Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice (10th Revised edition)

Abrams' Clinical Drug Therapy: Rationales for Nursing Practice (10th Revised edition)

By: Geralyn Frandsen (author), Sandra Smith Pennington (author)Paperback

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This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action, and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. The 10th edition has a new fresh design and approach with an added focus on patient safety integrated into the text. Included in this package is Lippincott's Photo Atlas of Medication Administration (ISBN 9781451112481) which uses the nursing process format to provide step-by-step nursing skills.

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Section I: The Conceptual Framework of Pharmacology 1 Introduction to Pharmacology 2 Basic Concepts and Processes 3 Medication Administration and the Nursing Process of Drug Therapy Section II: Drug Therapy Throughout the Lifespan 4 Pharmacology and the Care of the Infant and Pediatric Patient 5 Pharmacology and the Care of the Adult and Geriatric Patient 6 Pharmacology and the Pregnant or Lactating Woman Section III: Drugs Affecting the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems 7 Drug Therapy for Coagulation Disorders 8 Drug Therapy for Dyslipidemia 9 Drug Therapy for Hematopoietic Disorders and to Enhance Immunity 10 Drug Therapy: Immunizations 11 Drug Therapy to Suppress Immunity 12 Drug Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer Section IV: Drugs Affecting Inflammation and Infection 13 Inflammation, Infection, and the Use of Antimicrobial Agents 14 Drug Therapy to Decrease Pain, Fever, and Inflammation 15 Drug Therapy with Corticosteroids 16 Drug Therapy with Beta-Lactam Antibacterial Agents 17 Drug Therapy with Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones 18 Drug Therapy with Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Antiseptics 19 Drug Therapy with Macrolides, Ketolides, and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents 20 Drug Therapy for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease 21 Drug Therapy for Viral Infections 22 Drug Therapy for Fungal Infections 23 Drug Therapy for Parasitic Infections Section V: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System 24 Drug Therapy for Heart Failure 25 Drug Therapy for Dysrhythmias 26 Drug Therapy for Angina 27 Drug Therapy to Enhance the Adrenergic Response 28 Drug Therapy for Hypertension Section VI: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System 29 Drug Therapy for Nasal Congestion and Cough 30 Drug Therapy to Decrease Histamine Release and Allergic Response 31 Drug Therapy for Asthma and Bronchoconstriction Section VII: Drugs Affecting the Renal and Digestive Systems 32 Drug Therapy for Fluid Volume Excess 33 Nutritional Support Products, Vitamins, and Mineral Supplements 34 Drug Therapy for Weight Management 35 Drug Therapy for Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 36 Drug Therapy for Nausea and Vomiting 37 Drug Therapy for Constipation and Elimination Problems 38 Drug Therapy for Diarrhea Section VIII: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System 39 Drug Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus 40 Drug Therapy for Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism 41 Drug Therapy for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Dysfunction 42 Drug Therapy to Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism 43 Drug Therapy for Addison's Disease and Cushing's Disease Section IX: Drugs Affecting Women's and Men's Health 44 Drug Therapy for Women's Health 45 Drug Therapy for Men's Health Section X: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous System 46 Drug Therapy for Myasthenia Gravis and Alzheimer's Disease 47 Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Anticholinergics 48 Drug Therapy with Opioids 49 Drug Therapy with Local Anesthetics 50 Drug Therapy with General Anesthetics 51 Drug Therapy for Migraines and Other Headaches 52 Drug Therapy for Seizure Disorders and Spasticity 53 Drug Therapy to Reduce Anxiety and Produce Hypnosis 54 Drug Therapy for Depression and Mood Stabilization 55 Drug Therapy for Psychotic Disorders 56 Drug Therapy to Stimulate the Central Nervous System 57 Drug Therapy for Substance Abuse Disorders Section XI: Drugs Affecting the Eye, Ear, and Skin 58 Drug Therapy for Disorders of the Eye 59 Drug Therapy for Disorders of the Ear 60 Drug Therapy for Disorders of the Skin Index Appendices Available on thePoint: Appendix A Answers to NCLEX Success Appendix B Answers to Clinical Application Case Studies Appendix C Answers to Critical Thinking Questions Appendix D The International System of Units Appendix E Serum Drug Concentrations

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781609137113
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1176
  • ID: 9781609137113
  • weight: 2497
  • ISBN10: 1609137116
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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