cover image - Basic Pharmacology for Nurses,18th Edition
ISBN: 9780323550611
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $86.95

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses,18th Edition

by Michelle Willihnganz, Samuel L Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh
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cover image - Basic Pharmacology for Nurses,18th Edition
ISBN: 9780323550611
Page Count: 848
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $86.95
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Ground your students in the basic principles of pharmacology and safe medication administration with Clayton’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 18th Edition. Known for its impeccably accurate and up-to-date drug content, this best-selling text consistently underscores medication safety as it guides students in applying pharmacology information to the nursing process. Introductory units acquaint students with the basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, while subsequent body-system units prepare students to apply the nursing process to every major disorder — using prototype drugs to cover important information in each drug classification. Clear guidelines cover safe drug handling, the types of drugs used for disorders or to affect body systems, injection and enteral administration, and patient education. From a respected author team, this full-color text also provides an excellent review for the pharmacology questions on the NCLEX® examination.

    • Medication safety is underscored through Medication Safety Alerts and Clinical Pitfall boxes, as well as Do-Not-Confuse and High Alert icons.
    • Unit on medication administration clearly and visually outlines assessment, techniques, procedures, and documentation for safe administration of percutaneous, enteral, and parenteral drugs.
    • Application of the nursing process offers an overview of general principles of nursing care for each disorder as well as specific nursing considerations for the drug treatment.
    • Lifespan Considerations boxes for children and for older adults draw attention to information that would be especially important when giving a specific drug to patients of those age groups.
    • Drug tables clearly outline generic and brand names, availability, and dosage ranges for key medications for each disorder.
    • Clinical Goldmine boxes focus on best practices in the clinical setting.
    • Get Ready for the NCLEX® Examination! section at the end of each chapter covers key points from the chapter as well as review questions to help prepare for course assessments and the NCLEX Examination.
    • Video clips on medication administration procedures provide a visual reference for safe medication administration.
    • Key terms with phonetic pronunciations and text page references are listed at the beginning of each chapter.
    • NEW! Chapter on Neurodegenerative Disorders covers drugs for dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease.
    • NEW! Updated guidelines on diabetes, heart failure, asthma, COPD, and cancer ensure readers are versed in the latest treatment protocols.
    • NEW! Accurate and up-to-date coverage includes the most recent FDA approvals, withdrawals, therapeutic uses, and content on cultural considerations related to each drug class.
  • Unit 1:  Applying Pharmacology to Nursing Practice
    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 Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems
    12. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
    13. Drugs Used for Sleep
    14. Drugs Used for Neurodegenerative Disorders (NEW!)
    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 Affecting 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 Affecting the Respiratory System
    29. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease
    30. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease
    Unit 6: Drugs Affecting 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 Affecting the Reproductive System
    39. Drugs Used in Obstetrics
    40. Drugs Used in Men’s and Women’s Health
    Unit 9: Drugs Affecting 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. Drugs Used to Treat Infection
    Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the General Health of the Body
    46. Nutrition
    47. Herbal and Dietary Supplemental Therapy
    48. Substance Abuse
    Bibliography
  • Michelle Willihnganz, Samuel L Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP, Associate Professor, Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Indianapolis, IN and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University. Indianapolis, IN
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