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Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care (9th Revised edition)

Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care (9th Revised edition)

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

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Known for its clear explanations of drug prototypes and how they work, Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition provides a solid understanding of key drugs and their implications for nursing care. A perennial student favorite, this book simplifies complex concepts, using large and small print to distinguish need-to-know drug content from the material that's merely nice to know. New to this edition are quick-reference summaries of prototype drugs, safety alerts, and a stronger QSEN focus. Written by noted nursing pharmacology instructors Jacqueline Burchum and Laura Rosenthal, this text helps you understand pharmacology as opposed to merely memorizing drug facts.UNIQUE! Engaging writing style with clear explanations makes difficult pharmacology concepts easy to grasp and even enjoyable to learn.Large print highlights essential, need-to-know information, and small print indicates nice-to-know information.A drug prototype approach focuses on one representative drug within each drug family that characterizes all members of its group, so that you can apply your understanding to related drugs currently on the market as well as drugs that will be released in the future.Nursing implications of drug therapy are integrated throughout the text and summarized at the end of chapters, demonstrating the vital relationship between drug therapy and nursing care.Reader-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. Learning resources on an Evolve companion website include video clips, animations, case studies, and NCLEX��? exam-style review questions. Coverage of dietary supplements and herbal remedies describes potential dangerous interactions between prescribed and over-the-counter drugs and dietary supplements. NEW! QSEN focus includes Patient-Centered Care Across the Life Span features highlighting safe and appropriate patient care during different phases of life.NEW Safety Alert features emphasize the QSEN competency relating to patient safety. NEW! Prototype Drugs features serve as a quick-reference aid to learning.NEW! Chapter outlines include page numbers to help you locate topics quickly.UPDATED Special Interest Topic boxes use engaging vignettes to focus on emerging and currently trending issues in pharmacology.NEW authors continue Dr. Lehne's clear, unique writing style, with the same accuracy and state-of-the-science updates.


UNIT I: INTRODUCTION1. Orientation to Pharmacology2. Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice3. Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and InformationUNIT II: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY4. Pharmacokinetics5. Pharmacodynamics6. Drug Interactions7. Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors8. Individual Variation in Drug ResponsesUNIT III: DRUG THERAPY ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN9. Drug Therapy During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding10. Drug Therapy in Pediatric Patients11. Drug Therapy in Geriatric PatientsUNIT IV: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGSSection 1: Introduction12. Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology13. Physiology of the Peripheral Nervous SystemSection 2: Cholinergic Drugs14. Muscarinic Agonists and Antagonists15. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Their Use in Myasthenia Gravis16. Drugs That Block Nicotinic Cholinergic Transmission: Neuromuscular Blocking AgentsSection 3: Adrenergic Drugs17. Adrenergic Agonists18. Adrenergic Antagonists19. Indirect-Acting Antiadrenergic AgentsUNIT V: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGSSection 4: Introduction20. Introduction to Central Nervous System PharmacologySection 5: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders21. Drugs for Parkinson's Disease22. Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease23. Drugs for Multiple SclerosisSection 6: Neurologic Drugs24. Drugs for Epilepsy25. Drugs for Muscle Spasm and SpasticitySection 7: Drugs for Pain26. Local Anesthetics27. General Anesthetics28. Opioid Analgesics, Opioid Antagonists, and Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics29. Pain Management in Patients with Cancer30. Drugs for HeadacheSection 8: Psychotherapeutic Drugs31. Antipsychotic Agents and Their Use in Schizophrenia32. Antidepressants33. Drugs for Bipolar Disorder34. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs35. Management of Anxiety Disorders36. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Section 9: Drug Abuse37. Drug Abuse I: Basic Considerations38. Drug Abuse II: Alcohol39. Drug Abuse III: Nicotine and Smoking40. Drug Abuse IV: Major Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol and NicotineUNIT VI: DRUGS THAT AFFECT FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE41. Diuretics42. Agents Affecting the Volume and Ion Content of Body FluidsUNIT VII: DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART, BLOOD VESSELS, AND BLOOD43. Review of Hemodynamics44. Drugs Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System45. Calcium Channel Blockers46. Vasodilators47. Drugs for Hypertension48. Drugs for Heart Failure49. Antidysrhythmic Drugs50. Prophylaxis of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Drugs That Help Normalize Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels51. Drugs for Angina Pectoris52. Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs53. Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction54. Drugs for Hemophilia55. Drugs for Deficiency Anemias56. Hematopoietic AgentsUNIT VIII: DRUGS FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS57. Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus58. Drugs for Thyroid Disorders59. Drugs Related to Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function60. Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal CortexUNIT IX: WOMEN'S HEALTH61. Estrogens and Progestins: Basic Pharmacology and Noncontraceptive Applications62. Birth Control63. Drug Therapy of Infertility64. Drugs That Affect Uterine FunctionUNIT X: MEN'S HEALTH65. Androgens66. Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic HyperplasiaUNIT XI: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTIALLERGIC, AND IMMUNOLOGIC DRUGS67. Review of the Immune System68. Childhood Immunization69. Immunosuppressants70. Antihistamines71. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen72. Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine DisordersUNIT XII: DRUGS FOR BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS73. Drug Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis74. Drug Therapy of Gout75. Drugs Affecting Calcium Levels and Bone MineralizationUNIT XIII: RESPIRATORY TRACT DRUGS76. Drugs for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease77. Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis, Cough, and ColdsUNIT XIV: GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS78. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease79. Laxatives80. Other Gastrointestinal DrugsUNIT XV: NUTRITION81. Vitamins82. Drugs for Weight LossUNIT XVI: CHEMOTHERAPY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES83. Basic Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy84. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall I: Penicillins85. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall II: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Vancomycin, Telavancin, Aztreonam, Teicoplanin, and Fosfomycin86. Bacteriostatic Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Others87. Aminoglycosides: Bactericidal Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis88. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim89. Drug Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections90. Antimycobacterial Agents: Drugs for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection91. Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs: Fluoroquinolones, Metronidazole, Daptomycin, Rifampin, Rifaximin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxins92. Antifungal Agents93. Antiviral Agents I: Drugs for Non-HIV Viral Infections94. Antiviral Agents II: Drugs for HIV Infection and Related Opportunistic Infections95. Drug Therapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases96. Antiseptics and DisinfectantsUNIT XVII: CHEMOTHERAPY OF PARASITIC DISEASES97. Anthelmintics98. Antiprotozoal Drugs I: Antimalarial Agents99. Antiprotozoal Drugs II: Miscellaneous Agents100. EctoparasiticidesUNIT XVIII: CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY101. Basic Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy102. Anticancer Drugs I: Cytotoxic Agents103. Anticancer Drugs II: Hormonal Agents, Targeted Drugs, and Other Noncytotoxic Anticancer DrugsUNIT XIX: MISCELLANEOUS DRUGS AND THERAPIES104. Drugs for the Eye105. Drugs for the Skin106. Drugs for the Ear107. Additional Noteworthy Drugs108. Complementary and Alternative TherapyUNIT XX: TOXICOLOGY109. Management of Poisoning110. Potential Weapons of Biologic, Radiologic, and Chemical TerrorismAPPENDIX: Canadian Drug Information

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  • ISBN13: 9780323321907
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1424
  • ID: 9780323321907
  • ISBN10: 0323321909
  • edition: 9th Revised edition

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