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Author Kee, Joyce LeFever.

Title Pharmacology : a nursing process approach / Joyce LeFever Kee, Evelyn R. Hayes, Linda E. McCuistion.

Imprint [St. Louis, Mo.] : Saunders, c2009.

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Edition 6th ed.
Description xxii, 998 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 949-956) and index.
Contents Unit 1 : A Nurse's perspective of pharmacology -- Drug action: pharmaceutic, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic phases -- Nursing process and client teaching -- Principles of drug administration -- Unit 2 : Medications and calculations -- Systems of measurement with conversion -- Methods for calculation -- Calculations of oral dosages -- Calculations of injectable dosages -- Calculations of intravenous fluids -- Pediatric drug calculations -- Unit 3 : Contemporary issues in pharmacology -- The Drug approval process (U.S. and Canadian), resources, and ethical considerations -- Transcultural considerations -- Drug interaction, over-the-counter drugs -- Drug abuse -- Herbal therapy with nursing implications -- Pediatric pharmacology -- Geriatric pharmacology -- Medication administration in community settings -- The Role of the nurse in drug research -- Unit 4 : Nutrition and electrolytes -- Vitamin and mineral replacement -- Fluid and electrolyte replacement -- Nutritional support -- Unit 5 : Autonomic nervous system agents -- Adrenergics and adrenergic blockers --Cholinergics and anticholinergics-- Unit 6 : Neurologic and neuromuscular agents -- Central nervous system stimulants -- Central nervous system depressants -- Anticonvulsants -- Drugs for neurologic disorders : Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's disease -- Drugs for neuromuscular disorders: myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, and muscle spasms -- Unit 7 : Pain and inflammation management agents -- Antiinflammatory drugs Nonopioid and Opioid analgesics -- Unit 8 : Psychiatric agents -- Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics -- Antidepressants and mood stabilizers -- Unit 9 :Antibacterial agents -- Penicillins and cephalosporins -- Macrolides, tetracyclines, aminoglycosides, fluoroquinolones -- Antibacterials: sulfonamides -- Unit 10 : Antiinfective agents -- Antitubercular drugs, antifungal drugs, peptides, and metronidazole -- Antiviral, antimalarial, and anthelmintic drugs -- Drugs for urinary tract disorders -- Unit 11 : Immunologic agents -- HIV and AIDS-related drugs -- Vaccines -- Unit 12 : Antineoplastic agents -- Anticancer drugs -- Targeted terapies to treat cancer -- Biologic response modifiers -- Unit 13: Respiratory agents -- Drugs for upper respiratory disorders -- Drugs for lower respiratory disorders -- Unit 14 : Cardiovascular agents -- Cardiac glycosides, antianginals, and antidysrhythmics -- Diuretics -- Antihypertensive drugs -- Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and thrombolytics -- Antilipidemics anf Peripheral vasodilators -- Unit 15 : Gastrointestinal agents -- Drugs for gastrointestinal tract disorders -- Antiulcer drugs -- Unit 16 : Eye, ear, and skin agents -- Drugs for disorders of the eye and the ear -- Drugs for dermatologic disorders -- Unit 17 : Endocrine agents -- Endocrine pharmacology: pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, and adrenals -- Antidiabetic drugs -- Unit 18 : Reproductive and gender-related agents -- Drugs associated with the female reproductive cycle I; pregnancy and preterm labor -- Drugs associated with the female reproductive cycle II: labor, delivery, and the preterm neonate -- Drugs associated with the postpartum and the newborn -- Drugs related to women's health and disorders -- Drugs for men's health and reproductive disorders -- Drugs for infertility and sexually transmitted diseases -- Unit 19 : Emergency agents -- Adult and pediatric emergency drugs -- App. A : Therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) -- App. B : Potential weapons of bioterrorism.
Subject Pharmacology.
Nursing.
Pharmacology -- Nurses' Instruction.
Drug Therapy -- Nurses' Instruction.
Added Author Hayes, Evelyn R.
McCuistion, Linda E.
ISBN 9781416046639 (pbk.)
1416046631 (pbk.)

 
    
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