Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - 15th Edition

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

15th Edition

Authors: Bruce Clayton Yvonne Stock Sandra Cooper
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

 Unit 1: Foundations of Pharmacology

1. Definitions, Names, Standards, and Information Sources

2. Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions

3. Drug Action Across the Life Span

4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology

5. Patient Education and Health Promotion

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 Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems

13. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

14. Sedative-Hypnotics

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 Affecting 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 Used to Treat Disorders of the Respiratory System

30. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease

31. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Dis


Description

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 15th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration.

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of relevant pathophysiology with an application of the nursing process in each drug chapter, followed by an application of the nursing process to each applicable drug class.
  • Covers the pharmacology of all major classes of drugs, emphasizing side effects to expect, side effects to report, drug interactions, and more.
  • Emphasizes patient education and health promotion with easy-to-recognize Patient Education and Health Promotion headings and reproducible Patient Self-Assessment forms.
  • UNIQUE! Each chapter concludes with a 3-part Medication Safety Review that highlights the importance of safe drug administration and provides review and application of key chapter content related to medication safety.
  • Provides need-to-know coverage of herbal therapies and dietary supplements with an Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy chapter, plus Herbal Interactions boxes throughout the chapters.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323071987

About the Authors

Bruce Clayton Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University. Indianapolis, IN

Yvonne Stock Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Health Occupations Department, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA

Sandra Cooper Author