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ISBN: 9780323825221
Page Count: 1456
Imprint: Saunders
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Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 11th Edition

by Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC and Laura Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP

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ISBN: 9780323825221
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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 of the Immune System

    68. Childhood Immunization

    69. Immunosuppressants

    70. Antihistamines

    71. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen

    72. Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Disorders

    UNIT XII. DRUGS FOR BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS

    73. Drug Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    74. Drug Therapy of Gout

    75. Drugs Affecting Calcium Levels and Bone Mineralization

    UNIT XIII. RESPIRATORY TRACT DRUGS

    76. Drugs for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

    77. Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis, Cough, and Colds

    UNIT XIV. GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS

    78. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease

    79. Laxatives

    80. Other Gastrointestinal Drugs

    UNIT XV. NUTRITION

    81. Vitamins

    82. Drugs for Weight Loss

    UNIT XVI. CHEMOTHERAPY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

    83. Basic Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

    84. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall I: Penicillins

    85. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall II: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Vancomycin, Telavancin, Aztreonam, Teicoplanin, and Fosfomycin

    86. Bacteriostatic Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Others

    87. Aminoglycosides: Bactericidal Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis

    88. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim

    89. Drug Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections

    90. Antimycobacterial Agents: Drugs for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection

    91. Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs: Fluoroquinolones, Metronidazole, Daptomycin, Rifampin, Rifaximin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxins

    92. Antifungal Agents

    93. Antiviral Agents I: Drugs for Non-HIV Viral Infections

    94. Antiviral Agents II: Drugs for HIV Infection and Related Opportunistic Infections

    95. Drug Therapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

    96. Antiseptics and Disinfectants

    UNIT XVII. CHEMOTHERAPY OF PARASITIC DISEASES

    97. Anthelmintics

    98. Antiprotozoal Drugs I: Antimalarial Agents

    99. Antiprotozoal Drugs II: Miscellaneous Agents

    100. Ectoparasiticides

    UNIT XVIII. CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY

    101. Basic Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy

    102. Anticancer Drugs I: Cytotoxic Agents

  • Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee and Laura Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado
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