Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology - 8th Edition

Workbook for Rau's Respiratory Care Pharmacology

8th Edition

Authors: Douglas Gardenhire Robert Harwood
Imprint: Mosby

Table of Contents

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


Description

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.

Key Features

  • Chapter objectives link workbook exercises to specific content from the textbook.
  • A variety of pharmacology exercises hones your understanding of key terms and concepts.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323292351
eBook ISBN:
9780323401319

About the Authors

Douglas Gardenhire Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Robert Harwood Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Robert J. Harwood, MSA, RRT