Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care

ISBN-10: 1435489209
ISBN-13: 9781435489202
Edition: 8th 2013
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List price: $218.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 1/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1552
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 7.062
Language: English

Now in its eighth edition, PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE is a trusted resource for understanding the drugs utilized most frequently in patient care settings. Following a thorough introduction to drugs and their therapies, the book moves through the major drug classifications according to clinical use or the body systems they treat, integrating specific nursing practices and protocols along the way. Known for an easy-to-read writing style, logical organization, and advanced critical thinking features, the eighth edition of PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE includes helpful StudyWARE™ online, and coordinates with an expanded supplement package loaded with robust tools and technology designed to enhance your understanding of the material.

Mark F. Beck has been a massage therapist since 1975 and a massage educator for over 20 years. He has served as a school director and was active in the National Massage School Association (AMTA Council of Schools). He has held several offices in state and national professional associations. Mr. Beck was the owner/director/instructor of Magic Valley Massotherapy Institute from 1980 to 1990 and is currently the owner/director of Cooperative Training Systems (1996 - present). He is recognized as one of the original "thought leaders" in massage education and is the creator/author of Structural Muscular Balancing.Dr. Bonita Broyles is a former course coordinator and instructor at Piedmont Community College, where she twice received the Faculty Excellence Award, in addition to multiple Outstanding Faculty Awards. She continued her career as a nursing instructor for Columbus Technical Institute, and Patient Teaching and Discharge Planning Coordinator in Gynecology at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus. Currently a part-time nurse and successful Delmar author, Dr. Broyles began working on PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE in its sixth edition, and has written four other Delmar nursing titles. Dr. Broyles earned her B.S.N. from Ohio State University, M.A. in Educational Media from North Carolina Central University, Ed.D. from LaSalle University, and Ph.D. in Adult Education from St. Regis University.

Barry S. Reiss is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy at the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, New York. Along with co-author Mary Evans, he has presented numerous education programs in drug therapy.

Introduction To Drugs And Drug Administration
Drugs/Agents and Factors Affecting their Action
Principles and Methods of Drug Administration
Intravenous Drug Therapy
Calculating Medication Dosages
Drug Therapy for Pediatric Clients
Drug Therapy for Older Adults
Agents That Interfere With Microbial Growth
Antibacterial Agents and Antiviral Agents
Antifungal Agents and Antiparasitic Agents
Antiseptics and Disinfectants
Agents Used To Control Pain And Inflammation
Analgesics and Antipyretics
Anesthetics
Anti-inflammatory Agents
Agent Used to Treat Hyperuricemia and Gout
Agents Used To Treat Respiratory Health Alterations
Antihistamines, Decongestants, Expectorants, and Antitussives
Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Agents
Agents Used To Treat Cardiovascular Health Alterations
Antiarrhythmic Agents/Cardiac Stimulants and Depressants
Agents that Dilate Blood Vessels
Diuretics and Antihypertensives
Agents Used to Treat Hyperlipidemia
Agents Affecting Blood Clotting
Agents Used To Treat Nutrition Alterations
Agents Used to Treat Anemias
Vitamins, Minerals, and Other Nutritional Agents
Agents Used To Treat Gastrointestinal Health Alterations
Agents Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Hyperacidity
Antiemetics and Emetics
Laxatives and Antidiarrheals
Agents Used To Treat Neurological Health Alterations
Central Nervous System Sedatives and Hypnotics
Anxiolytics and Other Agents Used to Treat Psychiatric Health Alterations
C.N.S. Stimulants, Agents Used to Treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Agents Used to Treat Alzheimer's Disease
Agents Used to Treat Musculoskeletal Health Alterations
Agents Used to Treat Parkinson 's Disease
Agents Used to Treat Seizures
Substance Abuse
Agents Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
Agents Used To Treat Endocrine Health Alterations
Agents Affecting Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Pituitary function
Agents Used to Treat Hyperglycemia and Hypoglycemia
Agents Affecting The Reproductive System
Sex Hormones
Agents Used in Obstetrical Care
Agents Affecting Immunity
Agents that Affect Immunity
Antineoplastic Agents and Adjunct Drugs Used in Cancer Treatment
Agents Used To Treat Eye, Ear, And Skin Health Alterations
Agents Used in the Treatment of Conditions of the Eyes
Agents Used in the Treatment of Conditions of the Ears
Agents Used in the Treatment of Skin Conditions
Pharmacologic Classifications
Immunization Schedules
Approximate Normal Laboratory Values for Adults
Common Food/Drug/Herbal Interactions
I.S.M.P.'s List of High-Alert Medications
I.S.M.P.'s List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
The Joint Commission Official 'Do Not Use' List
Abbreviations Commonly Found in Medication Prescriptions
Spanish and French Translations of Common Medication Instructions

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