Pharmacology in Clinical Practice 3e (WebPDF)

Application Made Easy for Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Professionals


Available
    Edition: Third
  • Format: eBook
  • ISBN: 9781485117872
  • Extent: 320
  • Published:
  • Category: Other

R367.00



Now in its third edition, Pharmacology in Clinical Practice has been updated to ensure it remains up-to-date and relevant.

Updates include:

  • A colour plate to illustrate the links between pharmacology and physiology
  • Additional information on side-effects, contra-indications and patient education for groups of drugs
  • A guide on how to access this information, to assist with exam preparation and nursing practice
  • An updated chapter on nursing management of drug preparations and treatment
  • An updated chapter on clinical applications
  • A chapter on the legal framework for dispensing and prescribing.

Particular care has been taken to simplify and clarify difficult concepts by explaining the links between pharmacology and physiology, by providing definitions of new concepts, and using plain language for ease of understanding. Fundamental concepts, such as pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, are well covered in a manner that is accessible and clear. Individual chapters cover the various systems of the body.

The principal author and editor, Gustav Schellack (BCur, Adv Univ Dipl Nurs Sc, Hons BSc (Pharmacology), is a former lecturer of Pharmacology and now works within the pharmaceutical industry.

Chapter 1: Understanding the basic principles of pharmacology

Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetic principles

Chapter 3: Pharmacodynamic principles

Chapter 4: Neurotransmitters and their receptor systems

Chapter 5: Drugs and the nervous system

Chapter 6: Drugs and the cardiovascular system

Chapter 7: Corticosteroids and the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs                              (NSAIDs)

Chapter 8: Drugs and the respiratory system

Chapter 9: Drugs and the gastrointestinal tract

Chapter 10: Drugs and the genitourinary and reproductive system

Chapter 11: The antimicrobial treatment of infections and infestations

Chapter 12: Selected clinical applications

Chapter 13: Nursing management of drug preparations and treatment

Chapter 14: The legal framework for the prescribing and dispensing of medicine                        by nurses in South Africa

Contents not available

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.

Now in its third edition, Pharmacology in Clinical Practice has been updated to ensure it remains up-to-date and relevant.

Updates include:

  • A colour plate to illustrate the links between pharmacology and physiology
  • Additional information on side-effects, contra-indications and patient education for groups of drugs
  • A guide on how to access this information, to assist with exam preparation and nursing practice
  • An updated chapter on nursing management of drug preparations and treatment
  • An updated chapter on clinical applications
  • A chapter on the legal framework for dispensing and prescribing.

Particular care has been taken to simplify and clarify difficult concepts by explaining the links between pharmacology and physiology, by providing definitions of new concepts, and using plain language for ease of understanding. Fundamental concepts, such as pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics, are well covered in a manner that is accessible and clear. Individual chapters cover the various systems of the body.

The principal author and editor, Gustav Schellack (BCur, Adv Univ Dipl Nurs Sc, Hons BSc (Pharmacology), is a former lecturer of Pharmacology and now works within the pharmaceutical industry.

Chapter 1: Understanding the basic principles of pharmacology

Chapter 2: Pharmacokinetic principles

Chapter 3: Pharmacodynamic principles

Chapter 4: Neurotransmitters and their receptor systems

Chapter 5: Drugs and the nervous system

Chapter 6: Drugs and the cardiovascular system

Chapter 7: Corticosteroids and the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs                              (NSAIDs)

Chapter 8: Drugs and the respiratory system

Chapter 9: Drugs and the gastrointestinal tract

Chapter 10: Drugs and the genitourinary and reproductive system

Chapter 11: The antimicrobial treatment of infections and infestations

Chapter 12: Selected clinical applications

Chapter 13: Nursing management of drug preparations and treatment

Chapter 14: The legal framework for the prescribing and dispensing of medicine                        by nurses in South Africa

Contents not available

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.