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Understanding Pharmacology in Nursing Practice / edited by Pauline Hood, Ehsan Khan.

Publication:
Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (VIII, 411 pages) : 109 illustrations in color.
Edition:
1st ed. 2020.
Series:
Medicine (Springer-11650)
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Springer eBooks
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Subjects:
Nursing-Study and teaching.
Chemotherapy.
Local subjects:
Nursing Education. (search)
Pharmacotherapy. (search)
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Summary:
This textbook provides a structured, informed approach to the understanding and appreciation of drug action and effect providing a detailed description and discussion of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics for nurses. The text focuses and emphasizes safe prescribing and administration of medication highlighting the possible harm to patient in terms of adverse reactions. This book also includes the seldom addressed facet of pharmacotherapeutics; drug formulation as applied to practice, and adverse reactions. It informs on the medication used to manage diabetes mellitus, respiratory disease, gastrointestinal tract, the central nervous system and many other affections. Uniting these essential pharmacological processes and applying them to physiological system based medications, this work highlights issues relevant to drug interaction and important nursing responsibilities associated with administration/prescribing. The overall aim of the text is to equip the nurse with an understanding of issues related to pharmacotherapeutics that is aligned to current nursing roles and statutory requirements. .
Contents:
01 Legal and ethical issues associated with medication
02 Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
03 Drug Formulations
04 Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Interactions
05 Pharmacology of pain
06 Antimicrobials
07 Medications used for the Cardiovascular system
08 Medications used for the Renal system
09 Medications used for Diabetes Melitus
10 Medications used for the Respiratory system
11 Medications used for the Gastro-intestinal system
12 Medications used for the Central nervous system
13 Medications used for Mental health illness
14 Medications used for Cancer.
Contributor:
Hood, Pauline, editor., Editor,
Khan, Ehsan, editor., Editor,
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ISBN:
978-3-030-32004-1
9783030320041
Publisher Number:
10.1007/978-3-030-32004-1 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.