Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

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byLinda Lane Lilley, Linda Lane Lilley, Shelly Rainforth Collins...

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With its colorful, user-friendly format,Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 7th Editionprovides students with all the pharmacology information they need - and no more than they need - toadminister drugs safely and effectively.Increased emphasis on the nursing process and prioritization focuses on the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations. Thoroughly updated drug information is clear and concise, highlighting the most commonly used drugs, and includes a unique focus on safety-oriented QSEN competencies. Hundreds of full-color illustrations show how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in drug administration. Written by expert pharmacology educators and clinicians, this bestselling textbook employs innovative, practical learning aids to help your students prepare for success on the NCLEX®Examination and in nursing practice.

    • Focus on need-to-know informationprovides the most essential drug information for safe, effective clinical practice.
    • Focus on the nursing process and prioritizationhelps you apply the nursing process to all aspects of drug therapy, from assessment to nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria.
    • UNIQUE! IllustratedStudy Skills Tipsinclude practical advice on time management, note taking, study techniques,and test-taking strategies.
    • Special boxes and tableshighlight evidence-based practice, dosages, pharmacokinetics, laboratory values related to drug therapy, preventing medication errors, cultural implications, lifespan considerations, herbal therapies, and legal and ethical principles.
    • Nearly 300 full-color illustrationsand thePhoto Atlas of Drug Administrationshow how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in drug administration by various routes.
    • NCLEX®Examination-style review questionsare included in every chapter, with at least one alternate-format item per chapter and more than 40 new dosage calculation questions.
    • Drug profileshighlight the pharmacokinetics and unique variations of commonly used drugs.
    • Case studiespromote clinical reasoning skills related to nursing pharmacology.
    • Patient Teaching Tipsinclude key points to convey to patients, their families, and their caregivers.
        • Focus on need-to-know contentuses a streamlined approach to drug indications and emphasizes only the most common or serious adverse effects rather than all reported adverse effects, listing them in order of those most commonly seen.
      • Focus on prioritizationincludes prioritized nursing diagnoses along with corresponding prioritization of goals and outcomes, helping you connect nursing diagnoses to goals and outcomes.
      • UNIQUE! QSEN focushighlights those aspects of the book that correlate with the QSEN competencies for patient safety and quality nursing care.
      • Clear, direct-address writing stylepromotes learning of pharmacology content.
      • NEW drugs and NEW treatment guidelineshelp you ensure that your clinical practice is consistent with the latest evidence-based guidelines, including the latest FDA drug approvals, drug withdrawals, therapeutic uses, and warnings/precautions.
      • NEW and UPDATED illustrationsclarify drug administration and pharmacological processes for easier understanding.
      • Student resources on an Evolve companion websiteinclude new Unfolding Case Studies and additional opportunities for active learning.

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        With its colorful, user-friendly format,Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 7th Editionprovides students with all the pharmacology information they need - and no more than they need - toadminister drugs safely and effectively.Increased emphasis on the nursing process and prioritization focuses on the most essential assessments, nursi...

        Format:OtherDimensions:984 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 16, 2014Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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        ISBN - 10:0323293611

        ISBN - 13:9780323293617

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        Table of Contents

        PART 1: PHARMACOLOGY BASICS

        • Study Skills Tips: Introduction to Study Skills Concepts, PURR, and Pharmacology Basics
        • 1. The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy
        • 2. Pharmacologic Principles
        • 3. Lifespan Considerations
        • 4. Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations
        • 5. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding
        • 6. Patient Education and Drug Therapy
        • 7. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements
        • 8. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics
        • 9. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration

        PART 2:DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

        • Study Skills Tips: Vocabulary, Text Notation, and Language Conventions
        • 10. Analgesic Drugs
        • 11. General and Local Anesthetics
        • 12. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
        • 13. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Related Drugs
        • 14. Antiepileptic Drugs
        • 15. Antiparkinson Drugs
        • 16. Psychotherapeutic Drugs
        • 17. Substance Abuse

        PART 3:DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

        • Study Skills Tips: PURR Application and Study Groups
        • 18. Adrenergic Drugs
        • 19. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs
        • 20. Cholinergic Drugs
        • 21. Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs

        PART 4:DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL SYSTEMS

        • Study Skills Tips: Linking Learning and Text Notation
        • 22. Antihypertensive Drugs
        • 23. Antianginal Drugs
        • 24. Heart Failure Drugs
        • 25. Antidysrhythmic Drugs
        • 26. Coagulation Modifier Drugs
        • 27. Antilipemic Drugs
        • 28. Diuretic Drugs
        • 29. Fluids and Electrolytes

        PART 5:DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS

        • Study Skills Tips: Questioning Strategy
        • 30. Pituitary Drugs
        • 31. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
        • 32. Antidiabetic Drugs
        • 33. Adrenal Drugs
        • 34. Women's Health Drugs
        • 35. Men's Health Drugs

        PART 6:DRUGS AFFECTING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

        • Study Skills Tips: Study on the Run and PURR
        • 36. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants
        • 37. Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Drugs

        PART 7:ANTIINFECTIVE AND ANTIINFLAMMATORY DRUGS

        • Study Skills Tips: Applying the Nursing Process
        • 38. Antibiotics Part 1
        • 39. Antibiotics Part 2
        • 40. Antiviral Drugs
        • 41. Antitubercular Drugs
        • 42. Antifungal Drugs
        • 43. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs
        • 44. Antiinflammatory and Antigout Drugs

        PART 8:CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS AND BIOLOGIC AND IMMUNE MODIFIERS

        • Study Skills Tips: Manage Time, Evaluate Prior Performance, Anticipate the Test, and Plan for Distributed Study
        • 45. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle-Specific Drugs
        • 46. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle-Nonspecific Drugs and Miscellaneous Drugs
        • 47. Biologic Response-Modifying and Antirheumatic Drugs
        • 48. Immunosuppressant Drugs
        • 49. Immunizing Drugs and Biochemical Terrorism

        PART 9:DRUGS AFFECTING THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM AND NUTRITION

        • Study Skills Tips: Active Questioning, What Are the Right Questions, Kinds of Questions, and Questioning Application
        • 50. Acid-Controlling Drugs
        • 51. Bowel Disorder Drugs
        • 52. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs
        • 53. Vitamins and Minerals
        • 54. Anemia Drugs
        • 55. Nutritional Supplements

        PART 10:DERMATOLOGIC, OPHTHALMIC, AND OTIC DRUGS

        • Study Skills Tips: Time Management, PURR, and Repeat the Steps
        • 56. Dermatologic Drugs
        • 57. Ophthalmic Drugs
        • 58. Otic Drugs
        • Appendix: Pharmaceutical Abbreviations