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Author Barber, Paul.

Title Further essentials of pharmacology for nurses / Paul Barber, Joy Parkes, and Diane Blundell.

Imprint Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2012.

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 Axe EBSCO Clinical Nursing E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (259 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Further Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses; Contents; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Cardiovascular drugs; Learning objectives; Introduction; Atherosclerosis; Cholesterol; Lipid regulating drugs; Angina; Electrical conduction through the heart; Contraction of cardiac muscle; Drugs used in heart arrhythmias; Drugs that act on both supraventricular and ventricular arrhythmias; Drugs that act on ventricular arrhythmias; Drugs used in cardiac resuscitation; Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions.
Recommended further reading2. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal tract; Learning objectives; Introduction; Helicobacter pylori; Drugs that inhibit/neutralize acid; Drugs that protect the mucosa of the stomach; Irritable bowel syndrome; Drugs affecting gut motility; Antispasmodics; Drugs used in inflammatory bowel disorders; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 3. Drugs used in the treatment of cancer; Learning objectives; Introduction; The cell cycle; Cancer; Cancer classification; Pharmacological cancer management.
General side-effects of cytotoxic drugsExtravasation of cytotoxic therapy; Cytotoxic medication; Antimetabolites; Vinca alkaloids; Other drugs used in cancer treatment; Gonadorelin analogues; Steroid use in cancer treatment; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 4. Drugs used in the treatment of nausea and vomiting; Learning objectives; Introduction; The vomiting reflex; The causes of nausea andvomiting; Management of nausea andvomiting; Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy; Post-operative nausea andvomiting.
Nausea and vomiting in cytotoxicchemotherapyMotion sickness; The inner ear; Ménières disease; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 5. Drugs used in anaesthesia; Learning objectives; Introduction; Modern anaesthesia; The three phases of a generalanaesthetic; Prior to anaesthesia; The triad of anaesthesia; Anaesthetic drugs; Intravenous anaesthetics (IV); Inhalation anaesthetic agents; Inhalational gases; Properties of inhalational agents influencing uptake; How anaesthetic drugs exert theireffects; Intra-operative analgesia.
Adjuvant drugsMuscle relaxant drugs (NMBs); Reversal of non-depolarizing NMBs; The conduct of a general anaesthetic; Case studies; Key learning points; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 6. Vaccines; Learning objectives; Introduction; Types of vaccine; Routes of administration; Administration site; How vaccines work; Risk groups; Immunization in children; Bacillus Calmette-Guérin; Case studies; Key learning points; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 7. Intravenous fluids and nutrition; Learning objectives; Introduction; Anatomy and physiology; Fluid.
Summary This accessible book follows on from Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses by looking at the next logical set of drugs that nurses need to know such as cancer drugs, cardiovascular drugs and vaccines.
Note Print version record.
Subject Pharmacology.
Pharmaceutical arithmetic.
Nursing.
MEDICAL -- Drug Guides.
MEDICAL -- Nursing -- Pharmacology.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacology.
MEDICAL -- Pharmacy.
Nursing. (OCoLC)fst01041731
Pharmaceutical arithmetic. (OCoLC)fst01060102
Pharmacology. (OCoLC)fst01060259
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Added Author Parkes, Joy.
Blundell, Diane.
Other Form: Barber, Paul, 1947- Further essentials of pharmacology for nurses. Maidenhead : McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 2012 9780335243976 (OCoLC)778270456
ISBN 9780335243983 (electronic bk.)
0335243983 (electronic bk.)
1280378271
9781280378270
0335243975 (pbk.)
9780335243976
Standard No. 99950224469
DEBBG BV043061051
DEBSZ 424603349
NZ1 14693384
NZ1 14694207
NZ1 16175180

 
    
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