Workbook for Rau

Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology

The Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology, 8th Edition is a valuable companion to the Rau text that offers a wide range of activities and practice exercises to further your understanding of challenging pharmacology material. Definitions, case studies, and content review break down complex concepts and help clarify key content from the text. NBRC exam-style questions, matching questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and labeling exercises give you practice in applying those concepts and prepare you for the NBRC exam.

Paperback, 288 Pages

Published: October 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-08027-9


  • Unit I: Basic Concepts and Principles in Pharmacology

    1. Introduction to Respiratory Care Pharmacology

    2. Principles of Drug Action

    3. Administration of Aerosolized Agents

    4. Calculating Drug Doses

    5. The Central and Peripheral Nervous System

      Unit II: Drugs Used to Treat the Respiratory System

      6. Adrenergic (Sympathomimetic) Bronchodilators

      7. Anticholinergic (Parasympatholytic) Bronchodilators

      8. Xanthines

      9. Mucus-Controlling Drug Therapy

      10. Surfactant Agents

      11. Corticosteriods in Respiratory Care

      12. Nonsteroidal Antiasthma Agents

      13. Aerosolized Antiinfective Agents

      14. Antimicrobial Agents

      15. Cold and Cough Agents

      16. Selected Agents of Pulmonary Value

      17. Neonatal and Pediatric Aerosolized Drug Therapy

      Unit III: Critical Care, Cardiovascular and Polysomnograpy Agents

      18. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants (Neuromuscular Blocking Agents)

      19. Diuretic Agents

      20. Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System

      21. Vasopressors, Inotropes, and Antiarrythmic Agents

      22. Drugs Affecting Circulation

      23. Polysomnography Agents


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