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Delivers the critical information primary care providers need to be thoroughly informed prescribers.This unique resource-an evidence-based pharmacology text and reference for advanced practice students and clinicians-guides users in analyzing the pharmacological foundations of drug therapy and fosters the development of sound clinical judgment in determining the appropriate medication for every patient across the lifespan. Targeting the specific needs of APRN and PA students and clinicians, the text is a bridge between standard, lengthy pharmacology texts and quick pocket references that lack information regarding key pharmacotherapy principles. Featuring an applied therapeutic approach to major disorders and their pharmacologic treatment, the book examines how medications act on the body and visa versa, while teaching the rationale for using specific therapeutic agents or drug classes. Each chapter includes case studies that apply the concepts discussed, relevant diagnostic studies, applicable guidelines, genomics, and important lifespan considerations. Of special interest is a chapter on pharmacogenetics explaining the basic principles underlying our current understanding of genetic variations in response to pharmacotherapy and adverse drug reactions. Easily digestible chapters include objectives and review questions. Ancillary resources include an instructor manual with learning objectives, chapter summaries, and case studies; chapter PowerPoint slides; test bank; and image bank. Key Features: Delivers an applied, evidence-based foundation on the basic science underlying prescribing Targets the specific needs of APRN and PA students and professionals and related healthcare providers Provides clinical decision-making tools and principles to support sound prescribing judgment Focuses on synthesizing drugs to manage commonly occurring disorders Includes strategies for addressing the needs of specific populations throughout the lifespan Includes abundant case studies illuminating key concepts Includes a robust instructor manual with learning objectives, chapter summaries, and case studies; PowerPoint slides; test bank; and image bank. Purchase includes access to the eBook for use on most mobile devices or computers.
Clear and straightforward, Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety helps you understand how drugs work and how to administer them safely. That means you won't have to resort to rote memorization of drug information to avoid making medication errors! Written by noted educators M. Linda Workman, PhD, RN, FAAN, Linda A. LaCharity, PhD, RN, and Susan L. Kruchko, MS, RN, Understanding Pharmacology clarifies difficult concepts and prepares you to handle today's new drugs and drug classes. It provides complete preparation for licensure exams and for clinical practice. Entire unit reviewing math, weights and measures, and dosage calculation minimizes readers' anxiety and promotes medication safety. Clever, easy-to-recognize margin icons help visual learners remember essential side effects of drugs. Simplified heading structure replaces intimidating terminology (i.e. pharmacokinetics) with simplified language (How These Drugs Work) to increase understanding of concepts. Drug Alert!, Do-Not-Confuse, and Clinical Pitfall boxes highlight important tips for safe medication administration. Memory Jogger boxes help readers remember important drug information. Get Ready for Practice sections at the end of each chapter include key points, chapter review questions, and critical thinking activities to reinforce learning. 10th grade reading level uses straightforward, everyday language to really enhance readers' understanding of pharmacology concepts. Incorporation of adult learning theory features both a simple to complex organization of material along with answers to why readers need to learn something. NEW! Body system organization helps readers better understand drugs that are specific to particular body systems. NEW! More chapter review questions have been added to the text. All review questions are now organized into one of two categories: Test Yourself on the Basics and Test Yourself on Advanced Concepts.
This book presents the course in detail as laid down by Indian Nursing Council (INC) for undergraduate students of nursing. Each chapter contains extensively developed course outlines. There is a review of the physiology of the reactive body systems and tissues. The tables in this book are of special values which have summarized drug details, major allergic and toxic effects or list of antagonist drugs. Different graphics, special information boxes, along with multiple choice questions have been incorporated in each chapter, which will serve not only academic but clinical purposes too.
Dosage Calc 360 is the complete online program that guides students through learning, practicing, and assessing the knowledge they need to calculate drug dosages safely and accurately. It works with students every step of the way to conquer their fears and build the confidence and experience they need to be successful.
This title provides more emphasis on safe nursing practice! It is more organized and readable! Davis' Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition delivers easy-to-read, well-organized monographs on hundreds of generic and thousands of trade name drugs. With a focus on nursing practice and usability, it's the one drug guide that provides comprehensive coverage of all populations across the entire lifespan, and all of the guidance needed to administer medications competently and safely. Davis' Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition continues to deliver all of the strengths that have made it the drug guide of choice - year after year.This title provides more emphasis on nursing practice. It uses all 5 steps of the nursing process. It includes The Joint Commission's guidelines on pain management. It covers vulnerable patient populations across the lifespan, highlighting obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric considerations, as well as considerations for lactating mothers - in each monograph where appropriate. It provides extensive coverage of IV administration with specific information on: dilution, concentration, and rate; clinical precautions; direct IV administration; intermittent or continuous infusions; lifespan considerations; and, IV compatibilities and incompatibilities.This title provides more focus on safety. It provides more high-alert coverage and patient safety information than any other drug guide! It identifies: life-threatening side effects; most frequently encountered problems; and, 'do not confuse with' and 'do not crush, break, or chew' medications. It shows how to avoid common errors, where appropriate. It covers drug-drug, drug-natural and drug-food interactions. It explains how to administer medication safely by all routes, with information on: preparation and mixture of oral meds; methods for parenteral administration, toxicity and signs of overdose; and, dosing considerations for patients with renal or hepatic impairment.
Ideal for courses in nursing programs covering drug and/or drug administration. Also serves practicing nurses Monographs provide user-friendly 'Cure' and 'Care' organization to allow users to find must-know information quickly and easily Designed to focus on patient safety by calling out 'High Alert' drugs and using red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects Includes 1-year free access to Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine, a database of over 5,000 drugs and FDA news alerts A wealth of online resources including an audio pronunciation library, calculators, and video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications
Ideal for courses in nursing programs covering drug and/or drug administration and for practicing nurses Monographs provide user-friendly Cure and Care organization to allow users to find must-know information quickly and easily. Designed to focus on patient safety by calling out High Alert drugs and using red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects Includes 1-year free access to Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine, a database of over 5,000 drugs and FDA news alert Canadian-specific content including Canadian trade Names and drugs specifically approved for use in Canada A wealth of online resources including an audio pronunciation library, calculators, and video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications