Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2012 - Medical - 1152 pages
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Now in its eighth edition, PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE is a trusted resource for understanding the drugs utilized most frequently in patient care settings. Following a thorough introduction to drugs and their therapies, the book moves through the major drug classifications according to clinical use or the body systems they treat, integrating specific nursing practices and protocols along the way. Known for an easy-to-read writing style, logical organization, and advanced critical thinking features, the eighth edition of PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE includes helpful StudyWARETM online, and coordinates with an expanded supplement package loaded with robust tools and technology designed to enhance your understanding of the material.
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Contents

Introduction to Drugs and Drug Administration
1
Agents That Interfere with Microbial Growth
158
Agents Used to Control Pain and Inflammation
297
Agents Used to Treat Respiratory Health Alterations
448
Agents Used to Treat Cardiovascular Health Alterations
507
Agents Used to Treat Nutritional Alterations
673
Agents Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Health Alterations
721
Agents Used to Treat Neurological Health Alterations
781
Agents Used to Treat Endocrine Health Alterations
1022
Agents Affecting the Reproductive System
1090
Agents Affecting Immunity
1153
Agents Used to Treat Eye Ear and Skin Health Alterations
1298
Appendices
1407
Glossary
1455
Index
1475
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About the author (2012)

Dr. Bonita Broyles is a former course coordinator and instructor at Piedmont Community College, where she twice received the Faculty Excellence Award, in addition to multiple Outstanding Faculty Awards. She continued her career as a nursing instructor for Columbus Technical Institute, and Patient Teaching and Discharge Planning Coordinator in Gynecology at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus. Currently a part-time nurse and successful Delmar author, Dr. Broyles began working on PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE in its sixth edition, and has written four other Delmar nursing titles. Dr. Broyles earned her B.S.N. from Ohio State University, M.A. in Educational Media from North Carolina Central University, Ed.D. from LaSalle University, and Ph.D. in Adult Education from St. Regis University.

Barry S. Reiss is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy at the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, New York. Along with co-author Mary Evans, he has presented numerous education programs in drug therapy.

Mary E. Evans is the Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Study at the University of Southern Florida's College of Nursing. Formerly the Principle Research Scientist, Director of the Evaluation Unit, and Assistant Director of Evaluation and Services Research for the New York State Department of Mental Health, her special interest in drug therapy has brought her a wide variety of teaching experiences in the field. Dr. Evans earned her Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany, M.S.N. at the University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Education from Temple University, and R.N. from Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

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