ISBN-10:
0323066607
ISBN-13:
9780323066600
Pub. Date:
02/01/2010
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process / Edition 6

Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process / Edition 6

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Overview

Prepare for success in pharmacology and on the NCLEX Examination with the Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition. Designed to accompany Lilley’s Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition textbook, this workbook features worksheets for each chapter that include NCLEX-RN® Examination−style review questions, critical thinking and application questions, case studies, and other educationally sound learning activities.

  • Chapter-by-chapter worksheets are divided into 3 main sections: Chapter Review and NCLEX Examination Preparation, Critical Thinking and Application, and Case Study.
  • Focus on prioritization features at least one prioritization exercise in which the reader must evaluate a clinical scenario and answer the question: "What is the nurse’s best action?"
  • Overview of dosage calculations section contains explanations of key drug calculations, concepts, sample drug labels, practice problems, and a practice quiz.
  • Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facility self-study.
  • Learning strategies expands upon the unique, cartoon-illustrated study strategies included in the Lilley text.
  • NEW! Expanded NCLEX focus includes one to two additional NCLEX Examination-style questions for each chapter, including additional alternate item format types.
  • Chapter review and NCLEX Examination preparation included in each chapter worksheet contains a number of application-based NCLEX practice questions, including at least one alternate-item question per chapter.
  • NEW! Updated content is completely current and consistent with the Lilley textbook.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323066600
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 02/01/2010
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Linda Lilley, RN, PhD, is University Professor and Associate Professor Emeritus at the School of Nursing at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.

Julie S. Snyder, MSN, RN-BC, teaches at the School of Nursing at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia and works in the clinical field as well, enabling her to bring comprehensive insight to the book.

Shelly Collins, PharmD, has decades of clinical experience in which she has been responsible for overseeing system-wide pharmaceutical safety.

Table of Contents

Student Study Tips

  1. The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy
  2. Pharmacologic Principles
  3. Life Span Considerations
  4. Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations
  5. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics
  6. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding
  7. Patient Education and Drug Therapy
  8. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements
  9. Substance Abuse
  10. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration
  11. Analgesic Drugs
  12. General and Local Anesthetics
  13. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
  14. Central Nervous System Stimulant Drugs
  15. Antiepileptic Drugs
  16. Antiparkinsonian Drugs
  17. Psychotherapeutic Drugs
  18. Adrenergic Drugs
  19. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs
  20. Cholinergic Drugs
  21. Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs
  22. Heart Failure Drugs
  23. Antidysrhythmic Drugs
  24. Antianginal Drugs
  25. Antihypertensive Drugs
  26. Diuretic Drugs
  27. Fluids and Electrolytes
  28. Coagulation Modifier Drugs
  29. Antilipemic Drugs
  30. Pituitary Drugs
  31. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
  32. Antidiabetic Drugs
  33. Adrenal Drugs
  34. Women’s Health Drugs
  35. Men’s Health Drugs
  36. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants
  37. Bronchodilators and Other Respiratory Drugs
  38. Antibiotics Part 1
  39. Antibiotics Part 2
  40. Antiviral Drugs
  41. Antitubercular Drugs
  42. Antifungal Drugs
  43. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Antihelmintic Drugs
  44. Antiinflammatory and Antigout Drugs
  45. Immunosuppressant Drugs
  46. Immunizing Drugs and Biochemical Terrorism
  47. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle–Specific Drugs
  48. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle–Nonspecific and Miscellaneous Drugs
  49. Biologic Response-Modifying Drugs and Antirheumatoid Drugs
  50. Acid-Controlling Drugs
  51. Bowel Disorder Drugs
  52. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs
  53. Vitamins and Minerals
  54. Nutritional Supplements
  55. Anemia Drugs
  56. Dermatologic Drugs
  57. Ophthalmic Drugs
  58. Otic Drugs

Overview of Dosage Calculations

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