Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice (Pearson New International ed of 2nd revised ed)

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice (Pearson New International ed of 2nd revised ed)

By: Michael Patrick Adams (author), Carol Urban (author)Paperback

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For courses in Pharmacology. PHARMACOLOGY: CONNECTIONS TO NURSING PRACTICE, 2/e tightly links pharmacology to nursing practice and patient care, recognizing that for nurses, pharmacology is not an abstract academic discipline but rather a critical tool to prevent disease and promote healing and wellness. It offers unsurpassed features designed to illuminate connections between pharmacology and practice, from patient scenarios and practice applications to coverage of lifespan considerations, patient education, alternative therapies, and gender/cultural influences. Nine additional units illuminate the actions of individual drugs on each body system and disease. Learning is simplified through the use of prototype drugs, as well as outstanding full-color illustrations, complemented by 45 web-based animations. This edition covers 30+ new drugs, and offers updated information about dosages, indications, and adverse effects throughout, including Black Box Warnings.

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Unit 1. Fundamental Principles of Pharmacology 1. Introduction to Pharmacology: Concepts and Connections 2. Drug Regulations 3. Principles of Drug Administration 4. Pharmacokinetics 5. Pharmacodynamics 6. Adverse Drug Effects and Drug Interactions 7. Medication Errors and Risk Reduction 8. Pharmacology of Substance Abuse Unit 2. Pharmacology and the Nurse-Patient Relationship 9. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process 10. Pharmacotherapy During Pregnancy and Lactation 11. Pharmacotherapy of the Pediatric Patient 12. Pharmacotherapy of the Geriatric Patient 13. Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Influences on Pharmacotherapy 14. Pharmacotherapy and Population-Based Care 15. The Role of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Pharmacotherapy Unit 3. Pharmacology of the Autonomic Nervous System 16. Review of Neurotransmitters and the Autonomic Nervous System 17. Cholinergic Agonists 18. Cholinergic Antagonists 19. Adrenergic Agonists 20. Adrenergic Antagonists Unit 4. Pharmacology of the Central Nervous System 21. Review of the Central Nervous System 22. Pharmacotherapy of Anxiety and Insomnia 23. Pharmacotherapy of Mood Disorders 24. Pharmacotherapy of Psychoses 25. Pharmacotherapy of Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System 26. Pharmacotherapy of Seizures 27. Pharmacotherapy of Muscle Spasms and Spasticity 28. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Drugs for Attention/Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder 29. Pharmacotherapy of Severe Pain and Migraines 30. Anesthetics and Anesthesia Adjuncts Unit 5. Pharmacology of the Cardiovascular System 31. Review of the Cardiovascular System 32. Pharmacotherapy of Hyperlipidemia 33. Calcium Channel Blockers 34. Drugs Affecting the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System 35. Diuretic Therapy and the Pharmacotherapy of Renal Failure 36. Pharmacotherapy of Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders 37. Pharmacotherapy of Hypertension 38. Pharmacotherapy of Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction 39. Pharmacotherapy of Heart Failure 40. Pharmacotherapy of Dysrhythmias 41. Pharmacotherapy of Coagulation Disorders 42. Pharmacotherapy of Hematopoietic Disorders Unit 6. Pharmacology of Body Defenses 43. Review of Body Defenses and the Immune System 44. Pharmacotherapy of Inflammation and Fever 45. Immunostimulants and Immunosuppressants 46. Immunizing Agents Unit 7. Pharmacology of the Respiratory System and Allergy 47. Pharmacotherapy of Asthma and Other Pulmonary Disorders 48. Pharmacotherapy of Allergic Rhinitis and the Common Cold Unit 8. Pharmacology of Infectious and Neoplastic Disease 49. Basic Principles of Anti-Infective Pharmacotherapy 50. Antibiotics Affecting the Bacterial Cell Wall 51. Antibiotics Affecting Bacterial Protein Synthesis 52. Fluoroquinolones and Miscellaneous Antibacterials 53. Sulfonamides and the Pharmacotherapy of Urinary Tract Infections 54. Pharmacotherapy of Mycobacterial Infections 55. Pharmacotherapy of Fungal Infections 56. Pharmacotherapy of Protozoan and Helminthic Infections 57. Pharmacotherapy of Non-HIV Viral Infections 58. Pharmacotherapy of HIV-AIDS 59. Basic Principles of Antineoplastic Therapy 60. Pharmacotherapy of Neoplasia Unit 9. Pharmacology of the Gastrointestinal System 61. Review of the Gastrointestinal System 62. Pharmacotherapy of Peptic Ulcer Disease 63. Pharmacotherapy of Bowel Disorders and Other Gastrointestinal Conditions 64. Vitamins and Minerals 65. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition 66. Weight Reduction Strategies and the Pharmacotherapy of Obesity Unit 10. Pharmacology of the Endocrine System 67. Review of the Endocrine System 68. Hypothalamic and Pituitary Drugs 69. Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus 70. Pharmacotherapy of Thyroid Disorders 71. Corticosteroids and Drugs Affecting the Adrenal Cortex 72. Estrogens, Progestins, and Drugs Modifying Uterine Function 73. Drugs for Modifying Conception 74. Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive System Unit 11. Additional Drug Classes 75. Pharmacotherapy of Bone and Joint Disorders 76. Pharmacotherapy of Dermatologic Disorders 77. Pharmacotherapy of Eye and Ear Disorders 78. Emergency Preparedness: Bioterrorism and Management of Poisoning Glossary Appendices A. Answers to Critical Thinking Questions, Case Study, and NCLEX-RN(R) Review B. Top 200 Drugs Ranked by Number of Prescriptions C. Canadian Drugs and Their U.S. Equivalents. D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not be Crushed E. High Alert Medications F. Confused Drug Names

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  • publication date: 01/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781292027869
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 1568
  • ID: 9781292027869
  • weight: 3082
  • ISBN10: 129202786X
  • edition: Pearson New International ed of 2nd revised ed

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