Prentice Hall Reviews & Rationales Pharmacology

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-18
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Essential for course review and NCLEX review, this resource is a complete, concentrated outline of pharmacology. Each chapter contains objectives, pre- and post chapter tests with comprehensive rationales, vocabulary review, practice to pass exercises, critical thinking case studies, as well as NCLEX alerts and new test-taking strategies. Included in the Prentice Hall's Nursing Reviews & Rationales Series, is a unique comprehensive CD-ROM with 700 practice questions that provides additional review.Content includes all of the "need-to-know" facts covering medications including safety, anti-infection, blood-modifying, gastrointestinal, neurological, psychiatric, and much more.For nursing students in need of a resource that focuses on course review or NCLEX review as well as nursing professionals looking to familiarize themselves with a new specialty.

Author Biography

Mary Ann Hogan, MSN, RN has been a nurse educator for 25 years, currently as a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She has taught in diploma, associate degree, and baccalaureate nursing programs.A former item writer for the CAT NCLEX-RN® exam,Ms. Hogan has been teaching review courses throughout New England for the last 15 years. She also has contributed to a number of publications in the areas of adult health, pharmacology, and fundamentals of nursing. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society for Nursing.



Table of Contents

Preface vi
Contributors and Reviewers of the First Editionp. xii
Basic Principles and Safety in Pharmacologyp. 1
Anti-Infective Medicationsp. 26
Antineoplastic Medicationsp. 97
Blood Modifying Agentsp. 139
Cardiac Medicationsp. 183
Endocrine System Medicationsp. 218
Gastrointestinal System Medicationsp. 254
Immune System Medicationsp. 291
Integumentary System Medicationsp. 325
Neurological and Musculoskeletal System Medicationsp. 357
Psychiatric Medicationsp. 403
Renal System Medicationsp. 455
Reproductive System Medicationsp. 505
Respiratory System Medicationsp. 536
Visual and Auditory Medicationsp. 575
Herbal Agentsp. 604
Answers to Practice to Pass & Case Study Questionsp. 627
Reference Tablesp. 644
Indexp. 646
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