Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy! / Edition 1

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy! contains everything the nurse needs to review and the nursing student needs to learn about how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. The book focuses on mechanisms of drug action; details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems, the nursing process related to each drug category, plus

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Nursing Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy! contains everything the nurse needs to review and the nursing student needs to learn about how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. The book focuses on mechanisms of drug action; details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems, the nursing process related to each drug category, plus pain medications, anti-infective drugs, and cancer drugs; and highlights potentially dangerous interactions, including drug-herb interactions. It does all of this in the award-winning, irreverent Incredibly Easy! style that makes intimidating concepts thoroughly approachable.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582553467
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Series:
Incredibly Easy! Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

  1. Fundamentals of clinical pharmacology
  2. Autonomic nervous system drugs
  3. Neurologic and neuromuscular drugs
  4. Pain medications
  5. Cardiovascular drugs
  6. Respiratory drugs
  7. Gastrointestinal drugs
  8. Hematologic drugs
  9. Endocrine drugs
  10. Psychotropic drugs
  11. Drugs for fluid and electrolyte balance
  12. Anti-infective drugs
  13. Anti-inflammatory and immunomodulating drugs
  14. Anti-neoplastic drugs

Appendices

  • Glossary
  • Common herbal preparations and their drug interactions
  • List of toxic herbs
  • Topical steroid chart for skin disorders
  • Drugs for ophthalmic, otic, and dermatologic disorders
  • Vaccines and antidotes for biological and chemical weapons
  • List of dangerous abbreviations

Selected references

Index

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