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Pharmacology in Nursing Australian & New Zealand Edition,
3rd Edition

Bonita E. Broyles, Gayle McKenzie, Sussan Pleunik, Rachel Page, Barry S. Reiss, Mary E. Evans

ISBN-13: 9780170421850 | ISBN-10: 0170421856

Copyright 2020

| Published 2019

| 840 pages

List Price USD $112.50

Overview

Pharmacology in Nursing, 3rd Edition, focuses on the use of drugs as medications within the healthcare environment in Australia and New Zealand. The text helps you understand drugs and how they act on the various body systems and their disorders. It also covers the responsibilities you have in relation to medication administration and patient management, with an emphasis on nursing care. A review of dosage calculations is also included.

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Dr. Bonita Broyles is a former course coordinator and instructor at Piedmont Community College, where she twice received the Faculty Excellence Award, in addition to multiple Outstanding Faculty Awards. She continued her career as a nursing instructor for Columbus Technical Institute, and Patient Teaching and Discharge Planning Coordinator in Gynecology at Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus. Currently a part-time nurse and successful Delmar author, Dr. Broyles began working on PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE in its sixth edition, and has written four other Delmar nursing titles. Dr. Broyles earned her B.S.N. from Ohio State University, M.A. in Educational Media from North Carolina Central University, Ed.D. from LaSalle University, and Ph.D. in Adult Education from St. Regis University.

Gayle McKenzie is a lecturer in Acute Nursing at La Trobe University, based at the Alfred Health Clinical School. Gayle coordinates the 3rd-year acute nursing subjects, as well as teaching into the four other 3rd-year subjects. Previously, Gayle coordinated the pharmacology subject for four years, as well as the gerontology and community subjects. She is a registered nurse with many years of clinical experience, predominantly in cardiothoracic intensive care at the Alfred Hospital. Her research interests include the use of herbal medications. She recently completed the third edition of her co-authored book Clinical Companion – Medical-Surgical Nursing, and has previously been the Australian author for the third edition of the ANZ Nursing Drug Handbook.

Sussan Pleunik is a lecturer at the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF, Vic. Branch), and has an affiliation with La Trobe University. She is a nurse advisor to the Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care and as a Fellow, represents the Australian College of Nursing in an advisory capacity on government panels. She held the position of Clinical Liaison for the Northern Hospital and Melbourne Health for La Trobe University, and is also involved as an industry consultant which includes teaching staff in a variety of clinical settings. She is a registered nurse with extensive clinical and educational experience in many states of Australia. Her educational experience includes teaching at all tertiary levels. Sussan taught into all three years of the undergraduate program, including Pharmacology, and teaches Medication Administration Updates to registered nurses for CPD. In the industry, she has taught personal care attendants (assistants in nursing) Medication Administration. Her research interests include medication administration by all levels of care staff. Sussan manages her own training organisation, which delivers competency-based education to both acute- and extended-care facilities

Associate Professor Rachel Page is Head of School of Health Sciences, Massey University. Rachel has more than 25 years of research experience in the area of metabolism and disease process. Her passion is in understanding the underlying molecular mechanisms involved in the onset and development of disease, with the ultimate aim of identifying therapeutic and diagnostic targets for disease intervention. Rachel has been lead or co-investigator in a number of intervention/clinical trials – WEST headache trial, SPIRIT study, RICE study and GLARE study which have involved diet, education, exercise and alternative treatment strategies. Her current research is in cardiovascular disease, prediabetes, diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, regulation of blood pressure, stroke and chronic pain. Rachel has taught pharmacology at undergraduate and postgraduate level for the past 15 years to nursing, midwifery and health science students and enjoys making the science of drugs relevant and accessible to students at all levels.

Barry S. Reiss is Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy at the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, New York. Along with co-author Mary Evans, he has presented numerous education programs in drug therapy.

Mary E. Evans is the Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Study at the University of Southern Florida's College of Nursing. Formerly the Principle Research Scientist, Director of the Evaluation Unit, and Assistant Director of Evaluation and Services Research for the New York State Department of Mental Health, her special interest in drug therapy has brought her a wide variety of teaching experiences in the field. Dr. Evans earned her Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Albany, M.S.N. at the University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Education from Temple University, and R.N. from Lankenau Hospital School of Nursing. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing.

  • Chapter 10, 'Legal and Ethical Considerations', includes coverage of medical cannabis, issues in midwifery, advanced-care planning, and the ethics and privacy implications of social media
  • Additional focus on medication use in pregnancy, as well as in maternal and child health - including breastfeeding - and midwifery
  • Expanded focus on vulnerable populations, such as paediatric, elderly, pregnant, indigenous, and other vulnerable cultural groups
  • NEW discrete chapter covering Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics (previously part of Chapter 1)
  • TGA nomenclature and National Medication Labelling standards, e.g. Tall Man labelling
  • New and revised case studies
  • NEW - generic drug names have replaced brands, in keeping with international best practice
  • Chapter boxes include: Ethical and Legal Considerations; Pharmacology Highlights, which present key information and issues in contemporary pharmacology; and Client Teaching, to ensure that students are able to equip people in their care in clinical facilities with information and strategies for healthy outcomes when they return home
  • Practical and Professional Applications (previously Applying the nursing process) take students through the practical and professional applications of pharmacology theory and nursing accountabilities
  • End-of-chapter summaries, critical thinking exercises and review questions reinforce chapter objectives, and case studies demonstrate actual situations to students
  • Medication Tables summarise important medication information, indications, active ingredients and nursing considerations. Generic rather than brand names are used, along with Tall Man labelling, which minimises confusion where there are similarities in active ingredients
  • 'Safety in Nursing Practice' boxes highlight important health and safety issues for patient and nurse, along with the appropriate response to critical situations
  • MindTap including skills videos, cases, concept checks

Table of Contents

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SECTION 1 INTRODUCTION TO DRUGS AND
MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION
1. Medications: from herbs to researched treatments
2. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
3. Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics
4. Calculating medication dosages
5. Principles and methods of medication administration
6. Intravenous medication therapy
7. Medication therapy for paediatric clients
8. Medication therapy for aged-care clients
9. Prevention of medication errors
10. Legal and ethical considerations for medication administration

SECTION 2 AGENTS THAT INTERFERE WITH MICROBIAL GROWTH
11. Antimicrobial therapy and antibacterial agents
12. Antiparasitic, antiviral and antifungal agents

SECTION 3 AGENTS USED TO CONTROL PAIN AND INFLAMMATION
13. Anaesthetics
14. Analgesics and antipyretics
15. Anti-inflammatory agents
16. Agents used to treat hyperuricaemia and gout

SECTION 4 AGENTS AFFECTING THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
17. Autonomic nervous system agents
18. Central nervous system sedatives and hypnotics
19. Antidepressant, antipsychotic and mood stabiliser agents
20. Agents used as central nervous system stimulants
21. Agents used to treat Alzheimer’s disease
22. Antiparkinson’s agents
23. Anticonvulsants
24. Agents used in musculoskeletal disorders
25. Substance abuse

SECTION 5 AGENTS USED TO TREAT HAEMATOLOGICAL DISORDERS
26. Agents used to treat anaemias
27. Agents affecting blood clotting

SECTION 6 AGENTS USED TO TREAT CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS
28. Cardiac stimulants and depressants
29. Agents that dilate blood vessels
30. Antihypertensives
31. Diuretics
32. Agents used in the treatment of hyperlipidaemia

SECTION 7 AGENTS USED TO TREAT RESPIRATORY DISORDERS
33. Antihistamines and nasal decongestants
34. Antitussive agents and medications affecting respiratory secretions
35. Bronchodilators and prophylactic respiratory agents

SECTION 8 AGENTS USED TO TREAT GASTROINTESTINAL DISORDERS
36. Vitamins, minerals and other nutritional agents
37. Agents used to treat hyperacidity and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
38. Anti-emetics and emetics
39. Laxatives and antidiarrhoeals

SECTION 9 AGENTS USED TO CORRECT ENDOCRINE IMBALANCE
40. Agents affecting thyroid, parathyroid and pituitary function
41. Agents used to treat hyperglycaemia and hypoglycaemia

SECTION 10 AGENTS AFFECTING THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM
42. Sex hormones
43. Agents used in obstetrical care

SECTION 11 AGENTS AFFECTING IMMUNITY
44. Agents affecting immunity
45. Agents used in the treatment of cancer

SECTION 12 AGENTS USED TO TREAT EYE, EAR AND SKIN DISORDERS
46. Agents used in the treatment of eye disorders
47. Agents used in the treatment of ear disorders
48. Agents used in the treatment of skin disorders

SECTION 13 COMPLEMENTARY MEDICATIONS
49. Common complementary medications

Appendix 1: Diagnostic agents
Appendix 2: Approximate normal values
Appendix 3: Toxicology overview
Appendix 4: Common medication/food/herbal interactions
Appendix 5: Solutions to review questions

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