This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized, readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients. Highlights of the Ninth Edition include new Evidence-Based Practice displays, clearly identified FDA Black Box Warnings, case studies threaded through each drug chapter, key terms with definitions in chapter openers, a comprehensive glossary, a revised art program, and thoroughly revised end-of-chapter NCLEX®-style questions.
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Book Description Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Section 1: FOUNDATIONS OF DRUG THERAPY Ch. 1: Introduction to Pharmacology Ch. 2: Basic Concepts and Processes Ch. 3: Administering Medications Ch. 4: Nursing Process in Drug TherapySection 2: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM Ch. 5: Physiology of the Central Nervous System Ch. 6: Opioid Analgesics and Opioid Antagonists Ch. 7: Analgesic?Antipyretic?Anti-Inflammatory and Related Drugs Ch. 8: Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs Ch. 9: Antipsychotic Drugs Ch. 10: Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers Ch. 11: Antiseizure Drugs Ch. 12: Antiparkinson Drugs Ch. 13: Skeletal Muscle Relaxants Ch. 14: Substance Abuse Disorders Ch. 15: Central Nervous System StimulantsSection 3: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM Ch. 16: Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System Ch. 17: Adrenergic Drugs Ch. 18: Antiadrenergic Drugs Ch. 19: Cholinergic Drugs Ch. 20: Anticholinergic> DrugsSection 4: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Ch. 21: Physiology of the Endocrine System Ch. 22: Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones Ch. 23: Corticosteroids Ch. 24: Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs Ch. 25: Hormones That Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism Ch. 26: Antidiabetic Drugs Ch. 27: Estrogens, Progestins, and Hormonal Contraceptives Ch. 28: Androgens and Anabolic SteroidsSection 5: DRUGS USED TO TREAT INFECTIONS Ch. 29: General Characteristics of Antimicrobial Drugs Ch. 30: Beta-Lactam Antibacterials: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other Drugs Ch. 31: Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones Ch. 32: Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Agents Ch. 33: Macrolides, Ketolides, and Miscellaneous Antibacterials Ch. 34: Drugs for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Disease Ch. 35: Antiviral Drugs Ch. 36: Antifungal Drugs Ch. 37: AntiparasiticsSection 6: DRUGS AFFECTING HEMATOPOIESIS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM Ch. 38: Physiology of the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems Ch. 39: Immunizing Agents Ch. 40: Hematopoietic and Immunostimulant Drugs Ch. 41: Immunosuppressants Ch. 42: Drugs Used in Oncologic DisordersSection 7: DRUGS AFFECTING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM Ch. 43: Physiology of the Respiratory System Ch. 44: Drugs for Asthma and Other Bronchoconstrictive Disorders Ch. 45: Antihistamines and Allergic Disorders Ch. 46: Nasal Decongestants, Antitussives, and Cold RemediesSection 8: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM Ch. 47: Physiology of the Cardiovascular System Ch. 48: Drug Therapy for Heart Failure Ch. 49: Antidysrhythmic Drugs Ch. 50: Antianginal Drugs Ch. 51: Drugs Used in Hypotension and Shock Ch. 52: Antihypertensive Drugs Ch. 53: Diuretics Ch. 54: Drugs That Affect Blood Coagulation Ch. 55: Drugs for DyslipidemiaSection 9: DRUGS AFFECTING THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM Ch. 56: Physiology of the Digestive System Ch. 57: Nutritional Support Products, Vitamins, and Mineral?Electrolytes Ch. 58: Drugs to Aid Weight Management Ch. 59: Drugs Used for Peptic Ulcer and Acid Reflux Disorders Ch. 60: Laxatives and Cathartics Ch. 61: Antidiarrheals Ch. 62: AntiemeticsSection 10: DRUGS USED IN SPECIAL CONDITIONS Ch. 63: Drugs Used in Ophthalmic Conditions Ch. 64: Drugs Used in Dermatologic Conditions Ch. 65: Drug Use During Pregnancy and LactationGlossaryAnswers to Applying Your KnowledgeAppendix A: The International System of UnitsAppendix B: Serum Drug ConcentrationsAppendix C: Anesthetics, Adjunctive Drugs, and Nursing ConsiderationsIndex. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0781777690
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