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Author Karch, Amy Morrison, 1949-

Title Focus on nursing pharmacology / Amy M. Karch
Edition Edition 6
Published Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Health, [2013]
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2013
©2013
©2013

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Description xvii, 1056 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents Part 1: Introduction to nursing pharmacology. 1. Introduction to drugs -- 2. Drugs and the body -- 3. Toxic effects of drugs -- 4. The nursing process in drug therapy and patient safety -- 5. Dosage calculations -- 6. Challenges to effective drug therapy -- Part 2: Chemotherapeutic agents. 7. Introduction to cell physiology -- 8. Anti-infective agents -- 9. Antibiotics -- 10. Antiviral agents -- 11. Antifungal agents -- 12. Antiprotozoal agents -- 13. Anthelmintic agents -- 14. Antineoplastic agents -- Part 3: Drugs acting on the immune system. 15. Introduction to the immune response and inflammation -- 16. Anti-inflammatory, antiarthritis, and related agents -- 17. Immune modulators -- 18. Vaccines and sera -- Part 4: Drugs acting on the central and peripheral nervous systems. 19. Introduction to nerves and the nervous system -- 20. Anxiolytic and hypnotic agents -- 21. Antidepressant agents -- 22. Psychotherapeutic agents -- 23. Antiseizure agents -- 24. Antiparkinsonism agents -- 25. Muscle relaxants -- 26. Narcotics, narcotic antagonists, and antimigraine agents -- 27. General and local anesthetic agents -- 28. Neuromuscular junction blocking agents -- Part 5: Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system. 29. Introduction to the autonomic nervous system -- 30. Adrenergic agonists -- 31. Adrenergic blocking antagonists -- 32. Cholinergic agonists -- 33. Anticholinergic agents --
Part 6: Drugs acting on the endocrine system. 34. Introduction to the endocrine system -- 35. Hypothalamic and pituitary agents -- 36. Adrenocortical agents -- 37. Thyroid and parathyroid agents -- 38. Agents to control blood glucose levels -- Part 7: Drugs acting on the reproductive system. 39. Introduction to the reproductive system -- 40. Drugs affecting the female reproductive system -- 41. Drugs affecting the male reproductive system -- Part 8: Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system. 42. Introduction to the cardiovascular system -- 43. Drugs affecting blood pressure -- 44. Cardiotonic agents -- 45. Antiarrhythmic agents -- 46. Antianginal agents -- 47. Lipid-lowering agents -- 48. Drugs affecting blood coagulation -- 49. Drugs used to treat anemias -- Part 9; Drugs acting on the renal system. 50. Introduction to the renal system -- 51. Diuretic agents -- 52 Drugs affecting the urinary tract and the bladder -- Part 10: Drugs acting on the respiratory system. 53. Introduction to the respiratory system -- 54. Drugs acting on the upper respiratory tract -- 55. Drugs acting on the lower respiratory tract -- Part 11: Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal system. 56. Introduction to the gastrointestinal system -- 57. Drugs affecting gastrointestinal secretions -- 58. Drugs affecting gastrointestinal motility -- 59. Antiemetic agents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Chemotherapy -- Nurses' Instruction
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- Nurses' Instruction
Pharmacological Phenomena -- Nurses' Instruction
Nursing.
Pharmacology.
Pharmaceutical Preparations.
Drug Therapy.
Pharmacological Phenomena.
Pharmacological and Toxicological Phenomena and Processes
Pharmacological and Toxicological Phenomena.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
LC no. 2012022374
ISBN 9781451128345 (paperback)