9781496326324

Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781496326324

  • ISBN10:

    1496326326

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/25/2016
  • Publisher: LWW

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Summary

Get all the basics on drug therapies—and administer drugs confidently and accurately—with the newly updated Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy, 4th Edition.

Written in the enjoyable, award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide offers step-by-step direction on the medication process, from assessing patient needs, to planning care, to implementation and positive outcomes. Strengthen your understanding of your class materials, get ready for the NCLEX® or certification exam, and administer drug therapies—safely and effectively!
 
Build a strong platform of pharmacology knowledge and skills with. . .
 
  • NEW and updated content on the newest approved medications and dosages and NEW tables listing:
  • NEW vaccines and treatment for biological weapons exposure
  • NEW treatment and antidotes for chemical weapons exposure
  • NEW herbal drugs content
  • NEW icons and images that clarify content
  • Revised and updated content on the concepts of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeutics
  • Pharmacology basics – How drugs are derived, developed, classified, and administered; classes of drugs by body system; their uses and mechanisms
  • “Nurse Joy” and “Nurse Jake” illustrated characters offering tips and insights throughout
  • Quick-scan format with concise, bulleted content
  • Hundreds of illustrations and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on administering drugs; drug distribution, absorption, and metabolism; potential drug interactions; adverse reactions; how different classes of drugs work in different body systems
  • Special chapter features:
    • Just the facts – A quick summary of chapter content
    • Advice from the experts – Experienced practitioners’ insights
    • Prototype pro – Actions, indications, and nursing considerations for common prototype drugs
    • Nursing process – Patient assessment, diagnosis, outcome goals, implementation, and evaluation for each type and class of drug
    • Pharm function – Illustrating how drugs act in the body; recognizing and treating adverse reactions
    • Before you give that drug – Warnings to consider before you administer a drug
    • Education edge – Information to share with your patient
    • Quick quiz – End-of-chapter questions with answers/explanations, to help you remember the essentials
    End-of-book multiple-choice Q&A; Quick Guides to Medication Safety, Ophthalmic and Dermatologic Drugs, and Abbreviations to Avoid; Glossary of essential pharmacology terms.

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