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[Free PDF Download] Focus on Nursing Pharmacology 8th Edition

Amy M.Karch’s most famous book Focus on Nursing Pharmacology 8th Edition has a huge demand. This book has a series of editions from 1 to 8. Now Focus on Nursing Pharmacology has released the 8th Edition. It was published on October 16, 2019.

Focusing on current, comprehensive, and refined nursing pharmacology for today’s nursing practise makes the challenging concepts more challenging to establish a foundation for effective drug treatment in your nursing career. This updated 8th edition relies on your knowledge of the basic principles of physical science, chemistry, and nursing to help you learn about each group of medicines while Learning features improve your medical symptoms, critical thinking, and patient learning abilities.

The message of Author for Students:

As you begin your study of pharmacology, don’t be overwhelmed or
confused by all of the details. The study of drugs fits perfectly into your study
of the human body—anatomy, physiology, chemistry, nutrition, psychology,
and sociology. Approach the study of pharmacology from the perspective of
putting all of the pieces together; this can be not only fun but also
challenging! Work to understand the concepts, and all of the details will fall
into place and it will be easy to remember and apply to the clinical situation.
This understanding will help you in creating the picture of the whole patient
as you are learning to provide comprehensive nursing care. This text is
designed to help you accomplish all of this in a simple and concise manner.

Specifications of Focus on Nursing Pharmacology [Free PDF Download]
Name of Book: Focus on Nursing Pharmacology
Pages:  2842
Edition: 8th
Book Format: PDF
Author: Amy M. Karch
Price:  Free & Paid ( PDF Format is free & Paper shape can  buy here)

Focus on Nursing Pharmacology 8th Edition contains the following topics:

PART 1 (Introduction to Nursing Pharmacology)

  • Introduction to Drugs 3
  • Drugs and the Body 18
  • Toxic Effects of Drugs 35
  • The Nursing Process in Drug Therapy and Patient Safety 45
  • Dosage Calculations 56
  • Challenges to Effective Drug Therapy 65


PART 2 (Chemotherapeutic Agents):

  • Introduction to Cell Physiology 79
  • Anti-infective Agents 88
  • Antibiotics 98
  • Antiviral Agents 141
  • Antifungal Agents 170
  • Antiprotozoal Agents 184
  • Anthelmintic Agents 201
  • Antineoplastic Agents 214

PART 3 (Drugs Acting on the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems):

  •  Introduction to the Immune Response and Inflammation 257
  •  Antiinflammatory, Antiarthritis, and Related Agents 269
  • Immune Modulators 290
  • Vaccines and Sera 310

PART 4 (Drugs Acting on the Immune System):

  • Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous System 329
  • Anxiolytic and Hypnotic Agents 340
  • Antidepressant Agents 355
  • Psychotherapeutic Agents 373
  • Antiseizure Agents 392
  • Antiparkinsonism Agents 412
  • Muscle Relaxants 426
  • Narcotics, Narcotic Antagonists, and Antimigraine Agents 441
  • General and Local Anesthetic Agents 464
  • Neuromuscular Junction Blocking Agents 480
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PART 5 (Drugs Acting on the Autonomic Nervous System):

  • Introduction to the Autonomic Nervous System 493
  • Adrenergic Agonists 505
  • Adrenergic Antagonists 521
  • Cholinergic Agonists 540
  • Anticholinergic Agents 554


PART 6 (Drugs Acting on the Endocrine System):

  • Introduction to the Endocrine System 569
  • Hypothalamic and Pituitary Agents 577
  • Adrenocortical Agents 593
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Agents 609
  • Agents to Control Blood Glucose Levels 632 567

PART 7 (Drugs Acting on the Reproductive System):

  • Introduction to the Reproductive System 661
  • Drugs Affecting the Female Reproductive System 671
  • Drugs Affecting the Male Reproductive System 695

PART 8 (Drugs Acting on the Cardiovascular System):

  • Introduction to the Cardiovascular System 713
  • Drugs Affecting Blood Pressure 728
  • Agents for Treating Heart Failure 756
  • Antiarrhythmic Agents 775
  • Antianginal Agents 793
  • Lipid-Lowering Agents 809
  • Drugs Affecting Blood Coagulation 832
  • Drugs Used to Treat Anemias 859

PART 9 (Drugs Acting on the Renal System):

  • Introduction to the Renal System 881
  • Diuretic Agents 890
  • Drugs Affecting the Urinary Tract and the Bladder 90

PART 10 (Drugs Acting on the Respiratory System):

  • Introduction to the Respiratory System 929
  • Drugs Acting on the Upper Respiratory Tract 937
  • Drugs Acting on the Lower Respiratory Tract 960

PART 11 (Drugs Acting on the Gastrointestinal System):

  • Introduction to the Gastrointestinal System 987
  • Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Secretions 995
  • Drugs Affecting Gastrointestinal Motility 1017
  • Antiemetic Agents 1036
  • Appendices 1048
  • A parenteral Agents 1048
  • B Topical Agents 1053
  • C Ophthalmic Agents 1062
  • D Vitamins 1067
  • E Alternative and Complementary Therapies 1070
  • F Diagnostic Agents 1077
  • G Canadian Drug Names 1081
  • H Tables of Normal Values 1083
  • I Canadian Recommended Immunization Schedules 1088
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