Table of contents for Clinical drug therapy : rationales for nursing practice / Anne Collins Abrams, Carol Barnett Lammon, Sandra Smith Pennington ; consultant, Tracey L. Goldsmith.


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Section 1: FOUNDATIONS OF DRUG THERAPY

Ch. 1: Introduction to Pharmacology
Ch. 2: Basic Concepts and Processes
Ch. 3: Administering Medications
Ch. 4: Nursing Process in Drug Therapy

Section 2: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

Ch. 5: Physiology of the Central Nervous System
Ch. 6: Opioid Analgesics and Opioid Antagonists
Ch. 7: Analgesic?Antipyretic?Anti-Inflammatory and Related Drugs
Ch. 8: Antianxiety and Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
Ch. 9: Antipsychotic Drugs
Ch. 10: Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
Ch. 11: Antiseizure Drugs
Ch. 12: Antiparkinson Drugs
Ch. 13: Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
Ch. 14: Substance Abuse Disorders
Ch. 15: Central Nervous System Stimulants

Section 3: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

Ch. 16: Physiology of the Autonomic Nervous System
Ch. 17: Adrenergic Drugs
Ch. 18: Antiadrenergic Drugs
Ch. 19: Cholinergic Drugs
Ch. 20: Anticholinergic> Drugs

Section 4: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

Ch. 21: Physiology of the Endocrine System
Ch. 22: Hypothalamic and Pituitary Hormones
Ch. 23: Corticosteroids
Ch. 24: Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
Ch. 25: Hormones That Regulate Calcium and Bone Metabolism
Ch. 26: Antidiabetic Drugs
Ch. 27: Estrogens, Progestins, and Hormonal Contraceptives
Ch. 28: Androgens and Anabolic Steroids

Section 5: DRUGS USED TO TREAT INFECTIONS

Ch. 29: General Characteristics of Antimicrobial Drugs
Ch. 30: Beta-Lactam Antibacterials: Penicillins, Cephalosporins, and Other Drugs
Ch. 31: Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones
Ch. 32: Tetracyclines, Sulfonamides, and Urinary Agents
Ch. 33: Macrolides, Ketolides, and Miscellaneous Antibacterials
Ch. 34: Drugs for Tuberculosis and Mycobacterium avium Complex (MAC) Disease
Ch. 35: Antiviral Drugs
Ch. 36: Antifungal Drugs
Ch. 37: Antiparasitics

Section 6: DRUGS AFFECTING HEMATOPOIESIS AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Ch. 38: Physiology of the Hematopoietic and Immune Systems
Ch. 39: Immunizing Agents
Ch. 40: Hematopoietic and Immunostimulant Drugs
Ch. 41: Immunosuppressants
Ch. 42: Drugs Used in Oncologic Disorders

Section 7: DRUGS AFFECTING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

Ch. 43: Physiology of the Respiratory System
Ch. 44: Drugs for Asthma and Other Bronchoconstrictive Disorders
Ch. 45: Antihistamines and Allergic Disorders
Ch. 46: Nasal Decongestants, Antitussives, and Cold Remedies

Section 8: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

Ch. 47: Physiology of the Cardiovascular System
Ch. 48: Drug Therapy for Heart Failure
Ch. 49: Antidysrhythmic Drugs
Ch. 50: Antianginal Drugs
Ch. 51: Drugs Used in Hypotension and Shock
Ch. 52: Antihypertensive Drugs
Ch. 53: Diuretics
Ch. 54: Drugs That Affect Blood Coagulation
Ch. 55: Drugs for Dyslipidemia

Section 9: DRUGS AFFECTING THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

Ch. 56: Physiology of the Digestive System
Ch. 57: Nutritional Support Products, Vitamins, and Mineral?Electrolytes
Ch. 58: Drugs to Aid Weight Management
Ch. 59: Drugs Used for Peptic Ulcer and Acid Reflux Disorders
Ch. 60: Laxatives and Cathartics
Ch. 61: Antidiarrheals
Ch. 62: Antiemetics

Section 10: DRUGS USED IN SPECIAL CONDITIONS

Ch. 63: Drugs Used in Ophthalmic Conditions
Ch. 64: Drugs Used in Dermatologic Conditions
Ch. 65: Drug Use During Pregnancy and Lactation

Glossary

Answers to Applying Your Knowledge

Appendix A: The International System of Units

Appendix B: Serum Drug Concentrations

Appendix C: Anesthetics, Adjunctive Drugs, and Nursing Considerations

Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Chemotherapy.
Drugs.
Nursing.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- Nurses' Instruction.
Drug Therapy -- Nurses' Instruction.