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Pharmacology and the Nursing Process / Edition 7

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process / Edition 7

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323087896
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 12/21/2012
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 984
Product dimensions: 8.52(w) x 10.72(h) x 1.44(d)

About the Author

Linda Lilley, RN, PhD, is University Professor and Associate Professor Emeritus at the School of Nursing at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Part One: Pharmacology Basics

Study Skills Tips: Introduction to Study Skills Concepts

1. The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy

2. Pharmacologic Principles

3. Life Span Considerations

4. Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations

5. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding

6. Patient Education and Drug Therapy

7. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements

8. Substance Abuse

9. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration

Part Two: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System

Study Skills Tips: Using Vocabulary, Text Notation, and Language Conventions

10. Analgesic Drugs

11. General and Local Anesthetics

12. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants

13. Antiepileptic Drugs

14. Antiparkinsonian Drugs

15. Psychotherapeutic Drugs

16. Central Nervous System Stimulant Drugs

Part Three: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

Study Skills Tips: Application of PURR (Prepare, Understand, Rehearse, Review)

17. Adrenergic Drugs

18. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs

19. Cholinergic Drugs

20. Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs

Part Four: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems

Study Skills Tips: Linking Learning and Text Notation

21. Positive Inotropic Drugs

22. Antidysrhythmic Drugs

23. Antianginal Drugs

24. Antihypertensive Drugs

25. Diuretic Drugs

26. Fluids and Electrolytes

27. Coagulation Modifier Drugs

28. Antilipemic Drugs

Part Five: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System

Study Skills Tips: Questioning Strategy

29. Pituitary Drugs

30. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs

31. Antidiabetic Drugs

32. Adrenal Drugs

33. Women’s Health Drugs

34. Men’s Health Drugs

Part Six: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System

Study Skills Tips: Study on the Run

35. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants

36. Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Drugs

Part Seven: Antiinfective and Antiinflammatory Drugs

Study Skills Tips: Applying the Nursing Process

37. Antibiotics Part 1

38. Antibiotics Part 2

39. Antiviral Drugs

40. Antitubercular Drugs

41. Antifungal Drugs

42. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Antihelmintic Drugs

43. Antiseptic and Disinfectant Agents

44. Antiinflammatory, Antirheumatoid, and Related Drugs

Part Eight: Immune and Biologic Modifiers and Chemotherapeutic Drugs

Study Skills Tips: Strategies for Time Management

45. Immunosuppressant Drugs

46. Immunizing Drugs and Biochemical Terrorism

47. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1

48. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2

49. Immunomodulating Drugs

50. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics

Part Nine: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition

Study Skills Tips: Active Questioning Skills

51. Acid-Controlling Drugs

52. Antidiarrheals and Laxatives

53. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs

54. Vitamins and Minerals

55. Nutritional Supplements

Part Ten: Miscellaneous Therapeutics: Hematologic, Dermatologic, Ophthalmic, and Otic Drugs

Study Skills Tips: More Strategies for Time Management

56. Blood-Forming Drugs

57. Dermatologic Drugs

58. Ophthalmic Drugs

59. Otic Drugs


Pharmaceutical Abbreviations

Online Appendixes:

A. Diagnostic Drugs

B. Canadian Trade Names and Generic Equivalents

C. Common Formulas, Weights, and Equivalents

D. Answer Key

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