Pharmacology for Nursing Care - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 7th Edition

Pharmacology for Nursing Care - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

7th Edition

By Richard A. Lehne, PhD, Formerly Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Nursing, Lecturer; University of Virginia School of Nursing; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Virginia School of Medicine


I. INTRODUCTION

1. Orientation to Pharmacology

2. Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice

3. Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information


II. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY

4. Pharmacokinetics

5. Pharmacodynamics

6. Drug Interactions

7. Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors

8. Individual Variation in Drug Responses


III. DRUG THERAPY ACROSS THE LIFESPAN

9. Drug Therapy During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding

10. Drug Therapy in Pediatric Patients

11. Drug Therapy in Geriatric Patients


IV. PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS

Introduction

12. Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology

13. Physiology of the Peripheral Nervous System


Cholinergic Drugs

14. Muscarinic Agonists and Antagonists

15. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Their Use in Myasthenia Gravis

16. Drugs That Block Nicotinic Cholinergic Transmission: Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Ganglionic Blocking Agents


Adrenergic Drugs

17. Adrenergic Agonists

18. Adrenergic Antagonists

19. Indirect-Acting Antiadrenergic Agents


V. CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS

Introduction

20. Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology


Drugs for Neurodegenerative Disorders

21. Drugs for Parkinson's Disease

22. Alzheimer's Disease

23. Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis


Neurologic Drugs

24. Drugs for Epilepsy

25. Drugs for Muscle Spasm and Spasticity


Drugs for Pain

26. Local Anesthetics

27. General Anesthetics

28. Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics, Opioid Antagonists, and Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics

29. Pain Management in Patients with Cancer

30. Drugs for Headache


Psychotherapeutic Drugs

31. Antipsychotic Agents and Their Use in Schizophrenia

32. Antidepressants

33. Drugs for Bipolar Disorder

34. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs

35. Management of Anxiety Disorders

36. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder


Drug Abuse

37. Drug Abuse I: Basic Considerations

38. Drug Abuse II: Alcohol

39. Drug Abuse III: Major Drugs of Abuse (Other Than Alcohol)


VI. DRUGS THAT AFFECT FLUID AND ELECTROLYTE BALANCE

40. Diuretics

41. Agents Affecting the Volume and Ion Content of Body Fluids


VII. DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE HEART, BLOOD VESSELS, AND BLOOD

42. Review of Hemodynamics

43. Drugs Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System

44. Calcium Channel Blockers

45. Vasodilators

46. Drugs for Hypertension

47. Drugs for Heart Failure

48. Antidysrhythmic Drugs

49. Prophylaxis of Coronary Heart Disease: Drugs Lower that LDL Cholesterol Levels

50. Drugs for Angina Pectoris

51. Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs

52. Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction

53. Drugs for Hemophilia

54. Drugs for Deficiency Anemias

55. Hematopoietic Growth Factors


VIII. DRUGS FOR ENDOCRINE DISORDERS

56. Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

57. Drugs for Thyroid Disorders

58. Drugs Related to Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function

59. Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex


IX. WOMEN'S HEALTH

60. Estrogens and Progestins: Basic Pharmacology and Noncontraceptive Applications

61. Birth Control

62. Drug Therapy of Infertility

63. Drugs that Affect Uterine Function


X. MEN'S HEALTH

64. Androgens

65. Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia


XI. ANTI-INFLAMMATORY, ANTIALLERGIC, AND IMMUNOLOGIC DRUGS

66. Review of the Immune System

67. Pediatric Immunization

68. Immunosuppressants

69. Antihistamines

70. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen

71. Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Diseases


XII. DRUGS FOR BONE AND JOINT DISORDERS

72. Drug Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis

73. Drug Therapy of Gout

74. Drugs Affecting Calcium Levels and Bone Mineralization


XIII. RESPIRATORY TRACT DRUGS

75. Drugs for Asthma

76. Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis, Cough, and Colds


XIV. GASTROINTESTINAL DRUGS

77. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease

78. Laxatives

79. Other Gastrointestinal Drugs


XV. NUTRITION

80. Vitamins

81. Drugs for Obesity


XVI. CHEMOTHERAPY OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

82. Basic Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

83. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall I: Penicillins

84. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall II: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Vancomycin, Aztreonam, Teicoplanin and Fosfomycin

85. Bacteriostatic Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Others

86. Aminoglycosides: Bactericidal Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis

87. Sulfonamides and Trimethoprim

88. Drugs Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections

89. Antimycobacterial Agents: Drugs for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection

90. Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs: Fluoroquinolones, Metronidazole, Daptomycin, Rifampin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxins

91. Antifungal Agents

92. Antiviral Agents I: Drugs for Non-HIV Viral Infections

93. Antiviral Agents II: Drugs for HIV Infection and Related Opportunistic Infections

94. Drug Therapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

95. Antiseptics and Disinfectants


XVII. CHEMOTHERAPY OF PARASITIC DISEASES

96. Anthelmintics

97. Antiprotozoal Drugs I: Antimalarial Agents

98. Antiprotozoal Drugs II: Miscellaneous Agents

99. Ectoparasiticides


XVIII. CANCER CHEMOTHERAPY

100. Basic Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy

101. Anticancer Drugs I: Cytotoxic Agents

102. Anticancer Drugs II: Hormonal Agents, Biologic Response Modifiers, and Targeted Drugs


XIX. ADDITIONAL IMPORTANT DRUGS

103. Drugs for the Eye

104. Drugs for the Skin

105. Drugs for the Ear

106. Miscellaneous Noteworthy Drugs


XX. ALTERNATIVE THERAPY

107. Herbal Supplements


XXI. TOXICOLOGY

108. Management of Poisoning

109. Potential Weapons of Biologic, Radiologic, and Chemical Terrorism


APPENDIXES

A. Adult Immunization

B. Guide to Gender-Related Drugs

C. Pronunciation of Generic Drug Names

D. Weights and Measures

E. Normal Laboratory Values

F. Commonly Used Abbreviations

G. Techniques of Drug Administration

H. Canadian Drug Information

I. Major Drug Classes and Their Prototypes

J. Very New Drugs and Important New Formulations of Older Drugs