ISBN: 9780323396110
Page Count: 176
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Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th Edition

by Michelle Willihnganz and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh
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ISBN: 9780323396110
Page Count: 176
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Reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology and prepare for success on the NCLEX® exam! Corresponding to the chapters in Clayton and Willihnganz’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th Edition, this study guide offers over 1,000 questions to help you review and apply material from the text. Patient scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills, and a wide range of question formats reflects the question types used on the latest NCLEX exam.

    • More than 1,000 review questions are tied to chapter objectives in the textbook.
    • Clinical patient scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and apply your knowledge of nursing pharmacology.
    • Safe medication handling and practice is emphasized throughout the book.
    • Textbook page references are provided for each question, making it easy to look up the related content.
    • NEW! Additional question formats allow you to practice with the new question types found on the NCLEX® exam.
    • UPDATED content reflects the new content in the textbook, providing additional practice with new drugs, administration guidelines, and treatment protocols.
  • Unit 1: Foundations of Pharmacology
    1. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources
    2. Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions
    3. Drug Action Across the Life Span
    4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology
    5. Patient Education to Promote Health
    Unit 2: Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration
    6. Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety
    7. Percutaneous Administration
    8. Enteral Administration
    9. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications
    10. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes
    11. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route
    Unit 3: Drugs That Affect the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems
    12. Drugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System
    13. Drugs Used for Sleep
    14. Drugs Used for Parkinson’s Disease
    15. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders
    16. Drugs Used for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders
    17. Drugs Used for Psychoses
    18. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders
    19. Drugs Used for Pain Management
    Unit 4: Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System
    20. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
    21. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias
    22. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension
    23. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias
    24. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris
    25. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease
    26. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders
    27. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
    28. Drugs Used for Diuresis
    Unit 5: Drugs That Affect the Respiratory System
    29. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease
    30. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease
    Unit 6: Drugs That Affect the Digestive System
    31. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders
    32. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease
    33. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting
    34. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea
    Unit 7: Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System
    35. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus
    36. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease
    37. Corticosteroids
    38. Gonadal Hormones
    Unit 8: Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System
    39. Drugs Used in Obstetrics
    40. Drugs Used in Men’s and Women’s Health
    Unit 9: Drugs That Affect Other Body Systems
    41. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System
    42. Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders
    43. Drugs Used to Treat Cancer
    44. Drugs Used to Treat the Musculoskeletal System
    45. Antimicrobial Agents
    Unit 10: Drugs That Affect the General Health of the Body
    46. Nutrition
    47. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy
    48. Substance Abuse
    49. Miscellaneous Agents
  • Michelle Willihnganz and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University. Indianapolis, IN
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