Providing a framework for safe and effective drug administration, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 7th Edition helps you understand the principles of pharmacology and avoid making medication errors. It promotes safety by showing how drugs and drug classes work, rather than asking you to simply memorize information about individual drugs. Safety is also emphasized with a section dedicated to math review and drug dosage calculation. This edition includes updated drug information, new review questions for the NCLEX examination, and a succinct, evidence-based approach to pharmacology. Written by nationally known nurse practitioner Marilyn Edmunds, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology highlights "must-know" drugs -- the ones seen most often in clinical practice.
Unit One: General Principles of Pharmacology 1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN Practice 2. Patient Teaching and Health Literacy 3. Legal Aspects Affecting the Administration of Medications 4. Foundations and Principles of Pharmacology 5. Lifespan and Cultural Modifications 6. Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Herbal Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion Unit Two: Principles of Medication Administration 7. Preparing and Administering Medications Unit Three: Drug Groups 8. Allergy and Respiratory Medications 9. Antiinfective Medications 10. Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications 11. Antineoplastic Medications 12. Cardiovascular and Renal Medications 13. Central and Peripheral Nervous System Medications 14. Medications for Pain Management 15. Antiinflammatory, Musculoskeletal, and Antiarthritis Medications 16. Gastrointestinal Medications 17. Hematologic Products 18. Hormones and Steroids 19. Immunologic Medications 20. Topical Medications 21. Vitamins and Minerals Appendixes Bibliography Glossary Index
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