Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 6th Edition

Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

6th Edition

By Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, PhD, ANP/GNP, Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Editor, JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.


Unit One: General Principles of Pharmacology

1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN/LVN Practice

2. Patient Teaching and Health Literacy

3. Legal Aspects Affecting the Administration of Medications

4. Foundations and Principles of Pharmacology

5. Lifespan and Cultural Modifications

6. Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Herbal Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion


Unit Two: Principles of Medication Administration

7. Review of Mathematical Principles

8. Mathematical Equivalents Used in Pharmacology

9. Calculating Drug Dosages

10. Preparing and Administering Medications


Unit Three: Drug Groups

11. Allergy and Respiratory Medications

12. Antiinfective Medications

13. Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications

14. Antineoplastic Medications

15. Cardiovascular and Renal Medications

16. Central and Peripheral Nervous System Medications

17. Medications for Pain Management

18. Gastrointestinal Medications

19. Hematologic Products

20. Hormones and Steroids

21. Immunologic Medications

22. Antiinflammatory, Musculoskeletal, and Antiarthritis Medications

23. Topical Medications

24. Vitamins and Minerals


Appendices

A. Special Medication Precautions

B. Answers to Drug Calculation Review


Questions

Bibliography

Illustration Credits

Glossary

Disorders Index

General Index