Table of contents for Pharmacology : a nursing process approach / Joyce LeFever Kee, Evelyn R. Hayes, Linda E. McCuistion.

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Kee/Hayes/McCuistion: Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach
6th edition
UNIT ONE
A Nurse¿s Perspective of Pharmacology
1. Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases 	
2. Nursing Process and Client Teaching 	
3. Principles of Drug Administration 		
UNIT TWO
Drug Calculations		
4. Medications and Calculations 		
	Section 4A: Systems of Measurement with Conversion
	Section 4B: Methods for Calculation
	Section 4C: Calculations of Oral Dosages
	Section 4D: Calculations of Injectable Dosages
	Section 4E: Calculations of Intravenous Fluids
	Section 4F: Pediatric Drug Calculations
UNIT THREE
Contemporary Issues in Pharmacology 	
5. The Drug Approval Process
6. Transcultural and Genetic Considerations 
7. Drug Interaction and Over-the-Counter Drugs
8. Drugs of Abuse	
9. Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications
10. Pediatric Pharmacology
11. Geriatric Pharmacology
12. Medication Administration in Community Settings
13. The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research
UNIT FOUR
Nutrition and Electrolytes	
14. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
15. Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement
16. Nutritional Support
UNIT FIVE
Autonomic Nervous System Agents
17. Adrenergics and Adrenergic Blockers
18. Cholinergics and Anticholinergics
UNIT SIX
Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents
19. Central Nervous System Stimulants
20. Central Nervous System Depressants
21. Anticonvulsants
22. Drugs for Neurologic Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer¿s Disease
23. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms
UNIT SEVEN
Pain and Inflammation Management Agents
24. Antiinflammatory Drugs
25. Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
UNIT EIGHT
Psychiatric Agents
26. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
27. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
UNIT NINE
Antibacterial Agents
28. Penicillins and Cephalosporins
29. Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones
30. Sulfonamides
UNIT TEN
Antiinfective Agents
31. Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole
32. Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics
33. Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders
UNIT ELEVEN
Immunologic Agents	
34. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
35. Vaccines
UNIT TWELVE
Antineoplastic Agents
36. Anticancer Drugs
37. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
38. Biologic Response Modifiers
UNIT THIRTEEN
Respiratory Agents		
39. Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders
40. Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders
UNIT FOURTEEN
Cardiovascular Agents	
41. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
42. Diuretics
43. Antihypertensives
44. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
45. Antilipids and Peripheral Vasodilators
UNIT FIFTEEN
Gastrointestinal Agents	
46. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
47. Antiulcer Drugs
UNIT SIXTEEN
Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents		
48. Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders
49. Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders
UNIT SEVENTEEN
Endocrine Agents		
50. Endocrine Drugs: Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
51. Antidiabetics
UNIT EIGHTEEN
Reproductive and Gender-Related Agents	
52. Female Reproductive Cycle I: Pregnancy and Preterm Labor Drugs
53. Female Reproductive Cycle II: Labor, Delivery, and Preterm Neonatal Drugs
54. Postpartum and Newborn Drugs
55. Drugs for Women¿s Health and Reproductive Disorders
56. Drugs for Men¿s Health and Reproductive Disorders
57. Drugs for Infertility and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
UNIT NINETEEN
Emergency Agents 	
58. Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs
APPENDIXES
Appendix A: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM)
Appendix B: Potential Weapons of Bioterrorism

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

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