Integrated Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology / Edition 1

Integrated Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology / Edition 1

by Bruce J. Colbert, Barbara J. Mason
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130305189

ISBN-13: 9780130305183

Pub. Date: 09/19/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Integrated Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology

Bruce J. Colbert, MS, RRT, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Barb J. Mason, Pharm. D., FASHP, Idaho State University, College of Pharmacy

Marked by its readability and complete coverage, Integrated Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology s a truly introductory and interactive textbook. An

Overview

Integrated Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology

Bruce J. Colbert, MS, RRT, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
Barb J. Mason, Pharm. D., FASHP, Idaho State University, College of Pharmacy

Marked by its readability and complete coverage, Integrated Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology s a truly introductory and interactive textbook. An interdisciplinary perspective of respiratory therapy, pharmacology integrated with physiology/pathology, and a unique self-study website combine to provide a total understanding of concepts. The complete coverage within this integrated package is appropriate for all courses in Cardiopulmonary Pharmacology. Additional features include:
Clinical Pearls - Interspersed throughout each chapter, these "pearls" highlight the real-life relevancy of specific clinical applications.
Review Questions - Multiple-choice, matching, critical thinking, and case study questions insure comprehension before moving on to new material.
Controversies - Contained in each chapter, these scenarios are relevant critical thinking exercises.
Key Terms - Bolded in the text and included in a chapter glossary, symbols, units, and abbreviations are included.
Get Connected to the Web information blurbs directing students to more information on the Companion Website.
Companion Website - www.prenhall.com/colbert - This online resource contains current updates on new drugs, animations, videos, an audio glossary, as well as interactive quizzes and chapter exams related to the text.
Drug Companion Guide - A perfect quick reference, thispocket guide contains extensive information on dosages, drug actions, uses and interactions for all drugs in the text.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130305183
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
09/19/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
8.02(w) x 9.94(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexxiii
1General Pharmacological Principles1
Objectives1
Abbreviations2
Introduction2
Basic Terms2
Drug Development3
Herbals4
Drug Information Sources4
Interpreting Drug Information5
Routes of Administration10
Pharmacokinetics13
Pharmacodynamics17
Prescription Orders22
Common Sense Rules23
2The Metric System and Drug Dosage Calculations27
Objectives27
Abbreviations27
Introduction28
Exponential Powers of Ten28
Systems of Measurement30
Drug Dosage Calculations34
3Pharmacology of the Autonomic Nervous System43
Objectives43
Abbreviations44
Introduction44
Nervous System Divisions44
Nervous System Conduction47
ANS Drug Terminology52
4Medicated Aerosol Treatments61
Objectives61
Abbreviations61
Introduction62
Basic Concepts of Medicated Aerosols62
Aerosol Delivery Devices67
5Bronchodilators77
Objectives77
Abbreviations78
Introduction78
Airway Anatomy and Physiology78
Neurological Control of Bronchial Smooth Muscle80
Bronchodilators84
Development of the [beta] Agonists86
Anticholinergic (Parasympatholytic) Bronchodilators92
Monitoring Outcomes of Inhaled Bronchodilatory Therapy95
Xanthines96
6Mucokinetics and Surfactants101
Objectives101
Abbreviations101
Introduction102
The Mucociliary System102
Bland Aerosols106
Mucolytics109
Surface-Active Agents113
7Anti-Inflammatory and Antiasthmatic Agents123
Objectives123
Abbreviations124
Introduction124
The Inflammatory Process124
Corticosteroids129
Antiasthmatics136
Prostaglandins136
Leukotriene Modifiers137
Treating Upper Airway Congestion138
8Anti-Infective Agents143
Objectives143
Abbreviations143
Introduction144
General Principles of Anti-infective Therapy144
Classification of Antibacterial Agents150
Aerosol Anti-infective Therapy157
9Cardiac and Renal Agents161
Objectives161
Abbreviations161
Introduction162
Cardiovascular Overview162
Antiarrhythmic Agents167
Congestive Heart Failure171
Renal Pharmacology175
Shock Management177
Angina177
Myocardial Infarction179
10Blood Pressure and Antithrombotic Agents183
Objectives183
Abbreviations183
Introduction184
Blood Pressure184
Drug Categories to Treat Hypertension188
The Hemostatic System193
11Neuromuscular, Anesthetic, Sedative, and Analgesic Agents201
Objectives201
Abbreviations202
Introduction202
Nerve Transmission202
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants208
Sedative/Hypnotics/Anxiolytics208
Anesthetics210
Ventilatory Stimulants213
Analgesia214
12Therapeutic Medical Gases223
Objectives223
Abbreviations223
Introduction224
Oxygen Therapy224
Carbon Dioxide234
Helium Therapy235
Nitric Oxide Therapy236
13COPD: The Pharmacological Treatment of Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis, and Emphysema241
Objectives241
Abbreviations241
Introduction242
Asthma243
COPD253
Prevention: The Key to Treatment of COPD255
COPD Treatment Goals259
14Pharmacologic Treatment of Respiratory Infectious Disease265
Objectives265
Abbreviations266
Introduction266
Developing a Therapeutic Plan for Respiratory Infectious Diseases267
Upper Airway Infectious Diseases270
Other Upper Airway Infections276
Lower Respiratory Tract Infections277
15Pharmacology for Advanced Cardiac Life Support289
Objectives289
Abbreviations289
Introduction290
Normal Conduction and Arrhythmias290
Pharmacologic Agents for Advanced Life Support297
Pharmacology I Agents299
Calcium-Channel Blockers303
[beta]-Adrenergic Blockers305
Positive Inotropic Drugs306
References309
Drug list319
Index331

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