Pharmacology for Nurses

Pharmacology for Nurses : A Pathophysiologic Approach: International Edition

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Effectively learning pharmacology requires students to clearly see the connection between pharmacology, disease and patient care. Pharmacology for Nurses, 3e i(this is the standalone book) is structured to present pharmacology and pathology together, so students can more easily grasp the interrelationship between these subjects and provide a holistic perspective to patient care. A prototype approach, easy to follow presentation and extensive pedagogical aids enable students to understand key concepts and apply essential components of nursing care to drug therapy. If you want the book and access code you need to order:0131392468 / 9780131392465 Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach and MyNursingLab Student Access Code Card Package Package consists of 0135089816 / 9780135089811 Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach 0135104319 / 9780135104316 MyNursingLab Student Access Code Card Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approachshow more

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  • Paperback | 944 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 32mm | 1,759.93g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • col. ill
  • 0130387916
  • 9780130387912

Table of contents

UNIT 1 Core Concepts in PharmacologyChapter 1 Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and ApprovalChapter 2 Drug Classes and SchedulesChapter 3 Principles of Drug AdministrationChapter 4 PharmacokineticsChapter 5 Pharmacodynamics UNIT 2 Pharmacology and the Nurse-Patient RelationshipChapter 6 The Nursing Process in PharmacologyChapter 7 Drug Administration Throughout the Lifespan Chapter 8 Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Influences on PharmacotherapyChapter 9 Medication Errors and Risk ReductionChapter 10 Herbal and Alternative TherapiesChapter 11 Substance AbuseChapter 12 Emergency Preparedness and Poisonings UNIT 3 The Nervous SystemChapter 13 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous SystemChapter 14 Drugs for Anxiety and InsomniaChapter 15 Drugs for SeizuresChapter 16 Drugs for Emotional and Mood DisordersChapter 17 Drugs for PsychosesChapter 18 Drugs for the Control of PainChapter 19 Drugs for Local and General AnesthesiaChapter 20 Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous SystemChapter 21 Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders UNIT 4 The Cardiovascular and Urinary Systems Chapter 22 Drugs for Lipid DisordersChapter 23 Drugs for HypertensionChapter 24 Drugs for Heart FailureChapter 25 Drugs for Angina Pectoris and Myocardial InfarctionChapter 26 Drugs for DysrhythmiasChapter 27 Drugs for Coagulation DisordersChapter 28 Drugs for Hematopoietic DisordersChapter 29 Drugs for ShockChapter 30 Diuretic Therapy and Drugs for Renal FailureChapter 31 Drugs for Fluid Balance, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders UNIT 5 The Immune SystemChapter 32 Drugs for Immune System ModulationChapter 33 Drugs for Inflammation and FeverChapter 34 Drugs for Bacterial InfectionsChapter 35 Drugs for Fungal, Protozoan, and Helminthic InfectionsChapter 36 Drugs for Viral InfectionsChapter 37 Drugs for Neoplasia UNIT 6 The Respiratory SystemChapter 38 Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis and the Common ColdChapter 39 Drugs for Asthma and Other Pulmonary Disorders UNIT 7 The Gastrointestinal SystemChapter 40 Drugs for Peptic Ulcer DiseaseChapter 41 Drugs for Bowel Disorders and Other Gastrointestinal ConditionsChapter 42 Drugs for Nutritional Disorders UNIT 8 The Endocrine System Chapter 43 Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal DisordersChapter 44 Drugs for Diabetes MellitusChapter 45 Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Female Reproductive System Chapter 46 Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive System UNIT 9 The Integumentary System and Eyes/EarsChapter 47 Drugs for Bone and Joint Disorders Chapter 48 Drugs for Skin DisordersChapter 49 Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders Appendix A - ISMP's List of High-Alert Medications Appendix B - Top 100 Drugs Ranked by Number of Prescriptions Appendix C - Bibliography and ReferencesAppendix D - AnswersAppendix E - Calculating DosesGlossaryIndexshow more

About Michael Patrick Adams

Michael Patrick Adams, PhD, is an accomplished educator, author, and national speaker. The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development in Austin, Texas, named Dr. Adams a Master Teacher. He has published two other textbooks with Pearson Publishing: Core Concepts in Pharmacology and Pharmacology: Connections to Nursing Practice. Dr. Adams obtained his Master's degree in Pharmacology from Michigan State University and his Doctorate in Education at the University of South Florida. Dr. Adams was on the faculty of Lansing Community College and St. Petersburg College, and was Dean of Health Programs at Pasco-Hernando Community College for 15 years. He is currently Professor of Biological Sciences at Pasco-Hernando Community College. Leland Norman Holland, Jr., PhD (Norm) over twenty years ago started out like many scientists, planning for a career in basic science research. Quickly he was drawn to the field of teaching in higher medical education, where he has spent most of his career since that time. Among the areas where he has been particularly effective are preparatory programs in nursing, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and allied health. Dr. Holland is both an affiliate and supporter of nursing education nationwide. He brings to the profession a depth of knowledge in biology, chemistry and medically-related subjects such as microbiology, biological chemistry, and pharmacology. Dr. Holland's doctoral degree is in medical pharmacology. He is very much dedicated to the success of students and their preparation for work-life readiness. He continues to motivate students in the life-long pursuit of learning. Carol Quam Urban, PhD, RN is the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Nursing and an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services where she teaches undergraduate courses in pharmacology and pathophysiology. Her current research interests focus on improving learning for students at-risk for academic difficulties, outcomes-based education, effective educational models using computer-based learning, and service-base learning. She has also published on the ethical needs of at-risk students. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau - Epsilon Zeta chapter, Alpha Chi, the National Association for Developmental Education, National College Learning Center Association, and the College Reading and Learning Association. At Mason, she serves on the General Education Committee and the Distance Education Council.show more

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