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Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition
Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing

Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition

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    UNIT I: INTRODUCTION
    1. Orientation to Pharmacology
    2. Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice
    3. Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information
    UNIT II: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY
    4. Pharmacokinetics
    5. Pharmacodynamics
    6. Drug Interactions
    7. Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors
    8. Individual Variation in Drug Responses
    UNIT III: DRUG THERAPY ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
    9. Drug Therapy During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding
    10. Drug Therapy in Pediatric Patients
    11. Drug Therapy in Geriatric Patients
    UNIT IV: PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS
    Section 1: Introduction
    12. Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology
    13. Physiology of the Peripheral Nervous System
    Section 2: Cholinergic Drugs
    14. Muscarinic Agonists and Antagonists
    15. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Their Use in Myasthenia Gravis
    16. Drugs That Block Nicotinic Cholinergic Transmission: Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
    Section 3: Adrenergic Drugs
    17. Adrenergic Agonists
    18. Adrenergic Antagonists
    19. Indirect-Acting Antiadrenergic Agents
    UNIT V: CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS
    Section 4: Introduction
    20. Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology
    Section 5: Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders
    21. Drugs for Parkinson's Disease
    22. Drugs for Alzheimer's Disease
    23. Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis
    Section 6: Neurologic Drugs
    24. Drugs for Epilepsy
    25. Drugs for Muscle Spasm and Spasticity
    Section 7: Drugs for Pain
    26. Local Anesthetics
    27. General Anesthetics
    28. Opioid Analgesics, Opioid Antagonists, and Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics
    29. Pain Management in Patients with Cancer
    30. Drugs for Headache
    Section 8: Psychotherapeutic Drugs
    31. Antipsychotic Agents and Their Use in Schizophrenia
    32. Antidepressants
    33. Drugs for Bipolar Disorder
    34. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
    35. Management of Anxiety Disorders
    36. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    Section 9: Drug Abuse
    37. Drug Abuse I: Basic Considerations
    38. Drug Abuse II: Alcohol
    39. Drug Abuse III: Nicotine and Smoking
    40. Drug Abuse IV: Major Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol and Nicotine
    UNIT VI: DRUGS THAT AFFECT FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE
    41. Diuretics
    42. Agents Affecting the Volume and Ion Content of Body Fluids
    UNIT VII: DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART, BLOOD VESSELS, AND BLOOD
    43. Review of Hemodynamics
    44. Drugs Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
    45. Calcium Channel Blockers
    46. Vasodilators
    47. Drugs for Hypertension
    48. Drugs for Heart Failure
    49. Antidysrhythmic Drugs
    50. Prophylaxis of Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Drugs That Help Normalize Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels
    51. Drugs for Angina Pectoris
    52. Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs
    53. Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
    54. Drugs for Hemophilia
    55. Drugs for Deficiency Anemias
    56. Hematopoietic Agents
    UNIT VIII: DRUGS FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS
    57. Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus
    58. Drugs for Thyroid Disorders
    59. Drugs Related to Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function
    60. Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex
    UNIT IX: WOMEN'S HEALTH
    61. Estrogens and Progestins: Basic Pharmacology and Noncontraceptive Applications
    62. Birth Control
    63. Drug Therapy of Infertility
    64. Drugs That Affect Uterine Function
    UNIT X: MEN'S HEALTH
    65. Androgens
    66. Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    UNIT XI: ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTIALLERGIC, AND IMMUNOLOGIC DRUGS
    67. Review
    Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC and Laura Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
    Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
    University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
    Denver, Colorado

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