Pharmacology for nurses (3rd ed )


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Effectively learning pharmacology requires students to clearly see the connection between pharmacology, disease and patient care. Pharmacology for Nurses, 3e is structured to present pharmacology and pathology together, so students can more easily grasp the interrelationship between these subjects and provide a holistic perspective to patient care. A prototype approach, easy to follow presentation and extensive pedagogical aids enable students tounderstand key concepts and apply essential components ofnursing care to drug therapy.

UNIT 1Core Concepts in Pharmacology

Chapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approval

Chapter 2 Drug Classes and Schedules

Chapter 3 Principles of Drug Administration

Chapter 4 Pharmacokinetics

Chapter 5 Pharmacodynamics

UNIT 2Pharmacology and the Nurse-Patient Relationship

Chapter 6 The Nursing Process in Pharmacology

Chapter 7 Drug Administration Throughout the Lifespan

Chapter 8 Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Influences on Pharmacotherapy

Chapter 9 Medication Errors and Risk Reduction

Chapter 10 Herbal and Alternative Therapies

Chapter 11 Substance Abuse

Chapter 12 Emergency Preparedness and Poisonings

UNIT 3 The Nervous System

Chapter 13 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 14 Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia

Chapter 15 Drugs for Seizures

Chapter 16 Drugs for Emotional and Mood Disorders

Chapter 17 Drugs for Psychoses

Chapter 18 Drugs for the Control of Pain

Chapter 19 Drugs for Local and General Anesthesia

Chapter 20 Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

Chapter 21 Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders

UNIT 4The Cardiovascular and Urinary Systems

Chapter 22 Drugs for Lipid Disorders

Chapter 23 Drugs for Hypertension

Chapter 24 Drugs for Heart Failure

Chapter 25 Drugs for Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction

Chapter 26 Drugs for Dysrhythmias

Chapter 27 Drugs for Coagulation Disorders

Chapter 28 Drugs for Hematopoietic Disorders

Chapter 29 Drugs for Shock

Chapter 30 Diuretic Therapy and Drugs for Renal Failure

Chapter 31 Drugs for Fluid Balance, Electrolyte, and Acid Base Disorders

UNIT 5The Immune System

Chapter 32 Drugs for Immune System Modulation

Chapter 33 Drugs for Inflammation and Fever

Chapter 34 Drugs for Bacterial Infections

Chapter 35Drugs for Fungal, Protozoan, and Helminthic Infections

Chapter 36 Drugs for Viral Infections

Chapter 37 Drugs for Neoplasia

UNIT 6The Respiratory System

Chapter 38 Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis and the Common Cold

Chapter 39 Drugs for Asthma and Other Pulmonary Disorders

UNIT 7The Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 40 Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 41 Drugs for Bowel Disorders and Other Gastrointestinal Conditions

Chapter 42 Drugs for Nutritional...