Study Guide for Pharmacology - Revised Reprint - 7th Edition

Study Guide for Pharmacology - Revised Reprint

7th Edition

A Nursing Process Approach

Authors: Joyce Kee Evelyn Hayes Linda McCuistion Nancy Haugen
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

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

Description

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323293495

About the Authors

Joyce Kee Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Evelyn Hayes Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Linda McCuistion Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, South University, Richmond Campus, Glen Allen, Virginia

Nancy Haugen Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor and ABSN Program Chair, School of Nursing, Samuel Merritt University, Oakland, CA, USA