ISBN: 9780323522779
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Mosby
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Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

by Douglas S. Gardenhire, EdD, RRT-NPS, FAARC and Sandra T Hinski, MS, RRT-NPS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323522779
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $45.95
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The Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 9th Edition features a variety of engaging learning exercises for each of the 23 chapters in the core text. Examples include NBRC-type questions, critical thinking exercises, case studies, definitions, and appropriate content review to further readers' understanding of challenging pharmacology principles, develop critical-thinking skills, and prepare for success on the NBRC exam.

    • Correlation with the main Rau’s text creates a seamless transition for learners when moving between the two books.
    • Answer references back to the main text help readers easily review areas of weakness.
    • Variety of helpful pharmacology exercises reinforce key terms and definitions.
    • Case studies and critical thinking questions promotes the application of clinical skills.
    • NEW! More case study and analysis-style questions challenge readers to think critically about respiratory care pharmacology.
    • NEW! Incorporation of key illustrations from the text provides a visual review to enhance the study of important concepts.
  • Unit I: Basic Concepts and Principles in Pharmacology
    1.        Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacology
    2.        Principles of Drug Action
    3.        Administration of Aerosolized Agents
    4.        Calculating Drug Doses
    5.        The Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
    Unit II: Drugs Used to Treat the Respiratory System
    6.        Adrenergic (Sympathomimetic) Bronchodilators
    7.        Anticholinergic (Parasympatholytic) Bronchodilators
    8.        Xanthines
    9.        Mucus-Controlling Drug Therapy
    10.      Surfactant Agents
    11.      Corticosteriods in Respiratory Care
    12.      Nonsteroidal Antiasthma Agents
    13.      Aerosolized Antiinfective Agents
    14.      Antimicrobial Agents
    15.      Cold and Cough Agents
    16.      Selected Agents of Pulmonary Value
    17.      Neonatal and Pediatric Aerosolized Drug Therapy
    Unit III: Critical Care, Cardiovascular, and Polysomnography Agents
    18.      Skeletal Muscle Relaxants (Neuromuscular Blocking Agents)
    19.      Diuretic Agents
    20.      Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
    21.      Vasopressors, Inotropes, and Antiarrythmic Agents
    22.      Drugs Affecting Circulation: Antihypertensives, Antianginals, Antithrombotics
    23.      Sleep and Sleep Pharmacology
    Appendix A: Units and Systems of Measurement
    Appendix B: Acceptable Mixtures of Most Commonly Prescribed Respiratory Care Drugs
    Glossary of Selected Terms
    Drug Index
  • Douglas S. Gardenhire, EdD, RRT-NPS, FAARC, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA and Sandra T Hinski, MS, RRT-NPS, Faculty
    Respiratory Care Division
    Gateway Community College
    Phoenix, Arizona
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