Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Tammie Demler, PharmD, BS Pharm, MBA, RPh, BCPP, Jacqueline Rhoads, PhD, ACNP-BC, ANP-C, PMHNP-BE, FAANP
Affiliation: Director of Pharmacy Services, Psychiatric Pharmacy Practice Residency Program, Buffalo Psychiatric Center
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1284110400
ISBN 13: 9781284110401
eISBN: 9781284110418
Edition: 1st

Description:

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practices focuses on the critical information necessary for prescribing drugs for common diseases and disorders. As the role of the advance practice nurse expands, this text is an outstanding resource for nurse practitioners and physician assistants which will prepare them for an increased role in everyday healthcare while introducing the latest updates on drug information. Advanced Pharmacotherapeutics is organized by AHFS categories with a format that enables students the opportunity to apply aspects of prescribing, such as drug selection, special population considerations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, drug to drug interaction, as well as guidance on processes for adding or changing therapy. Color symbols show pharmacokinetic considerations of each drug within its class and these symbols guide the practitioner to an appendix for additional detail if needed. Key Features: Learning objectives Key terms Drug class summaries (consolidating within class considerations) Detailed appendices AHFS categories Drug agent described in a framework grid Symbols to guide reader in an “at a glance” format Case studies with questions to reinforce learning

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • How to Use Our Text
  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • Reviewers

Chapter 1: Antihistamine Agents

  • Overview of Antihistamine Agents
  • 1.1 First-Generation Antihistamine Agents
  • 1.2 Second-Generation Antihistamine Agents
  • 1.3 Other Antihistamine Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 2: Anti-infective Agents

  • Overview of Anti-infective Agents
  • 2.1 Anthelmintic Agents
  • 2.2 Antibacterial Agents
  • 2.3 Antifungal Agents
  • 2.4 Antimycobacterial Agents
  • 2.5 Antiviral Agents
  • 2.6 Antiprotozoal Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 3: Antineoplastic Agents

  • Overview of Antineoplastic Agents
  • 3.1 Antibiotic Agents
  • 3.2 Antimetabolite Agents
  • 3.3 DNA Agents
  • 3.4 Enzymes
  • 3.5 Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
  • 3.6 Hormone/Hormone Modifiers
  • 3.7 Immunosuppressant Agents
  • 3.8 Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors
  • 3.9 Topoisomerase Inhibitors
  • 3.10 Other Antineoplastic Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 4: Autonomic Agents

  • Overview of Autonomic Agents
  • 4.1 Autonomic-Parasympathomimetic (Cholinergic) Agents
  • 4.2 Autonomic-Anticholinergic Agents
  • 4.3 Autonomic-Sympathomimetic Adrenergic Agents
  • 4.4 Autonomic-Sympatholytic (Adrenergic Blocking) Agents
  • 4.5 Skeletal Muscle Relaxants and Miscellaneous Autonomic Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 5: Blood Formation, Coagulation, and Thrombosis Agents

  • Overview of Blood Formation, Coagulation, and Thrombosis Agents
  • 5.1 Antianemia Agents
  • 5.2 Antithrombotic Agents
  • 5.3 Hematopoietic Agents
  • 5.4 Hemorrheologic Agents
  • 5.5 Antihemorrhagic Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 6: Cardiovascular Agents

  • Overview of Cardiovascular Agents
  • 6.1 Cardiac Agents
  • 6.2 Antilipemic Agents
  • 6.3 Hypotensive Agents
  • 6.4 Vasodilating Agents
  • 6.5 Adrenergic Agents
  • 6.6 Calcium-Channel Blocking Agents
  • 6.7 Renin–Angiotensin–Aldosterone System Inhibitors
  • Bibliography

Chapter 7: Central Nervous System Agents

  • Overview of Central Nervous System Agents
  • 7.1 Analgesic and Antipyretic Agents
  • 7.2 Opiate Antagonists
  • 7.3 Anticonvulsant Agents
  • 7.4 Psychotherapeutic Agents
  • 7.5 Anorexigenic Agents and Respiratory and CNS Stimulants
  • 7.6 Anxiolytic, Sedative, and Hypnotic Agents
  • 7.7 Antimanic Agents
  • 7.8 Antimigraine Agents
  • 7.9 Antiparkinsonian Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 8: Electrolytic, Caloric, and Water Balance Agents

  • Overview of Electrolytic, Caloric, and Water Balance Agents
  • 8.1 Acidifying, Alkalinizing, and Ammonia Detoxicant Agents
  • 8.2 Replacement and Removal Agents
  • 8.3 Diuretic Agents
  • 8.4 Irrigating Solutions and Other Physiologic Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 9: Respiratory Tract Agents

  • Overview of Respiratory Tract Agents
  • 9.1 Antitussive Agents
  • 9.2 Anti-inflammatory Agents
  • 9.3 Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulatory Modulators
  • 9.4 Expectorants and Mucolytic Agents
  • 9.5 Phosphodiesterase Type 4 Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Respiratory Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 10: Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Preparations

  • Overview of Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Preparations
  • 10.1 Antiallergic Agents
  • 10.2 Anti-infective Agents
  • 10.3 Anti-inflammatory Agents
  • 10.4 Local Anesthetic, Mydriatic, and Vasoconstrictor Agents
  • 10.5 Antiglaucoma Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 11: Gastrointestinal Agents

  • Overview of Gastrointestinal Agents
  • 11.1 Antacids and Adsorbents
  • 11.2 Antidiarrheal and Antiflatulence Agents
  • 11.3 Cathartics and Laxatives
  • 11.4 Antiemetic Agents
  • 11.5 Antiulcer Agents and Suppressants
  • 11.6 Miscellaneous Gastrointestinal Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 12: Hormones and Synthetic Substitutes

  • Overview of Hormones and Synthetic Substitutes
  • 12.1 Adrenal Agents
  • 12.2 Androgens, Estrogens, and Progestins
  • 12.3 Antidiabetic and Antihypoglycemic Agents
  • 12.4 Parathyroid Hormones
  • 12.5 Pituitary Agents
  • 12.6 Thyroid and Antithyroid Agents
  • 12.7 Miscellaneous Therapeutic Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 13: Skin and Mucous Membrane Agents

  • Overview of Skin and Mucous Membrane Agents
  • 13.1 Anti-infective Agents
  • 13.2 Anti-inflammatory Agents
  • 13.3 Antipruritic and Local Anesthetic Agents
  • 13.4 Other Skin and Mucous Membrane Agents
  • 13.5 Miscellaneous Skin and Mucous Membrane Agents
  • Bibliography

Chapter 14: Smooth Muscle Relaxants

  • Overview of Smooth Muscle Relaxants
  • 14.1 Gastrointestinal and Genitourinary Smooth Muscle Relaxants
  • 14.2 Respiratory Smooth Muscle Relaxants
  • Bibliography