Table of contents for Pharmacology for the primary care provider / Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew, with Christopher Bridgers.

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PART ONE
ESSENTIAL CONCEPTS FOR THE PRESCRIPTION OF MEDICATIONS
UNIT 1 Foundations of Prescriptive Practice
Chapter 1 Prescriptive Authority and Role Implementation: Tradition vs. Change, 1
Chapter 2 Historical Review of Prescriptive Authority: The Role of Nurses (NPs, CNMs, 
CRNAs, and CNSs) and Physician Assistants, 5
MARILYN WINTERTON EDMUNDS and JAMES CAWLEY
UNIT 2 Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
Chapter 3 General Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Principles, 23
Chapter 4 Special Populations: Geriatrics, 52
BARBARA RESNICK and MARILYN WINTERTON EDMUNDS
Chapter 5 Special Populations: Pediatrics, 62
Chapter 6 Special Populations: Pregnant and Nursing Women, 72
UNIT 3 The Art and Science of Pharmacotherapeutics
Chapter 7 Establishing the Therapeutic Relationship, 90
Chapter 8 Practical Tips on Writing Prescriptions, 98
Chapter 9 Treatment Guidelines and Evidence-Based Decision Making, 109
Chapter 10 Design and Implementation of Patient Education, 126
MARILYN WINTERTON EDMUNDS and JANN KEENAN
PART TWO
DRUG MONOGRAPHS
UNIT 4 Topical Agents
Chapter 11 Dermatologic Agents, 136
Chapter 12 Eye, Ear, Throat, and Mouth Agents, 158
UNIT 5 Respiratory Agents
Chapter 13 Upper Respiratory Agents, 169
BONNIE R. BOCK
Chapter 14 Asthma and COPD Medications, 188
SANDRA M. NETTINA
UNIT 6 Cardiovascular Agents
Chapter 15 Hypertension and Miscellaneous Antihypertensive Medications, 209
Chapter 16 Coronary Artery Disease and Antianginal Medications, 221
Chapter 17 Chronic Heart Failure and Digoxin, 233
Chapter 18 _-Blockers, 242
Chapter 19 Calcium Channel Blockers, 251
Chapter 20 ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers, 259
Chapter 21 Antiarrhythmic Agents, 268
ELIZABETH MONSON and MAREN STEWART MAYHEW
Chapter 22 Antihyperlipidemic Agents, 279
JAMES D. HOEHNS and JESSICA L. PURCELL
Chapter 23 Agents that Act on Blood, 292
THERESA PLUTH YEO
UNIT 7 Gastrointestinal Agents
Chapter 24 Antacids and the Management of GERD, 310
Chapter 25 Histamine-2 Blockers and Proton Pump Inhibitors, 316
Chapter 26 Laxatives, 324
Chapter 27 Antidiarrheals, 335
Chapter 28 Antiemetics, 340
Chapter 29 Medications for Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Other Gastrointestinal 
Problems, 346
UNIT 8 Renal/Genitourinary Agents
Chapter 30 Diuretics, 353
Chapter 31 Male Genitourinary Agents, 368
Chapter 32 Agents for Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Analgesia, 376
ALICE BRAZIER and MAREN MAYHEW
UNIT 9 Musculoskeletal Agents
Chapter 33 Acetaminophen, 383
Chapter 34 Aspirin and Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Medications, 387
Chapter 35 Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Medications and Immune Modulators, 400
Chapter 36 Gout Medications, 406
CHRISTY L. CROWTHER
Chapter 37 Osteoporosis Treatment, 413
JAN DISANTOSTEFANO
Chapter 38 Muscle Relaxants, 422
UNIT 10 Central Nervous System Agents
Chapter 39 Overview of the Nervous System, 428
Chapter 40 Medications for Attention-Deficit/
Hyperactivity Disorder, 436
LAURIE SCUDDER
Chapter 41 Medications for Dementia, 443
V. INEZ WENDEL
Chapter 42 Analgesia and Pain Management, 448
V. INEZ WENDEL
Chapter 43 Migraine Medications, 462
Chapter 44 Anticonvulsants, 474
Chapter 45 Antiparkinson Agents, 488
UNIT 11 Psychotropic Agents
Chapter 46 Antidepressants, 501
Chapter 47 Antianxiety and Insomnia Agents, 520
Chapter 48 Antipsychotics, 532
Chapter 49 Substance Abuse, 545
LAURA MILLER and KENNETH SAFFIER
UNIT 12 Endocrine Agents
Chapter 50 Glucocorticoids, 552
Chapter 51 Thyroid Medications, 559
Chapter 52 Diabetes Mellitus Agents, 568
JANE KAPUSTIN
UNIT 13 Female Reproductive System Medications
Chapter 53 Contraceptives, 584
Chapter 54 Menopause Hormone Therapy, 604
IVY M. ALEXANDER and MAREN STEWART MAYHEW
Chapter 55 Agents Used in Treating Breast Cancer, 617
UNIT 14 Antiinfectives
Chapter 56 Principles for Prescribing Antiinfectives, 622
Chapter 57 Treatment of Specific Infections and Miscellaneous Antibiotics, 629
Chapter 58 Penicillins, 641
Chapter 59 Cephalosporins, 648
Chapter 60 Tetracyclines, 653
Chapter 61 Macrolides, 658
Chapter 62 Fluoroquinolones, 663
Chapter 63 Aminoglycosides, 668
Chapter 64 Sulfonamides, 672
Chapter 65 Antitubercular Agents, 676
Chapter 66 Antifungals, 687
Chapter 67 The Immune System and Antiretroviral Medications, 696
Chapter 68 Antiviral and Antiprotozoal Agents, 709
UNIT 15 Health Promotion
Chapter 69 Immunizations and Biologicals, 719
Chapter 70 Weight Management, 740
Chapter 71 Smoking Cessation, 748
Chapter 72 Vitamins and Minerals, 760
Chapter 73 Over-the-Counter Medications, 782
Chapter 74 Complementary and Alternative Therapies, 787

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pharmacology.
Primary care (Medicine).
Pharmacology.
Drug Therapy.
Pharmacology, Clinical.
Primary Health Care.