Pharmacology for  Nurses - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9788131228272

Pharmacology for Nurses

1st Edition

Authors: Tara Shanbhag Veena Nayak Smita Shenoy
Paperback ISBN: 9788131228272
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 24th September 2011

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Pharmacology for Nurses is a unique study material for B.Sc. Nursing students. The book has been based on the INC syllabus and gives up-to-date information on different drugs administered to patients. Invaluably rich and authentic content has been organized very systematically, detailing the different aspects of pharmacology. The book specifies the role of nurse in monitoring and caring the patients under different conditions.

Key Features

  • Contents strictly in accordance to the INC syllabus
  • Content has been organized as per body systems, for ease of understanding
  • Short, terse and crisp text, which is easy to comprehend
  • Nurse’s role has been described as Key Points boxes, wherever applicable
  • Exam-oriented questions appended to every topic
  • Comprehensive index to facilitate quick search for drugs, compounds, etc.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: General Pharmacology

Chapter 2: Drug Dosage Forms

Chapter 3: Calculation of Dosage of Drugs

Chapter 4: Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 5: Renal Pharmacology

Chapter 6: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular Function

Chapter 7: Drugs Acting on the Central Nervous System

Chapter 8: Autacoids and Respiratory System

Chapter 9: Drugs Used in the Treatment of Gastrointestinal Diseases

Chapter 10: Drugs Acting on Blood and Blood-forming Organs

Chapter 11: Endocrine Pharmacology

Chapter 12: Chemotherapy

Chapter 13: Toxicology

Chapter 14: Miscellaneous



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About the Author

Tara Shanbhag

Veena Nayak

Smita Shenoy