Pharmacologic Basis of Nursing Practice / Edition 5

Pharmacologic Basis of Nursing Practice / Edition 5

by Julia B. Freeman Clark, Sherry F. Queener, Virginia B. Karb, Sherry F. Queener

ISBN-10: 0323007015

ISBN-13: 9780323007016

Pub. Date: 09/28/1996

Publisher: Elsevier Science

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Table of Contents

1Drugs in the Body2
2Effects of Life Span, Genetics, and Medical Conditions on Drug Therapy15
3Legal Implications of Drug Therapy24
4Application of the Nursing Process to Drug Therapy35
5Drug Administration48
6Calculating Drug Dosages75
7Over-the-Counter Drugs and Self-Medication84
8Issues of Drug Abuse95
9Care of the Poisoned Patient104
10Introduction to Neuropharmacology118
11Mechanisms of Cholinergic Control124
12Mechanisms of Adrenergic Control129
13Antihypertensive Drugs138
15Antianginals and Other Vasodilators182
16Drugs to Treat Shock198
17Fluids and Electrolytes207
18Cardiac Glycosides and Other Drugs for Congestive Heart Failure223
19Drugs to Control Cardiac Arrhythmias232
20Agents Affecting Blood Coagulation252
21Drugs to Lower Blood Lipid Levels272
22Drugs to Treat Anemia283
23Drugs Affecting Motility: Cholinergic Stimulants and Anticholinergics/Antispasmodics294
24Laxatives and Antidiarrheals303
26Drugs to Treat Ulcers323
27Bronchodilators and Other Drugs to Treat Asthma and Other Pulmonary Diseases332
29Drugs to Control Bronchial Secretions356
30Aspirin, Acetaminophen, NSAIDs, and Drugs for Treating Gout366
31Opioids (Narcotic Analgesics)382
32Management of the Patient in Pain394
33Basic Function of the Immune System408
35Immunomodulators and Care of the Patient With Altered Immune Function425
36Glucocorticoids Used for Inflammatory and Immune Disorders435
37Drugs for Selected Immune Diseases: Myasthenia Gravis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, and Multiple Sclerosis446
38Introduction to the Use of Antiinfective Agents464
39Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Related Drugs471
41Macrolides, Clindamycin, and Miscellaneous Penicillin Substitutes490
42Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol499
44Sulfonamides, Trimethoprim, and Drugs for Urinary Tract Infections513
45Drugs for Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections522
46Antifungal Agents535
47Antiviral Agents546
48Drugs to Treat Protozoal and Helminthic Infestations559
49Cytotoxic Drugs to Treat Cancer580
50Tissue-Specific Anticancer Agents608
51Sedative-Hypnotic Agents, Antianxiety Agents, and Alcohol620
52Antipsychotic Drugs640
53Antidepressant Drugs655
54Central Nervous System Stimulants668
56Drug for Parkinson's Disease and Alzheimer's Disease696
57Centrally Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants705
58Introduction to Endocrinology712
59Therapeutic Uses of Pituitary Gland Hormones716
60Drugs Affecting the Adrenal Gland726
61Drugs Affecting the Thyroid Gland734
62Drugs Affecting Calcium Metabolism746
63Drugs to Treat Diabetes Mellitus755
64Drugs Acting on the Female Reproductive System767
65Drugs for Labor and Delivery782
66Drugs Acting on the Male Reproductive System789
67Local Anesthetics796
68General Anesthetics803
69Neuromuscular Blocking Agents812
70Drugs to Treat Glaucoma820
71Drugs Affecting the Eye830

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