Mosby's Pharmacology Memory Notecards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses by Joann ZerwekhMosby's Pharmacology Memory Notecards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses by Joann Zerwekh

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory Notecards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

byJoann Zerwekh, JoAnn Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn...

Other | August 12, 2011

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Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 3rd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound cards that brings together the difficult drugs and topics related to pharmacology into one portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master pharmacology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for the NCLEX® examination. Specific topics include: administration, antibiotics/antivirals, anticoagulants, cardiac drugs, CNS drugs, diuretics, endocrine drugs, GI drugs, musculoskeletal drugs, pain drugs, psychiatric drugs, pulmonary drugs, and reproductive/OB drugs. For practicing nurses, these cards provide an always-useful refresher on pharmacology.

  • Over 90 cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.

  • Full-color cartoons and color-highlighted monographs provide a visually engaging way to learn.

  • Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most difficult concepts.

  • Thick pages and spiral-bound format create the perfect portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment.

  • Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to quickly reference material.

  • What You Need to Know sections on the back of each image give you more information about each illustrated topic in a quick and easy-to-review format.

  • Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections draw your attention to key information:

  • Serious/Life-Threatening Implications are highlighted in pink

  • Most Frequent Side Effects are blue

  • Important Nursing Implications are yellow

  • Patient Teaching information is green

  • NEW coverage throughout highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology all in one clinical tool.

  • 8 brand new cards focus on administration by inhalation, lovenox, fentanyl, and more.

  • New mobile device version enables you to study on the go.

Title:Mosby's Pharmacology Memory Notecards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for NursesFormat:OtherDimensions:196 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 12, 2011Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323171877

ISBN - 13:9780323171878


Table of Contents



  • Medication Administration
  • Medication Calculation
  • Ear Drop Administration
  • Peak and Trough
  • Guide to Drug Overdose
  • Administration of Medications by Inhalation
  • Transdermal Administration of Medication


  • Cephalosporins
  • Tetracyclines
  • Metronidazole (Flagyl)
  • Isoniazide (INH)
  • Aminoglycosides
  • Antiretrovirals
  • Drug Impact on Pregnancies
  • Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
  • Penicillin
  • Azithromycin (Zithromax)
  • Aminoglycoside Toxicity


  • Heparin
  • Lovenox (Enoxaprin)
  • Warfarin Sodium (Coumadin)
  • Epoetin Alfa (Procrit)
  • Iron Supplements
  • Thrombolytics
  • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
  • Argatroban


  • Antihypertensives
  • Hypertension ABC
  • Beta Blockers
  • Angiotensin Coverting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
  • Calcium Channel Blockers
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Antidysrhythmics
  • Digitalis
  • Lidocaine Toxicity
  • Drugs for Bradycardia and Hypotension
  • Alpha-Adrenergic Antagonist (Alpha-Blockers)
  • Beta-Blocker Actions (Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists)
  • Beta-Adrenergic Antagonist (Beta-Blockers)
  • HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (Statins) (Beta-Adrenergic)


  • Antiepileptic Drugs
  • Hydroxyzine (Vistaril) and Lorazepam (Ativan)
  • Promethazine (Phenergan)
  • Midazolam (Versed)


  • Diuretics
  • Spironolactone (Aldactone)


  • Types of Insulin
  • Sulfonylureas
  • Corticosteroids
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (Synthroid)
  • Metformin (Glucophage)


  • H2-Blockers
  • Psyllium (Metamucil)
  • Metoclopramide Hydrohloride (Reglan)
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors
  • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia)
  • Aluminum Hydroxide (Amphojel)
  • Antidiarrheals (Loperamide [Imodium] and Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride [Lomotil])
  • Lactulose
  • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate)


  • Atropine Overdose
  • Potassium Chloride (Intravenous and Orally)
  • Salicylate Poisoning
  • Toxic Levels of Lithium, Digoxin, and Theophylline
  • Drug Interactions and Grapefruit
  • Emergency Drugs
  • Cancer Chemotherapy: Adverse Reactions/Precautions
  • Oral Calcium Supplements
  • Beta-Blocking Drugs for Glaucoma: Betaxolol (Betoptic), Timolol (Timoptic), Carteolol (Ocupress)
  • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): Isoniazid (INH) and Levodopa


  • Etodolac (Lodine)
  • Antigout Agents: Febuxostat (Uloric), Allopruninol (Zyloprim), Probenecid (Benemid)
  • Bisphosphonate Therapy: Alendronate (Fosamax), Risedronate (Actonel), Ibandronate (Boniva)


  • Morphine Sulfate
  • Moderate-to-Strong Opioid Analgesics
  • Narcotic Antagonists: Naloxone (Narcan)
  • Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs, Nonapirin)
  • Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin, ASA)
  • Fentanyl


  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
  • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
  • Tricyclic Antidepressants
  • Haloperidol (Haldol)
  • Donepezil (Aricept, Aricept ODT)


  • Antihistamines
  • Bronchodilators
  • Advair and Spiriva
  • Antitussives, Expectorants, and Mucolytics

  • Oxytocin (Pitocin)
  • Rho(D) Immune Globulin (RhIG) (RhoGAM)
  • Uterine Relaxants (Tocolytics)
  • Anticholinergic Drugs for Overactive Bladder
  • Oral Contraceptives (Combination)
  • Erectile Dysfunction