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Basic Pharmacology for Nurses (Study Guide)



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Master nursing pharmacology with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Clayton, Stock, and Cooper's Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 15th Edition, this study guide assists you in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text. Includes a question-and-answer Review Sheet for each chapter. Fully updated to reflect the textbook's emphasis on medication safety and preparation for the NCLEX Examination. Hundreds of review questions, including fill-in-the-blank, matching, and true-false questions. Now includes additional questions on dosage calculation to help you prepare for the NCLEX Examination and in-class tests.

Table of Contents

Foundations of Pharmacology
Definitions, Names, Standards, and Information Sources
Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions
Drug Action Across the Life Span
The Nursing Process and Pharmacology
Patient Education and Health Promotion
Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration and Math Review
A Review of Arithmetic
Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety
Percutaneous Administration
Enteral Administration
Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications
Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes
Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route
Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems
Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
Drugs Used for Parkinson's Disease
Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders
Drugs Used for Mood Disorders
Drugs Used for Psychoses
Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders
Drugs Used for Pain Management
Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias
Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension
Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias
Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris
Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease
Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders
Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
Drugs Used for Diuresis
Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Respiratory System
Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease
Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease
Drugs Affecting the Digestive System
Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders
Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Diseases
Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting
Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea
Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus
Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease
Gonadal Hormones
Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System
Drugs Used in Obstetrics
Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health
Drugs Affecting Other Body Systems
Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System
Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders
Drugs Used for Cancer Treatment
Drugs Used to Treat the Muscular System
Antimicrobial Agents
Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy
Substance Abuse
Miscellaneous Agents
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