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Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Published on Mar 15, 2007
Linda Lane Lilley2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Scott Harrington2
Estimated H-index: 2
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Julie S. Snyder2
Estimated H-index: 2
Abstract
Part One: Pharmacology Basics Study Skills Tips: Introduction to Study Skills Concepts * The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy * Pharmacologic Principles * Life Span Considerations * Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations * Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenetics * Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding * Patient Education and Drug Therapy * Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements * Substance Abuse * Photo Atlas of Drug Administration Part Two: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System Study Skills Tips: Using Vocabulary, Text Notation, and Language Conventions * Analgesic Drugs * General and Local Anesthetics * Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants * Central Nervous System Stimulant Drugs * Antiepileptic Drugs * Antiparkinsonian Drugs * Psychotherapeutic Drugs Part Three: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System Study Skills Tips: Application of PURR (Prepare, Understand, Rehearse, Review) * Adrenergic Drugs * Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs * Cholinergic Drugs * Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs Part Four: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems Study Skills Tips: Linking Learning and Text Notation * Heart Failure Drugs * Antidysrhythmic Drugs * Antianginal Drugs * Antihypertensive Drugs * Diuretic Drugs * Fluids and Electrolytes * Coagulation Modifier Drugs * Antilipemic Drugs Part Five: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System Study Skills Tips: Questioning Strategy * Pituitary Drugs * Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs * Antidiabetic Drugs * Adrenal Drugs * Women's Health Drugs * Men's Health Drugs Part Six: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System Study Skills Tips: Study on the Run * Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants * Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Drugs Part Seven: Antiinfective and Antiinflammatory Drugs Study Skills Tips: Applying the Nursing Process * Antibiotics Part 1 * Antibiotics Part 2 * Antiviral Drugs * Antitubercular Drugs * Antifungal Drugs * Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Antihelmintic Drugs * Antiinflammatory and Antigout Drugs Part Eight: Immune and Biologic Modifiers and Chemotherapeutic Drugs Study Skills Tips: Strategies for Time Management * Immunosuppressant Drugs * Immunizing Drugs and Biochemical Terrorism * Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle-Specific Drugs * Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle-Nonspecific and Miscellaneous Drugs * Biologic Response-Modifying Drugs and Antirheumatoid Drugs Part Nine: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition Study Skills Tips: Active Questioning Skills * Acid-Controlling Drugs * Bowel Disorder Drugs * Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs * Vitamins and Minerals * Nutritional Supplements Part Ten: Miscellaneous Therapeutics: Dermatologic, Ophthalmic, and Otic Drugs Study Skills Tips: More Strategies for Time Management * Anemia Drugs * Dermatologic Drugs * Ophthalmic Drugs * Otic Drugs Appendix: A) Pharmaceutical Abbreviations Online Appendixes: A) Selected Diagnostic Drugs Used in Radiologic Procedures (Radiodiagnostic Drugs) B) Common Formulas, Weights, and Equivalents
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