Summary: This text presents essential pharmacology concepts in a streamlined, user-friendly fashion. Organized by body system, the book explains the rationale for each drug class's therapeutic actions, contraindications, and adverse effects. Each chapter opens with learning objectives and ends with NCLEX®-style and other questions. Illustrations, tables, side bars, and boxes summarize concepts and focus attention on patient safety, evidence-based practice, lifespan issues, patient teachi ...show moreng, and case study-based critical thinking exercises.Fifth Edition highlights include expanded and updated chapters on coronary artery disease and diabetes, explanations of black box warnings and abuse of prescription drugs, inclusion of black box warnings, and increased emphasis on patient safety and prevention of errors. New features include Focus on Patient Safety, Focus on Evidence, Focus on Calculations, and Focus on Clinical Skills. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 11
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