Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiological Approach / Edition 2

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiological Approach / Edition 2

by Michael P. Adams, Norman Holland, Leland Norman Holland, Paula Bostwick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131756656

ISBN-13: 9780131756656

Pub. Date: 04/06/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Using a strong pathophysiology prototype approach to place drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically, this book gives readers a clearer picture of the importance of pharmacology to disease and ultimately to patient care. This holistic perspective to patient care is organized according to the body systems and diseases with complete information on the drug

Overview

Using a strong pathophysiology prototype approach to place drugs in context with how they are used therapeutically, this book gives readers a clearer picture of the importance of pharmacology to disease and ultimately to patient care. This holistic perspective to patient care is organized according to the body systems and diseases with complete information on the drug classifications used to treat the diseases. Easy to follow presentation, extensive pedagogical aids enable students to identify key ideas, understand concepts and apply essential components of anatomy, physiology and pathology relevant to drug therapy. The volume comprehensively covers core concepts in pharmacology, pharmacology and the nurse-patient relationship, the nervous system, the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, the immune system, the gastrointestinal system, endocrine and genitourinary systems, the integumentary system, musculoskeletal system, and eyes/ears.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131756656
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
04/06/2007
Series:
MyNursingLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
944
Product dimensions:
8.49(w) x 10.85(h) x 1.08(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 2nd edition

Unit 1: Fundamental Concepts of Pharmacology

Chapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approval

Chapter 2 Drug Classes and Schedules

Chapter 3 Emergency Preparedness

Chapter 4 Principles of Drug Administration

Chapter 5 Pharmacokinetics

Chapter 6 Pharmacodynamics

Unit 2: Pharmacology and the Nurse-Patient Relationship

Chapter 7 The Nursing Process in Pharmacology

Chapter 8 Drug Administration throughout the Lifespan

Chapter 9 Medication Errors *****NEW CHAPTER*****

Chapter 10 Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Influences on Pharmacotherapy

Chapter 11 Herbal and Alternative Therapies

Chapter 12 Substance Abuse

Unit 3: The Nervous System

Chapter 13 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 14 Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia

Chapter 15 Drugs for Seizures

Chapter 16 Drugs for Emotional and Mood Disorders

Chapter 17 Drugs for Psychoses

Chapter 18 Drugs for the Control of Pain

Chapter 19 Drugs for Local and General Anesthesia

Chapter 20 Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

Chapter 21 Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders

Unit 4: The Cardiovascular and Urinary Systems

Chapter 22 Drugs for Lipid Disorders

Chapter 23 Drugs for Hypertension

Chapter 24 Drugs for Heart Failure

Chapter 25 Drugs for Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction

Chapter 26 Drugs for Dysrhythmias

Chapter 27 Drugs for Coagulation Disorders

Chapter 28 Drugs for Hematopoietic Disorders

Chapter 29 Drugs for Shock

Chapter 30 Diuretic Therapy and Drugs for Renal Failure

Chapter 31 Drugs for Fluid Balance, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders

Unit 5: The Immune System

Chapter 32 Drugs for Immune System Modulation

Chapter 33 Drugs for Inflammation, Fever, and Allergies

Chapter 34 Drugs for Bacterial Infections

Chapter 35 Drugs for Fungal, Protozoan, and Helminth Infections

Chapter 36 Drugs for Viral Infections

Chapter 37 Drugs for Neoplasia

Unit 6: The Respiratory System

Chapter 38 Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 39 Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders

Unit 7: The Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 40 Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 41 Drugs for Bowel Disorders, Nausea, and Vomiting

Chapter 42 Drugs for Nutritional Disorders

Unit 8: The Endocrine System

Chapter 43 Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

Chapter 44 Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 45 Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Female Reproductive System

Chapter 46 Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive System

Unit 9: The Integumentary System and Eyes/Ears

Chapter 47 Drugs for Bone and Joint Disorders

Chapter 48 Drugs for Skin Disorders

Chapter 49 Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders

Glossary

Appendix A: Canadian Drugs and Their U.S. Equivalents

Appendix B: Top 200 Drugs Ranked by Number of Prescriptions

Appendix C: Bibliography and References

Appendix D: Answers to NCLEX, Critical-thinking Questions, and Med Errors Alert

Appendix E: Methods for Calculating Drug Doses

Index

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