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Basic pharmacology for nurses / Bruce D. Clayton, Michelle Willihnganz.

By: Clayton, Bruce D, 1947-.
Contributor(s): Willihnganz, Michelle J.
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Mosby, c2013Edition: 16th ed.Description: xv, 894 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.Content type: rdacontent Media type: rdamedia Carrier type: rdacarrierISBN: 9780323086547 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0323086543 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Pharmacology | Nursing | Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage | Pharmacological Phenomena | Patient Education as Topic
Contents:
Unit 1: Foundations of Pharmacology. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources ; Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions ; Drug Action across the Life Span ; The Nursing Process and Pharmacology ; Patient Education to Promote Health. -- Unit 2: Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration and Math Review. A Review of Arithmetic ; Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety ; Percutaneous Administration ; Enteral Administration ; Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications ; Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes ; Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route. -- Unit 3: Drugs That Affect the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems. Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous System ; Drugs Used for Sleep ; Drugs Used for Parkinson's Disease ; Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders ; Drugs Used for Mood Disorders ; Drugs Used for Psychoses ; Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders ; Drugs Used for Pain Management. -- Unit 4: Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome ; Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias ; Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension ; Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias ; Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris ; Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease ; Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders ; Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure ; Drugs Used for Diuresis. -- Unit 5: Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Respiratory System. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease ; Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease. -- Unit 6: Drugs That Affect the Digestive System. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders ; Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease ; Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting ; Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea. -- Unit 7: Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus ; Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease ; Corticosteroids ; Gonadal Hormones. --Unit 8: Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System. Drugs Used in Obstetrics ; Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health. -- Unit 9: Drugs That Affect Other Body Systems. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders ; Drugs Used for Cancer Treatment ; Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System ; Antimicrobial Agents. -- Unit 10: Drugs That Affect the General Health of the Body. Nutrition Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy ; Substance Abuse ; Miscellaneous Agents.
Summary: "Basic Pharmacology for Nurses is a modern classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration. Subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder, and appropriate nursing implications are discussed for every drug class to promote safe medication administration."--Publisher's website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Unit 1: Foundations of Pharmacology. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources ; Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions ; Drug Action across the Life Span ; The Nursing Process and Pharmacology ; Patient Education to Promote Health. -- Unit 2: Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration and Math Review. A Review of Arithmetic ; Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety ; Percutaneous Administration ; Enteral Administration ; Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications ; Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes ; Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route. -- Unit 3: Drugs That Affect the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems. Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous System ; Drugs Used for Sleep ; Drugs Used for Parkinson's Disease ; Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders ; Drugs Used for Mood Disorders ; Drugs Used for Psychoses ; Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders ; Drugs Used for Pain Management. -- Unit 4: Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome ; Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias ; Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension ; Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias ; Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris ; Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease ; Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders ; Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure ; Drugs Used for Diuresis. -- Unit 5: Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Respiratory System. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease ; Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease. -- Unit 6: Drugs That Affect the Digestive System. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders ; Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease ; Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting ; Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea. -- Unit 7: Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus ; Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease ; Corticosteroids ; Gonadal Hormones. --Unit 8: Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System. Drugs Used in Obstetrics ; Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health. -- Unit 9: Drugs That Affect Other Body Systems. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders ; Drugs Used for Cancer Treatment ; Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System ; Antimicrobial Agents. -- Unit 10: Drugs That Affect the General Health of the Body. Nutrition Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy ; Substance Abuse ; Miscellaneous Agents.

"Basic Pharmacology for Nurses is a modern classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration. Subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder, and appropriate nursing implications are discussed for every drug class to promote safe medication administration."--Publisher's website.

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