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Focus on Nursing Pharmacology 2ND Edition
Amy Morrison Karch
Synopses & Reviews
Now in its
Second Edition, this concise, user-friendly pharmacology text presents difficult concepts in a condensed, scientific approach. Organized by body system, it features abundant line art and tabular information to summarize pertinent concepts. Recurring features include: drugs and key term lists, bulleted chapter summaries, Web link icons, lifespan considerations, and NCLEX-style review questions. Now includes two new chapters on Dosage Calculations and Drug Therapy in the 21st Century. Also has increased information on pharmacokinetics, dosages and drug information, and more chapter study questions. Two free CD-ROMs feature over 700 patient teaching printouts and dosage calculations.
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Table of Contents
PART 1 Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology 1
Introduction to Drugs 3 Drugs and the Body 15 Toxic Effects of Drugs 28 Nursing Management 36 Dosage Calculations 44 Drug Therapy in the 21st Century 52 PART 2 Chemotherapeutic Agents 63
Introduction to Cell Physiology 65 Anti-infective Agents 73 Antibiotics 81 Antiviral Agents 114 Antifungal Agents 130 Antiprotozoal Agents 140 Anthelmintic Agents 155 Antineoplastic Agents 166 PART 3 Drugs Acting on the Immune System 195
Introduction to the Immune Response and Inflammation 197 Anti-inflammatory Agents 208 Immune Modulators 222 Vaccines and Sera 234 PART 4 Drugs Acting on the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems 247
Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous System 249 Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents 260 Antidepressant Agents 273 Psychotherapeutic Agents 287 Antiepileptic Agents 302 Antiparkinsonism Agents 319 Muscle Relaxants 331 Narcotics and Antimigraine Agents 342 General and Local Anesthetic Agents 360 Neuromuscular Junction Blocking Agents 373 PART 5 Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System 383
Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System 385 Adrenergic Agents 394 Adrenergic Blocking Agents 406 Cholinergic Agents 421 Anticholinergic Agents 433 PART 6 Drugs Acting on the Endocrine System 443
Introduction to the Endocrine System 445 Hypothalamic and Pituitary Agents 451 Adrenocortical Agents 464 Thyroid and Parathyroid Agents 476 Antidiabetic Agents 494 PART 7 Drugs Acting on the Reproductive System 511
Introduction to the Reproductive System 513 Drugs Affecting the Female Reproductive System 522 Drugs Affecting the Male Reproductive System 541 PART 8 Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System 553
Introduction to the Cardiovascular System 555 Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure 567 Cardiotonic Agents 588 Antiarrhythmic Agents 603 Antianginal Agents 620 Lipid-Lowering Agents 632 Drugs Affecting Blood Coagulation 646 Drugs Used to Treat Anemias 667 PART 9 Drugs Acting on the Renal System 681
Introduction to the Kidney and the Urinary Tract 683 Diuretic Agents 690 Drugs Affecting the Urinary Tract and Bladder 704 PART 10 Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System 717
Introduction to the Respiratory System 719 Drugs Acting on the Upper Respiratory Tract 726 Drugs Used to Treat Obstructive Pulmonary Disorders 744 PART 11 Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal System 763
Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System 765 Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Secretions 772 Laxative and Antidiarrheal Agents 788 Emetic and Antiemetic Agents 800 Answers to Review Questions: 810 Glossary: 813 Appendices:
Parenteral Agents 827 Diagnostic Agents 831 Topical Agents 835 Ophthalmic Agents 842 Vitamins 846
ISBN: 9780781735384 Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Location: Philadelphia Author: Karch, Amy Morrison Author: Karch, Army M. Author: Karch, Amy M Subject: General Subject: Pharmacology Subject: Pharmacy Subject: Nursing Subject: Nursing - Pharmacology Subject: Drug Therapy Subject: Pharmaceutical Preparations Subject: Nursing - General Edition Number: 2 Edition Description: Trade Paper Series Volume: 2000-066 Publication Date: 20021105 Binding: Paperback Grade Level: Professional and scholarly Language: English Illustrations: Yes Pages: 912 Dimensions: 28 cm. + Related Subjects
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