ISBN: 9780323290494
Page Count: 204
Imprint: Mosby
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Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN and Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323290494
Page Count: 204
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $28.95
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Use this set of colorful cards to master pharmacology! With over 90 cartoons covering drugs and related topics, Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 4th Edition uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested learning aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® examination. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Jo Carol Claborn, this unique tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. It makes studying pharmacology a memorable experience!

    • UNIQUE! Over 90 full-color cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.
    • UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs make it easier to identify nursing priorities on common medications.
    • UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts.
    • Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment.
    • Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to find topics quickly.
    • What You Need to Know sections on each card cover key information in a quick and easy-to-review format.
    • Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections emphasize four central topics:
      • Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink
      • Most Frequent Side Effects are blue
      • Important Nursing Implications are yellow
      • Patient Teaching information is green
    • NEW! 8 brand-new cards focus on antiemetics, sunscreens, prostaglandins, acetaminophen, and more.
    • NEW coverage highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology — all in one clinical tool.
  • Administration
    Medication Administration
    Medication Calculation
    Ear Drop Administration
    Peak and Trough
    Guide to Drug Overdose
    Administration of Medications by Inhalation
    Transdermal Medication Administration
    Antibiotics /Antivirals
    Cephalosporins
    Tetracyclines
    Metronidazole (Flagyl)
    Isoniazid (INH)
    Aminoglycosides
    Aminoglycoside Toxicity
    Antiretrovirals
    Drug Impact on Pregnancies
    Floroquinolones
    Penicillin (PCN)
    Macrolides
    Anticoagulants and Hematinics
    Heparin
    Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
    Warfarin Sodium (Coumadin)
    Epoetin Alfa (Procrit)
    Iron Supplements
    Thrombolytics
    Clopidogrel (Plavix)
    Argatroban
    Anticoagulants for Atrial Fibrillation
    Cardiac
    Antihypertensives
    Antihypertensive Drugs
    Beta-Blockers
    Angiotension-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
    Calcium Channel Blockers
    Angiotension II Receptor Blockers (ARBs)
    Nitroglycerin
    Antidysrhythmics
    Digitalis
    Lidocaine Toxicity
    Drugs for Bradycardia and Decreased Blood Pressure
    Alpha-Adrenergic Antagonists (Alpha-Blockers) – Side Effects
    Beta-Blocker Actions
    Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists (Beta-Blockers) – Side Effects
    HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (Statins)
    CNS
    Antiepileptic Drugs
    Promethazine (Phenergan)
    Midazolam (Versed)
    Benzodiazepine-like drugs
    Antiemetic: Ondasetron (Zofran)
    Diuretics
    Diuretics
    Spironolactone (Aldactone)
    Endocrine
    Types of Insulin
    Sulfonylureas
    Metformin (Glucophage)
    Corticosteroids
    Levothyroxine (Synthroid)
    Gastrointestinal
    H2-Blockers
    Psyllium (Metamucil)
    Proton Pump Inhibitors
    Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia)
    Aluminum Hydroxide (Amphojel)
    Antidiarrheals
    Lactulose
    Miscellaneous
    Atropine Overdose
    Potassium Chloride (Intravenous and Orally)
    Salicylate Poisoning
    Toxic Levels of Lithium, Digoxin, and Theophylline
    Drug Interactions and Grapefruit
    Emergency Drugs
    Cancer Chemotherapy: Adverse Reactions and Precautions
    Oral Calcium Supplements
    Beta-Blocking Drugs for Glaucoma
    Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): Isoniazid (INH) and Levodopa
    Sunscreens
    Drugs for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)
    Musculoskeletal
    Etodolac
    Antigout Agents
    Bisphosphonate Therapy
    Pain
    Morphine Sulfate
    Analgesics: Moderate-to-Strong Opioid Agents
    Narcotic Antagonists: Naloxone (Narcan)
    Acetylsalicylic Acid (ASA) – Aspirin
    Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) First Generation – Nonaspirin
    Second Generation NSAID (COX-2 Inhibitor, Coxib)
    Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
    Fentanyl
    Psychiatric
    Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
    Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
    Tricyclic Antidepressants
    Haloperidol (Haldol)
    Donepezil (Aricept, Aricept ODT)
    Pulmonary
    Antihistamines
    Bronchodilators
    Advair and Spiriva
    Antitussives, Expectorants, and Mucolytics
    Reproductive/OB
    Drugs for Cervical Ripening: Prostaglandins
    Oxytocin (Pitocin)
    Rho(D) Immune Globulin (RhIG) (RhoGAM)
    Anticholinergic Drugs for Overactive Bladder
    Oral Contraceptives: Serious Adverse Effects
    Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
    Drugs for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ and Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas
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