Study Guide for Pharmacology - Revised Reprint, 7th Edition
- Over 1,800 study questions reinforce textbook concepts and prepare you for the NCLEX® examination.
- An extensive section of drug calculation problems helps you master important dosage calculation methods.
- Case-based critical thinking exercises enhance your understanding of nursing responsibilities in drug therapy.
- Sample drug labels familiarize you with the labels you will encounter in clinical practice.
- A basic math review appendix provides a helpful review of key mathematics concepts.
- Answers for all exercises are included to facilitate self-study.
- Thoroughly updated content corresponds to the Kee text, including a new chapter on medication safety.
- Additional NCLEX® examination-style review questions reflect an increased focus on alternate item-format questions.
- Approximately 100 new prioritization activities provide practice in identifying key nursing actions.
UNIT ONE: A Nurse's Perspective of Pharmacology
- Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases
- Nursing Process and Client Teaching
- Medication Safety NEW!
- Medication Administration
- Medications and Calculations
- The Drug Approval Process
- Cultural and Pharmacogenetic Considerations
- Drug Interaction and Over-the-Counter Drugs
- Drugs of Abuse
- Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications
- Pediatric Pharmacology
- Geriatric Pharmacology
- Medication Administration in Community Settings
- The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research
- Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
- Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement
- Nutritional Support
- Adrenergic Agonists and Adrenergic Blockers
- Cholinergic Agonists and Anticholinergics
- Central Nervous System Stimulants
- Central Nervous System Depressants
- Drugs for Neurological Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's Disease
- Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms
- Antiinflammatory Drugs
- Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
- Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
- Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
- Penicillins and Cephalosporins
- Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones
- Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole
- Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics
- Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders
- HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
- Anticancer Drugs
- Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
- Biologic Response Modifiers
- Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders
- Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders
- Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
- Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
- Antihyperlipdemics and Peripheral Vasodilators
- Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
- Antiulcer Drugs
UNIT TWO: Drug Calculations
Section 5A: Systems of Measurement with Conversion
Section 5B: Methods for Calculation
Section 5C: Calculations of Oral Dosages
Section 5D: Calculations of Injectable Dosages
Section 5E: Calculations of Intravenous Fluids
Section 5F: Pediatric Drug Calculations
UNIT THREE: Contemporary Issues in Pharmacology
UNIT FOUR: Nutrition and Electrolytes
UNIT FIVE: Autonomic Nervous System Agents
UNIT SIX: Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents
UNIT SEVEN: Pain and Inflammation Management Agents
UNIT EIGHT: Psychiatric Agents
UNIT NINE: Antibacterial Agents
UNIT TEN: Antiinfective Agents
UNIT ELEVEN: Immunologic Agents
UNIT TWELVE: Antineoplastic Agents
UNIT THIRTEEN: Respiratory Agents
UNIT FOURTEEN: Cardiovascular Agents
UNIT FIFTEEN: Gastrointestinal Agents
UNIT SIXTEEN: Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents
Joyce LeFever Kee, MS, RN, Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Evelyn R. Hayes, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, RN, ANP, CNS, Professor, South University, Richmond Campus, Glen Allen, Virginia and Nancy Haugen, RN, MN, PhD, Associate Professor and ABSN Program Chair, School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA, USA