Drug Therapy in Nursing / Edition 2

Drug Therapy in Nursing / Edition 2

by Samantha J. Venable
     
 

Organized by body system, this fully revised Second Edition places the patient at the center of all drug and drug administration choices. The book bridges the gap between basic science and clinical practice and shows how today's therapeutic agents can address each patient's specific needs.

Features include critical thinking scenarios, abundant review questions,

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Overview

Organized by body system, this fully revised Second Edition places the patient at the center of all drug and drug administration choices. The book bridges the gap between basic science and clinical practice and shows how today's therapeutic agents can address each patient's specific needs.

Features include critical thinking scenarios, abundant review questions, color concept maps, drug summary tables, Lifespan Alerts regarding pediatric, childbearing, and geriatric patients, and Web Alerts directing readers to Internet information. A "Focus on Research" feature provides the groundwork for evidence-based decision-making. Appendices cover Canadian drugs, diagnostic imaging agents, enteral nutrition supplements, antidotes, immunizations, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781748391
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1248
Product dimensions:
8.38(w) x 10.88(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Nursing management in drug therapy1
Ch. 2Pharmaceuticals : development, safeguards, and delivery13
Ch. 3Drug administration27
Ch. 4Pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics39
Ch. 5Adverse effects and drug interactions53
Ch. 6Life span : children63
Ch. 7Life span : pregnant or breast-feeding women74
Ch. 8Life span : older adults83
Ch. 9Lifestyle : substance abuse92
Ch. 10Lifestyle, diet, and habits : nutrition and complementary medications111
Ch. 11Environment : influences on drug therapy121
Ch. 12Culture and inherited traits : considerations in drug therapy126
Ch. 13Drugs affecting adrenergic function137
Ch. 14Drugs affecting cholinergic function166
Ch. 15Drugs producing anesthesia and neuromuscular blocking187
Ch. 16Drugs relieving anxiety and producing sleep212
Ch. 17Drugs treating mood disorders226
Ch. 18Drugs treating psychotic disorders and dementia251
Ch. 19Drugs treating seizure disorders268
Ch. 20Drugs affecting muscle spasm and spasticity288
Ch. 21Drugs treating Parkinson disease and other movement disorders303
Ch. 22Drugs stimulating the central nervous system321
Ch. 23Drugs treating severe pain341
Ch. 24Drugs treating mild to moderate pain, fever, inflammation, and migraine headache366
Ch. 25Drugs treating arthritis and gout390
Ch. 26Drugs affecting cardiac rhythm409
Ch. 27Drugs affecting blood pressure437
Ch. 28Drugs treating congestive heart failure477
Ch. 29Drugs treating angina491
Ch. 30Drugs affecting lipid levels501
Ch. 31Drugs affecting coagulation515
Ch. 32Drugs affecting urinary output544
Ch. 33Drugs affecting hematopoiesis567
Ch. 34Drugs affecting the immune response582
Ch. 35Drugs that are cell cycle-specific605
Ch. 36Drugs that are cell cycle-nonspecific635
Ch. 37Principles of antibiotic therapy659
Ch. 38Antibiotics affecting the bacterial cell wall667
Ch. 39Antibiotics affecting protein synthesis692
Ch. 40Drugs that are miscellaneous antibiotics722
Ch. 41Drugs treating urinary tract infections732
Ch. 42Drugs treating mycobacterial infections743
Ch. 43Drugs treating viral and fungal diseases756
Ch. 44Drugs treating HIV infection and AIDS787
Ch. 45Drugs treating parasitic infections816
Ch. 46Drugs affecting the upper respiratory system843
Ch. 47Drugs affecting the lower respiratory system863
Ch. 48Drugs affecting the upper gastrointestinal tract893
Ch. 49Drugs affecting the lower gastrointestinal tract924
Ch. 50Drugs affecting pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, and hypothalamic function945
Ch. 51Drugs affecting corticosteroid levels981
Ch. 52Drugs affecting blood glucose levels1002
Ch. 53Drugs affecting men's health and sexuality1030
Ch. 54Drugs affecting women's health and sexuality1047
Ch. 55Drugs affecting uterine motility1069
App. ASupplemental Canadian drug information1087
App. BDiagnostic imaging agents1092
App. CEnzyme or debridement therapy1099
App. DEnteral and nutritional supplements1103
App. EParenteral nutrition1108
App. FAntidotes1112
App. GImmunizations1117
App. HAntiemetic drugs1124
App. ITherapeutic and toxic levels of selected drugs1127
App. JDrugs that may cause photosensitivity1130

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