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Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach Plus NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText (24-month access) -- Access Card Package / Edition 4

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach Plus NEW MyNursingLab with Pearson eText (24-month access) -- Access Card Package / Edition 4

by Michael P. Adams
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    ISBN-13: 2900133439358
    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Publication date: 07/17/2013
    Edition description: Older Edition
    Pages: 944
    Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

    Table of Contents

    UNIT 1. Core Concepts in Pharmacology

    1. Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approval

    2. Drug Classes and Schedules

    3. Principles of Drug Administration

    4. Pharmacokinetics

    5. Pharmacodynamics

    UNIT 2. Pharmacology and the Nurse-Client Relationship

    6. The Nursing Process in Pharmacology

    7. Medication Errors and Risk Reduction

    8. Drug Administration Throughout the Lifespan

    9. Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Influences on Pharmacotherapy

    10. Herbal and Alternative Therapies

    11. Substance Abuse

    12. Emergency Preparedness and Poisonings

    UNIT 3. The Nervous System

    13. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

    14. Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia

    15. Drugs for Seizures

    16. Drugs for Emotional Mood and Behavioral Disorders

    17. Drugs for Psychoses

    18. Drugs for the Control of Pain

    19. Drugs for Local and General Anesthesia

    20. Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

    21. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders

    UNIT 4. The Cardiovascular and Urinary Systems

    22. Drugs for Lipid Disorders

    23. Diuretic Therapy and Drugs for Renal Failure

    24. Drugs for Fluid Balance, Electrolyte, and Acid–Base Disorders

    25. Drugs for Hypertension

    26. Drugs for Heart Failure

    27. Drugs for Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction

    28. Drugs for Shock

    29. Drugs for Dysrhythmias

    30. Drugs for Coagulation Disorders

    31. Drugs for Hematopoietic Disorders

    UNIT 5. The Immune System

    32. Drugs for Immune System Modulation

    33. Drugs for Inflammation and Fever

    34. Drugs for Bacterial Infections

    35. Drugs for Fungal, Protozoal, and Helminthic Infections

    36. Drugs for Viral Infections

    37. Drugs for Neoplasia

    UNIT 6. The Respiratory System

    38. Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis and the Common Cold

    39. Drugs for Asthma and Other Pulmonary Disorders

    UNIT 7. The Gastrointestinal System

    40. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease

    41. Drugs for Bowel Disorders and Other Gastrointestinal Conditions

    42. Drugs for Nutritional Disorders

    UNIT 8. The Endocrine System

    43. Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

    44. Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

    45. Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Female Reproductive System MA

    46. Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive System MA

    UNIT 9. The Integumentary System and Eyes/Ears

    47. Drugs for Bone and Joint Disorders

    48. Drugs for Skin Disorders

    49. Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders

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