Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 7th Edition
Get the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 7th Edition, this study guide has been completely revised by the textbook author, Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, and offers a rich variety of learning resources to help you master nursing pharmacology. Worksheets in each chapter enhance your understanding of important pharmacology concepts with short answer, matching, multiple-choice, and multiple-select questions, plus math review, dosage calculation, and new crossword puzzles. New Critical Thinking activities emphasize clinical decision-making and prioritization.
- A focus on essential topics from the textbook includes drug interactions, allergic reactions, adverse drug responses, care of the older adult, and cultural considerations.
- Learning objectives are provided at the beginning of each chapter.
- Review sheets help you remember common measures, formulas, and difficult concepts.
- Blank Medication Cards allow you to fill in important drug information to take along to clinicals.
- Increased emphasis on critical thinking, clinical decision-making, and prioritization encourages application of knowledge with new Critical Thinking activities.
Unit One: General Principles of Pharmacology
1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN Practice
2. Patient Teaching and Health Literacy
3. Legal Aspects Affecting the Administration of Medications
4. Foundations and Principles of Pharmacology
5. Lifespan and Cultural Modifications
6. Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Herbal Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion
Unit Two: Principles of Medication Administration
7. Review of Mathematical Principles
8. Mathematical Equivalents Used in Pharmacology
9. Calculating Drug Dosages
10. Preparing and Administering Medications
Unit Three: Drug Groups
11. Allergy and Respiratory Medications
12. Antiinfective Medications
13. Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications
14. Antineoplastic Medications
15. Cardiovascular and Renal Medications
16. Central and Peripheral Nervous System Medications
17. Medications for Pain Management
18. Antiinflammatory, Musculoskeletal, and Antiarthritis Medications
19. Gastrointestinal Medications
20. Hematologic Products
21. Hormones and Steroids
22. Immunologic Medications
23. Topical Medications
24. Vitamins and Minerals
Inside back cover quick-reference resources: The Joint Commission Official Do Not Use List, Must-Know Drugs, Do-Not-Confuse Drugs
Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, PhD, ANP/GNP, Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland; Editor, JNP: The Journal for Nurse Practitioners.