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Study Guide for Pharmacology A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach

Study Guide for Pharmacology A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach

Author: Linda E. McCuistion, Jennifer J. Yeager, Mary Beth Winton, Kathleen Dimaggio Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/12/2019

Corresponding to the chapters in McCuistion's Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 9th Edition, this hands-on study guide offers engaging activities to help you review and remember essential nursing pharmacology. Exercises include study questions, case studies, and NCLEX (R) Examination-style review questions. This new edition also features additional alternate item format questions including multiple response, fill-in-the-blank calculations, and ordered response questions. It's an essential tool in helping you apply your knowledge of pharmacology to clinical practice, develop pharmacology-related clinical reasoning skills, and master safe drug administration. Detailed case studies enhance users' understanding of nursing responsibilities in therapeutic pharmacology. Drug calculations chapter follows the outline of the main-text chapter to help users test their knowledge and skill in drug dosage calculation. Focus on safety includes a special icon that calls attention to questions related to safe patient care. Sample drug labels have been updated using the new drug labels from the main text. Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facilitate self-study. Rationales are also included for all application-level questions and case study questions. NEW! Updated content reflects the latest content that is in the textbook. NEW! Expanded NCLEX focus features additional alternate item format NCLEX-style questions in addition to the existing application-level and alternate-item questions.

Mosby's 2020 Nursing Drug Reference

Mosby's 2020 Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/12/2019

Put the most trusted name in nursing in your hands. Mosby's 2020 Nursing Drug Reference is a full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled in the text and on the free app - including 20-30 new entries for drugs and drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. Plus, no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects of 50 common drug classes. This 33rd edition proves once again why Mosby's is the bestselling drug reference for nurses on the market! Coverage of more than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs provides information for almost every drug a student is likely to encounter in clinicals. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. IV drug administration coverage in bold highlight dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Logical, alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices. NEW! 20-30 added monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released, FDA-approved drugs and drug therapies. NEW! More than 20 new Evolve-only drug monographs added to the existing Evolve-only drug monographs. NEW! Numerous herbal drug monographs included on Evolve site.

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

Author: Teri Moser Woo, Marylou V. Robinson Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2019

The only text that meets all AACN/NONPF criteria Prescribing Pearls insights from expert practitioners on how to increase patient compliance, analyze potential drug interactions, and improve treatment selection reasoning. Discussions of the application of advanced pharmacotherapeutics to the real world of clinical practice Coverage of pathophysiology as it relates to the use of specific drugs Easy-to-understand Illustrations of drug physiology and how drugs work in the body Tables that detail commonly used drugs, pharmacokinetics, drug/food interactions, dosage schedules, and available dosage forms On the Horizon boxes highlighting potentially useful drugs currently in clinical trials Davis Edge Online progressive quizzing platform with 900 board-style questions that align with the Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers text with page references Comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect responses to promote in-depth understanding and comprehension. Responsive design for access from laptop, tablet, and mobile devices, making study on the go easy

Gahart's 2020 Intravenous Medications A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals

Gahart's 2020 Intravenous Medications A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals

Author: Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno, RN, Meghan Ortega Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 18/11/2019

The essential information you need to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! For 45 years, Gahart's Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been a trusted resource for comprehensive drug coverage, unparalleled accuracy, and an intuitive quick-access format. In addition to updating drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, this new 36th edition includes over a dozen new monographs of the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA. Administering intravenous drugs is a critical field where being inaccurate or out-of-date is not an option. Known as the #1 IV drug handbook on the market, Gahart's annual publication and history of impeccable accuracy gives your students the extra confidence and guidance they need to safely and effectively treat patients. Monographs on more than 400 IV drugs offers an impressive breadth of coverage that goes well beyond any comparable drug reference. Annual publication prevents you from referencing outdated information. 45-year history of impeccable accuracy reinforces the importance of safe IV drug administration. The perfect depth of information equips you with everything that is needed by today's clinicians for safe administration of IV drugs nothing more, nothing less. Proven, clinically-optimized format keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page. Highlighted Black Box Warnings and relevant content make locating critical information fast and easy. Special circumstances in blue-screened text call attention to important circumstances that may not warrant black box warnings. Life stage dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients. Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information. Convenient, alphabetical format organizes all drug monographs by generic name, allowing you to find any drug in seconds. Additional drug monographs housed on the companion Evolve website. NEW! Updates on drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and more have been made throughout the guide to reflect all changes to existing medications. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 10 to 15 newly approved drugs by the FDA provides you with the most current drug information.

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider

Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider

Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2019

Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also well suited for physician's assistant students, this practical textbook focuses on what primary care providers need to know in order practice safe and effective drug therapy. With an overall emphasis on patient teaching and health promotion, Edmunds & Mayhew teaches students and practitioners how to provide effective patient teaching about medications and how to promote adherence to prescribed drug regimens. Drug coverage focuses on key drugs - those most commonly used and most representative of each major drug class - with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. The book also features integrated coverage of nationally accepted clinical and evidence-based practice guidelines. The new 4th edition features a completely new full-color design and illustration program;; coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses; updated coverage of the latest national clinical and evidence-based treatment guidelines; newly integrated and highlighted coverage of drug-herb interactions; an expanded emphasis on safety and evidence-based practice, consistent with the QSEN initiative, retooled Safety Alert! and Clinical Practice Alert! highlights; expanded and an enhanced ancillary package emphasizing graduate-level QSEN KSAs and new pharmacology-focused ArchieMD animations. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class - with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.

Dosage Calc 360

Dosage Calc 360

Author: F.A. Davis Company Format: Cards Release Date: 11/11/2019

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Judith Hopfer Deglin, April Hazard Vallerand Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2019

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.

Brown and Mulholland's Drug Calculations Process and Problems for Clinical Practice

Brown and Mulholland's Drug Calculations Process and Problems for Clinical Practice

Author: Ann Tritak, Margaret Daingerfield Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2019

Trust this market leading ratio and proportion text! Drug Calculations: Ratio and Proportion Problems for Clinical Practice, 11th Edition is known for its realistic practice problems and unique proof step in the answer key that lets you double-check your answers to avoid medication errors. Two new authors, Ann Tritak, EdD, RN and Margaret Daingerfield, bring a fresh perspective and years of expertise to the 11th edition of this text. The book continues to promote critical and logical thinking, and patient safety with respect to accurate drug dosages through the inclusion of QSEN competencies recommendations. Additionally, worksheets, assessment tests, Clinical Relevance boxes, and Clinical Alerts?call attention to situations in actual practice that have resulted in drug errors - providing you with extensive hands-on practice for the NCLEX (R) and beyond. UPDATED! Safe Medication Administration chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms, and physician's order forms UPDATED! Full-color drug labels and equipment illustrations provide a realistic representation of medication administration UPDATED! Detailed coverage of the ratio and proportion method provides a logical, accurate, and consistent method of drug calculation. Over 1,100 practice problems in ratio and proportion offer the extensive practice needed to become proficient in drug calculations. Step-by-step format for each problem includes a unique Proof step in the answer key to ensure that you understand the solution. Patient Safety chapter helps you prevent medication errors and understand drug labels, medication administration forms. General Worksheets?follow each chapter section for additional practice and application of drug calculations. Multiple-choice Worksheets?within each chapter help you to prepare for the NCLEX (R) examination. Critical thinking exercises aid you in applying analytical skills and drug calculations to clinical practice. Clinical Alerts highlight potential and common drug calculation errors.

Introducing Pharmacology For Nursing and Healthcare

Introducing Pharmacology For Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Roger (Birmingham City University, UK) McFadden Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2019

This third edition of Introducing Pharmacology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the subject of pharmacology for nursing and healthcare students - and anyone needing to refresh their knowledge of this important area. The third edition recognises that many nursing and healthcare courses are now requiring students to engage with the subject of pharmacology at a higher level. Accordingly, this edition has been reinforced with more advanced pharmacology that will help these students, but without losing the clarity and accessibility of earlier editions. This popular text includes: * Clear explanations of how drugs work in the human body * The underlying physiology and pathophysiology necessary for an understanding of the action of drugs * Coverage of the common drug groups that nurses and other healthcare professionals are likely to encounter in practice * Case-studies, relating pharmacological theory to clinical practice * An extensive glossary of key terms and definitions New to this edition: A new 'beyond the basics' feature, providing a deeper explanation of the mechanism of action of key drugs, supporting students studying at a more advanced level A new section covering drugs for the treatment of nausea and labyrinthine disorders An expanded chapter on drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics Enhanced and more detailed illustrations Updated content that reflects latest guidelines and recently licensed drugs

Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2020 Update

Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2020 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/05/2019

From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the drug handbook designed especially for students. Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 13th Edition provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 42 new FDA-approved drugs. Drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, IV drugs, and medication safety which help you understand how families of drugs work. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this full-color guide also includes a companion website with additional monographs, recently approved drugs, and Canadian resources!! More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Logical organization of side effects information show you what signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendixes. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosage, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.

Introducing Pharmacology For Nursing and Healthcare

Introducing Pharmacology For Nursing and Healthcare

Author: Roger (Birmingham City University, UK) McFadden Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/04/2019

This third edition of Introducing Pharmacology provides an accessible and engaging introduction to the subject of pharmacology for nursing and healthcare students - and anyone needing to refresh their knowledge of this important area. The third edition recognises that many nursing and healthcare courses are now requiring students to engage with the subject of pharmacology at a higher level. Accordingly, this edition has been reinforced with more advanced pharmacology that will help these students, but without losing the clarity and accessibility of earlier editions. This popular text includes: * Clear explanations of how drugs work in the human body * The underlying physiology and pathophysiology necessary for an understanding of the action of drugs * Coverage of the common drug groups that nurses and other healthcare professionals are likely to encounter in practice * Case-studies, relating pharmacological theory to clinical practice * An extensive glossary of key terms and definitions New to this edition: A new 'beyond the basics' feature, providing a deeper explanation of the mechanism of action of key drugs, supporting students studying at a more advanced level A new section covering drugs for the treatment of nausea and labyrinthine disorders An expanded chapter on drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics Enhanced and more detailed illustrations Updated content that reflects latest guidelines and recently licensed drugs