Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - 3rd Edition

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards

3rd Edition

Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Authors: JoAnn Zerwekh JoAnn Zerwekh Jo Carol Claborn Jo Carol Claborn Tom Gaglione
Imprint: Mosby

Description

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.

Key Features

  • Over 90 cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.
  • Full-color cartoons and color-highlighted monographs provide a visually engaging way to learn.
  • Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most difficult concepts.
  • Thick pages and spiral-bound format create the perfect portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment.
  • Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to quickly reference material.
  • What You Need to Know sections on the back of each image give you more information about each illustrated topic in a quick and easy-to-review format.
  • Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections draw your attention to key information:
    • Serious/Life-Threatening Implications are highlighted in pink

    • Most Frequent Side Effects are blue

    • Important Nursing Implications are yellow

    • Patient Teaching information is green

Table of 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-Adrene

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323087575
eBook ISBN:
9780323136587
eBook ISBN:
9780323171878

About the Author

JoAnn Zerwekh

Affiliations and Expertise

President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

JoAnn Zerwekh

Affiliations and Expertise

President/CEO, Nursing Education Consultants, Chandler, AZ; Nursing Faculty - Online Campus, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Jo Carol Claborn

Affiliations and Expertise

Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas

Jo Carol Claborn

Affiliations and Expertise

Nurse Educator, Seymour, Texas

Tom Gaglione

Affiliations and Expertise

New Life Foundation, Task Force for Children with HIV and Leprosy, Chiangmai, Thailand