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Pharmacology in Nursing Australian & New Zealand Edition with Online Study Tools 12 months - Bonita Broyles

Pharmacology in Nursing Australian & New Zealand Edition with Online Study Tools 12 months

Book with Other Items Published: 4th October 2019
ISBN: 9780170421850

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Pharmacology in Nursing, 3rd Edition, focuses on the use of drugs as medications within the healthcare environment in Australia and New Zealand. The text helps you understand drugs and how they act on the various body systems and their disorders. It also covers the responsibilities you have in relation to medication administration and patient management, with an emphasis on nursing care. A review of dosage calculations is also included.

SECTION 1. Introduction to drugs and medication administration 1. Medications/agents and factors affecting their action 2. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics 3. Pharmacogenetics 4. Calculating medication dosages 5. Principles and methods of medication administration 6. Intravenous medication therapy 7. Medication therapy for paediatric clients 8. Medication therapy for aged-care clients 9. Prevention of Medication errors 10. Legal & ethical considerations for medication administration SECTION 2: Agents that interfere with microbial growth 11. Antimicrobial therapy and antibacterial agents 12. Antiparasitic, antiviral and antifungal medication therapy SECTION 3: Agents used to control pain and inflammation 13. Anaesthetics 14. Analgesics and antipyretics 15. Anti-inflammatory agents 16. Agents used to treat hyperuricemia and gout SECTION 4: Agents affecting the nervous system 17. Autonomic nervous system agents 18. Central nervous system sedatives and hypnotics 19. Antidepressant, antipsychotic and mood stabiliser agents 20. Agents used as central nervous system stimulants 21. Agents used to treat Alzheimer's disease 22. Anti-Parkinson agents 23. Anticonvulsants 24. Agents used in musculoskeletal disorders 25. Substance abuse SECTION 5: Agents used to treat haematological disorders 26. Agents used to treat anaemias 27. Agents affecting blood clotting SECTION 6: Agents used to treat cardiovascular disorders 28. Cardiac stimulants and depressantsï½ 29. Agents that dilate blood vessels 30. Antihypertensives 31. Diureticsï½ 32. Agents used in the treatment of hyperlipidaemia SECTION 7: Agents used to treat respiratory disorders 33. Antihistamines and nasal decongestants 34. Antitussive agents and medications affecting respiratory secretions 35. Bronchodilators and prophylactic respiratory agents SECTION 8: Agents used to treat gastrointestinal disorders 36. Vitamins, minerals, and other nutritional agents 37. Agents used to treat hyperacidity and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease 38. Emetics and anti-emetics 39. Laxatives and antidiarrheals SECTION 9: Agents used to correct endocrine imbalance 40. Agents affecting thyroid, parathyroid, and pituitary function 41. Agents used to treat hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia SECTION 10: Agents affecting the reproductive system 42. Sex hormones 43. Agents used in obstetrical care SECTION 11: Agents used to treat eye, ear, and skin disorders 44. Agents that affect immunity 45. Agents used in the treatment of cancer SECTION 12: Agents used to treat eye, ear, and skin disorders 46. Agents used in the treatment of eye disorders 47. Agents used in the treatment of ear disorders 48. Agents used in the treatment of skin disorders Section 13: Complementary medications and medication/food/herbal interactions 49. Common complementary medications


ISBN: 9780170421850
ISBN-10: 0170421856
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 4th October 2019
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.0  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 1.61
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: Revised

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