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cover image - Lilley's Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323694827
Page Count: 1040
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $73.99

Lilley's Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Kara Sealock, RN, BN, MEd, EdD, Cydnee Seneviratne, RN, BScN, MN, PhD, Linda Lane Lilley, RN, PhD, Shelly Rainforth Rainforth Collins, PharmD and Julie S. Snyder, MSN, RN-BC

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Lilley's Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,4th Edition
ISBN: 9780323694827
Page Count: 1040
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $73.99
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Let Canada’s #1 pharmacology text help guide your students in mastering the detailed world of nursing pharmacology. Now in its fourth edition, Lilley’s Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice covers all the key pharmacology content needed by today’s nursing students. Known for its vibrant design, abundance of visuals, and wealth of helpful feature boxes, this engaging text brings important pharmacology concepts to life. The text’s popular and unique key drug approach focuses only on the drug information students need to know to safely and effectively administer drugs. As with previous editions, this new fourth edition continues to emphasize the nursing process and prioritization — covering the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations needed to practice effectively.

    • Popular key drug approach focuses on the need-to-know content for safe clinical practice and uses a streamlined approach to drug indications, emphasizing only the most common or serious adverse effects.
    • Consistent and colourful reader-friendly format utilizes a variety of tables and a practical body systems organization to help you integrate pharmacology content with what you are learning in medical-surgical and adult health nursing courses.
    • Focus on prioritization includes prioritized nursing diagnoses along with corresponding prioritization of goals and outcomes, helping readers learn to connect nursing diagnoses to goals and outcomes.
    • Evolve companion site is included with new text adoptions and emphasizes active learning for increased reader engagement.
    • Cartoon-illustrated study tips on the Evolve companion website cover study, time management, and test-taking tips.
    • Wealth of student-friendly learning aids includes approachable text elements such as:
      • Case studies throughout the text that help bring patients to life
      • Drug profiles highlighting specific information on commonly used agents
      • Pharmacokinetics tables that include "Elimination Half-Life" information for each drug profile
      • Patient teaching tips outlining useful patient information specific to each drug group
      • Evidence in Practice boxes featuring current research and findings relevant to nursing pharmacology
      • Lab Values Related to Drug Therapy summary boxes covering therapeutic levels of various drugs
      • Preventing Medication Errors boxes reinforcing concepts introduced in the medication errors chapter and relating them to specific common errors that occur in nursing pharmacology
      • Ethnocultural Implications boxes discussing differences to expect among cultural or ethnic groups
      • Dosages tables providing instant access to dosages, routes, and indications for individual drugs
      • Natural Health Products boxes providing an Overview, Common Uses, Adverse Effects, Potential Drug Interactions, and Contraindications for popular herbal therapies
      • Special Populations Considerations boxes highlighting critical points related to drug therapy in children, adolescents, women and older adult patients
      • Key points summarizing key pharmacology and nursing content in each chapter
      • Legal and Ethical Principles boxes promoting awareness of liability issues and proper professional conduct
      • Pharmacokinetic Bridge to Nursing Practice feature covering topics such as heart failure, women’s health issues, iron, and monitoring renal function
      • More than 250 full-colour photos and illustrations showing how drugs work in the body and how to administer medications safely and effectively
      • Examination review questions in every chapter
    • UPDATED! Thoroughly updated drug content reflects the very latest Health Canada drug approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses, as well as corresponding updated nursing content.
    • NEW! Coverage of current top-of-mind topics includes pharmacology as it pertains to palliative care; the legalization of marihuana for both medical and recreational purposes; issues surrounding the use and misuse of fentanyl and the take-home distribution of naloxone kits used to tackle the growing fentanyl crises; and more.
    • NEW! The latest Canadian statistics, research, legislation, regulations, and clinical practice guidelines have been incorporated throughout the text as well as content reflecting the 2017 CNA Code of Ethics, updated references, and more.
    • NEW! Additional examination review questions help readers more thoroughly prepare for credentialing exams.
    • NEW! Updated case studies better reflect the diverse Canadian population.
    • NEW! Expanded visual program incorporates more diagrams, graphs, charts and photos throughout the text to accompany difficult concepts and theories and help facilitate learning.
    • NEW! Incorporation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s Calls to Action in chapters 4 and 7 now covers Indigenous health and healing practices, an explanation of the Indigenous medicine wheel, and alternative medicinal interventions.
  • Part One: Pharmacology Basics
    1. Nursing Practice in Canada and Drug Therapy
    2. Pharmacological Principles
    3. Legal and Ethical Considerations
    4. Patient Focused Considerations
    5. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics
    6. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding
    7. Patient Education and Drug Therapy
    8. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Natural Health Products
    9. Vitamins and Minerals
    10. Principles of Drug Administration
    Part Two: Drugs Affecting the Central Nervous System
    11. Analgesic Drugs
    12. General and Local Anaesthetics
    13. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
    14. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Related Drugs
    15. Antiepileptic Drugs
    16. Antiparkinsonian Drugs
    17. Psychotherapeutic Drugs
    18. Substance Misuse
    Part Three: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
    19. Adrenergic Drugs
    20. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs
    21. Cholinergic Drugs
    22. Cholinergic Blocking Drugs
    Part Four: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems
    23. Antihypertensive Drugs
    24. Antianginal Drugs
    25. Heart Failure Drugs
    26. Antidysrhythmic Drugs
    27. Coagulation Modifier Drugs
    28. Antilipemic Drugs
    29. Diuretic Drugs
    30. Fluids and Electrolytes
    Part Five: Drugs Affecting the Endocrine System
    31. Pituitary Drugs
    32. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
    33. Antidiabetic Drugs
    34. Adrenal Drugs
    35. Women's Health Drugs
    36. Men's Health Drugs
    Part Six: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
    37. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants
    38. Respiratory Drugs
    Part Seven: Drugs Affecting the Gastrointestinal System and Nutrition
    39. Acid-Controlling Drugs
    40. Antidiarrheal Drugs and Laxatives
    41. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs
    42. Nutritional Supplements
    Part Eight: Anti-Infective and Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
    43. Antibiotics Part 1: Sulfonamides, Penicillins, Cephalosporins, Macrolides, and Tetracyclines
    44. Antibiotics Part 2: Aminoglycosides, Fluoroquinalones, and Other Drugs
    45. Antiviral Drugs
    46. Antitubercular Drugs
    47. Antifungal Drugs
    48. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs
    49. Anti-Inflammatory and Antigout Drugs
    Part Nine: Immune and Biological Modifiers and Chemotherapeutic Drugs
    50. Immunosuppressant Drugs
    51. Immunizing Drugs and Pandemic Preparedness
    52. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle - Specific Drugs
    53. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle - Nonspecific and Miscellaneous Drugs
    54. Biological Response - Modifying Drugs and Antirheumatic Drugs
    Part Ten: Miscellaneous Therapeutics: Hematological, Dermatological, Ophthalmic, and Otic Drugs
    55. Anemia Drugs
    56. Dermatological Drugs
    57. Ophthalmic Drugs
    58. Otic Drugs
    Appendix: Pharmaceutical Abbreviations
    Answers to Examination Review Questions
    Case Study Photo Credits
    Bibliography
    Index of Glossary Terms
    Drug Index
    General Index
    Special Features
  • Kara Sealock, RN, BN, MEd, EdD, Senior Instructor ,Faculty of Nursing,University of Calgary ,Calgary, Alberta,Canada, Cydnee Seneviratne, RN, BScN, MN, PhD, University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing Calgary, Alberta, Linda Lane Lilley, RN, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Shelly Rainforth Rainforth Collins, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Coordinator of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center; President, Drug Information Consultants, Chesapeake, Virginia and 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.
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