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cover image - Edmunds' Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider,5th Edition
ISBN: 9780323661171
Page Count: 864
Imprint: Elsevier
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Edmunds' Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 5th Edition

by Constance G Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Cheryl H Zambroski, PhD, RN and Rebecca M. Lutz

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cover image - Edmunds' Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider,5th Edition
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Master the pharmacologic principles and drug information you need to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care! Edmunds' Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 5th Edition is written for Nurse Practitioners, other Advanced Practice Nursing prescribers, and Physician Assistants. Unlike other pharmacotherapeutics textbooks, it focuses on the drugs most commonly used in primary care settings. A new chapter format and body-system approach make learning easier, and standardized clinical guidelines ensure best practices in pharmacotherapeutics. Updated and impeccably accurate drug content includes the latest drug classes, specific drugs, and therapeutic uses in primary care. Continuing to emphasize health promotion strategies, this new edition includes new chapters on pharmacogenetics, drugs for ADHD, nutritional supplements, and more.

    • Comprehensive pharmacotherapeutics content is written specifically for Nurse Practitioners, other Advanced Practice Nurses, and Physician Assistants.
    • Focus on key drugs highlights the most commonly prescribed and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 prescribed drugs.
    • Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen.
    • Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of vitamins, weight management, immunizations and biologicals, and smoking cessation.
    • Complementary and Alternative Therapies tables highlight significant dietary and herbal interactions with FDA-approved drugs.
    • NEW! Thoroughly updated content reflects the latest drug information and current thinking on pharmacologic management.
    • NEW macro- and chapter-level organization is based on body systems rather than drug classes, for better coverage of the medications prescribed for the health problems affecting specific body systems.
    • NEW and UNIQUE! Chapter format begins with an overview of anatomy, physiology, and disease processes — as opposed to drug classes or drug types — and then follows the World Health Organization’s Process for Rational Prescribing, using a six-step approach to drug selection and discussing first-, second-, and third-line treatments for each specific problem.
    • NEW! Practical learning aids include:
    • Black Box Warning boxes that draw attention to critical drug safety precautions.
    • Clinical Guidelines: Bookmark This features that identify websites where updated clinical guidelines can be found.
    • Medication Dosages tables that include dose ranges, maintenance doses, and, where appropriate, plans for dose escalation and de-escalation (e.g., corticosteroids).
    • Practice Pearls boxes that highlight good prescribing practices, safety measures, follow-up recommendations, serum blood level monitoring, referrals to specialty providers, and other key prescriber tips.
    • NEW! Prescribing Considerations unit addresses issues of medication adherence, prescription writing, cost, and quality assurance.
    • NEW! Updated coverage of pain management reflects the current realities of substance use and the opioid crisis.
  • Unit 1. Principles of Pharmacology for Advanced Practice

    1. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
    2. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Special Populations
    3. Pharmacogenetics NEW!
    4. Unit 2. Topical Medications

    5. Integumentary System Medications
    6. Eye and Ear Medications
    7. Unit 3. Pulmonary System Medications

    8. Allergy and Respiratory Medications
    9. Asthma Medications
    10. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Medications
    11. Unit 4. Cardiovascular System Medications

    12. Antihyperlipidemic Medications
    13. Antihypertensive Medications
      1. Diuretics
      2. Beta Blockers
      3. Calcium Channel Blockers
      4. ACE Inhibitors
      5. Angiotensin Receptor Blockers

    14. Coronary Artery Disease Medications
    15. Heart Failure Medications
    16. Antiarrhythmic Medications
    17. Unit 5. Hematologic System Medications

    18. Anemia Medications
    19. Anti-clotting Medications
    20. Unit 6. Gastrointestinal System Medications

    21. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Medications
      1. Antacids
      2. Histamine-2 Blockers
      3. Proton Pump Inhibitors

    22. Constipation and Diarrhea Medications
    23. Antiemetic Medications
    24. Irritable Bowel Syndrome Medications
    25. Unit 7. Genitourinary System Medications

    26. Male Genitourinary Medications
    27. Urinary Incontinence Medications and Urinary Analgesics
    28. Unit 8. Reproductive System Medications

    29. Contraceptive Medications
    30. Hormone Replacement Therapy Medications
    31. Unit 9. Musculoskeletal System Medications

    32. Antiinflammatory Medications
      1. Aspirin
      2. NSAIDs
      3. Corticosteroids

    33. Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic and Immune Modulator Medications
    34. Antigout Medications
    35. Osteoporosis Medications
    36. Muscle Relaxant Medications
    37. Unit 10. Central Nervous System Medications

    38. Migraine Headache Medications
    39. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Medications NEW!
    40. Antiepileptic Medications
    41. Parkinson’s Disease Medications
    42. Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease Medications
    43. Pain Management Medications and Substance Abuse NEW Emphasis on Substance Abuse!
    44. Unit 11. Mental Health and Behavior-Modifying Medications

    45. Antianxiety Medications
    46. Insomnia Medications
    47. Mood Disorder Medications
    48. Antipsychotic Medications
    49. Unit 12. Endocrine System Medications

    50. Thyroid Medications
    51. Adrenal Gland Medications
    52. Diabetes Mellitus Medications
    53. Unit 13. Antiinfective Medications

    54. Principles for Prescribing Antiinfective Medications in Primary Care
    55. Penicillins
    56. Cephalosporins
    57. Tetracyclines
    58. Macrolides
    59. Fluroquinolones
    60. Aminoglycosides
    61. Sulfonamides
    62. Antitubercular Medications
    63. Antifungal Medications
    64. Antiviral and Antiretroviral Medications
    65. Antiprotozoal Medications
    66. Unit 14. Health Promotion

    67. Immunizations and Immunomodulation Medications and Schedules
    68. Weight Management Medications
    69. Smoking Cessation Medications
    70. Unit 15. Over the Counter Medications

    71. Vitamins and Minerals
    72. Nutritional Supplement Medications NEW!
    73. Herbal Medications NEW!
    74. Unit 16. Prescribing Considerations

    75. Medication Adherence NEW!
    76. Cost and Quality Assurance in Prescribing Medications NEW!
    77. Prescription Writing
  • Constance G Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs & Partnerships, Director of Diversity, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, Cheryl H Zambroski, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida and Rebecca M. Lutz
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