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Pharmacology and the Nursing Process (Text and Student Learning Guide) - 2nd edition

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process (Text and Student Learning Guide) (ISBN10: 1556644949; ISBN13: 9781556644948)
ISBN13: 978-1556644948
ISBN10: 1556644949

Summary: Pharmacology and the Nursing Process contains everything a nursing student needs to know about pharmacology. It breaks down massive amounts of information into easy-to-learn sections. Fifty-four chapters are presented in ten units organized by body system. And a unique section, Study Skills Tips, presents proven study skills and time management strategies for each unit. Additionally, every drug group is covered in a consistent format: discussion of the drug cl
ass and related pathophysiology with subheads for mechanism of action, drug effects, therapeutic uses, side/adverse effects, toxicity and management of overdose, interactions, dosages, and drug profiles. With this innovative approach to correlating study skills and learning pharmacology, students will learn easier, faster and will retain more information than ever before.
  • Body systems organization facilitates learning and provides an effective means to integrate the text with medical-surgical or adult health nursing courses.
  • More than 260 full-color photos and illustrations help explain how drugs work in the body and help define other pharmacologic principles.
  • Chapter opener pedagogy includes objectives, a box listing drugs discussed in the chapter, and a glossary with page numbers to help students focus and mentally organize content.
  • Case Studies feature specific clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions to promote clinical applicability of content.
  • Nursing Care Plans promote understanding of the nurse's roles and responsibilities in administering medications.
  • These boxes help prepare students for key issues in nursing today: cultural implications, home health points, legal and ethical principles, pediatric and geriatric considerations and research.
  • Patient Teaching Tips highlight useful patient education information specific to the drugs discussed.
  • Separate disorders index alphabetically references disorders, conditions, and diseases in the text to aid integrating the text with medical-surgical or adult health nursing courses or content.
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Summary: Pharmacology and the Nursing Process contains everything a nursing student needs to know about pharmacology. It breaks down massive amounts of information into easy-to-learn sections. Fifty-four chapters are presented in ten units organized by body system. And a unique section, Study Skills Tips, presents proven study skills and time management strategies for each unit. Additionally, every drug group is covered in a consistent format: discussion of the drug class and related pathophysiology with subheads for mechanism of action, drug effects, therapeutic uses, side/adverse effects, toxicity and management of overdose, interactions, dosages, and drug profiles. With this innovative approach to correlating study skills and learning pharmacology, students will learn easier, faster and will retain more information than ever before.
  • Body systems organization facilitates learning and provides an effective means to integrate the text with medical-surgical or adult health nursing courses.
  • More than 260 full-color photos and illustrations help explain how drugs work in the body and help define other pharmacologic principles.
  • Chapter opener pedagogy includes objectives, a box listing drugs discussed in the chapter, and a glossary with page numbers to help students focus and mentally organize content.
  • Case Studies feature specific clinical situations followed by critical thinking questions to promote clinical applicability of content.
  • Nursing Care Plans promote understanding of the nurse's roles and responsibilities in administering medications.
  • These boxes help prepare students for key issues in nursing today: cultural implications, home health points, legal and ethical principles, pediatric and geriatric considerations and research.
  • Patient Teaching Tips highlight useful patient education information specific to the drugs discussed.
  • Separate disorders index alphabetically references disorders, conditions, and diseases in the text to aid integrating the text with medical-surgical or adult health nursing courses or content.
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Edition/Copyright: 2ND 99
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Publisher: C.V. Mosby Co.
Year Published: 1999
International: No

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