ISBN: 9781455742189
Page Count: 336
Imprint: Saunders
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Study Guide for Pharmacology - Revised Reprint, 7th Edition

by Joyce LeFever Kee, MS, RN, Evelyn R. Hayes, PhD, MPH, FNP-BC, Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, RN, ANP, CNS and Nancy Haugen, RN, MN, PhD
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This student study guide contains a variety of exercises specifically designed to reinforce content presented in the textbook. Chapter worksheets feature more than 1,800 study questions, 160 drug calculation and dosage problems, and case-based critical thinking exercises. Like the Kee text, the study guide features a strong nursing focus and comprehensive coverage of drug dosage calculations, including numerous sample drug labels.
    • 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

    1. Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases
    2. Nursing Process and Client Teaching
    3. Medication Safety   NEW!
    4. Medication Administration
    5. UNIT TWO: Drug Calculations

    6. Medications and Calculations
    7. 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

    8. The Drug Approval Process
    9. Cultural and Pharmacogenetic Considerations
    10. Drug Interaction and Over-the-Counter Drugs
    11. Drugs of Abuse
    12. Herbal Therapy with Nursing Implications
    13. Pediatric Pharmacology
    14. Geriatric Pharmacology
    15. Medication Administration in Community Settings
    16. The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research
    17. UNIT FOUR: Nutrition and Electrolytes

    18. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
    19. Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement
    20. Nutritional Support
    21. UNIT FIVE: Autonomic Nervous System Agents

    22. Adrenergic Agonists and Adrenergic Blockers
    23. Cholinergic Agonists and Anticholinergics
    24. UNIT SIX: Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents

    25. Central Nervous System Stimulants
    26. Central Nervous System Depressants
    27. Anticonvulsants
    28. Drugs for Neurological Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's Disease
    29. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms
    30. UNIT SEVEN: Pain and Inflammation Management Agents

    31. Antiinflammatory Drugs
    32. Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
    33. UNIT EIGHT: Psychiatric Agents

    34. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
    35. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
    36. UNIT NINE: Antibacterial Agents

    37. Penicillins and Cephalosporins
    38. Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones
    39. Sulfonamides
    40. UNIT TEN: Antiinfective Agents

    41. Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole
    42. Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics
    43. Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders
    44. UNIT ELEVEN: Immunologic Agents

    45. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
    46. Vaccines
    47. UNIT TWELVE: Antineoplastic Agents

    48. Anticancer Drugs
    49. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
    50. Biologic Response Modifiers
    51. UNIT THIRTEEN: Respiratory Agents

    52. Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders
    53. Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders
    54. UNIT FOURTEEN: Cardiovascular Agents

    55. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
    56. Diuretics
    57. Antihypertensives
    58. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
    59. Antihyperlipdemics and Peripheral Vasodilators
    60. UNIT FIFTEEN: Gastrointestinal Agents

    61. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
    62. Antiulcer Drugs
    63. 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
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