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Title:
Nursing2000 drug handbook.
Publication Information:
Oxford : Springhouse, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
1336 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 19 cm + 1 computer optical disc (3 in.)
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780874349931
Format :
Book

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For two decades, Nursing Drug Handbook has been the nurse's favorite drug reference. Completely free of commercial bias, it's the oldest, most trusted book of its kind. Each page is packed with accurate, complete, up-to-date drug information. Plus, we've added new features carefully tailored to meet your changing on-the-job needs and preferences. Book jacket.


Table of Contents

Advisors and Clinical Consultantsp. vii
General Information
1. How to use Nursing 2000 Drug Handbookp. 1
2. Drug actions, reactions, and interactionsp. 6
3. Drug therapy in childrenp. 13
4. Drug therapy in elderly patientsp. 17
5. Drug therapy and the nursing processp. 20
Anti-infective Drugs
6. Amebicides and antiprotozoalsp. 24
7. Anthelminticsp. 28
8. Antifungalsp. 31
9. Antimalarialsp. 44
10. Antituberculars and antileproticsp. 51
11. Aminoglycosidesp. 62
12. Penicillinsp. 69
13. Cephalosporinsp. 95
14. Tetracyclinesp. 125
15. Sulfonamidesp. 133
16. Fluoroquinolonesp. 140
17. Antiviralsp. 156
18. Macrolide anti-infectivesp. 188
19. Miscellaneous anti-infectivesp. 195
Cardiovascular System Drugs
20. Inotropicsp. 209
21. Antiarrhythmicsp. 213
22. Antianginalsp. 236
23. Antihypertensivesp. 251
24. Antilipemicsp. 301
25. Miscellaneous cardiovascular drugsp. 313
Central Nervous System Drugs
26. Nonnarcotic analgesics and antipyreticsp. 325
27. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugsp. 335
28. Narcotic and opioid analgesicsp. 355
29. Sedative-hypnoticsp. 379
30. Anticonvulsantsp. 390
31. Antidepressantsp. 410
32. Antianxiety drugsp. 434
33. Antipsychoticsp. 447
34. CNS stimulantsp. 471
35. Antiparkinsonian drugsp. 482
36. Miscellaneous CNS drugsp. 496
Autonomic Nervous System Drugs
37. Cholinergics (parasympathomimetics)p. 514
38. Anticholinergicsp. 521
39. Adrenergics (sympathomimetics)p. 529
40. Adrenergic blockers (sympatholytics)p. 538
41. Skeletal muscle relaxantsp. 542
42. Neuromuscular blockersp. 550
Respiratory Tract Drugs
43. Antihistaminesp. 566
44. Bronchodilatorsp. 579
45. Expectorants and antitussivesp. 601
46. Miscellaneous respiratory drugsp. 604
Gastrointestinal Tract Drugs
47. Antacids, adsorbents, and antiflatulentsp. 624
48. Digestive enzymes and gallstone solubilizersp. 630
49. Antidiarrhealsp. 635
50. Laxativesp. 641
51. Antiemeticsp. 655
52. Antiulcer drugsp. 666
Photoguide to Tablets and Capsules
Hormonal Drugs
53. Corticosteroidsp. 677
54. Androgens and anabolic steroidsp. 696
55. Estrogens and progestinsp. 705
56. Gonadotropinsp. 731
57. Antidiabetic drugs and glucagonp. 735
58. Thyroid hormonesp. 752
59. Thyroid hormone antagonistsp. 758
60. Pituitary hormonesp. 763
61. Parathyroid-like drugsp. 771
Drugs for Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
62. Diureticsp. 777
63. Electroyltes and replacement solutionsp. 798
64. Acidifiers and alkalinizersp. 812
Hematologic Drugs
65. Hematinicsp. 815
66. Anticoagulantsp. 821
67. Blood derivativesp. 831
68. Thrombolytic enzymesp. 838
Antineoplastic Drugs
69. Alkylating drugsp. 846
70. Antimetabolitesp. 865
71. Antibiotic antineoplastic drugsp. 880
72. Antineoplastics that alter hormone balancep. 892
73. Miscellaneous antineoplastic drugsp. 904
Immunomodulation Drugs
74. Immunosuppressantsp. 935
75. Vaccines and toxoidsp. 947
76. Antitoxins and antiveninsp. 978
77. Immune serumsp. 982
78. Biological response modifiersp. 992
Ophthalmic, Otic, and Nasal Drugs
79. Ophthalmic anti-infectivesp. 1011
80. Ophthalmic anti-inflammatory drugsp. 1024
81. Mioticsp. 1031
82. Mydriaticsp. 1038
83. Ophthalmic vasoconstrictorsp. 1045
84. Miscellaneous ophthalmicsp. 1048
85. Oticsp. 1064
86. Nasal drugsp. 1067
Topical Drugs
87. Local anti-infectivesp. 1078
88. Scabicides and pediculcidesp. 1098
89. Topical corticosteroidsp. 1103
Nutritional Drugs
90. Vitamins and mineralsp. 1118
91. Caloricsp. 1138
Miscellaneous Drug Categories
92. Antigout drugsp. 1144
93. Enzymesp. 1150
94. Oxytocicsp. 1153
95. Spasmolyticsp. 1158
96. Gold saltsp. 1161
97. Miscellaneous antagonists and antidotesp. 1164
98. Uncategorized drugsp. 1183
Appendices and Index
A. Selected local and topical anestheticsp. 1230
B. Cancer chemotherapy: Acronyms and protocolsp. 1236
C. Table of equivalentsp. 1243
D. Diagnostic skin testsp. 1244
E. Selected drugs used for conscious sedationp. 1246
F. Estimating surface area in childrenp. 1248
G. Drug imprint codesp. 1249
H. Cultural aspects of drug therapyp. 1265
I. Dialyzable drugsp. 1271
J. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelinesp. 1274
Acknowledgmentsp. 1280
Indexp. 1282
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