Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice

Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice, 4th edition

  • Michael P. Adams, 
  • Carol Quam Urban

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Overview

Pharmacology uses patient scenarios to demonstrate pharmacological applications in nursing care. The use of prototype drugs helps you learn a vast range of medications, while organization by body systems and diseases contextualizes drugs according to their therapeutic application.

Published by Pearson (September 18th 2020) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780136872887

Subject: Nursing

Category: Core Nursing Courses

Table of contents

PART 1: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
1. Introduction to Pharmacology: Concepts and Connections
2. Drug Regulations
3. Pharmacokinetics
4. Pharmacodynamics
5. Adverse Drug Effects and Drug Interactions
6. Medication Errors and Risk Reduction
7. The Role of Complementary and Alternative Therapies in Pharmacotherapy

PART 2: PHARMACOLOGY AND THE NURSE-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP
8. Pharmacotherapy During Pregnancy and Lactation
9. Pharmacotherapy of the Pediatric Patient
10. Pharmacotherapy of the Geriatric Patient
11. Individual Variations in Drug Responses

PART 3: PHARMACOLOGY OF THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
12. Review of Neurotransmitters and the Autonomic Nervous System
13. Cholinergic Agonists
14. Cholinergic Antagonists
15. Adrenergic Agonists
16. Adrenergic Antagonists

PART 4: PHARMACOLOGY OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
17. Review of the Central Nervous System
18. Pharmacotherapy of Anxiety and Sleep Disorders
19. Pharmacotherapy of Mood Disorders
20. Pharmacotherapy of Psychoses
21. Pharmacotherapy of Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System
22. Pharmacotherapy of Seizures
23. Pharmacotherapy of Muscle Spasms and Spasticity
24. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Drugs for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
25. Pharmacotherapy of Severe Pain and Migraines
26. Anesthetics and Anesthesia Adjuncts
27. Pharmacology of Substance Abuse

PART 5: PHARMACOLOGY OF THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
28. Review of the Cardiovascular System
29. Pharmacotherapy of Hyperlipidemia
30. Pharmacotherapy with Calcium Channel Blockers
31. Drugs Affecting the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
32. Diuretic Therapy and the Pharmacotherapy of Renal Failure
33. Pharmacotherapy of Fluid Imbalance, Electrolyte, and Acid--Base Disorders
34. Pharmacotherapy of Hypertension
35. Pharmacotherapy of Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction
36. Pharmacotherapy of Heart Failure
37. Pharmacotherapy of Dysrhythmias
38. Pharmacotherapy of Coagulation Disorders
39. Pharmacotherapy of Hematopoietic Disorders

PART 6: PHARMACOLOGY OF BODY DEFENSES
40. Review of Body Defenses and the Immune System
41. Pharmacotherapy of Inflammation and Fever
42. Immunostimulants and Immunosuppressants
43. Immunizing Agents

PART 7: PHARMACOLOGY OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM AND ALLERGY
44. Pharmacotherapy of Asthma and Other Pulmonary Disorders
45. Pharmacotherapy of Allergic Rhinitis and the Common Cold

PART 8: PHARMACOLOGY OF ANTI-INFECTIVE PHARMACOTHERAPY
46. Basic Principles of Anti-Infective Pharmacotherapy
47. Antibiotics Affecting the Bacterial Cell Wall
48. Antibiotics Affecting Bacterial Protein Synthesis
49. Fluoroquinolones and Miscellaneous Antibacterials
50. Sulfonamides and the Pharmacotherapy of Urinary Tract Infections
51. Pharmacotherapy of Mycobacterial Infections
52. Pharmacotherapy of Fungal Infections
53. Pharmacotherapy of Protozoan and Helminthic Infections
54. Pharmacotherapy of Non-HIV Viral Infections
55. Pharmacotherapy of HIV-AIDS
56. Basic Principles of Antineoplastic Therapy
57. Pharmacotherapy of Neoplasia

PART 9: PHARMACOLOGY OF THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM
58. Review of the Gastrointestinal System
59. Pharmacotherapy of Peptic Ulcer Disease
60. Pharmacotherapy of Bowel Disorders and Other Gastrointestinal Conditions
61. Vitamins and Minerals
62. Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition
63. Weight Reduction Strategies and the Pharmacotherapy of Obesity

PART 10: PHARMACOLOGY OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
64. Review of the Endocrine System
65. Hypothalamic and Pituitary Drugs
66. Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus
67. Pharmacotherapy of Thyroid Disorders
68. Corticosteroids and Drugs Affecting the Adrenal Cortex
69. Estrogens, Progestins, and Drugs Modifying Uterine Function
70. Drugs for Modifying Conception
71. Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive System

PART 11: ADDITIONAL DRUG CLASSES
72. Pharmacotherapy of Bone and Joint Disorders
73. Pharmacotherapy of Dermatologic Disorders
74. Pharmacotherapy of Eye and Ear Disorders
75. Emergency Preparedness: Bioterrorism and Management of Poisoning

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