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Clinical Drug Therapy Rationales for Nursing Practice

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ISBN-10: 1609137116

ISBN-13: 9781609137113

Edition: 10th 2014 (Revised)

Authors: Geralyn Frandsen, Sandra Smith Pennington

List price: $84.00
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This popular core nursing pharmacology textbook provides unique coverage of nursing interventions for drug therapy with related rationales. Highly praised for its organized and readable presentation, the text explains the "why" behind each nursing action, and emphasizes how drugs work differently in different patients.  The 10th edition has a new fresh design and approach with an added focus on patient safety integrated into the text.
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Book details

List price: $84.00
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 2/28/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1176
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 5.434

The Conceptual Framework of Pharmacology
Introduction to Pharmacology
Basic Concepts and Processes
Medication Administration and the Nursing Process of Drug Therapy
Drug Therapy Throughout the Lifespan
Pharmacology and the Care of the Infant and Pediatric Patient
Pharmacology and the Care of the Adult and Geriatric Patient
Pharmacology and the Pregnant or Lactating Woman
Drugs Affecting the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems
Drug Therapy for Coagulation Disorders
Drug Therapy for Dyslipidemia
Drug Therapy for Hematopoietic Disorders and to Enhance Immunity
Drug Therapy: Immunizations
Drug Therapy to Suppress Immunity
Drug Therapy for the Treatment of Cancer
Drugs Affecting Inflammation and Infection
Inflammation, Infection, and the Use of Antimicrobial Agents
Drug Therapy to Decrease Pain, Fever, and Inflammation
Drug Therapy with Corticosteroids
Drug Therapy with Beta-Lactam Antibacterial Agents
Drug Therapy with Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones
Drug Therapy with Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Antiseptics
Drug Therapy with Macrolides, Ketolides, and Miscellaneous Antibacterial Agents
Drug Therapy for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex Disease
Drug Therapy for Viral Infections
Drug Therapy for Fungal Infections
Drug Therapy for Parasitic Infections
Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
Drug Therapy for Heart Failure
Drug Therapy for Dysrhythmias
Drug Therapy for Angina
Drug Therapy to Enhance the Adrenergic Response
Drug Therapy for Hypertension
Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
Drug Therapy for Nasal Congestion and Cough
Drug Therapy to Decrease Histamine Release and Allergic Response
Drug Therapy for Asthma and Bronchoconstriction
Drugs Affecting the Renal and Digestive Systems
Drug Therapy for Fluid Volume Excess
Nutritional Support Products, Vitamins, and Mineral Supplements
Drug Therapy for Weight Management
Drug Therapy for Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Drug Therapy for Nausea and Vomiting
Drug Therapy for Constipation and Elimination Problems
Drug Therapy for Diarrhea
Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
Drug Therapy for Diabetes Mellitus
Drug Therapy for Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism
Drug Therapy for Pituitary and Hypothalamic Dysfunction
Drug Therapy to Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism
Drug Therapy for Addison's Disease and Cushing's Disease
Drugs Affecting Women's and Men's Health
Drug Therapy for Women's Health
Drug Therapy for Men's Health
Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous System
Drug Therapy for Myasthenia Gravis and Alzheimer's Disease
Drug Therapy for Parkinson's Disease and Anticholinergics
Drug Therapy with Opioids
Drug Therapy with Local Anesthetics
Drug Therapy with General Anesthetics
Drug Therapy for Migraines and Other Headaches
Drug Therapy for Seizure Disorders and Spasticity
Drug Therapy to Reduce Anxiety and Produce Hypnosis
Drug Therapy for Depression and Mood Stabilization
Drug Therapy for Psychotic Disorders
Drug Therapy to Stimulate the Central Nervous System
Drug Therapy for Substance Abuse Disorders
Drugs Affecting the Eye, Ear, and Skin
Drug Therapy for Disorders of the Eye
Drug Therapy for Disorders of the Ear
Drug Therapy for Disorders of the Skin
Appendices Available on the Point:
Answers to NCLEX Success
Answers to Clinical Application Case Studies
Answers to Critical Thinking Questions
The International System of Units
Serum Drug Concentrations