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Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Master nursing pharmacology with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Clayton and Willihnganz’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 16th Edition, this study guide assists you in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.

Paperback, 192 Pages

Published: November 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08700-1

Contents

  • Unit 1 Foundations of Pharmacology

    1. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources

    2. Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions

    3. Drug Action Across the Life Span

    4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology

    5. Patient Education to Promote Health

    Unit 2 Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration and Math Review

    6. A Review of Arithmetic

    7. Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety

    8. Percutaneous Administration

    9. Enteral Administration

    10. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications

    11. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes

    12. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route

    Unit 3 Drugs That Affect the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems

    13. Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous System

    14. Drugs Used for Sleep

    15. Drugs Used for Parkinson’s Disease

    16. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders

    17. Drugs Used for Mood Disorders

    18. Drugs Used for Psychoses

    19. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders

    20. Drugs Used for Pain Management

    Unit 4 Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System

    21. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

    22. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias

    23. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension

    24. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias

    25. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris

    26. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease

    27. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders

    28. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure

    29. Drugs Used for Diuresis

    Unit 5 Drugs That Affect the Respiratory System

    30. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease

    31. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease

    Unit 6 Drugs That Affect the Digestive System

    32. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders

    33. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease

    34. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting

    35. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea

    Unit 7 Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System

    36. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus

    37. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease

    38. Corticosteroids

    39. Gonadal Hormones

    Unit 8 Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System

    40. Drugs Used in Obstetrics

    41. Drugs Used in Men’s and Women’s Health

    Unit 9 Drugs That Affect Other Body Systems

    42. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System

    43. Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders

    44. Drugs Used for Cancer Treatment

    45. Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System

    46. Antimicrobial Agents

    Unit 10 Drugs That Affect the General Health of the Body

    47. Nutrition

    48. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy

    49. Substance Abuse

    50. Miscellaneous Agents

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