skip to content
Essentials of pharmacology for nurses Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Essentials of pharmacology for nurses

Author: Paul Barber; Deborah Robertson
Publisher: Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
This accessible book introduces pharmacology and calculations in a friendly, informative way, giving a holistic understanding of body systems.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Barber, Paul
Essentials Of Pharmacology For Nurses
Maidenhead : McGraw-Hill Education, c2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Barber; Deborah Robertson
ISBN: 9780335245666 0335245668
OCLC Number: 787843442
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 216 p.) ill.
Contents: Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses; Contents; About the authors; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics; Learning objectives; Introduction; Absorption; Distribution; Biotransformation; Excretion; General and molecular aspects; Drug action; Agonistic and antagonistic drug action; Drug specificity; Basic introduction to units and conversions; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 2. Adverse drug reactions and interactions; Learning objectives; Introduction. Main mechanisms of drug interactionsAdverse drug reactions; Clinical significance of drug interactions to the patient; Major groups of drugs involved in adverse drug reactions; Steps in minimizing the effects of adverse drug reactions; Age-related adverse drug reactions; Case studies; Key learning points; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 3. Local anaesthetics and analgesics; Learning objectives; Introduction; Types of pain; Local anaesthetics; The analgesic ladder; Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; Paracetamol; Opioid analgesics; Opioid antagonists; Case studies. Key learning pointsCalculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 4. Antimicrobials; Learning objectives; Introduction; Interference with folate; Beta-lactam antibiotics; Interference with protein synthesis; Inhibition of bacterial DNA; Antibiotic resistance; Issues with neonates and children; Drugs used to treat tuberculosis; Viral disease; Human immunodeficiency virus; Other antiviral drugs; Fungal infections; Antifungal drugs; Protozoa; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 5. Anti-inflammatory drugs. Learning objectivesIntroduction; Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; Cyclo-oxygenase pathway 2 inhibitors; Aspirin; Paracetamol; Histamine; Steroids; Antirheumatoid drugs; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 6. Anticoagulant therapy; Learning objectives; Introduction; Blood clotting and the development of thrombosis; Drugs that act on the clotting cascade; Case study; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 7. Drugs used in chronic conditions; Learning objectives. IntroductionAsthma; Drugs used in treating asthma; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Diabetes; Medicine management of diabetes; Hypertension; Parkinson's disease; Epilepsy; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 8. Drugs used in mental health; Learning objectives; Introduction; Anxiety; Medicine management of anxiety; Depression; Medicine management of depression; Psychosis; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 9. Patient concordance; Learning objectives.
Responsibility: Paul Barber and Deborah Robertson.

Abstract:

This accessible book introduces pharmacology and calculations in a friendly, informative way, giving a holistic understanding of body systems.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/787843442>
library:oclcnum"787843442"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/787843442>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1060102>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Pharmaceutical arithmetic"@en
schema:name"Pharmaceutical arithmetic."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"2nd ed."
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description"This accessible book introduces pharmacology and calculations in a friendly, informative way, giving a holistic understanding of body systems."@en
schema:description"Essentials of Pharmacology for Nurses; Contents; About the authors; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics; Learning objectives; Introduction; Absorption; Distribution; Biotransformation; Excretion; General and molecular aspects; Drug action; Agonistic and antagonistic drug action; Drug specificity; Basic introduction to units and conversions; Case studies; Key learning points; Calculations; Multiple choice questions; Recommended further reading; 2. Adverse drug reactions and interactions; Learning objectives; Introduction."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/316123993>
schema:genre"Electronic books."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Essentials of pharmacology for nurses"@en
schema:numberOfPages"216"
schema:publisher
schema:url<http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={11A4C3A1-2E5B-4E9B-86A6-DB5D675378C9}&Format=610>
schema:url<http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=450614>
schema:url<http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={11A4C3A1-2E5B-4E9B-86A6-DB5D675378C9}&Format=410>
schema:url<http://public.eblib.com/EBLPublic/PublicView.do?ptiID=893036>
schema:url
schema:url<http://www.contentreserve.com/TitleInfo.asp?ID={11A4C3A1-2E5B-4E9B-86A6-DB5D675378C9}&Format=50>
schema:url<http://site.ebrary.com/id/10555028>
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.