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Core Concepts in Pharmacology -With CD

Core Concepts in Pharmacology -With CD - 2nd edition

Core Concepts in Pharmacology -With CD - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780131714731

ISBN10: 0131714732

Core Concepts in Pharmacology -With CD by Norman Holland and Michael Patrick Adams - ISBN 9780131714731
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Core Concepts in Pharmacology -With CD by Norman Holland and Michael Patrick Adams - ISBN 9780131714731

ISBN13: 9780131714731

ISBN10: 0131714732

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 07

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This text introduces pharmacology to LPN students. Using a disease approach, it draws upon core concepts of anatomy, physiology, and pathology to make drug therapy understandable to students.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Unit I Basic Concepts in Pharmacology

Chapter 1. Introduction to Pharmacology; Drug Regulation and Approval
Chapter 2. Drug Classes, Schedules and Categories
Chapter 3. Methods of Drug Administration
Chapter 4. What Happens After a Drug Has Been Administered
Chapter 5. Herbs and Dietary Supplements
Chapter 6. Substance Abuse

Unit II The Nervous System

Chapter 7. Drugs Affecting Functions of the Autonomic Nervous System
Chapter 8. Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia
Chapter 9. Drugs for Emotional and Mood Disorders
Chapter 10. Drugs for Psychoses and Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System
Chapter 11. Drugs for Seizures
Chapter 12. Drugs for Pain Control
Chapter 13. Drugs for Anesthesia

Unit III The Cardiovascular System

Chapter 14. Drugs for Coagulation Disorders
Chapter 15. Drugs for Hypertension
Chapter 16. Drugs for Heart Failure
Chapter 17. Drugs for Dysrhythmias
Chapter 18. Drugs for Angina Pectoris, Myocardial Infarction, and Cerebrovascular Accident
Chapter 19. Drugs for Shock and Anaphylaxis
Chapter 20. Drugs for Lipid Disorders

Unit IV The Immune System

Chapter 21. Drugs for Inflammation, Allergies, and Immune Disorders
Chapter 22. Drugs for Bacterial Infections
Chapter 23. Drugs for Fungal, Viral, and Parasitic Infections
Chapter 24. Drugs for Neoplasia

Unit V The Respiratory, Digestive, and Renal Systems

Chapter 25. Drugs for Pulmonary Disorders
Chapter 26. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Disorders
Chapter 27. Vitamins, Minerals, and Nutritional Supplements
Chapter 28. Drugs for Fluid, AcidBase, and Electrolyte Disorders

Unit VI The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems

Chapter 29. Drugs for Endocrine Disorders
Chapter 30. Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Reproductive System

Unit VII The Musculoskeletal System, Integumentary System, and Eyes and Ears

Chapter 31. Drugs for Muscle, Bone, and Joint Disorders
Chapter 32. Drugs for Skin Disorders
Chapter 33. Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders
Appendix A: References
Appendix B: Answers to NCLEXPNÔ and Case Study Questions
Appendix C: Top 200 Drugs