Pharmacology For The Primary Care Provider

Paperback | July 1, 2013

byMarilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart MayhewEditorMarilyn Winterton Edmunds

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Writtenbyandfornurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician's assistants,Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew,Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today's most commonly used drugs.

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Writtenbyandfornurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician's assistants,Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guideline...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:880 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:July 1, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323087906

ISBN - 13:9780323087902

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Edmunds & Mayhew: Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4thedition

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PART ONE - ESSENTIAL CONCEPTS FOR THE PRESCRIPTION OF MEDICATIONS

Unit 1 Foundations of Prescriptive Practice Ch. 1 Prescriptive Authority and Role Implementation: Tradition vs. Change Ch. 2 Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and Physician Assistants

Unit 2 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics Ch. 3 General Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles Ch. 4 Special Populations: Geriatrics Ch. 5 Special Populations: Pediatrics Ch. 6 Special Populations: Pregnant and Nursing Women Ch. 7 Over-the-Counter Medications Ch. 8 Complementary and Alternative Therapies

Unit 3 The Art and Science of Pharmacotherapeutics Ch. 9 Establishing the Therapeutic Relationship Ch.10 Practical Tips on Writing Prescriptions Ch.11 Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines Ch.12 Design and Implementation of Patient Education

PART TWO - DRUG MONOGRAPHS

Unit 4 Topical Agents Ch. 13 Dermatologic Agents Ch. 14 Eye, Ear, Throat, and Mouth Agents

Unit 5 Respiratory Agents Ch. 15 Upper Respiratory Agents Ch. 16 Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Medications

Unit 6 Cardiovascular Agents Ch. 17 Hypertension and Miscellaneous Antihypertensive Medications Ch. 18 Coronary Artery Disease and Antianginal Medications Ch. 19 Heart Failure and Digoxin Ch. 20 ß-Blockers Ch. 21 Calcium Channel Blockers Ch. 22 ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers Ch. 23 Antiarrhythmic Agents Ch. 24 Antihyperlipidemic Agents Ch. 25 Agents that Act on Blood

Unit 7 Gastrointestinal Agents Ch. 26 Antacids and the Management of GERD Ch. 27 Histamine2- Blockers and Proton Pump Inhibitors Ch. 28 Laxatives Ch. 29 Antidiarrheals Ch. 30 Antiemetics Ch. 31 Medications for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Gastrointestinal Problems

Unit 8 Renal/Genitourinary Agents Ch. 32 Diuretics Ch. 33 Male Genitourinary Agents Ch. 34 Drugs for Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Analgesia

Unit 9 Musculoskeletal Agents Ch. 35 Acetaminophen Ch. 36 Aspirin and Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Medications Ch. 37 Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs and Immune Modulators Ch. 38 Gout Medications Ch. 39 Osteoporosis Treatment Ch. 40 Muscle Relaxants

Unit 10 Central Nervous System Agents Ch. 41 Medications for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Ch. 42 Medications for Dementia Ch. 43 Analgesia and Pain Management Ch. 44 Migraine Medications Ch. 45 Antiepileptics Ch. 46 Antiparkinson Agents

Unit 11 Psychotropic Agents Ch. 47 Antidepressants Ch. 48 Antianxiety and Antiinsomnia Agents Ch. 49 Antipsychotics Ch. 50 Substance Abuse

Unit 12 Endocrine Agents Ch. 52 Glucocorticoids Ch. 52 Thyroid Medications Ch. 53 Diabetes Mellitus Agents

Unit 13 Reproductive System Medications Ch. 54 Contraceptives Ch. 55 Hormone Replacement Therapy Ch. 56 Drugs for Breast Cancer

Unit 14 Antiinfectives Ch. 57 Principles for Prescribing Antiinfectives Ch. 58 Treatment of Specific Infections and Miscellaneous Antibiotics Ch. 59 Penicillins Ch. 60 Cephalosporins Ch. 61 Tetracyclines Ch. 62 Macrolides Ch. 63 Fluoroquinolones Ch. 64 Aminoglycosides Ch. 65 Sulfonamides Ch. 66 Antitubercular Agents Ch. 67 Antifungals Ch. 68 Antiretroviral Medications Ch. 69 Antiviral and Antiprotozoal Agents

Unit 15 Health Promotion Ch. 70 The Immune System and Immunizations Ch. 71 Weight Management Ch. 72 Smoking Cessation Ch. 73 Vitamins and Minerals