Drugs and Pharmacology for Nurses - 13th Edition - ISBN: 9780443060083

Drugs and Pharmacology for Nurses

13th Edition

Authors: S. Hopkins
Paperback ISBN: 9780443060083
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 13th October 1999
Page Count: 392

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Presenting the thirteenth edition of the popular introductory text for nurses. This completely updated text is a lucid, clearly written guide to the actions and clinical applications of a wide range of drugs in common use. Also includes appendices on drug reactions, weights and measures, abbreviations, approved and brand names of drugs, and a glossary.

Table of Contents

Note on Drug Dosages and Nurse Prescribing. Introduction. Sedatives, Hypnotics and Anaesthetics. Tranquillizers, Antidepressants, Anticonvulsants and Stimulants. Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics and Antagonists, Non-Narcotic Analgesics, Antimigraine Drugs. Antibiotics and Other Chemotherapeutic Agents. Cardiovascular Drugs and Blood-Lipid Lowering Agents. Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System. Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Other Muscle Relaxants. The Chemotherapyof Malignant Disease. Anticoagulants and Haemostatics. Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal Tract. Drugs Acting on the Urinary System. Hormones and the Endocrine System. Insulin and Other Hypoglycaemic Agents. Antirheumatic and Uricosuric Agents. AllergyAntihistamines and Associated Drugs. Wound Dressings


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About the Author

S. Hopkins

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant Pharmacologist, Honorary Consultant Pharmacist, Adenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, UK