Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice / Edition 9
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Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice / Edition 9

by Sandra Smith Pennington, Carol Barnett Lammon
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781777690

ISBN-13: 9780781777698

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized, readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. Highlights of the Ninth Edition include

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This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized, readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. Highlights of the Ninth Edition include new Evidence-Based Practice displays, clearly identified FDA Black Box Warnings, case studies threaded through each drug chapter, key terms with definitions in chapter openers, a comprehensive glossary, a revised art program, and thoroughly revised end-of-chapter NCLEX®-style questions.

A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include videos, animations, dosage calculation quizzes, NCLEX®-style questions, and journal articles. It also includes a FREE Photo Atlas of Medication Administration.  LiveAdvise online tutoring is also available.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781777698
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Edition description:
Ninth, North American Edition
Pages:
1168
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Ch.1 Introduction to Pharmacology

  • Ch. 2: Basic Concepts and Processes
  • Ch. 3: Administering Medications
  • Ch. 4: Nursing Process in Drug Therapy
  • Ch. 5: Physiology of the Central Nervous System
  • Ch. 6: Opioid Analgesics and Opioid Antagonists
  • Ch. 7: Analgesic-Antipyretic-Anti-Inflammatory and Related Drugs
  • Ch. 8: Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
  • Ch. 9: Antipsychotic Drugs
  • Ch. 10: Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
  • Ch. 11: Antiseizure Drugs
  • Ch. 12: Antiparkinson Drugs
  • Ch. 13: Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
  • Ch. 14: Substance Abuse Disorders
  • Ch. 15: Central Nervous System Stimulants
  • Ch. 16: Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System
  • Ch. 17: Adrenergic Drugs
  • Ch. 18: Antiadrenergic Drugs
  • Ch. 19: Cholinergic Drugs
  • Ch. 20: Anticholinergic Drugs
  • Ch. 21: Physiology of the Endocrine System
  • Ch. 22: Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
  • Ch. 23: Corticosteroids
  • Ch. 24: Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
  • Ch. 25: Hormones That Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism
  • Ch. 26: Antidiabetic Drugs
  • Ch. 27: Estrogens, Progestins, and Hormonal Contraceptives
  • Ch. 28: Androgens and Anabolic Steroids
  • Ch. 29: General Characteristics of Antimicrobial Drugs
  • Ch. 30: Beta-Lactam Antibacterials: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other Drugs
  • Ch. 31: Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones
  • Ch. 32: Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Agents
  • Ch. 33: Macrolides, Ketolides, and Miscellaneous Antibacterials
  • Ch. 34: Drugs for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Disease
  • Ch. 35: Antiviral Drugs
  • Ch. 36: Antifungal Drugs
  • Ch. 37: Antiparasitics
  • Ch. 38: Physiology of the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems
  • Ch. 39: Immunizing Agents
  • Ch. 40: Hematopoietic and Immunostimulant Drugs
  • Ch. 41: Immunosuppressants
  • Ch. 42: Drugs Used in Oncologic Disorders
  • Ch. 43: Physiology of the Respiratory System
  • Ch. 44: Drugs for Asthma and Other Bronchoconstrictive Disorders
  • Ch. 45: Antihistamines and Allergic Disorders
  • Ch. 46: Nasal Decongestants, Antitussives, and Cold Remedies
  • Ch. 47: Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
  • Ch. 48: Drug Therapy for Heart Failure
  • Ch. 49: Antidysrhythmic Drugs
  • Ch. 50: Antianginal Drugs
  • Ch. 51: Drugs Used in Hypotension and Shock
  • Ch. 52: Antihypertensive Drugs
  • Ch. 53: Diuretics
  • Ch. 54: Drugs That Affect Blood Coagulation
  • Ch. 55: Drugs for Dyslipidemia
  • Ch. 56: Physiology of the Digestive System
  • Ch. 57: Nutritional Support Products, Vitamins, and Mineral-Electrolytes
  • Ch. 58: Drugs to Aid Weight Management
  • Ch. 59: Drugs Used for Peptic Ulcer and Acid Reflux Disorders
  • Ch. 60: Laxatives and Cathartics
  • Ch. 61: Antidiarrheals
  • Ch. 62: Antiemetics
  • Ch. 63: Drugs Used in Ophthalmic Conditions
  • Ch. 64: Drugs Used in Dermatologic Conditions
  • Ch. 65: Drug Use During Pregnancy and Lactation
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