Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care (10th Revised edition)

Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care (10th Revised edition)

By: Laura Rosenthal (author), Jacqueline Burchum (author)Paperback

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With a clear explanation of drug prototypes and how they work, Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 10th Edition gives you the background you need to understand drugs currently on the market, and those not yet released. This perennial favorite of students and teachers simplifies complex concepts while distinguishing need-to-know content from the material that's merely nice to know. The 10th edition includes updated drug content to reflect the very latest FDA approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses, as well as corresponding updated nursing content. It also includes an updated prototype drugs section, summarizing their major uses, and an updated table detailing care throughout the lifespan of the patient. Additionally, each chapter ends with a nursing implications summary to help you fully understand the material and apply it to clinical nursing practice. Prototype Drugs features serve as a quick-reference learning aid so you can apply your understanding to related drugs currently on the market as well as drugs that will be released in the future. UNIQUE! Engaging writing style with clear explanations makes difficult pharmacology concepts easy to grasp and even enjoyable to learn. Nursing implications of drug therapy are integrated throughout the text to reinforce the integral relationship between drug therapy and nursing care. UPDATED Special Interest Topic boxes focus on currently trending issues in pharmacology, eliminating out-of-date content. Large print highlights essential, need-to-know information, and small print indicates nice-to-know information. QSEN focus includes Patient-Centered Care Across the Life Span features highlighting safe and appropriate patient care during different phases of life. Safety Alert features emphasize the QSEN competency relating to patient safety. Student-friendly features make learning easier with concise drug summary tables, chapter outlines, key points, and a visual guide to the prototype drugs in each class. Concise drug summary tables present detailed information for individual drugs, including drug class, generic and trade names, dosages, routes, and indications. Selected Canadian drug names are indicated with a maple-leaf icon throughout the text. Separate Bioterrorism chapter discusses the clinical manifestations and treatment of biological weapon attacks. NEW! Thoroughly updated drug content reflects the very latest FDA drug approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses, as well as corresponding updated nursing content NEW! Additional images included to accompany difficult concepts. NEW! Inclusion of more student practice questions provide additional help for learning the material.

Contents

UNIT I: INTRODUCTION 1. Orientation to Pharmacology 2. Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice 3. Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information UNIT II: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY 4. Pharmacokinetics 5. Pharmacodynamics 6. Drug Interactions 7. Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors 8. Individual Variation in Drug Responses UNIT III: DRUG THERAPY ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN 9. Drug Therapy During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding 10. Drug Therapy in Pediatric Patients 11. Drug Therapy in Geriatric Patients UNIT IV: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS Section 1: Introduction 12. Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology 13. Physiology of the Peripheral Nervous System Section 2: Cholinergic Drugs 14. Muscarinic Agonists and Antagonists 15. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Their Use in Myasthenia Gravis 16. Drugs That Block Nicotinic Cholinergic Transmission: Neuromuscular Blocking Agents Section 3: Adrenergic Drugs 17. Adrenergic Agonists 18. Adrenergic Antagonists 19. Indirect-Acting Antiadrenergic Agents UNIT V: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS Section 4: Introduction 20. Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology Section 5: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders 21. Drugs for Parkinson's Disease 22. Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease 23. Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis Section 6: Neurologic Drugs 24. Drugs for Epilepsy 25. Drugs for Muscle Spasm and Spasticity Section 7: Drugs for Pain 26. Local Anesthetics 27. General Anesthetics 28. Opioid Analgesics, Opioid Antagonists, and Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics 29. Pain Management in Patients with Cancer 30. Drugs for Headache Section 8: Psychotherapeutic Drugs 31. Antipsychotic Agents and Their Use in Schizophrenia 32. Antidepressants 33. Drugs for Bipolar Disorder 34. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs 35. Management of Anxiety Disorders 36. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Section 9: Drug Abuse 37. Drug Abuse I: Basic Considerations 38. Drug Abuse II: Alcohol 39. Drug Abuse III: Nicotine and Smoking 40. Drug Abuse IV: Major Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol and Nicotine UNIT VI: DRUGS THAT AFFECT FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE 41. Diuretics 42. Agents Affecting the Volume and Ion Content of Body Fluids UNIT VII: DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART, BLOOD VESSELS, AND BLOOD 43. Review of Hemodynamics 44. Drugs Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System 45. Calcium Channel Blockers 46. Vasodilators 47. Drugs for Hypertension 48. Drugs for Heart Failure 49. Antidysrhythmic Drugs 50. Prophylaxis of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Drugs That Help Normalize Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels 51. Drugs for Angina Pectoris 52. Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs 53. Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction 54. Drugs for Hemophilia 55. Drugs for Deficiency Anemias 56. Hematopoietic Agents UNIT VIII: DRUGS FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS 57. Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus 58. Drugs for Thyroid Disorders 59. Drugs Related to Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function 60. Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex UNIT IX: WOMEN'S HEALTH 61. Estrogens and Progestins: Basic Pharmacology and Noncontraceptive Applications 62. Birth Control 63. Drug Therapy of Infertility 64. Drugs That Affect Uterine Function UNIT X: MEN'S HEALTH 65. Androgens 66. Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia UNIT XI: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTIALLERGIC, AND IMMUNOLOGIC DRUGS 67. Review of the Immune System 68. Childhood Immunization 69. Immunosuppressants 70. Antihistamines 71. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen 72. Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Disorders UNIT XII: DRUGS FOR BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS 73. Drug Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis 74. Drug Therapy of Gout 75. Drugs Affecting Calcium Levels and Bone Mineralization UNIT XIII: RESPIRATORY TRACT DRUGS 76. Drugs for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 77. Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis, Cough, and Colds UNIT XIV: GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS 78. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease 79. Laxatives 80. Other Gastrointestinal Drugs UNIT XV: NUTRITION 81. Vitamins 82. Drugs for Weight Loss UNIT XVI: CHEMOTHERAPY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES 83. Basic Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy 84. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall I: Penicillins 85. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall II: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Vancomycin, Telavancin, Aztreonam, Teicoplanin, and Fosfomycin 86. Bacteriostatic Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Others 87. Aminoglycosides: Bactericidal Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis 88. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim 89. Drug Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections 90. Antimycobacterial Agents: Drugs for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection 91. Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs: Fluoroquinolones, Metronidazole, Daptomycin, Rifampin, Rifaximin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxins 92. Antifungal Agents 93. Antiviral Agents I: Drugs for Non-HIV Viral Infections 94. Antiviral Agents II: Drugs for HIV Infection and Related Opportunistic Infections 95. Drug Therapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases 96. Antiseptics and Disinfectants UNIT XVII: CHEMOTHERAPY OF PARASITIC DISEASES 97. Anthelmintics 98. Antiprotozoal Drugs I: Antimalarial Agents 99. Antiprotozoal Drugs II: Miscellaneous Agents 100. Ectoparasiticides UNIT XVIII: CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY 101. Basic Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy 102. Anticancer Drugs I: Cytotoxic Agents 103. Anticancer Drugs II: Hormonal Agents, Targeted Drugs, and Other Noncytotoxic Anticancer Drugs UNIT XIX: MISCELLANEOUS DRUGS AND THERAPIES 104. Drugs for the Eye 105. Drugs for the Skin 106. Drugs for the Ear 107. Additional Noteworthy Drugs 108. Complementary and Alternative Therapy UNIT XX: TOXICOLOGY 109. Management of Poisoning 110. Potential Weapons of Biologic, Radiologic, and Chemical Terrorism APPENDIX: Canadian Drug Information

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  • ISBN13: 9780323512275
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1456
  • ID: 9780323512275
  • ISBN10: 0323512275
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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