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Respiratory Care Pharmacology / Edition 5

Respiratory Care Pharmacology / Edition 5

by Joseph L. Rau, Joseph L. Rau


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ISBN-13: 9780815123378
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 408
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Unit One: Basic Concepts and Principles
Chapter 1:Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacology
Chapter 2:Principles of Drug Action
Chapter 3:Administration of Aerosolized Agents
Chapter 4:Calculating Drug Doses
Chapter 5: The Central and Peripheral Nervous System

Unit Two: Drugs Used to Treat the Respiratory System
Chapter 6:Adrenergic (Sympathomimetic) Bronchodilators
Chapter 7:Anticholinergic (Parasympatholytic) Bronchodilators*
Chapter 8:Xanthines
Chapter 9:Mucus - Controlling Drug Therapy*
Chapter 10: Surfactant Agents
Chapter 11:Conticosteroids in Respiratory Care
Chapter 12:Mediator Antagonists
Chapter 13:Aerosolized Antiinfective Agents
Chapter 14:Antiinfective Agents
Chapter 15:Cold and Cough Agents
Chapter 16: Selected Agents Used in Respiratory Disease
Chapter 17:Aerosolized Drug Delivery in Neonates and Children

Unit Three: Critical Care and Cardiovascular Drug Classes
Chapter 18: Skeletal Muscle Relaxants (Neuromuscular Blocking Agents)*
Chapter 19: Cardiac Drugs*
Chapter 20:Drugs Affecting Circulation*
Chapter 21:Diuretic Agents*
Chapter 22:Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System*

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