Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing for Pharmacology (Retail Access Card), 8th Edition
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Unit I: Introduction to Pharmacology 1. Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases 2. The Drug Approval Process 3. Cultural and Pharmacogenetic Considerations 4. Drug Interactions and Over-the-Counter Drugs 5. Drugs of Abuse 6. Herbal Therapies 7. Pediatric Pharmacology 8. Geriatric Pharmacology 9. Collaboration in Community Settings 10. The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research
Unit II: A Nurse’s Perspective of Pharmacology 11. The Nursing Process in Patient-Centered Pharmacotherapy 12. Safety and Quality in Pharmacotherapy 13. Medication Administration
Unit III: Drug Calculations 14. Medications and Calculations Section A: Systems of Measurement with Conversion Section B: Methods for Calculation Section C: Calculations of Oral Dosages Section D: Calculations of Injectable Dosages Section E: Calculations of Intravenous Fluids Section F: Pediatric Drug Calculations
Unit IV: Nutrition and Electrolytes 15. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement 16. Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement 17. Nutritional Support
Unit V: Autonomic Nervous System Agents 18. Adrenergic Agonists and Adrenergic Blockers 19. Cholinergic Agonists and Anticholinergics
Unit VI: Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents 20. Central Nervous System Stimulants 21. Central Nervous System Depressants 22. Anticonvulsants 23. Drugs for Neurological Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer’s Disease 24. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms
Unit VII: Pain and Inflammation Management Agents 25. Antiinflammatory Drugs 26. Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
Unit VIII: Psychiatric Agents 27. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics 28. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
Unit IX: Antibacterial and Antiinfective Agents 29. Penicillins and Cephalosporins 30. Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones 31. Sulfonamides
Unit X: Additional Antiinfective Agents 32. Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole 33. Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics 34. Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders Unit XI: Immunologic Agents 35. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs 36. Vaccines
Unit XII: Antineoplastic Agents 37. Anticancer Drugs 38. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer 39. Biologic Response Modifiers
Unit XIII: Respiratory Agents 40. Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders 41. Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders
Unit XIV: Cardiovascular Agents 42. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics 43. Diuretics 44. Antihypertensives 45. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics 46. Antihyperlipidemics and Peripheral Vasodilators
Unit XV: Gastrointestinal Agents 47. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders 48. Antiulcer Drugs
Unit XVI: Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents 49. Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders 50. Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders
Unit XVII: Endocrine Agents 51. Endocrine Drugs: Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders 52. Antidiabetics
Unit XVIII: Reproductive and Gender-Related Agents 53. Female Reproductive Cycle I: Pregnancy and Preterm Labor Drugs 54. Female Reproductive Cycle II: Labor, Delivery, and Preterm Neonatal Drugs 55. Postpartum and Newborn Drugs 56. Drugs for Women’s Reproductive Health and Menopause 57. Drugs for Men’s Health and Reproductive Disorders 58. Drugs for Disorders in Women
Joyce LeFever Kee, MS, RN, Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Evelyn R. Hayes, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware and Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, MSN, NCLEX® Live Review Presenter, Mandeville, Louisiana