9. Pharmacology and the Respiratory System

  1. Janice Mighten RGN, RSCN, MSc, BMed Sci(Hons)
  1. Andrew Prayle1 and
  2. Janice Mighten2

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch9

Children's Respiratory Nursing

Children's Respiratory Nursing

How to Cite

Prayle, A. and Mighten, J. (2012) Pharmacology and the Respiratory System, in Children's Respiratory Nursing (ed J. Mighten), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd,., West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118702680.ch9

Author Information

  1. 1

    Research Fellow, School of Clinical Sciences

  2. 2

    Children's Respiratory/Community Nurse Specialist, Nottingham Children's Hospital

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 11 SEP 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405197755

Online ISBN: 9781118702680

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Keywords:

  • Aminoglycoside antibiotics;
  • Antagonist;
  • Cystic fibrosis (CF);
  • Drug administration;
  • Metabolism and elimination;
  • National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE);
  • Pharmacology;
  • Respiratory drugs

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How Drugs Work

  • Frequently Administered Respiratory Drugs

  • The nurse's Role in Drug Administration

  • Conclusion

  • References