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Overview

PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER is a classroom text designed to transition into the clinical arena as your students begin practicing and prescribing. This practical book brings together the best and most important information from the medical, nursing, and pharmacology disciplines, making it an invaluable learning tool and an important companion text throughout the beginning years of clinical practice. Students will review professional roles and basic practical information about drug categories and what must be considered in prescribing and educating patients. The essentials are distilled into a thorough discussion of drug prototypes. Many helpful charts, figures, and clinical decision-making algorithms aid comprehension.

* Helps students appreciate and understand evidence-based medicine and the development of clinical treatment algorithms and guidelines.
• Provides a summary of important things both the practitioner and the patient should know about client-initiated and client-controlled medications (including over-the-counter drugs, alternative medicines, and herbal products.)
• Presents detailed information on how to provide effective patient teaching about medications. This information also helps meet some of the accreditation objectives mandated by the National League for Nursing.
• Contains pharmacokinetic tables listing the latest information on drug interactions from the Cytochrome P450 enzyme system - new information now being introduced into curriculum for all practitioners.
• Lists resources and references in each chapter so students always have access to the latest information.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: Benita J. Walton-Moss, DNS, MSN (Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing)
Description: This is a comprehensive pharmacology text designed for use by primary care practitioners.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide basic medical content integrated with pharmacological principles and nursing approaches. The book includes journal and Internet resources to aid readers in updating information for themselves, especially critical for drug research, given the vast number constantly coming on the market.
Audience: Although designed for all types of primary care providers, this book is particularly directed at students and novice clinicians. However, the comprehensive nature of this text functions as an excellent review and update for experienced and seasoned clinicians.
Features: This book is organized into two general sections. In the first the foundation for effective and efficacious pharmacological practice is provided, while in the second specific drug classes are covered. The first section includes focus areas on prescriptive authority, basic drug mechanics, and important variations by age group or life change (e.g., pregnancy, nursing, and menopause). The environmental context within which prescribing occurs is then presented, including evidence-based medicine, clinical trials, and critical decision-making. The first section concludes with application of drug information such as how to determine clinical guidelines, patient education, and prescription writing. In the second section there is a discussion of common drug categories and the primary care conditions for which they are commonly used. Whenever possible, drug prototypes are used to minimize needless repetition for similar drugs in the same class.
Assessment: I compared this book to Youngkin's Pharmacotherapeutics: A Primary Care Clinical Guide (Prentice Hall, 1999), which is also designed for primary care clinicians. Although a good text, it did not provide the environmental context as comprehensively as this text does. Drug classes were described more generically without as much detail on specific drugs. Overall, I would highly recommend this text be part of every primary care clinician's library.
Benita J. Walton-Moss
This is a comprehensive pharmacology text designed foruse by primary care practitioners. The purpose is to provide basicmedical content integrated with pharmacological principles and nursingapproaches. The book includes journal and Internet resources to aidreaders in updating information for themselves, especially critical fordrug research, given the vast number constantly coming on the market. Although designed for all types of primary care providers, this bookis particularly directed at students and novice clinicians. However,the comprehensive nature of this text functions as an excellent reviewand update for experienced and seasoned clinicians. This book isorganized into two general sections. In the first the foundation foreffective and efficacious pharmacological practice is provided, whilein the second specific drug classes are covered. The first sectionincludes focus areas on prescriptive authority, basic drug mechanics,and important variations by age group or life change (e.g., pregnancy,nursing, and menopause). The environmental context within whichprescribing occurs is then presented, including evidence-basedmedicine, clinical trials, and critical decision-making. The firstsection concludes with application of drug information such as how todetermine clinical guidelines, patient education, and prescriptionwriting. In the second section there is a discussion of common drugcategories and the primary care conditions for which they are commonlyused. Whenever possible, drug prototypes are used to minimize needlessrepetition for similar drugs in the same class. I compared this bookto Youngkin's Pharmacotherapeutics: A Primary Care ClinicalGuide (Prentice Hall,1999), which is also designed for primarycare clinicians. Although a good text, it did not provide theenvironmental context as comprehensively as this text does. Drugclasses were described more generically without as much detail onspecific drugs. Overall, I would highly recommend this text be part ofevery primary care clinician's library.
Booknews
A practical reference that provides step-by-step guidelines for 50 surgical, diagnostic, and other types of procedures performed by nurse practitioners in primary care or ambulatory situations. The format includes: description, indications, contraindications/precautions, patient preparation/education, equipment, procedure, interpretation of results, follow up/complications, and CPT billing codes. Illustrations throughout the text clarify techniques. Spiral bound. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

5 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780815130925
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/1/1999
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1001
  • Product dimensions: 8.71 (w) x 11.14 (h) x 1.66 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Foundations of Prescriptive Authority · Prescriptive Authority: Tradition vs. Change · The Advanced Practice Nurse: NP, CNM, CRNA and CNS · Physician Assistants · Unit 2: Economic Foundations of Prescriptive Authority · Pharmacoeconomics · Practical Applications of Pharmacoeconomic Principles · Unit 3: Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics · Pharmacokinetics · Special Populations: Geriatrics · Special Populations: Pediatrics · Special Populations: Pregnancy and Nursing Mothers · Client Initiated and Client-Controlled Therapy · Unit 4: The Therapeutic Experiment · Components of the Therapeutic Experiment · Critical Decision-Making · Practical Tips in Writing Prescriptions · Evidence-Based Medicine · Development of Clinical Practice Guidelines · Design and Implementation of Patient Education · PART II: SPECIFIC DRUG MONOGRAPHS · Unit 5: Topical Agents · Ophthalmic Agents · Topical Agents · Unit 6: Respiratory Drugs · Upper Respiratory Infection and Allergic Rhinitis Medications · Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Medications · Unit 7: Cardiovascular Drugs · Digoxin and Congestive Heart Failure · Nitrates and Coronary Artery Disease · Diuretics and Hypertension · Beta Blockers · Calcium Channel Blockers · ACE Inhibitors · Antiadrenergic and Peripheral Vascular · Antiarrhythmics · Antilipidemics · Anticoagulants · Unit 8: Gastrointestinal Drugs · Antacids · Histamine Blockers · Laxatives · Antidiarrheals · Other Gastrointestinal Medications · Unit 9: Musculoskeletal Drugs · Acetaminophen · Aspirin and Non-Steroidal and Anti- Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) · Slow-Acting Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (SAARDS) · Gout · Muscle Relaxants · Unit 10: Central Nervous System Drugs · CNS Stimulants · Analgesics · Migraine · Antiemetics · Anti-Anxiety · Antidepressants · Antipsychotics · Anticonvulsants · Antiparkinsons · Unit 11: Hormones · Contraceptives · Hormone Replacement Therapy · Osteoporosis Treatment · Steroids · Thyroid · Antidiabetic · Unit 12: Anti-Infectives · Penicillins · Cephalosporins · Tetracyclines · Macrolides · Fluoroquinolones · Aminoglycoside · Sulfonamides · Antitubercular · Antifungal · Antiretroviral · Other Anti-Infectives · Unit 13: Miscellaneous Drugs · Immunizations and Other Biologicals · Smoking Deterrents · Urinary Tract · Vitamins and Minerals · Miscellaneous Drugs

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