Pharmacology and the Nursing Process - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323112826

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

7th Edition

Authors: Linda Lilley Shelly Rainforth Collins Julie Snyder
eBook ISBN: 9780323112826
Imprint: Mosby

Key Features

    • Focus on need-to-know information provides the most essential drug information for safe, effective clinical practice.
    • Focus on the nursing process and prioritization helps you apply the nursing process to all aspects of drug therapy, from assessment to nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria.
    • UNIQUE! Illustrated Study Skills Tips include practical advice on time management, note taking, study techniques, and test-taking strategies.
    • Special boxes and tables highlight evidence-based practice, dosages, pharmacokinetics, laboratory values related to drug therapy, preventing medication errors, cultural implications, lifespan considerations, herbal therapies, and legal and ethical principles.
    • Nearly 300 full-color illustrations and the Photo Atlas of Drug Administration show how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in drug administration by various routes.
    • NCLEX® Examination−style review questions are included in every chapter, with at least one alternate-format item per chapter and more than 40 new dosage calculation questions.
    • Drug profiles highlight the pharmacokinetics and unique variations of commonly used drugs.
    • Case studies promote clinical reasoning skills related to nursing pharmacology.
    • Patient Teaching Tips include key points to convey to patients, their families, and their caregivers.


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    About the Author

    Linda Lilley

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, VA

    Shelly Rainforth Collins

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist and Coordinator of Clinical Pharmacy Services, Chesapeake Regional Medical Center; President, Drug Information Consultants, Chesapeake, Virginia, USA

    Julie Snyder

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia