Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14e

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9780323035590: Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14e

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical application of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units (Units One and Two) ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology, including drug nomenclature, drug actions and interactions, lifespan issues, patient education, and health promotion. Unit Two consists of a unique “Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration and Math Review, which provides a thorough background for safe medication administration.

  • Provides an overview of relevant pathophysiology with an application of the nursing process in each drug chapter, followed by an application of the nursing process to each applicable drug class.
  • Covers the pharmacology of all major classes of drugs, emphasizing side effects to expect, side effects to report, drug interactions, and more.
  • Emphasizes patient education and health promotion with easy-to-recognize Patient Education and Health Promotion headings and reproducible Patient Self-Assessment forms.
  • Provides need-to-know coverage of herbal therapies and dietary supplements with an Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy chapter, plus Herbal Interactions boxes throughout the chapters.
  • A new chapter on cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome addresses the emerging links among cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, and Type II diabetes.
  • Medication Safety Review sections at the end of each chapter include NCLEX Examination-style Content Review Questions, as well as Math Review Questions and Critical Thinking Questions.
  • Updated nursing diagnoses throughout reflect the 2005-2006 NANDA list of approved diagnoses.

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Equip your students for medication safety!

A complete introduction to safe drug administration

Combines accurate and up-to-date drug content with practical applications of the nursing process

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