Pharmacotherapeutics and advanced nursing practice / editors, Laurel A. Eisenhauer and Margaret A. Murphy.Material type: TextPublication details: London : McGraw-Hill, 1997. ISBN: 0071054855Subject(s): Pharmacology | Chemotherapy | NursingDDC classification: 615.1
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Pt. 1. General Information. 1. Medication Management and Prescribing in Advanced Nursing Practice / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 2. Psychosociocultural Aspects of Drug Therapy / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 3. Variations in Patient Responses to Drug Therapy: Role of Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 4. Patient Assessment and Drug Therapy / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 5. Monitoring and Evaluation of Drug Therapy: Therapeutic Effectiveness, Side Effects, and Interactions / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 6. Drug Therapy in Specific Populations: Issues in Pregnancy and Lactation / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 7. Clinical Issues in Specific Populations: Drug Therapy in Elderly Patients / Laurel A. Eisenhauer -- Pt. 2. Drug Therapy Issues and Applications. 8. Immunizations in Adults / Patricia A. Stevenson. 9. Use of Hormones in Contraception and Replacement Therapy / Margaret A. Murphy. 10. Drug Therapy in Simple Episodic Conditions / Constance F. O'Connor. 11. Pain Management / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 12. Drug Therapy in Infectious Diseases / Margaret A. Murphy. 13. Cardiac Drug Therapy in Ambulatory Patients / Susan K. Chase. 14. Drug Therapy in Peptic Ulcer Disease and Gerd / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 15. Steroid Drug Therapy / Laurel A. Eisenhauer. 16. Psychotropics in Primary Care / Judith A. Shindul-Rothschild and Anthony J. Rothschild. 17. Management of Chemotherapy Side Effects / Gail Wilkes -- Pt. 3. Case Study Applications.
In comprehensive detail, this text examines prescribing and monitoring of medications for adult patients, patient assessment and drug therapy, variations in patient responses to drug therapy and the role of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, drug therapy in specific populations including the pregnant patient and the older patient, and monitoring and evaluating drug therapy including side effects and interactions. In addition, a review of drugs by body system integrates detailed information on indications, contraindications, dosage, and side effects giving the busy ANP one place to turn for definitive guidelines on drug therapy. Plus, throughout, you'll find the unique perspective that only these ANP authors can provide. Case studies at the end of the book focus on patient data and full patient assessment.