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Author Clayton, Bruce D., 1947-

Title Basic pharmacology for nurses / Bruce D. Clayton, Yvonne N. Stock, Renae D. Harroun
Edition Fourteenth edition
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby Elsevier, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  615.1 Cla/Bpf 2007  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 902 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
4 3/4 in
Contents Unit eight: Drugs affecting the reproductive system -- Drugs used in obstetrics -- Drugs used in men's and women's health -- Unit nine: Drugs affecting other body systems -- Drugs used to treat disorders of the urinary system -- Drugs used to treat glaucoma and other eye disorders -- Drugs affecting neoplasms -- Drugs used to treat the muscular system -- Antimicrobial agents -- Nutrition -- Herbal and dietary supplement therapy -- Substance abuse -- Miscellaneous agents
Unit five: Drugs used to treat disorders of the respiratory system -- Drugs used to treat upper respiratory disease -- Drugs used to treat lower respiratory disease -- Unit six: Drugs affecting the digestive system -- Drugs used to treat oral disorders -- Drugs used to treat gastroesophageal reflux and peptic ulcer diseases -- Drugs used to treat nausea and vomiting -- Drugs used to treat constipation and diarrhea -- Unit seven: Drugs affecting the endocrine system -- Drugs used to treat diabetes mellitus -- Drugs used to treat thyroid disease -- Corticosteroids -- Gonadal hormones
Unit four: Drugs affecting the cardiovascular system -- Introduction to cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome -- Drugs used to treat dyslipidemias -- Drugs used to treat hypertension -- Drugs used to treat dysrhythmias -- Drugs used to treat angina pectoris -- Drugs used to treat peripheral vascular disease -- Drugs used to treat thromboembolic disorders -- Drugs used to treat heart failure -- Drugs used for diuresis
Unit one: Foundations of pharmacology -- Definitions, names, standards, and information sources -- Principles of drug action and drug interactions -- Drug action across the life span -- The nursing process and pharmacology -- Patient education and health promotion
Unit three: Drugs affecting the autonomic and central nervous systems -- Drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system -- Sedative-hypnotics -- Drugs used for Parkinson's disease -- Drugs used for anxiety disorder -- Drugs used for mood disorders -- Drugs used for psychoses -- Drugs used for seizure disorders -- Drugs used for pain management
Unit two: Illustrated atlas of medication administration and math review -- A review of arithmetic -- Principles of medication administration -- Percutaneous administration -- Enteral administration -- Parenteral administration : safe preparation of parenteral medications -- Parenteral administration : intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular routes -- Parenteral administration : intravenous route
Summary Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "helpful student learning features, such as 15 animations, Patient Self-Assessment Forms provided as customizable PDF documents that can be completed for patients, approximately 400 NCLEX Examination-style review questions, 12 student-friendly Drug Dosage Calculators, a searchable glossaary with audio pronunciations, plus appendices."--P. [4] of cover
Notes Includes a drug classification card at front of book
Previous ed.: authored by Bruce D. Clayton and Yvonne N. Stock. St. Louis, Mo.; London: Mosby, 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 873-875) and index
Notes System requirements for CD-ROM: Windows 98SE or higher or Macintosh OS X or greater; Pentium II 400 MHz or faster processor; at least 64 MB RAM recommended; 10 MB free hard disk space; 48 or faster CD-ROM drive; 800 X 600 monitor with True Color
Subject Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Nurses Instruction.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Harroun, Renae D.
Stock, Yvonne N.
LC no. 2007280854
ISBN 0323035590 (paperback)
9780323035590 (paperback)
9789996026898 (CDROM)
9996026892 (CD-ROM)
Other Titles Pharmacology for nurses