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cover image - Pharmacology,11th Edition
ISBN: 9780323793155
Page Count: 840
Imprint: Saunders
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Pharmacology, 11th Edition

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

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cover image - Pharmacology,11th Edition
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Gain a solid understanding of pharmacology and make it a part of patient-centered nursing care! Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 11th Edition makes it easy to learn the principles of pharmacology and drug dosage calculation. A clear guide to pharmacotherapy and safe drug administration, this book uses drug prototypes to provide need-to-know information about key drugs, including dosage, side effects, interactions, and more. Nursing Process summaries enhance your skills in clinical judgment and patient care. Written by a team of nursing experts led by Linda McCuistion, this text provides the pharmacology knowledge you need to succeed on the NCLEX® and as a professional nurse.

    • UNIQUE! Prototype Drug charts provide easy access to key information for representative drugs, including dosages, side effects, interactions, contraindications, pharmacokinetics, and more.
    • UNIQUE! Extensive Drug Calculations chapter features a math review as well as step-by-step instructions for frequently used methods of dosage calculation.
    • UNIQUE! Nursing Process summaries highlight important nursing considerations related to drug therapy and emphasize patient teaching, patient safety, and relevant cultural content.
    • Critical Thinking case studies challenge you to apply your knowledge and analytical skills to realistic patient scenarios, and include answer guidelines on Evolve.
    • Learning features include chapter outlines and objectives, review questions, and learning resources on the Evolve website.
    • Application-level NCLEX® study questions include at least one alternate-style question per chapter, preparing you for the growing pharmacology coverage on the NCLEX Examination.
    • Safety and Quality chapter discusses medication errors, specific nursing measures to promote safety, National Patient Safety Goals, and other safety issues and concerns.
    • Prioritization coverage helps you learn to prioritize nursing care by listing nursing interventions in the order of priority, and a smaller font size differentiates between need-to-know and nice-to-know content.
    • NEW! Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination-style case studies familiarize you to the way that content will be tested in the new NGN exam.
    • NEW! Updated and clinically relevant drug content includes the latest drugs and drug therapies, and removes drugs no longer being used.
    • NEW! Updated Nursing Process summary boxes in each chapter include the Clinical Judgment Model steps along with the nursing process.
  • Unit 1: 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. Geriatric Considerations
    8. Drugs in Substance Use Disorder
    9. Unit 2: Pharmacotherapy and Drug Administration

    10. Safety and Quality
    11. Drug Administration
    12. Drug Calculations
    13. Unit 3: Maintenance of Homeostasis

    14. Fluid Volume and Electrolytes
    15. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
    16. Nutritional Support
    17. Unit 4: Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

    18. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists
    19. Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists
    20. Unit 5: Central and Peripheral Nervous System Drugs

    21. Stimulants
    22. Depressants
    23. Antiseizure Drugs
    24. Drugs for Parkinsonism and Alzheimer’s Disease
    25. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders and Muscle Spasms
    26. Unit 6: Mental and Behavioral Health Drugs

    27. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
    28. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
    29. Unit 7: Pain and Inflammation Management Drugs

    30. Antiinflammatories
    31. Analgesics
    32. Unit 8: Antimicrobial Drugs

    33. Antibacterials
    34. Antituberculars, Antifungals, and Antivirals
    35. Antimalarials, Anthelmintics, and Peptides
    36. Unit 9: Immunologic Drugs

    37. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
    38. Transplant Drugs
    39. Vaccines
    40. Unit 10: Antineoplastics and Biologic Response Modifiers

    41. Anticancer Drugs
    42. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
    43. Biologic Response Modifiers
    44. Unit 11: Respiratory Drugs

    45. Upper Respiratory Disorders
    46. Lower Respiratory Disorders
    47. Unit 12: Cardiovascular Drugs

    48. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
    49. Diuretics
    50. Antihypertensives
    51. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
    52. Antihyperlipidemics and Drugs to Improve Peripheral Blood Flow
    53. Unit 13: Gastrointestinal Drugs

    54. Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
    55. Antiulcer Drugs
    56. Unit 14: Eye, Ear, and Skin Drugs

    57. Eye and Ear Disorders
    58. Dermatologic Disorders
    59. Unit 15: Endocrine Drugs

    60. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
    61. Antidiabetics
    62. Unit 16: Renal and Urologic Drugs

    63. Urinary Disorders
    64. Unit 17: Reproductive and Gender-Related Drugs

    65. Pregnancy and Preterm Labor
    66. Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum
    67. Neonatal and Newborn
    68. Reproductive Health
    69. Men’s Health and Reproductive Disorders
    70. Sexually Transmitted Infections
    71. Unit 18: Sexually Transmitted Infections

    72. Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs
  • Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, MSN, Retired Nursing Professor, University of Holy Cross,New Orleans, Louisiana, Kathleen Vuljoin DiMaggio, MSN, RN, Assistant Professor of Nursing,University of Holy Cross,New Orleans, Louisiana, Mary B. Winton, PhD, RN, ACANP-BC, Assistant Professor,Tarleton State University,Stephenville, Texas and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor,Tarleton State University ,Stephenville, Texas
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