Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioner Prescribers

ISBN-10: 080362235X

ISBN-13: 9780803622357

Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)

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Here the in-depth information you need to be a safe and effective prescriber of medications. This exceptional text builds your knowledge of pharmacology by first providing an overview of pharmacologic principles and then teaching you how to apply those principles to clinical practice. Focusing on applying pharmacologic scientific knowledge to clinical practice, it explains diagnostic and treatment reasoning and rational drug selection, while providing useful clinical pearls from experienced practitioners. The use of a Rational Drug Selection process enables you to understand how to prescribe the right drug...for the right the right time! Updated to reflect the most recent scientific knowledge and clinical practice in the field, the 3rd Edition provides the same great content from the first two editions with even more of what you need.
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Book details

List price: $108.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Medicus Media
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1376
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.700

The Foundation
The Role of the Nurse Practitioner as Prescriber
Review of Basic Principles of Pharmacology
Rational Drug Selection
Legal and Professional Issues in Prescribing
Adverse Drug Reactions
Factors that Foster Positive Outcomes
Cultural and Ethnic Influences in Pharmacotherapeutics
Nutritional Supplements and Nutraceuticals
Herbal and Complementary Medicine
Information Technology and Pharmacotherapeutics
Over-the-Counter Medications
Pharmacotherapeutics with Single Drugs
Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems
Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
Drugs Affecting the Hematopoietic System
Drugs Affecting the Immune System
Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System
Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System
Drugs Affecting the Integumentary System
Drugs Used in Treating Infectious Diseases
Drugs Used in Treating Inflammatory Processes
Drugs Used in Treating Eye and Ear Disorders
Pharmacotherapeutics with Multiple Drugs
Chronic Stable Angina and Low-Risk Unstable Angina
Anxiety and Depression
Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Dermatologic Conditions
Diabetes Mellitus
Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease
Heart Failure
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease and Acquired Immunodefiency Syndrome
Hormone Replacement Therapy and Osteoporosis
Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
Smoking Cessation
Sexually Transmitted Infections and Vaginitis
Upper Respiratory Infections: Otitis Media and Otitis Externa
Urinary Tract Infections
Special Drug Treatment Considerations
Women as Patients
Men as Patients
Pediatric Patients
Geriatric Patients
Chronic Illness and Long-Term Care
Pain Management: Acute & Chronic Pain
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