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cover image - Study Guide for Pharmacology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323759076
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Elsevier
List Price: $32.99

Study Guide for Pharmacology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th Edition

by Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, MSN, Kathleen DiMaggio, RN, MSN, Mary Beth Winton, PhD, RN, ACANP-BC and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Study Guide for Pharmacology - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323759076
Page Count: 288
Imprint: Elsevier
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Corresponding to the chapters in McCuistion’s Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 10th Edition, this hands-on study guide offers engaging activities to help you review and remember essential nursing pharmacology. Exercises include study questions, case studies, and NCLEX® Examination–style review questions. This new edition also features alternate item format questions including multiple response, fill-in-the-blank calculations, and ordered response questions. It’s an essential tool in helping you apply your knowledge of pharmacology to clinical practice, develop pharmacology-related clinical reasoning skills, and master safe drug administration.

    • NCLEX® review questions include an alternate item format NCLEX®-style question in each chapter along with a number of application-level questions throughout the workbook.
    • Drug calculations chapter follows the outline of the main-text chapter to help you test your knowledge and skill in drug dosage calculation.
    • Sample drug labels have been updated to reflect the latest drug labels from the main 10th edition text.
    • Detailed case studies enhance your understanding of nursing responsibilities in therapeutic pharmacology.
    • Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facilitate self-study. Rationales are also included for all application-level questions and case study questions.
    • Focus on safety includes a special icon that calls attention to questions related to safe patient care.
    • NEW! Updated content incorporates updated drug labels, removal of discontinued drugs, updated case studies, and updated study questions to reflect all the updates that have been made to the 10th edition of the main textbook.
  • Section I: Introduction to Pharmacology
    1.The Nursing Process and Patient-Centered Care
    2.Drug Development and Ethical Considerations
    3.Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
    4.Pharmacogenetics
    5.Complementary and Alternative Therapies
    6.Pediatric Considerations
    7.Older Adult Considerations
    8.Drugs in Substance Use Disorder
    Section II: Pharmacotherapy and Drug Administration
    9.Safety and Quality
    10.Drug Administration
    11.Drug Calculations
    Section III: Maintenance of Homeostasis
    12.Fluid Volume and Electrolytes
    13.Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
    14.Nutritional Support
    Section IV: Autonomic Nervous System Drugs
    15.Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
    16.Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists
    Section V: Central and Peripheral Nervous System Drugs
    17.Stimulants
    18.Depressants
    19.Antiseizure Drugs
    20.Drugs for Parkinsonism and Alzheimer’s Disease
    21.Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders and Muscle Spasms
    Section VI: Mental and Behavioral Health Drugs
    22.Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
    23.Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
    Section VII: Pain and Inflammation Management Drugs
    24.Antiinflammatories
    25.Analgesics
    Section VIII: Antimicrobial Drugs
    26.Antibacterials
    1.Section A: Penicillins and Cephalosporins
    2.Section B: Macrolides and Tetracyclines
    3.Section C: Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones
    4.Section D: Sulfonamides and Metronidazole
    27.Antituberculars, Antifungals, and Antivirals
    28.Antimalarials, Anthelmintics, and Peptides
    Section IX: Immunologic Drugs
    29.HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
    30.Transplant Drugs
    31.Vaccines
    Section X: Antineoplastics and Biologic Response Modifiers
    32.Anticancer Drugs
    33.Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
    34.Biologic Response Modifiers
    Section XI: Respiratory Drugs
    35.Upper Respiratory Disorders
    36.Lower Respiratory Disorders
    Section XII: Cardiovascular Drugs
    37.Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
    38.Diuretics
    39.Antihypertensives
    1.Section A: Beta Blockers
    2.Section B: Alpha Blockers
    3.Section C: Drugs Affecting RAAS
    4.Section D: Calcium Channel Blockers
    40.Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
    41.Antihyperlipidemics and Drugs to Improve Peripheral Blood Flow
    Section XIII: Gastrointestinal Drugs
    42.Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
    43.Antiulcer Drugs
    Section XIV: Eye, Ear, and Skin Drugs 
    44.Eye and Ear Disorders
    45.Dermatologic Disorders
    Section XV: Endocrine Drugs
    46.Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
    47.Antidiabetics
    Section XVI: Renal and Urologic Drugs
    48.Urinary Disorders
    Section XVII: Reproductive and Gender-Related Drugs
    49.Pregnancy and Preterm Labor
    50.Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum
    51.Neonatal and Newborn
    52.Women’s Reproductive Health
    53.Men’s Health and Reproductive Disorders
    54.Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Section XVIII: Emergency Drugs
    55.Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs
    Answer Key
  • Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, MSN, NCLEX® Live Review Presenter, Mandeville, Louisiana, Kathleen DiMaggio, RN, MSN, Professor Emerita, University of Holy Cross New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, Mary Beth Winton, PhD, RN, ACANP-BC, Assistant Professor, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas 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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