Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 3

Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 3

by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
     
 

Written with the LPN/LVN student in mind, INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY provides both fundamental principles and easy-to-understand drug information on the most commonly administered medications. Drugs are grouped by therapeutic class within body systems chapters to help students make comparisons of related medications. The new edition includes several new… See more details below

Overview

Written with the LPN/LVN student in mind, INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY provides both fundamental principles and easy-to-understand drug information on the most commonly administered medications. Drugs are grouped by therapeutic class within body systems chapters to help students make comparisons of related medications. The new edition includes several new chapters and highlights important, need-to-know information related to life span issues, clinical alerts, medication administration, math conversions and calculations, and important drug precautions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323008457
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
01/01/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
487
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

Unit One: General Principles · The Nursing Process · Legal Aspects Affecting Medication Administration · Basic Concepts in Pharmacology · Medication Administration Across the Life Span · Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Alternative Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion · Preparing and Administering Medications · Unit Two: Mathematics and Calculations · Review of Mathematical Principles · Mathematical Equivalents Used in Pharmacology · Calculating Drug Dosages · Unit Three: Drug Groups · Allergy and Respiratory Medications · Antiinfective Medications · Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications Used in AIDS-Related Infections · Antineoplastic Agents · Cardiovascular and Renal Medications · Central Nervous System Medications · Gastrointestinal Medications · Hematologic Products · Hormones and Steroids · Immunologic Agents · Musculoskeletal and Antiarthritis Medications · Topical Preparations · Vitamins, Minerals, and Electrolytes · Bibliography · Glossary · Disorders Index · Comprehensive Index

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