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Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 3rd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound cards that brings together the difficult drugs and topics related to pharmacology into one portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master pharmacology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for the NCLEX® examination. Specific topics include: administration, antibiotics/antivirals, anticoagulants, cardiac drugs, CNS drugs, diuretics, endocrine drugs, GI drugs, musculoskeletal drugs, pain drugs, psychiatric drugs, pulmonary drugs, and reproductive/OB drugs. For practicing nurses, these cards provide an always-useful refresher on pharmacology.

Book,

Published: June 2011

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-09584-6

Contents

  • TABLE OF CONTENTS:

    Administration

    • Medication Administration
    • Medication Calculation
    • Ear Drop Administration
    • Peak and Trough
    • Guide to Drug Overdose
    • Administration of Medications by Inhalation
    • Transdermal Administration of Medication

    Antibiotics/Antivirals

    • Cephalosporins
    • Tetracyclines
    • Metronidazole (Flagyl)
    • Isoniazide (INH)
    • Aminoglycosides
    • Antiretrovirals
    • Drug Impact on Pregnancies
    • Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
    • Penicillin
    • Azithromycin (Zithromax)
    • Aminoglycoside Toxicity

    Anticoagulants/Hematinics

    • Heparin
    • Lovenox (Enoxaprin)
    • Warfarin Sodium (Coumadin)
    • Epoetin Alfa (Procrit)
    • Iron Supplements
    • Thrombolytics
    • Clopidogrel (Plavix)
    • Argatroban

    Cardiac

    • Antihypertensives
    • Hypertension ABC
    • Beta Blockers
    • Angiotensin Coverting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
    • Calcium Channel Blockers
    • Nitroglycerin
    • Antidysrhythmics
    • Digitalis
    • Lidocaine Toxicity
    • Drugs for Bradycardia and Hypotension
    • Alpha-Adrenergic Antagonist (Alpha-Blockers)
    • Beta-Blocker Actions (Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists)
    • Beta-Adrenergic Antagonist (Beta-Blockers)
    • HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (Statins) (Beta-Adrenergic)

    CNS

    • Antiepileptic Drugs
    • Hydroxyzine (Vistaril) and Lorazepam (Ativan)
    • Promethazine (Phenergan)
    • Midazolam (Versed)

    Diuretics

    • Diuretics
    • Spironolactone (Aldactone)

    Endocrine

    • Types of Insulin
    • Sulfonylureas
    • Corticosteroids
    • Levothyroxine Sodium (Synthroid)
    • Metformin (Glucophage)

    Gastrointestinal

    • H2-Blockers
    • Psyllium (Metamucil)
    • Metoclopramide Hydrohloride (Reglan)
    • Proton Pump Inhibitors
    • Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia)
    • Aluminum Hydroxide (Amphojel)
    • Antidiarrheals (Loperamide [Imodium] and Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride [Lomotil])
    • Lactulose
    • Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate)

    Miscellaneous

    • Atropine Overdose
    • Potassium Chloride (Intravenous and Orally)
    • Salicylate Poisoning
    • Toxic Levels of Lithium, Digoxin, and Theophylline
    • Drug Interactions and Grapefruit
    • Emergency Drugs
    • Cancer Chemotherapy: Adverse Reactions/Precautions
    • Oral Calcium Supplements
    • Beta-Blocking Drugs for Glaucoma: Betaxolol (Betoptic), Timolol (Timoptic), Carteolol (Ocupress)
    • Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): Isoniazid (INH) and Levodopa

    Musculoskeletal

    • Etodolac (Lodine)
    • Antigout Agents: Febuxostat (Uloric), Allopruninol (Zyloprim), Probenecid (Benemid)
    • Bisphosphonate Therapy: Alendronate (Fosamax), Risedronate (Actonel), Ibandronate (Boniva)

    Pain

    • Morphine Sulfate
    • Moderate-to-Strong Opioid Analgesics
    • Narcotic Antagonists: Naloxone (Narcan)
    • Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs, Nonapirin)
    • Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin, ASA)
    • Fentanyl

    Psychiatric

    • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)
    • Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)
    • Tricyclic Antidepressants
    • Haloperidol (Haldol)
    • Donepezil (Aricept, Aricept ODT)

    Pulmonary

    • Antihistamines
    • Bronchodilators
    • Advair and Spiriva
    • Antitussives, Expectorants, and Mucolytics
    Reproductive/OB

    • Oxytocin (Pitocin)
    • Rho(D) Immune Globulin (RhIG) (RhoGAM)
    • Uterine Relaxants (Tocolytics)
    • Anticholinergic Drugs for Overactive Bladder
    • Oral Contraceptives (Combination)
    • Erectile Dysfunction

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