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cover image - Pharmacology and the Nursing Process,10th Edition
ISBN: 9780323827973
Publication Date: 05-09-2022
Page Count: 960
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $122.99

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 10th Edition

by Linda Lane Lilley, RN, PhD, Shelly Rainforth Collins, PharmD and Julie S. Snyder, MSN, RN-BC


ISBN: 9780323827973
Publication Date: 05-09-2022
Page Count: 960
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $122.99
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Provide students with the pharmacology knowledge and skills needed to administer medications safely! Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 10th Edition provides practical, easy-to-use pharmacology information, emphasizing the application of the nursing process and prioritization throughout the book. Coverage begins with pharmacology basics, then discusses drugs by body systems and drug functions. Hundreds of full-color illustrations show how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in medication administration. Featuring an Evolve website with outstanding teaching and learning resources, this bestselling textbook makes it easy to understand and apply pharmacology concepts and provide safe, quality nursing care.

    • Focus on need-to-know information includes discussions of what nurses may encounter during drug administration in a variety of health care settings, providing accounts of real-life medication errors and tips for avoiding those errors.
    • The Nursing Process is applied to each category of drugs, ensuring that you administer medications accurately and safely, and includes the steps of assessment, human need statements, planning, implementation, and evaluation.
    • Emphasis on drug classes describes key similarities and differences among the drugs in each class, making it easier to understand how individual drugs work in the body.
    • Consistent presentation for each drug group includes the mechanism of action, indications, contraindications, adverse effects, interactions, and dosages, concluding with drug profiles of individual drugs in the class or group.
    • High-alert icons identify medications that pose a greater risk to patient safety.
    • Focus on prioritization includes prioritized nursing diagnoses along with a corresponding prioritization of goals and outcomes, to help you learn to connect nursing diagnoses with goals and outcomes.
    • Ease of readability makes difficult content more understandable.
    • Photo atlas features more than 100 drawings and photographs showing drug administration techniques.
    • Dosages tables summarize generic and trade names, pharmacologic class, normal dosage ranges, and indications for the drugs.
    • Learning features at the beginning of each chapter include objectives and key terms, and at the end of each chapter, key points, critical thinking questions, review questions, and a list of resources available on the Evolve website.
    • QSEN coverage includes the use of human need theory with human need statements, case studies featuring collaboration and teamwork content, Preventing Medication Errors boxes, and a discussion of the QSEN initiative as it relates to the safety and quality of patient care.
    • NEW! Updated drug content reflects the latest FDA drug approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses, and includes updated nursing content.

    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


    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


    18 Adrenergic Drugs

    19 Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs

    20 Cholinergic Drugs

    21 Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs


    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


    30 Pituitary Drugs

    31 Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs

    32 Antidiabetic Drugs

    33 Adrenal Drugs

    34 Women’s Health Drugs

    35 Men’s Health Drugs


    36 Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants

    37 Respiratory 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


    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


    50 Acid-Controlling Drugs

    51 Bowel Disorder Drugs

    52 Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs

    53 Vitamins and Minerals

    54 Anemia Drugs

    55 Nutritional Supplements


    56 Dermatologic Drugs

    57 Ophthalmic Drugs

    58 Otic Drugs

    Appendix: Pharmaceutical Abbreviations


  • Linda Lane Lilley, RN, PhD, Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Shelly 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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