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cover image - Study Guide for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323340588
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $36.95

Study Guide for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 9th Edition

by Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC, Laura Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Study Guide for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,9th Edition
ISBN: 9780323340588
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Saunders
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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 Trimethoprim
    89. Drugs Therapy of Urinary Tract Infections
    90. Antimycobacterial Agents: Drugs for Tuberculosis, Leprosy, and Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection
    91. Miscellaneous Antibacterial Drugs: Fluoroquinolones, Metronidazole, Daptomycin, Rifampin, Rifaximin, Bacitracin, and Polymyxins
    92. Antifungal Agents
    93. Antiviral Agents I: Drugs for Non-HIV Viral Infections
    94. Antiviral Agents II: Drugs for HIV Infection and Related Opportunistic Infections
    95. Drug Therapy of Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    96. Antiseptics and Disinfectants
    96. Anthelmintics
    98. Antiprotozoal Drugs I: Antimalarial Agents
    99. Antiprotozoal Drugs II: Miscellaneous Agents
    100. Ectoparasiticides
    101. Basic Principles of Cancer Chemotherapy
    102. Anticancer Drugs I: Cytotoxic Agents
    103. Anticancer Drugs II: Hormonal Agents, Targeted Drugs, and Other Noncytotoxic Anticancer Drugs
    104. Drugs for the Eye
    105. Drugs for the Skin
    106. Drugs for the Ear
    107. Miscellaneous Noteworthy Drugs
    108. Dietary Supplements
    109. Management of Poisoning
    110. Potential Weapons of Biologic, Radiologic, and Chemical Terrorism
    Answer Key
  • Jacqueline Burchum, DNSc, APRN, BC, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, Department of Advanced Practice and Doctoral Studies, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, Laura Rosenthal, DNP, ACNP, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, Colorado and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN, Assistant Professor,Director of the Graduate Nursing Program and RN-BSN Liaison,Tarleton State University, Member of The Texas A&M University System,Stephenville, Texas
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