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, c2013.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
xvii, 1056 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Accompanied by: Lippincott's photo atlas of medication administration, 4th ed. / Pamela Lynn. iii, 85 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
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 -- The 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 -- Antiseizure agents -- Antiparkinsonism agents -- Muscle relaxants -- narcotics, narcotic antagonists, and antimigraine agents -- General and local anesthetic agents -- Neuromuscular junctio blocking agents -- Pt. 5. Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system. Introduction to the autonomic nervous system -- Adrenergic agonists -- Adrenergic blocking antagonists --
  • 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 -- Appendices.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
Nurses' Instruction.
ISBN:
  • 9781451128345 (pbk.)
  • 1451128347 (pbk.)
LCCN:
2012022374
OCLC:
822891338
RCP:
C - S