pain Management

Unit Four Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

Chapter 19 Drugs Used to Treat Hyperlipidemias
Chapter 20 Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension
Chapter 21 Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
Chapter 22 Drugs Used to Treat Arrhythmias
Chapter 23 Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris
Chapter 24 Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease
Chapter 25 Drugs Used for Diuresis
Chapter 26 Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders

Unit Five Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Respiratory System

Chapter 27 Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease
Chapter 28 Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease

Unit Six Drugs Affecting the Digestive System

Chapter 29 Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders
Chapter 30 Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease
Chapter 31 Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting
Chapter 32 Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea

Unit Seven Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

Chapter 33 Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter 34 Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease
Chapter 35 Corticosteroids
Chapter 36 Gonadal Hormones

Unit Eight Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System

Chapter 37 Drugs Used in Obstetrics
Chapter 38 Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health

Unit Nine Drugs Affecting Other Body Systems

Chapter 39 Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System
Chapter 40 Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders
Chapter 41 Drugs Affecting Neoplasms
Chapter 42 Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System
Chapter 43 Antimicrobial Agents
Chapter 44 Nutrition
Chapter 45 Herbal Medicines
Chapter 46 Miscellaneous Agents


A Prescription Abbreviations
B Medical Abbreviations
C Nomogram for Calculating the Body Surface Area of Adults and Children
D Commonly Used Laboratory Test and Drug Values
E Recommended Childhood Vaccination Schedule
F MedWatch
G Dyskinesia Identification System: Condensed User Scale
H A Simple Method to Determine Tardive Dyskinesia Symptoms:

AIMS Examination Procedure
I Template for Developing a Written Record for Patients to Monitor Their Own Therapy