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Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process - 6th edition

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process - 6th edition

ISBN13: 9780323055444

ISBN10: 0323055443

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process by L. Lilley, S. Harrington, J. Snyder and S. Collins - ISBN 9780323055444
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
International: No
Pharmacology and the Nursing Process by L. Lilley, S. Harrington, J. Snyder and S. Collins - ISBN 9780323055444

ISBN13: 9780323055444

ISBN10: 0323055443

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 6TH 11

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This market-leading text is known for presenting challenging content in a clear and consistent format that is engaging and readable. With an eye-catching design, full-color illustrations, and helpful, practical boxed features that highlight need-to-know information, the new edition of this bestseller continues its tradition of making pharmacology easy to learn and understand.

Author Bio

Linda Lane Lilley, PhD, RN, University Professor and Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, VA; Shelly Rainforth Collins, PharmD, Coordinator of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center; President, Drug Information Consultants, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA ; Scott Harrington, PharmD, Harrington Health Informatics, LLC, Tucson, AZ; Director of Pharmacy, Northern Cochise Community Hospital, Willcox, AZ and Julie S. Snyder, MSN, RN-BC, Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part One: Pharmacology Basics

Study Skills Tips: Introduction to Study Skills Concepts

1. The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy

2. Pharmacologic Principles

3. Life Span Considerations

4. Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations

5. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenetics

6. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding

7. Patient Education and Drug Therapy

8. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements

9. Substance Abuse

10. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration

Part Two: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System

Study Skills Tips: Using Vocabulary, Text Notation, and Language Conventions

11. Analgesic Drugs

12. General and Local Anesthetics

13. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants

14. Central Nervous System Stimulant Drugs

15. Antiepileptic Drugs

16. Antiparkinsonian Drugs

17. Psychotherapeutic Drugs

Part Three: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

Study Skills Tips: Application of PURR (Prepare, Understand, Rehearse, Review)

18. Adrenergic Drugs

19. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs

20. Cholinergic Drugs

21. Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs

Part Four: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems

Study Skills Tips: Linking Learning and Text Notation

22. Heart Failure Drugs

23. Antidysrhythmic Drugs

24. Antianginal Drugs

25. Antihypertensive Drugs

26. Diuretic Drugs

27. Fluids and Electrolytes

28. Coagulation Modifier Drugs

29. Antilipemic Drugs

Part Five: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

Study Skills Tips: Questioning Strategy

30. Pituitary Drugs

31. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs

32. Antidiabetic Drugs

33. Adrenal Drugs

34. Women?s Health Drugs

35. Men?s Health Drugs

Part Six: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

Study Skills Tips: Study on the Run

36. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants

37. Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Drugs

Part Seven: Antiinfective and Antiinflammatory Drugs

Study Skills Tips: Applying the Nursing Process

38. Antibiotics Part 1

39. Antibiotics Part 2

40. Antiviral Drugs

41. Antitubercular Drugs

42. Antifungal Drugs

43. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Antihelmintic Drugs

44. Antiinflammatory and Antigout Drugs

Part Eight: Immune and Biologic Modifiers and Chemotherapeutic Drugs

Study Skills Tips: Strategies for Time Management

45. Immunosuppressant Drugs

46. Immunizing Drugs and Biochemical Terrorism

47. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle?Specific Drugs

48. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle?Nonspecific and Miscellaneous Drugs

49. Biologic Response-Modifying Drugs and Antirheumatoid Drugs

Part Nine: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition

Study Skills Tips: Active Questioning Skills

50. Acid-Controlling Drugs

51. Bowel Disorder Drugs

52. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs

53. Vitamins and Minerals

54. Nutritional Supplements

Part Ten: Miscellaneous Therapeutics: Dermatologic, Ophthalmic, and Otic Drugs

Study Skills Tips: More Strategies for Time Management

55. Anemia Drugs

56. Dermatologic Drugs

57. Ophthalmic Drugs

58. Otic Drugs


A) Pharmaceutical Abbreviations

Online Appendixes:

A) Selected Diagnostic Drugs Used in Radiologic Procedures (Radiodiagnostic Drugs)

B) Common Formulas, Weights, and Equivalents