Pharmacology: A Nursing Process Approach, 5e

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This full-color pharmacology textbook is full of innovative, user-friendly features such as prototype drug charts, nursing process sections, and an extensive math/dosage calculations section. The 5th edition has been completely updated and includes a Companion CD-ROM that contains animations, NCLEX® examination-style review questions, printable IV therapy and medication safety checklists, drug calculation problems, and convenient electronic calculators.

  • A separate drug calculations section - Medications and Calculations - features 65 pages of math review and step-by-step instructions for dosage calculations using the four primary methods - basic formula, ratio and proportion, dimensional analysis, and fractional equation.
  • Nursing Process sections relate nursing care to drug therapy. Each step of the nursing process includes concise actions for the plan of care in relation to treatment for selected drug prototypes.
  • A chapter on Principles of Drug Administration features comprehensive coverage of the procedures for administering drugs. It addresses all routes of administration and various settings.
  • Unit openers for drug therapy chapters include an illustrated overview of normal anatomy and physiology, giving readers the foundation for understanding how the drug works in that body system.
  • Herbal Alert boxes highlight various herbal products and their interactions with drugs.
  • More than 100 detailed Prototype Drug Charts list the following information: dosage, indication, contraindication, drug-lab-food interactions, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, therapeutic effects, side effects, and adverse reactions.
  • Highlighted Client Teaching, Cultural Considerations, and Herbal Alerts are included in the Nursing Process sections to emphasize key implications for nurses.
  • Client Teaching in the nursing process sections guide readers through instructions for teaching patients about medication, self-administration, dietary concerns, and side effects.
  • Includes a separate Transcultural and Genetic Considerations chapter.
  • Critical Thinking Case Studies and Study Questions at the end of each chapter present readers with a clinical scenario and several questions that reinforce key concepts and encourage critical thinking.
  • A new chapter on substance abuse addresses this important aspect of the nurse's role in pharmacology.
  • Preventing Medication Errors boxes draw attention to important safety considerations and present guidelines from the Institute for Safe Medication Practice (ISMP).
  • Critical Thinking Case Study boxes provide clinical scenarios and questions to sharpen analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Now includes step-by-step instructions for dosage calculations using dimensional analysis.
  • Web sites, organizations, and research database information are available at the end of clinical chapters for further review and research.
  • The newest JCAHO guidelines for medication safety are applied throughout the text and the abbreviations appendix has been revised to reflect these updates.
  • Includes a new Herb/Drug Interaction chart, as well as new sugar-free and alcohol-free drug lists.
  • Features updated coverage of pain as the fifth vital sign.
  • Look-alike/sound-alike drugs are highlighted throughout to promote safe drug administration.
  • Includes a list of the 200 most frequently prescribed drugs.
  • Electronic Resources boxes at the beginning of each chapter direct readers to additional learning activities available on the Companion CD and the Evolve website.

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Solid coverage of nursing pharmacology with extensive drug calculations content

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Joyce LeFever Kee, RN, MS, Associate Professor Emerita, College of Health and Nursing Sciences, Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; Evelyn R. Hayes, PhD, RN, CS-FNP, Professor, College of Health and Nursing Sciences, Department of Nursing, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, RN, ANP, CNS, Associate Professor, Division of Nursing, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans, LA

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Book Description Saunders, 2005. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: UNIT ONE A Nurses Perspective of Pharmacology 1. Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases 2. Nursing Process and Client Teaching 3. Principles of Drug Administration UNIT TWO Drug Calculations 4. Medications and Calculations Section 4A: Systems of Measurement with Conversion Section 4B: Methods for Calculation Section 4C: Calculations of Oral Dosages Section 4D: Calculations of Injectable Dosages Section 4E: Calculations of Intravenous Fluids Section 4F: Pediatric Drug Calculations UNIT THREE Contemporary Issues in Pharmacology 5. The Drug Approval Process 6. Transcultural and Genetic Considerations 7. Drug Interaction and Over-the-Counter Drugs 8. Drugs of Abuse 9. Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications 10. Pediatric Pharmacology 11. Geriatric Pharmacology 12. Medication Administration in Community Settings 13. The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research UNIT FOUR Nutrition and Electrolytes 14. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement 15. Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement 16. Nutritional Support UNIT FIVE Autonomic Nervous System Agents 17. Adrenergics and Adrenergic Blockers 18. Cholinergics and Anticholinergics UNIT SIX Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents 19. Central Nervous System Stimulants 20. Central Nervous System Depressants 21. Drugs for Pain Management: Nonnarcotic and Narcotic Analgesics 22. Anticonvulsants 23. Drugs for Neurological Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimers Disease 24. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms UNIT SEVEN Psychiatric Agents 25. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics 26. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizer UNIT EIGHT Antiinflammatory and Antiinfective Agents 27. Antiinflammatory Drugs 28. Antibacterials and Their Effects; Penicillins and Cephalosporins 29. Antibacterials: Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, Fluoroquinolones 30. Antibacterials: Sulfonamides 31. Antitubercular Drugs, Antifungal Drugs, Peptides, and Metronidazole 32. Antiviral, Antimalarial, and Anthelmintic Drugs 33. Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders UNIT NINE Immunologic Agents 34. HIV and AIDS-Related Agents 35. Vaccines UNIT TEN Antineoplastic Agents 36. Anticancer Drugs 37. Biologic Response Modifiers UNIT ELEVEN Respiratory Agents 38. Drugs for Common Upper Respiratory Disorders 39. Drugs for Acute and Chronic Lower Respiratory Disorders UNIT TWELVE Cardiovascular Agents 40. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, Antidysrhythmics 41. Diuretics 42. Antihypertensive Drugs 43. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics 44. Antilipids and Peripheral Vasodilators UNIT THIRTEEN Gastrointestinal Agents 45. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders 46. Antiulcer Drugs UNIT FOURTEEN Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents 47. Drugs for Disorders of the Eye and the Ear 48. Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders UNIT FIFTEEN Endocrine Agents 49. Endocrine Pharmacology: Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroids, and Adrenals 50. Antidiabetic Drugs UNIT SIXTEEN Reproductive and Gender-Related Agents 51. Drugs Associated with the Female Reproductive Cycle I: Pregnancy and Preterm Labor 2. Drugs Associated with the Female Reproductive Cycle II: Labor, Delivery, and the Preterm Neonate 53. Drugs Associated with the Pos. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0721639275

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