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Study Guide for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition

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Study Guide for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition

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Complex pharmacologic information is simple to learn with this complete study resource! Designed to accompany Lehne’s Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition, this robust workbook features critical thinking study questions, case studies, and patient teaching scenarios that help you connect pharmacology concepts with their impact on patient care. Plus, an emphasis on priority nursing care with NCLEX examination-style review questions prepares you for success on the exam.

    • NCLEX Examination-style questions are included in each chapter.
      • NEW! NCLEX-style alternate format questions including prioritization questions, bolster your readiness for the NCLEX Exam while supporting review of core pharmacology content
      • NEW! Increased emphasis on patient safety features questions on safe patient care that challenge you to select appropriate actions to prevent or remediate medication errors.
      • NEW! Detailed rationales for all prioritization questions are included in the answer key and encompass explanations for both correct and incorrect responses.
      1. Orientation to Pharmacology
      2. Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice
      3. Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information
      4. Pharmacokinetics
      5. Pharmacodynamics
      6. Drug Interactions
      7. Adverse Drug Reactions and Medication Errors
      8. Individual Variation in Drug Responses
      9. Drug Therapy During Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding
      10. Drug Therapy in Pediatric Patients
      11. Drug Therapy in Geriatric Patients
      12. Basic Principles of Neuropharmacology
      13. Physiology of the Peripheral Nervous System
      14. Muscarinic Agonists and Antagonists
      15. Cholinesterase Inhibitors and Their Use in Myasthenia Gravis
      16. Drugs That Block Nicotinic Cholinergic Transmission: Neuromuscular Blocking Agents and Ganglionic Blocking Agents
      17. Adrenergic Agonists
      18. Adrenergic Antagonists
      19. Indirect-Acting Antiadrenergic Agents
      20. Introduction to Central Nervous System Pharmacology
      21. Drugs for Parkinson's Disease
      22. Alzheimer's Disease
      23. Drugs for Multiple Sclerosis
      24. Drugs for Epilepsy
      25. Drugs for Muscle Spasm and Spasticity
      26. Local Anesthetics
      27. General Anesthetics
      28. Opioid (Narcotic) Analgesics, Opioid Antagonists, and Nonopioid Centrally Acting Analgesics
      29. Pain Management in Patients with Cancer
      30. Drugs for Headache
      31. Antipsychotic Agents and Their Use in Schizophrenia
      32. Antidepressants
      33. Drugs for Bipolar Disorder
      34. Sedative-Hypnotic Drugs
      35. Management of Anxiety Disorders
      36. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
      37. Drug Abuse I: Basic Considerations
      38. Drug Abuse II: Alcohol
      39. Drug Abuse III: Nicotine and Smoking
      40. Drug Abuse IV: Major Drugs of Abuse Other Than Alcohol and Nicotine
      41. Diuretics
      42. Agents Affecting the Volume and Ion Content of Body Fluids
      43. Review of Hemodynamics
      44. Drugs Acting on the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
      45. Calcium Channel Blockers
      46. Vasodilators
      47. Drugs for Hypertension
      48. Drugs for Heart Failure
      49. Antidysrhythmic Drugs
      50. Prophylaxis of Coronary Heart Disease: Drugs That Help Normalize Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels
      51. Drugs for Angina Pectoris
      52. Anticoagulant, Antiplatelet, and Thrombolytic Drugs
      53. Management of ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction
      54. Drugs for Hemophilia
      55. Drugs for Deficiency Anemias
      56. Hematopoietic Agents
      57. Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus
      58. Drugs for Thyroid Disorders
      59. Drugs Related to Hypothalamic and Pituitary Function
      60. Drugs for Disorders of the Adrenal Cortex
      61. Estrogens and Progestins: Basic Pharmacology and Noncontraceptive Applications
      62. Birth Control
      63. Drug Therapy of Infertility
      64. Drugs That Affect Uterine Function
      65. Androgens
      66. Drugs for Erectile Dysfunction and Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
      67. Review of the Immune System
      68. Childhood Immunization
      69. Immunosuppressants
      70. Antihistamines
      71. Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors: Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Acetaminophen
      72. Glucocorticoids in Nonendocrine Diseases
      73. Drug Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis
      74. Drug Therapy of Gout
      75. Drugs Affecting Calcium Levels and Bone Mineralization
      76. Drugs for Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
      77. Drugs for Allergic Rhinitis, Cough, and Colds
      78. Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease
      79. Laxatives
      80. Other Gastrointestinal Drugs
      81. Vitamins
      82. Drugs for Weight Loss
      83. Basic Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
      84. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall I: Penicillins
      85. Drugs That Weaken the Bacterial Cell Wall II: Cephalosporins, Carbapenems, Vancomycin, Telavancin, Aztreonam, Teicoplanin and Fosfomycin
      86. Bacteriostatic Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis: Tetracyclines, Macrolides, and Others
      87. Aminoglycosides: Bactericidal Inhibitors of Protein Synthesis
      88. Sulfonamides and Tri
      Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC, Laura Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
      Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
      University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
      Denver, Colorado and Jennifer J. Yeager

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