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Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider / Edition 3
     

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider / Edition 3

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by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew
 

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ISBN-10: 0323051316

ISBN-13: 9780323051316

Pub. Date: 09/16/2008

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

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

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 decison-making algorithms aid vomprehension.

FEATURES:

  • 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323051316
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
09/16/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
864
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.40(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-Inflectives Penicillins Cephalosporins Tetracyclines Macrolides 
              Fluoroquinolones Aminoglycoside Sulfonamides Antitubercular Antifungal
              Antiretroviral Other AntiInfectives

Unit 13: Miscellaneous Drugs Immunizations and Other Biologicals Smoking
              Deterrents Urinary Tract Vitamins and Minerals

Miscellaneous Drugs

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