Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology / Edition 8

Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology / Edition 8

by Douglas S. Gardenhire
     
 

The Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th Edition features a variety of engaging learning exercises for each of the 23 chapters in the core text. Examples include NBRC-type questions, critical thinking exercises, case studies, definitions, and appropriate content review to further readers' understanding of challenging pharmacology principles,

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Overview

The Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th Edition features a variety of engaging learning exercises for each of the 23 chapters in the core text. Examples include NBRC-type questions, critical thinking exercises, case studies, definitions, and appropriate content review to further readers' understanding of challenging pharmacology principles, develop critical-thinking skills, and prepare for success on the NBRC exam.


• Correlation with the main Rau’s text
creates a seamless transition for learners when moving between the two books.
Answer references back to the main text help readers easily review areas of weakness.
Variety of helpful pharmacology exercises reinforce key terms and definitions.
Case studies and critical thinking questions promotes the application of clinical skills.


• NEW! More case study and analysis-style questions
challenge readers to think critically about respiratory care pharmacology.
NEW! Incorporation of key illustrations from the text provides a visual review to enhance the study of important concepts.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323080279
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
10/21/2011
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
166,403
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Unit I: Basic Concepts and Principles in Pharmacology

1. Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacology

2. Principles of Drug Action

3. Administration of Aerosolized Agents

4. Calculating Drug Doses

5. The Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Unit II: Drugs Used to Treat the Respiratory System

6. Adrenergic (Sympathomimetic) Bronchodilators

7. Anticholinergic (Parasympatholytic) Bronchodilators

8. Xanthines

9. Mucus-Controlling Drug Therapy

10. Surfactant Agents

11. Corticosteriods in Respiratory Care

12. Nonsteroidal Antiasthma Agents

13. Aerosolized Antiinfective Agents

14. Antimicrobial Agents

15. Cold and Cough Agents

16. Selected Agents of Pulmonary Value

17. Neonatal and Pediatric Aerosolized Drug Therapy

Unit III: Critical Care, Cardiovascular and Polysomnograpy Agents

18. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants (Neuromuscular Blocking Agents)

19. Diuretic Agents

20. Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System

21. Vasopressors, Inotropes, and Antiarrythmic Agents

22. Drugs Affecting Circulation

23. Polysomnography Agents

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