Pharmacotherapeutics A Primary Care Clinical Guide

ISBN-10: 0130497622

ISBN-13: 9780130497628

Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Ellis Quinn Youngkin, Kathleen B. Sawin, Jeanette F. Kissinger, Debra S. Israel

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A primary care text for Advanced Pharmacology or Pharmacotherapeutics Courses for Nurse Practitioners; a supplemental text for Nurse Practitioner courses in management of primary care conditions; and a reference text for nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, clinical pharmacists, physician assistants, and physicians in primary care. Written collectively by professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, this reference provides a clinical outcomes-focused guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions of adults and children in ambulatory settings. It provides a concise decision-making guide for pharmacotherapuetic management of common primary care health conditions. A template assists the advanced professional to consistently consider clients' assessment and history, along with evaluating when drug therapy is needed, short and long term goals, selecting appropriate agents, outcomes management, efficacy and toxicity and patient information. In addition, general issues such as safety, aging, herbal therapies, social factors and immunizations as well as specific patient population needs are addressed. These special populations include individuals with disabilities, individuals who are migrants or homeless, pregnant women, the elderly and children.
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Book details

List price: $196.40
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1408
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

Principles of Pharmacotherapy
Introduction to Pharmacotherapy
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Pharmacotherapeutic Impact of Renal or Hepatic Dysfunction
General Issues
Safety in Pharmacotherapy
Psychological, Sociological, and Cultural Factors
Regulatory Control of Drugs
Pharmacotherapy Resources for the Provider
Adverse Drug Events and Drug Interactions
Evaluating Patient Self-Care and Over-the-Counter Drugs
Herbal Therapies for Common Health Problems
Special Issues and Patient Populations
Pediatric Issues
Geriatric Issues
Individuals with Disabilities
Migrant and Homeless Populations
Individuals with Chronic Pain
Pregnancy and Lactation
Menopause Current Management
Pharmacotherapy for Common Primary Care Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Upper Respiratory Disorders
Lower Respiratory Disorders
Eye Disorders
Ear Disorders
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Musculoskeletal Disorders
Dermatologic Disorders
Hematologic Disorders
Neurologic Disorders
Endocrine Disorders: Thyroid and Adrenal Conditions
Endocrine Disorders: Diabetes Mellitus
Mental Health Disorders
Urinary Tract Disorders and Male Sexual Dysfunction
Gynecologic Disorders and Female Sexual Dysfunction
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Immune System Disorders: HIV/AIDS, Mononucleosis, and Allergic Responses
Tables of Pharmacotherapeutic Agents
Anti-infective Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Central Nervous System (CNS) Agents
Eye and Ear Preparations
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones and Synthetic Substances
Respiratory Agents
Topical Preparations
Urinary Tract Products
Miscellaneous Agents
Vitamins, Minerals, and Trace Elements
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