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Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 3

Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 3


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Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach / Edition 3

Fully revised and updated, this clinical pharmacology textbook presents pharmacologic principles in a readily accessible format. It combines pharmacology, drug calculation, and administration for adult and pediatric patients into one comprehensive resource. Drugs are presented in a prototype chart format, providing quick access to generic and brand names, dosages, uses, and considerations, as well as the nursing process in drug therapy. Nearly 100 updated drug charts list dosages, indications, contraindications, drug-lab-food interactions, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic effects, side effects, and adverse reactions.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780721682990
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1032
Product dimensions: 8.66(w) x 11.02(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases · Nursing Process and Client Teaching · Principles of Drug Administration · Medication and Calculations · The Drug Approval Process, Resources, and Ethical Considerations · Transcultural Considerations in Pharmacology · Drug Interactions, Over-the-Counter Drugs, and Drug Abuse · Herbal Therapy and Nursing Implications · Drug Therapy Considerations Throughout the Life Span · Medication Administration in Community Settings · The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research · Vitamin and Mineral Replacement · Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement · Nutritional Support · Central Nervous System Stimulants · Central Nervous System Depressants: Sedative-Hypnotics and Anesthetics · Nonnarcotic and Narcotic Analgesics · Anticonvulsants · Antipsychotics, Anxiolytics, and Antidepressants · Autonomic Nervous System Agents · Adrenergics and Adrenergic Blockers · Cholinergics and Anticholinergics · Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Parkinsonism, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's Disease, and Muscle Spasms · Antiinflammatory Drugs · Antibacterials: Penicillins and Cephalosporins · Antibacterials: Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones · Antibacterials: Sulfonamides · Antitubercular Drugs, Antifungal Drugs, and Peptides · Antiviral, Antimalarial, and Antihelminthic Drugs · Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders · Human Immunodeficiency Virus - Related Agents · Vaccines · Anticancer Drugs · Biologic Response Modifiers · Drugs for Common Upper Respiratory Infections · Drugs for Acute and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disorders · Drugs for Cardiac Disorders · Diuretics · Antihypertensive Drugs · Drugs for Circulatory Disorders · Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders · Antiulcer Drugs · Drugs for Disorders of the Eye and Ear · Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders · Endocrine Drugs: Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroids, and Adrenals · Antidiabetic Drugs · Drugs Associated with the Female Reproductive Cycle: Pregnancy, Preterm, Neonate, Labor, and Delivery · Drugs Associated with the Postpartum and the Newborn · Drugs Related to Women's Health and Disorders · Drugs Related to Reproductive Health: Male Reproductive Disorders · Drugs Related to Reproductive Health: Infertility and Sexually Transmitted Diseases · Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs

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