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  ANZ NURSING & MIDWIFERY DRUG HANDBOOK e7




ISBN 9781920994976

Author/Module Code: MCKENNA

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A bestselling essential resource for nurses and healthcare practitioners.

The seventh edition of the most comprehensive drug guide in Australia and New Zealand now comes in a new and improved design! A laminated cover protects from damage and spills and itís never been easier to find essential information with the improved structure and page design. The new handy pocket-sized drug card offers on the go information and new drug profiles guarantee the most up-to-date information for users.NEW! Durable cover and handy drug card.

NEW! Revised chapter structure and page design.
NEW! Sports Risk categories for exercise science students and professionals.
Adjust-a-dose for application across the life cycle (pregnancy, childhood, adults and older adults).
Adverse Reactions for each drug split into five sections: body system, common, uncommon, life-threatening, or common and life-threatening.
Contraindications
Quick reference flaps with drug calculations
Care Considerations and Patient Teaching have been revised and updated on evidence-based considerations

Preface viii
Acknowledgements ix
How to use this book x
Glossary of adverse drug effects xiv
Influences on the bodyís response to drugs xxiii
Guide to abbreviations xxiv

General information
1. Drug actions, interactions and reactions 1
2. Drug therapy in children 9
3. Drug therapy in the older adult 13
4. Drug therapy and the process of care 16

Anti-infective drugs
5. Amoebicides and antiprotozoals 20
6. Anthelmintics 26
7. Antifungals 31
8. Antimalarials 54
9. Antituberculotics and antileprotics 63
10. Aminoglycosides 71
11. Penicillins 77
12. Cephalosporins 93
13. Tetracyclines 110
14. Fluoroquinolones 115
15. Antivirals 120
16. Macrolides 169
17. Carbapenems 176
18. Miscellaneous anti-infectives 182

Cardiovascular system drugs
19. Antiarrhythmics 200
20. Antianginals 215
21. Antihypertensives 229
22. Hypolipidaemic drugs 281
23. Miscellaneous cardiovascular drugs 293

Central nervous system drugs
24. Narcotic and opioid analgesics 314
25. Local and general anaesthetic agents 330
26. Anticonvulsants 345
27. Antidepressants 370
28. Antianxiety, sedative and hyponotic drugs 400
29. Antipsychotics 420
30. Central nervous system stimulants 452
31. Antimigraine drugs 459
32. Drugs used in dependence 470
33. Miscellaneous central nervous system drugs 479
Autonomic nervous system drug
34. Cholinergics (parasympathomimetics) 488
35. Anticholinergics 491
36. Adrenergics (sympathomimetics) 498

Respiratory tract drugs
37. Antihistamines 514
38. Bronchodilators 528
39. Preventative drugs 542
40. Miscellaneous respiratory tract drugs 551

Gastrointestinal tract drugs
41. Antacids, adsorbents and antiflatulents 562
42. Antidiarrhoeals 566
43. Laxatives 572
44. Antiemetics 585
45. Antiulcer drugs 599
46. Enzymes 611

Hormonal drugs
47. Corticosteroids 617
48. Androgens and anabolic steroids 636
49. Oestrogens and progestins 642
50. Oxytocics 659
51. Gonadotropins and related drugs 663
52. Pituitary hormones 675
53. Antidiabetic drugs and glucagon 686
54. Agents affecting calcium and bone metabolism 710
55. Miscellaneous endocrine agents 729

Musculoskeletal drugs
56. Non-narcotic analgesics and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs 736
57. Gold salts 766
58. Neuromuscular blockers 769
59. Muscle relaxants 780
60. Antiparkinsonian drugs 784
61. Prostaglandins 807
62. Erectile dysfunction drugs 811

Urological drugs
63. Diuretics 820
64. Electrolytes and replacement solutions 840
65. Acidifiers and alkalinisers 852
66. Uric acid reducing drugs 856
67. Bladder function agents 862

Haematological drugs
68. Anticoagulants and haemostatic agents 869
69. Blood derivatives 892
70. Thrombolytic enzymes 899
Antineoplastics
71. Alkylating drugs 907
72. Antimetabolites 923
73. Antibiotic antineoplastics 949
74. Antineoplastics that alter hormone balance 965
75. Vinca alkaloids 981
76. Neoplastic support drugs 987
77. Other antineoplastics 996

Immune system drugs
78. Immunomodifiers 1045
79. Vaccines 1085
80. Immune serums 1111
81. Biological response modifiers 1119

Ophthalmic, otic and nasal drugs
82. Ophthalmic anti-infectives 1139
83. Ophthalmic anti-inflammatories 1148
84. Miotics 1157
85. Mydriatics 1161
86. Miscellaneous ophthalmics 1166
87. Otics 1183
88. Nasal drugs 1187

Integumentary system drugs
89. Local anti-infectives 1198
90. Scabicides and pediculicides 1210
91. Topical corticosteroids 1217
92. Other dermatological/topical preparations 1225


Nutritional drugs
93. Vitamins and minerals 1238
94. Calorics 1256
95. Drugs for weight reduction 1262

Miscellaneous drug categories
96. Miscellaneous antagonists and antidotes 1265
97. Antivenoms 1287
98. Diagnostic preparations 1297

Appendices and Index
Herbal supplements 1315
Most common drug errors 1322
Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines 1328
Dangerous drug interactions 1334
Normal laboratory test values 1337
Dialysable drugs 1339
Index 1341


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