Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology for Nursing Care (User Guide, Access Code and Textbook Package) / Edition 8

Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology for Nursing Care (User Guide, Access Code and Textbook Package) / Edition 8

by Richard A. Lehne

This money-saving package includes the Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology for Nursing Care (User Guide and Access Code), and the 8th edition of Pharmacology for Nursing Care Textbook.See more details below


This money-saving package includes the Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology for Nursing Care (User Guide and Access Code), and the 8th edition of Pharmacology for Nursing Care Textbook.

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Elsevier Health Sciences
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Older Edition
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8.64(w) x 10.94(h) x 2.36(d)

Table of Contents

1Orientation of pharmacology1
2Application of pharmacology in nursing practice5
3Drug regulation, development, names, and information15
6Drug interactions58
7Adverse drug reactions and medication errors65
8Individual variation in drug responses77
9Drug therapy during pregnancy and breast-feeding85
10Drug therapy in pediatric patients92
11Drug therapy in geriatric patients96
12Basic principles of neuropharmacology99
13Physiology of the peripheral nervous system105
14Muscarinic agonists and antagonists121
15Cholinesterase inhibitors and their use in myasthenia gravis132
16Drugs that block nicotinic cholinergic transmission : neuromuscular blocking agents and ganglionic blocking agents140
17Adrenergic agonists150
18Adrenergic antagonists163
19Indirect-acting antiadrenergic agents175
20Introduction to central nervous system pharmacology181
21Drugs for Parkinson's disease184
22Alzheimer's disease198
23Drugs for multiple sclerosis205
24Drugs for epilepsy215
25Drugs for muscle spasm and spasticity237
26Local anesthetics242
27General anesthetics249
28Opioid (narcotic) analgesics, opioid antagonists, and nonopioid centrally acting analgesics258
29Pain management in patients with cancer281
30Drugs for headache300
31Antipsychotic agents and their use in schizophrenia311
33Drugs for bipolar disorder353
34Sedative-hypnotic drugs363
35Management of anxiety disorders378
36Central nervous systems stimulants and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder387
37Drug abuse I : basic considerations398
38Drug abuse II : alcohol405
39Drug abuse III : major drugs and abuse (other than alcohol)415
41Agents affecting the volume and ion content of body fluids449
42Review of hemodynamics454
43Drugs acting on the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system461
44Calcium channel blockers473
46Drugs for hypertension487
47Drugs for heart failure509
48Antidysrhythmic drugs526
49Prophylaxis of coronary heart disease : drugs that lower LDL cholesterol levels546
50Drugs for angina pectoris571
51Anticoagulant, antiplatelet, and thrombolytic drugs585
52Management of ST-elevation myocardial infarction609
53Drugs for hemophilia615
54Drugs for deficiency anemias623
55Hematopoietic growth factors637
56Drugs for diabetes mellitus646
57Drugs for thyroid disorders674
58Drugs related to hypothalamic and pituitary function686
59Drugs for disorders of the adrenal cortex695
60Estrogens and progestins : basic pharmacology and noncontraceptive applications703
61Birth control720
62Drug therapy of infertility737
63Drugs that affect uterine function745
65Drugs for erectile dysfunction and benign prostatic hyperplasia761
66Review of the immune system768
67Childhood immunization779
70Cyclooxygenase inhibitors : nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and acetaminophen809
71Glucocorticoids in nonendocrine diseases827
72Drug therapy of rheumatoid arthritis and gout837
73Drugs affecting calcium levels and bone mineralization847
74Drugs for asthma866
75Drugs for allergic rhinitis, cough, and colds883
76Drugs for peptic ulcer disease891
78Other gastrointestinal drugs911
80Enteral and parenteral nutrition936
81Drugs for obesity940
82Basic principles of antimicrobial therapy948
83Drugs that weaken the bacterial cell wall I : penicillins962
84Drugs that weaken the bacteria cell wall II : cephalosporins, carbapenems, vancomycin, aztreonam, teicoplanin, and fosfomycin972
85Bacteriostatic inhibitors of protein synthesis : tetracyclines, macrolides, and others981
86Aminoglycosides : bactericidal inhibitors of protein synthesis994
87Sulfonamides and trimethoprim1002
88Drug therapy of urinary tract infections1009
89Antimycobacterial agents : drugs for tuberculosis, leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium complex infection1014
90Miscellaneous antibacterial drugs : fluoroquinolones, metronidazole, daptomycin, rifampin, bacitracin, and polymyxins1029
91Antifungal agents1035
92Antiviral agents I : drugs for non-HIV viral infections1048
93Antiviral agents II : drugs for HIV infection and related opportunistic infections1064
94Drug therapy of sexually transmitted diseases1107
95Antiseptics and disinfectants1115
97Antiprotozoal drugs I : antimalarial agents1126
98Antiprotozoal drugs II : miscellaneous agents1133
100Basic principles of cancer chemotherapy1142
101Anticancer drugs I : cytotoxic agents1157
102Anticancer drugs II : hormonal agents, biologic response modifiers, and targeted drugs1172
103Drugs for the eye1191
104Drugs for the skin1201
105Drugs for the ear1217
106Miscellaneous noteworthy drugs1224
107Herbal supplements1234
108Management of poisoning1245
109Potential weapons of biologic, radiologic, and chemical terrorism1251

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