Catalogue


Pharmacotherapeutics : a primary care clinical guide /
[edited by] Ellis Quinn. Youngkin ... [et al.].
imprint
Stamford, CT. : Appleton & Lange, c1999.
description
xvii, 1566 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
ISBN
0838576818 (pbk. : alk. paper)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
added author
imprint
Stamford, CT. : Appleton & Lange, c1999.
isbn
0838576818 (pbk. : alk. paper)
catalogue key
2429738
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
Reviews
This item was reviewed in:
Doody's Reviews, January 1999
To find out how to look for other reviews, please see our guides to finding book reviews in the Sciences or Social Sciences and Humanities.
Summaries
Unpaid Annotation
B> This book is an invaluable reference and clinical guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions encountered in the ambulatory setting. Authored by leading professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, the book covers the choice of specific pharmacotherapy techniques, the outcomes of drug management, and monitoring for efficacy and toxicity in adults. This text embraces a holistic view of pharmocotherapy which spans all age groups. There is information on special needs populations, as well as safety and legal issues. Nurse practitioners, graduate nursing students, nurse midwives, nurse midwifery students, and other advanced practice nurses.
Unpaid Annotation
B>" This book is an invaluable reference and clinical guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions encountered in the ambulatory setting. Authored by leading professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, the book covers the choice of specific pharmacotherapy techniques, the outcomes of drug management, and monitoring for efficacy and toxicity in adults. This text embraces a holistic view of pharmocotherapy which spans all age groups. There is information on special needs populations, as well as safety and legal issues. Nurse practitioners, graduate nursing students, nurse midwives, nurse midwifery students, and other advanced practice nurses.
Main Description
Written by professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, this reference book provides a guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions of adults and children in ambulatory settings. It provides a concise decision-making guide for pharmacotherapuetic management of common primary care health conditions. A template assists the advanced professional to consistently consider clients' assessment and history, along with evaluating when drug therapy is needed, short and long term goals, selecting appropriate agents, outcomes management, efficacy and toxicity and patient information. In addition, general issues such as safety, aging, herbal therapies, social factors and immunizations as well as specific patient population needs are addressed. These special populations include individuals with disabilities, pregnant women and children. For advance practice nurses, pharmacists, clinical nurse specialists, physicians, and physician assistants.
Long Description
A supplement for courses in Nurse Practitioner. Written collectively by professionals in the fields of nursing, pharmacology, pharmacy, and medicine, this reference provides a clinical outcomes-focused guide to pharmacotherapy for common healthcare conditions of adults and children in ambulatory settings. Major sections focus on Principles of Pharmacotherapy; General Issues; Special Issues and Patient Populations; Pharmacotherapy for Common Primary Care Disorders (the choice of specific pharmacotherapy techniques, the outcomes of drug management, monitoring for efficacy and toxicity, and follow-up procedures); and Tables of Pharmacotherapeutic Agents.
Table of Contents
Principles of Pharmacotherapyp. 1
Introduction to Pharmacotherapyp. 3
Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamicsp. 7
Pharmacotherapeutic Impact of Renal or Hepatic Dysfunctionp. 43
General Issuesp. 53
Safety in Pharmacotherapyp. 55
Psychological, Sociological, and Cultural Factorsp. 61
Regulatory Control of Drugsp. 75
Pharmacotherapy Resources for the Providerp. 81
Adverse Drug Events and Drug Interactionsp. 89
Evaluating Patient Self-Care and Over-the-Counter Drugsp. 103
Herbal Therapies for Common Health Problemsp. 115
Immunizationsp. 141
Special Issues and Patient Populationsp. 171
Pediatric Issuesp. 173
Geriatric Issuesp. 189
Individuals with Disabilitiesp. 195
Migrant and Homeless Populationsp. 207
Individuals with Chronic Painp. 215
Pregnancy and Lactationp. 225
Contraceptivesp. 243
Menopause Current Managementp. 275
Pharmacotherapy for Common Primary Care Disordersp. 299
Cardiovascular Disordersp. 301
Upper Respiratory Disordersp. 349
Lower Respiratory Disordersp. 367
Eye Disordersp. 439
Ear Disordersp. 451
Gastrointestinal Disordersp. 461
Musculoskeletal Disordersp. 489
Dermatologic Disordersp. 525
Hematologic Disordersp. 563
Neurologic Disordersp. 579
Endocrine Disorders: Thyroid and Adrenal Conditionsp. 649
Endocrine Disorders: Diabetes Mellitusp. 669
Obesityp. 693
Mental Health Disordersp. 709
Urinary Tract Disorders and Male Sexual Dysfunctionp. 751
Gynecologic Disorders and Female Sexual Dysfunctionp. 779
Sexually Transmitted Infections, Vaginitis, and Pelvic Inflammatory Diseasep. 805
Immune System Disorders: HIV/AIDS, Mononucleosis, and Allergic Responsesp. 839
Tables of Pharmacotherapeutic Agentsp. 857
Anti-infective Agentsp. 864
Cardiovascular Agentsp. 948
Central Nervous System (CNS) Agentsp. 986
Eye and Ear Preparationsp. 1114
Gastrointestinal Agentsp. 1138
Hormones and Synthetic Substancesp. 1174
Respiratory Agentsp. 1226
Topical Preparationsp. 1250
Urinary Tract Productsp. 1284
Miscellaneous Agentsp. 1288
Vitamins, Minerals, and Trace Elementsp. 1296
Indexp. 1305
Table of Contents provided by Rittenhouse. All Rights Reserved.

This information is provided by a service that aggregates data from review sources and other sources that are often consulted by libraries, and readers. The University does not edit this information and merely includes it as a convenience for users. It does not warrant that reviews are accurate. As with any review users should approach reviews critically and where deemed necessary should consult multiple review sources. Any concerns or questions about particular reviews should be directed to the reviewer and/or publisher.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem