Roach's Introductory Clinical Pharmacology

ISBN-10: 1605476331

ISBN-13: 9781605476339

Edition: 9th 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Susan M. Ford, Sally S. Roach

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This core text offers LPN/LVN students a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology, focusing on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. Organized by body system, the book examines pharmacologic properties and therapeutic applications of drug classes. Summary Drug Tables present generic and trade drug names, uses, adverse reactions, and usual dosage ranges. This edition has thoroughly updated drug information, a new Case Study feature (Pharmacology in Practice), Nursing Alerts, Lifespan Alerts, Chronic Care Alerts, Diversity Alerts, and additional material on the nursing process.
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Book details

List price: $49.00
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 10/14/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.256
Language: English

Foundations of Clinical Pharmacology
General Principles of Pharmacology
Administration of Drugs
Calculation of Drug Dosages
The Nursing Process
Patient and Family Teaching
Anti-Infectives
Sulfonamides
Penicillins
Cephalosporins
Tetracyclines, Macrolides, Aminoglycosides, and Lincosamides
Fluoroquinolones and Miscellaneous Anti-Infectives
Antitubercular Drugs
Antiviral Drugs
Antifungal and Antiparasitic Drugs
Drugs Used to Manage Pain
Nonopioid Analgesics: Salicylates and Nonsalicylates
Nonopioid Analgesics: Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) and Migraine Medications
Opioid Analgesics
Opioid Antagonists
Anesthetic Drugs
Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous System
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Antianxiety Drugs
Sedatives and Hypnotics
Antidepressant Drugs
Antipsychotic Drugs
Drugs That Affect the Peripheral Nervous System
Adrenergic Drugs
Adrenergic Blocking Drugs
Cholinergic Drugs
Cholinergic Blocking Drugs
Drugs That Affect the Neuromuscular System
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Antiparkinsonism Drugs
Anticonvulsants
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants and Drugs Used to Treat Bone and Joint Disorders
Drugs That Affect the Respiratory System
Antitussives, Mucolytics, and Expectorants
Antihistamines and Decongestants
Bronchodilators and Antiasthma Drugs
Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System
Antihyperlipidemic Drugs
Antihypertensive Drugs
Antianginal and Peripheral Vasodilating Drugs
Anticoagulant and Thrombolytic Drugs
Cardiotonic and Miscellaneous Inotropic Drugs
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Drugs That Affect the Gastrointestinal System
Drugs That Affect the Upper Gastrointestinal System
Drugs That Affect the Lower Gastrointestinal System
Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System
Antidiabetic Drugs
Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones
Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
Male and Female Hormones
Drugs Acting on the Uterus
Drugs That Affect the Urinary System
Diuretics
Urinary Tract Anti-Infectives, Antispasmodics, and Other Urinary Drugs
Drugs That Affect the Immune System
Immunologic Agents
Antineoplastic Drugs
Immunostimulant Drugs
Drug That Affect Other Body Systems
Topical Drugs Used in the Treatment of Skin Disorders
Otic and Ophthalmic Preparations
Fluids, Electrolytes and Parenteral Therapy
Glossary
Drug Categories (Controlled Substance Table, FDA Pregnancy Risk Category Table, Lactation Risk Category Table)
National Patient Safety Goals Related to Medication Administration and Frequently used Look Alike, Sound Alike (LASA) Drugs
Select Herbs and Natural Products Used for Medicinal Purposes
Body Surface Area Nomograms
Answers to Review Questions and Medication Dosage Problems
Index
Inside Back Cover: Key To Abbreviations
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