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Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 11th Edition

ISBN: 9780443113369
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Learn the principles of pharmacology and administer drugs safely! Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 11th Edition provides the essential information that LPNs and vocational nurses need to administer medications in all practice settings. It shows how drugs and drug classes work, so you can understand why drugs are given and evaluate the expected response as well as side effects and adverse effects. In each drug category, an overview of the nursing process outlines the nurse’s role when administering drugs. This edition includes a new Drugs for Cancer Treatment chapter and Get Ready for the Next Generation NCLEX® Examination! case studies and questions to help you prepare for the newest version of the NCLEX exam. Written by an experienced team of authors led by Dr. Constance G. Visovsky, this book is the only pharmacology text designed specifically for LPN/LVNs.
New to this edition
  • NEW! Drugs for Cancer Treatment chapter is added to this edition.
  • NEW! Expanded and refocused chapters include Drugs for Reproductive Health, Drugs for Thyroid and Adrenal Problems, and Drugs for Osteoporosis.
  • NEW! High Alert Drugs boxes are added.
  • NEW! Updated and newly approved pharmaceutical treatments and drugs prepare students for practice, covering only the drugs and drug categories that apply to the LPN/LVN role.
  • NEW! Answer key includes end-of-chapter questions, including answers to questions for the Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) exam.
Key Features
  • Ideal scope of content and readability for LPN/LVN programs provides illustrated, need-to-know pharmacology information, and includes a new Drugs for Cancer Treatment chapter.
  • A focus on drug categories helps you understand the actions and uses of drug classes and provides a framework for safe, effective practice as new drugs are introduced to the market.
  • Rationales accompany nursing actions, helping you understand why actions or precautions are necessary and to better communicate directions to patients and their families.
  • Safety Alert boxes and Black Box Warnings highlight important nursing considerations for safe medication administration and monitoring.
  • Lifespan Considerations boxes draw attention to information that is especially important when giving a specific drug to older adults, children, or pregnant/lactating women.
  • Get Ready for the Next Generation NCLEX® Examination! section includes key points, review questions, and case studies with critical thinking questions to prepare you for the pharmacology questions on the NCLEX-PN® Exam.
  • Top Tips for Safety and Memory Jogger features help you remember key information.
  • Online video clips on medication administration procedures provide you with a visual reference for safe drug administration.
  • Key terms include definitions and page references to help you improve terminology and language skills before you enter clinical practice.

Περιεχόμενα

Cover image
Title page
Table of Contents
Copyright
Contributor
Reviewers
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
To the Student
Unit I. General Principles
1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN Practice
THE LPN/VN’S ROLE AND THE NURSING PROCESS
USING THE CLINICAL JUDGMENT MODEL
Chapter Outline
2. Legal, Regulatory, and Ethical Aspects of Drug Administration
INTRODUCTION
REGULATION OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION
THE DRUG ORDER
DRUG ADMINISTRATION SYSTEMS
DRUG ERRORS
PROTECTION OF HEALTHCARE WORKERS
Chapter Outline
3. Principles of Pharmacology
INTRODUCTION
DRUG NAMES
DRUG ATTACHMENT
BASIC DRUG PROCESSES
DRUG ACTIONS
DRUG THERAPY AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS
DRUG CARDS
Chapter Outline
Unit II. Principles of Drug Administration
4. Drug Calculation: Preparing and Giving Drugs
INTRODUCTION
CALCULATING DRUG DOSAGES
GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF DRUG ADMINISTRATION
ENTERAL DRUGS
PARENTERAL DRUGS
PERCUTANEOUS DRUGS
Chapter Outline
Unit III. Drug Categories
5. Drugs for Bacterial Infections
INFECTION
ANTIBIOTICS
Chapter Outline
6. Drugs for Tuberculosis, Fungal, and Parasitic Infections
TUBERCULOSIS
FUNGAL INFECTIONS
PARASITIC INFECTIONS
Chapter Outline
7. Drugs for Viral and Retroviral Infections
VIRUS
ANTIVIRALS
COVID-19
RETROVIRUSES
ANTIRETROVIRALS
Chapter Outline
8. Drugs for Allergy and Respiratory Problems
ALLERGY
DRUG THERAPY FOR ALLERGY
ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
DRUG THERAPY FOR ASTHMA AND CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
MUCOLYTICS AND ANTITUSSIVES
Chapter Outline
9. Drugs Affecting the Renal/Urinary and Cardiovascular Systems
DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE RENAL/URINARY SYSTEM
DRUGS THAT AFFECT THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
Chapter 9 outline
10. Drugs for Central Nervous System Problems
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM FUNCTIONS
DRUGS FOR PARKINSON’S DISEASE
DRUGS FOR ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE
DRUGS FOR EPILEPSY
DRUGS FOR MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
DRUGS FOR AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS
DRUGS FOR MYASTHENIA GRAVIS
Chapter Outline
11. Drugs for Mental Health
DRUG THERAPY AND MENTAL ILLNESS
DRUGS FOR SLEEP AND ANXIETY
ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND MOOD STABILIZERS
ANTIPSYCHOTICS
Chapter Outline
12. Drugs for Analgesia and Anesthesia
PAIN
ANALGESIC DRUGS FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT
MISCELLANEOUS DRUGS FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT
Chapter Outline
13. Drugs for Inflammation, Arthritis, and Gout
INFLAMMATION CAUSES AND ACTION
INFLAMMATION MANAGEMENT
GOUT
Chapter Outline
14. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Problems
THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
ANTIEMETIC DRUGS
DRUGS FOR PEPTIC ULCER DISEASE AND GASTROESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE
DRUGS FOR CONSTIPATION AND DIARRHEA
DRUGS FOR IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME
Chapter Outline
15. Drugs for Immunization and Immunomodulation
OVERVIEW OF IMMUNITY
VACCINATION
IMMUNOMODULATING THERAPY
Chapter Outline
16. Drugs Affecting the Hematologic System
BLOOD CLOTTING
ANTICOAGULANTS
DRUGS FOR IRON DEFICIENCY ANEMIA
Chapter Outline
17. Drugs for Cancer Treatment
CANCER
TRADITIONAL CHEMOTHERAPY
HORMONE THERAPY FOR CANCER TREATMENT
Chapter Outline
18. Drugs for Reproductive Health
FEMALE SEX HORMONES
MALE SEX HORMONES
Chapter Outline
19. Drugs for Thyroid and Adrenal Problems
OVERVIEW OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
DRUGS FOR THYROID PROBLEMS
DRUGS FOR ADRENAL GLAND PROBLEMS
Chapter Outline
20. Drug Therapy for Diabetes
DIABETES
DRUG MANAGEMENT FOR DIABETES MELLITUS
Chapter Outline
21. Drugs for Osteoporosis
OVERVIEW OF OSTEOPOROSIS
DRUGS FOR OSTEOPOROSIS
Chapter Outline
22. Drugs for Eye and Ear Problems
EAR PROBLEMS
EYE PROBLEMS
Chapter Outline
23. Over-the-Counter Drug Therapy
DOCUMENTING PATIENT HEALTHCARE PRACTICES
OVER-THE-COUNTER DRUGS
HERBAL PRODUCTS AND COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE
VITAMINS
MINERALS
Chapter Outline
Answers to Clinical Judgment Questions
Index
Answers to Next-Generation NCLEX® (NGN) Examination-Style Questions
Bibliography
Glossary