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Study Guide for Pharmacology : A Nursing Process Approach

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Edition:
7th
ISBN13:

9781437717129

ISBN10:
1437717128
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/17/2011
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div

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This is the 7th edition with a publication date of 2/17/2011.
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Summary

This student study guide contains a variety of exercises specifically designed to reinforce content presented in the textbook. Chapter worksheets feature more than 1,800 study questions, 160 drug calculation and dosage problems, and case-based critical thinking exercises. Like the Kee text, the study guide features a strong nursing focus and comprehensive coverage of drug dosage calculations, including numerous sample drug labels. Over 1,800 study questions reinforce textbook concepts and prepare you for the NCLEX examination.An extensive section of drug calculation problems helps you master important dosage calculation methods.Case-based critical thinking exercises enhance your understanding of nursing responsibilities in drug therapy.Sample drug labels familiarize you with the labels you will encounter in clinical practice.A basic math review appendix provides a helpful review of key mathematics concepts.Answers for all exercises are included to facilitate self-study. Thoroughly updated content corresponds to the Kee text, including a new chapter on medication safety.Additional NCLEX examination-style review questions reflect an increased focus on alternate item-format questions.Approximately 100 new prioritization activities provide practice in identifying key nursing actions.

Table of Contents

A Nurse's Perspective of Pharmacology
Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases
Nursing Process and Client Teaching
Medication Safety NEW!
Medication Administration
Drug Calculations
Medications and Calculations
Systems of Measurement with Conversion
Methods for Calculation
Calculations of Oral Dosages
Calculations of Injectable Dosages
Calculations of Intravenous Fluids
Pediatric Drug Calculations
Contemporary Issues in Pharmacology
The Drug Approval Process
Cultural and Pharmacogenetic Considerations
Drug Interaction and Over-the-Counter Drugs
Drugs of Abuse
Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications
Pediatric Pharmacology
Geriatric Pharmacology
Medication Administration in Community Settings
The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research
Nutrition and Electrolytes
Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement
Nutritional Support
Autonomic Nervous System Agents
Adrenergic Agonists and Adrenergic Blockers
Cholinergic Agonists and Anticholinergics
Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Central Nervous System Depressants
Anticonvulsants
Drugs for Neurological Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's Disease
Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms
Pain and Inflammation Management Agents
Antiinflammatory Drugs
Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
Psychiatric Agents
Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
Antibacterial Agents
Penicillins and Cephalosporins
Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones
Sulfonamides
Antiinfective Agents
Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole
Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics
Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders
Immunologic Agents
HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
Vaccines
Antineoplastic Agents
Anticancer Drugs
Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
Biologic Response Modifiers
Respiratory Agents
Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders
Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders
Cardiovascular Agents
Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
Diuretics
Antihypertensives
Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
Antihyperlipdemics and Peripheral Vasodilators
Gastrointestinal Agents
Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
Antiulcer Drugs
Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents
Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders
Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders
Endocrine Agents
Endocrine Drugs: Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
Antidiabetics
Reproductive and Gender-Related Agents
Female Reproductive Cycle I: Pregnancy and Preterm Labor Drugs
Female Reproductive Cycle II: Labor, Delivery, and Preterm Neonatal Drugs
Postpartum and Newborn Drugs
Drugs for Women's Reproductive Health and Menopause
Drugs for Men's Health and Reproductive Disorders
Drugs for Disorders in Women's Health, Infertility, and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Emergency Agents
Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs
Answer Key
Basic Math Review
Prototype Drug Chart
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