Princeton University Library Catalog

Focus on nursing pharmacology / Amy M. Karch.

Author:
Karch, Amy Morrison, 1949- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2011.
Εdition:
5th ed.
Description:
xi, 1025 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Pt. 1. Introduction to nursing pharmacology. -- Introduction to drugs -- Drugs and the body -- Toxic effects of drugs -- Nursing process in drug therapy and patient safety -- Dosage calculations -- Challenges to effective drug therapy -- pt. 2. Chemotherapeutic agents. -- Introduction to cell physiology -- Anti-infective agents -- Antibiotics -- Antiviral agents -- Antifungal agents -- Antiprotozoal agents -- Anthelmintic agents -- Antineoplastic agents -- pt. 3. Drugs acting on the immune system. -- Introduction to the immune response and inflammation -- Anti-inflammatory, antiarthritis, and related agents -- Immune modulators -- Vaccines and sera -- pt. 4. Drugs acting on the central and peripheral nervous systems. -- Introduction to nerves and the nervous system -- Anxiolytic and hypnotic agents -- Antidepressant agents -- Psychotherapeutic agents -- Anti-seizure agents -- Antiparkinsonism agents -- Muscle relaxants -- Narcotics, narcotic antagonists and antimigraine agents -- General and local anesthetic agents -- Neuromuscular junction blocking agents -- pt. 5. Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system. -- Introduction to the autonomic nervous system -- Adrenergic agonists -- Adrenergic blocking agents -- Cholinergic agonists -- Anticholinergic agents -- pt. 6. Drugs acting on the endocrine system. -- Introduction to the endocrine system -- Hypothalamic and pituitary agents -- Adrenocortical agents -- Thyroid and parathyroid agents -- Agents to control blood glucose levels -- pt. 7. Drugs acting on the reproductive system. -- Introduction to the reproductive system -- Drugs affecting the female reproductive system -- Drugs affecting the male reproductive system -- pt. 8. Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system. -- Introduction to the cardiovascular system -- Drugs affecting blood pressure -- Cardiotonic agents -- Antiarrhythmic agents -- Antianginal agents -- Lipid-lowering agents -- Drugs affecting blood coagulation -- Drugs used to treat anemias -- pt. 9. Drugs acting on the renal system. -- Introduction to the renal system -- Diuretic agents -- Drugs affecting the urinary tract and the bladder -- pt. 10. Drugs acting on the respiratory system. -- Introduction to the respiratory system -- Drugs acting on the upper respiratory tract -- Drugs acting on the lower respiratory tract -- pt. 11. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal system. -- Introduction to the gastrointestinal system -- Drugs affecting gastrointestinal secretions -- Drugs affecting gastrointestinal motility -- Antiemetic agents.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Nurses' Instruction
ISBN:
  • 9780781789820 (alk. paper)
  • 0781789826 (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009035438
OCLC:
434319469
RCP:
C - S