Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 9th Edition
Get the need-to-know pharmacology nursing skills you need to succeed on the NCLEX® and beyond with Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 9th Edition! Designed to accompany Lilley’s Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 9th Edition textbook, this workbook features worksheets for each chapter that include NCLEX-RN® Examination-style review questions, critical thinking and application questions, case studies, and other educationally sound learning activities.
- Chapter-by-chapter worksheets are divided into 3 main sections: Chapter Review and NCLEX Examination Preparation, Critical Thinking and Application, and Case Study.
- Chapter review and NCLEX® Examination preparation included in each chapter worksheet contains a number of application-based NCLEX practice questions, including at least one alternate-item question per chapter.
- Focus on prioritization features at least one prioritization exercise in which the student must evaluate a clinical scenario and answer the question: "What is the nurse’s best action?"
- Overview of dosage calculations section contains explanations of key drug calculations, concepts, sample drug labels, practice problems, and a practice quiz.
- Learning strategies expands upon the unique, cartoon-illustrated study strategies included in the Lilley text.
- Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facility self-study.
- NEW! Updated content is completely current and ensures that the Study Guide content is consistent with the Lilley textbook.
- NEW! Expanded NCLEX® focus includes one to two additional NCLEX Examination-style questions for each chapter, including additional alternate item format types.
PART 1: PHARMACOLOGY BASICS 1. The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy 2. Pharmacologic Principles 3. Lifespan Considerations 4. Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations 5. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding 6. Patient Education and Drug Therapy 7. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements 8. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics 9. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration
PART 2: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM 10. Analgesic Drugs 11. General and Local Anesthetics 12. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants 13. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Related Drugs 14. Antiepileptic Drugs 15. Antiparkinson Drugs 16. Psychotherapeutic Drugs 17. Substance Use Disorder
PART 3: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM 18. Adrenergic Drugs 19. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs 20. Cholinergic Drugs 21. Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs
PART 4: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL SYSTEMS 22. Antihypertensive Drugs 23. Antianginal Drugs 24. Heart Failure Drugs 25. Antidysrhythmic Drugs 26. Coagulation Modifier Drugs 27. Antilipemic Drugs 28. Diuretic Drugs 29. Fluids and Electrolytes
PART 5: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS 30. Pituitary Drugs 31. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs 32. Antidiabetic Drugs 33. Adrenal Drugs 34. Women’s Health Drugs 35. Men’s Health Drugs
PART 6: DRUGS AFFECTING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM 36. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants 37. Respiratory Drugs
PART 7: ANTIINFECTIVE AND ANTIINFLAMMATORY DRUGS 38. Antibiotics Part 1 39. Antibiotics Part 2 40. Antiviral Drugs 41. Antitubercular Drugs 42. Antifungal Drugs 43. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs 44. Antiinflammatory and Antigout Drugs
PART 8: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS AND BIOLOGIC AND IMMUNE MODIFIERS 45. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle–Specific Drugs 46. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle–Nonspecific Drugs and Miscellaneous Drugs 47. Biologic Response–Modifying and Antirheumatic Drugs 48. Immunosuppressant Drugs 49. Immunizing Drugs
PART 9: DRUGS AFFECTING THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM AND NUTRITION 50. Acid-Controlling Drugs 51. Bowel Disorder Drugs 52. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs 53. Vitamins and Minerals 54. Anemia Drugs 55. Nutritional Supplements
PART 10: DERMATOLOGIC, OPHTHALMIC, AND OTIC DRUGS 56. Dermatologic Drugs 57. Ophthalmic Drugs 58. Otic Drugs
Linda Lane Lilley, RN, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Julie S. Snyder, MSN, RN-BC, Performance Improvement Coordinator, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Chesapeake, Virginia; Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia. and Shelly Rainforth Collins, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Coordinator of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center; President, Drug Information Consultants, Chesapeake, Virginia