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Complete and simplified nursing pharmacology study guides for student nurses. Useful tips in understanding different drugs and medicines – a perfect companion for your NCLEX review.

Lung Surfactants Nursing Pharmacology Guide

Lung Surfactants

Lung surfactants are naturally occurring compounds or lipoproteins containing lipids and apoproteins that reduce the surface tension within the alveoli, allowing expansion of the alveoli for gas exchange.
Bronchodilators Nursing Pharmacology

Bronchodilators and Antiasthmatics

Bronchodilators, or antiasthmatics are medications used to facilitate respiration by dilating the airways. They are helpful in symptomatic relief or prevention of bronchial asthma and for bronchospasm associated with COPD.
Expectorants and Mucolytics Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Expectorants and Mucolytics

Learn about the uses and nursing care plan considerations needed for patients taking expectorants and mucolytics in this nursing pharmacology guide.
Antihistamines Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide

Antihistamines

Antihistamines block the release or action of histamine, a chemical released during inflammation that increases secretions and narrows airways.
Decongestant Nursing Pharmacology Study Guide and Care Planning

Decongestants

Learn about the uses and nursing care plan considerations needed for patients taking decongestants in this nursing pharmacology study guide.
Antitussives Nursing Pharmacology Guide

Antitussives

Antitussives act on the cough-control center in the medulla to suppress the cough reflex; if the cough is nonproductive and irritating, an antitussive may be taken.
Pituitary Hormone Drugs

Pituitary Drugs

Drugs that affect anterior pituitary hormones mimic or antagonize the effects of specific pituitary hormones.
Hypothalamic Drugs Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Hypothalamic Agents

Hypothalamic agents can inhibit or stimulate the release of hormones from the anterior pituitary using hormones or factors. However, not all of these hormones are available for pharmacological use.
Adrenocortical Agents Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Adrenocortical Agents

Adrenocortical agents are drugs used as short-term treatment to suppress immune system in patients with inflammatory disorders. They are also used for replacement therapy to maintain hormone levels when adrenal glands are not functioning adequately.
Parathyroid Agents Nursing Pharmacology and Study Guide

Parathyroid Agents: Bisphosphonates, Calcitonins

Parathyroid agents are drugs used to treat disorders that affect serum calcium levels. This can be either antihypocalcemic agent or antihypercalcemic agent (further classified into bisphosphonates and calcitonins).

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