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Karch, Amy Morrison, 1949-

Focus on Nursing Pharmacology / Amy M. Karch. - 4th ed. - Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2008. - xvi, 1072 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)

Includes bibliographical references and index.

pt. 1. Introduction to nursing pharmacology. -- Introduction to drugs -- Drugs and the body -- Toxic effects of drugs -- Nursing management -- Dosage calculations -- Drug therapy in the 21st century -- pt. 2. Chemotherapeutic agents. -- Introduction to cell physiology -- Anti-infective agents -- Antibiotics -- Antiviral agents -- Antifungal agents -- Antiprotozoal agents -- Anthelmintic agents -- Antineoplastic agents -- pt. 3. Drugs acting on the immune system. -- Introduction to the immune response and inflammation -- Anti-inflammatory agents -- Immune modulators -- Vaccines and sera -- pt. 4. Drugs acting on the central and peripheral nervous systems. -- Introduction to nerves and the nervous system -- Anxiolytic and hypnotic agents -- Antidepressant agents -- Psychotherapeutic agents -- Antiepileptic agents -- Antiparkinsonism agents -- Muscle relaxants -- Narcotics and antimigraine agents -- General and local anesthetic agents -- Neuromuscular junction blocking agents -- pt. 5. Drugs acting on the autonomic nervous system. -- Introduction to the autonomic nervous system -- Adrenergic agents -- Adrenergic blocking agents -- Cholinergic agents -- Anticholinergic agents -- pt. 6. Drugs acting on the endocrine system. -- Introduction to the endocrine system -- Hypothalamic and pituitary agents -- Adrenocortical agents -- Thyroid and parathyroid agents -- Antidiabetic agents -- pt. 7. Drugs acting on the reproductive system. -- Introduction to the reproductive system -- Drugs affecting the female reproductive system -- Drugs affecting the male reproductive system -- pt. 8. Drugs acting on the cardiovascular system. -- Introduction to the cardiovascular system -- Drugs affecting blood pressure -- Cardiotonic agents -- Antiarrhythmic agents -- Antianginal agents -- Lipid-lowering agents -- Drugs affecting blood coagulation -- Drugs used to treat anemias -- pt. 9. Drugs acting on the renal system. -- Introduction to the kidneys and the urinary tract -- Diuretic agents -- Drugs affecting the urinary tract and the bladder -- pt. 10. Drugs acting on the respiratory system. -- Introduction to the respiratory system -- Drugs acting on the upper respiratory tract -- Drugs used to treat obstructive pulmonary disorders -- pt. 11. Drugs acting on the gastrointestinal system. -- Introduction to the gastrointestinal system -- Drugs affecting gastrointestinal secretions -- Laxative and antidiarrheal agents -- Emetic and antiemetic agents.

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Pharmacology.
Nursing.
Pharmaceutical Preparations--Nurses' Instruction.
Drug Therapy--Nurses' Instruction.
Pharmacology--Nurses' Instruction.

RM300 / .K37 2008

615.1 / KAR NR

2007 B-506 QV 4 / K183f 2008