Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Paperback | November 16, 2006

byBruce D. Clayton, Yvonne N. Stock, Valerie Baker

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Features two-column, question-and-answer Review Sheets for each textbook chapter, a collection of Learning Activities, and Practice Questions for the NCLEX Examination to help students practice in preparing for licensure exams.

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Features two-column, question-and-answer Review Sheets for each textbook chapter, a collection of Learning Activities, and Practice Questions for the NCLEX Examination to help students practice in preparing for licensure exams.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pagesPublished:November 16, 2006Publisher:MosbyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323041477

ISBN - 13:9780323041478

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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: FOUNDATIONS OF PHARMACOLOGY

Chapter 1. Definitions, Names, Standards, and Information Sources

Chapter 2. Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions

Chapter 3. Drug Action Across the Life Span

Chapter 4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology

Chapter 5. Patient Education and Health Promotion

UNIT TWO: ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION AND MATH REVIEW

Chapter 6. A Review of Arithmetic

Chapter 7. Principles of Medication Administration

Chapter 8. Percutaneous Administration

Chapter 9. Enteral Administration

Chapter 10. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications

Chapter 11. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes

Chapter 12. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route

UNIT THREE: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC AND CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEMS

Chapter 13. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 14. Sedative-Hypnotics

Chapter 15. Drugs Used for Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 16. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders

Chapter 17. Drugs Used for Mood Disorders

Chapter 18. Drugs Used for Psychosis

Chapter 19. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders

Chapter 20. Drugs Used for Pain Management

UNIT FOUR: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Chapter 21. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome -NEW!

Chapter 22. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias

Chapter 23. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension

Chapter 24. Drugs Used to Treat Arrhythmias

Chapter 25. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris

Chapter 26. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease

Chapter 27. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders

Chapter 28. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure

Chapter 29. Drugs Used for Diuresis

UNIT FIVE: DRUGS USED TO TREAT DISORDERS OF THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Chapter 30. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease

Chapter 31. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease

UNIT SIX: DRUGS AFFECTING THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Chapter 32. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders

Chapter 33. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 34. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting

Chapter 35. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea

UNIT SEVEN: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

Chapter 36. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 37. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease

Chapter 38. Corticosteroids

Chapter 39. Gonadal Hormones

UNIT EIGHT: DRUGS AFFECTING THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM

Chapter 40. Drugs Used in Obstetrics

Chapter 41. Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health

UNIT NINE: DRUGS AFFECTING OTHER BODY SYSTEMS

Chapter 42. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System

Chapter 43. Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders

Chapter 44. Drugs Affecting Neoplasms

Chapter 45. Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System

Chapter 46. Antimicrobial Agents

Chapter 47. Nutrition

Chapter 48. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy

Chapter 49. Substance Abuse

Chapter 50. Miscellaneous Agents