Antitubercular and antiviral (HSV, CMV, influenza) drugs: NCLEX video review

This video is targeted to nurses and nursing students, as a pharmacology review previous to the NCLEX exam. It reviews the following drug classes: Antimycobacterial (antitubercular) drugs: isoniazid, pyrazinamide, rifampin, ethambutol Drugs for the treatment of herpesvirus infections: acyclovir famciclovir Drugs for the treatment of influenza:amantadine, rimantadine, zanamivir, oseltamivir Drugs for the treatment of citomegalovirus […]

Gastrointestinal drugs for nurses

Below is a very good review presentation from NurseReview.org about drugs that affect the gastrointestinal system: 1. Drugs affecting GI secretions 2. Laxatives 3. Anti-diarrheals 4. Emetics and anti-emetics More on nursing pharmacology Technorati : Anti-diarrheals, Anti-emetics, Laxatives, NCLEX, Nurses & nursing students, PPI, pharmacology for nurses

NCLEX pharmacology video review: antibiotics

This video pharmacology review for nurses deals with antibiotics: penicilins, cephalosporins, aminoglycosides, vancomycin and others. Part 2 covers: macrolides, , chloramphenicol, quinolones, and sulfonamides. There is a related animation that explains¬† linezolid mechanism. More on nursing pharmacology Further reading Gilbert, D; Moellering R (editors) “Sanford Guide to Antimicrobial Therapy”, 39th edition. Antimicrobial therapy: 2009 Hauser, […]

Respiratory drugs for nurses: antihistamines, bronchodilators, antitussives and others

This PowerPoint presentation developed by NurseReview.org summarizes core concepts of the drugs used for treatment of respiratory conditions. Antihistamines Antitussives Decongestants Drugs for COPD: Bronchodilators, inhaled steroids, Leukotriene receptor blockers Expectorants Great pharmacology slides for nurses and nursing students preparing for NCLEX-RN. More on nursing pharmacology