Pharmacology and the Nursing Process - 8th Edition - ISBN: 9780323358286, 9780323359023

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

8th Edition

Authors: Linda Lilley Shelly Rainforth Collins Julie Snyder
Paperback ISBN: 9780323358286
eBook ISBN: 9780323359023
eBook ISBN: 9780323358989
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 15th December 2015
Page Count: 992
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Let this outstanding pharmacology text help you learn how to administer drugs safely and effectively! Now in its eighth edition, Pharmacology and the Nursing Process continues to deliver the perfect amount of pharmacology, prioritization, and nursing process information to today’s nursing students. Centering on its unique key drug approach, this text focuses only on the drug information you need to safely administer drugs. The text also continues to emphasize the nursing process and prioritization, covering the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations you need to practice effectively. New to this edition is even more coverage of QSEN competencies, simpler language, and a wealth of reader-friendly features and innovative learning aids. Along with its integrated NCLEX preparation and insightful learning strategies, you won’t find a more complete pharmacology text on the market!

Table of Contents

PART 1: PHARMACOLOGY BASICS
Learning Strategies: Introduction to Student Learning Strategies for Pharmacology
1. The Nursing Process and Drug Therapy
2. Pharmacologic Principles
3. Lifespan Considerations
4. Cultural, Legal, and Ethical Considerations
5. Medication Errors: Preventing and Responding
6. Patient Education and Drug Therapy
7. Over-the-Counter Drugs and Herbal and Dietary Supplements
8. Gene Therapy and Pharmacogenomics
9. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration

PART 2: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
Learning Strategies: Nursing Process, Assessment, Nursing Diagnoses, and Evaluation
10. Analgesic Drugs
11. General and Local Anesthetics
12. Central Nervous System Depressants and Muscle Relaxants
13. Central Nervous System Stimulants and Related Drugs
14. Antiepileptic Drugs
15. Antiparkinson Drugs
16. Psychotherapeutic Drugs
17. Substance Abuse

PART 3: DRUGS AFFECTING THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
Learning Strategies: Reading: Vocabulary, Text Notation, and Enhanced Typeface
18. Adrenergic Drugs
19. Adrenergic-Blocking Drugs
20. Cholinergic Drugs
21. Cholinergic-Blocking Drugs

PART 4: DRUGS AFFECTING THE CARDIOVASCULAR AND RENAL SYSTEMS
Learning Strategies: Study Time: Learning Styles, The Use of Apps, Mnemonics, Flash Cards
22. Antihypertensive Drugs
23. Antianginal Drugs
24. Heart Failure Drugs
25. Antidysrhythmic Drugs
26. Coagulation Modifier Drugs
27. Antilipemic Drugs
28. Diuretic Drugs
29. Fluids and Electrolytes

PART 5: DRUGS AFFECTING THE ENDOCRINE AND REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEMS
Learning Strategies: Making the Most of Group Studying: Study Groups, Chat Rooms, Discussion Groups
30. Pituitary Drugs
31. Thyroid and Antithyroid Drugs
32. Antidiabetic Drugs
33. Adrenal Drugs
34. Women’s Health Drugs
35. Men’s Health Drugs

PART 6: DRUGS AFFECTING THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM
Learning Strategies: Time Management and Practice Questions 
36. Antihistamines, Decongestants, Antitussives, and Expectorants
37. Respiratory Drugs

PART 7: ANTIINFECTIVE AND ANTIINFLAMMATORY DRUGS
Learning Strategies: Performance Evaluation and Improvement, NCLEX Practice
38. Antibiotics Part 1
39. Antibiotics Part 2
40. Antiviral Drugs
41. Antitubercular Drugs
42. Antifungal Drugs
43. Antimalarial, Antiprotozoal, and Anthelmintic Drugs
44. Antiinflammatory and Antigout Drugs

PART 8: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC DRUGS AND BIOLOGIC AND IMMUNE MODIFIERS
Learning Strategies: Application of Pharmacology and Making Connections
45. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 1: Cancer Overview and Cell Cycle–Specific Drugs
46. Antineoplastic Drugs Part 2: Cell Cycle–Nonspecific Drugs and Miscellaneous Drugs
47. Biologic Response–Modifying and Antirheumatic Drugs
48. Immunosuppressant Drugs
49. Immunizing Drugs

PART 9: DRUGS AFFECTING THE GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM AND NUTRITION
Learning Strategies: Active Questioning, Studying for Tests, and Test Taking Strategies
50. Acid-Controlling Drugs
51. Bowel Disorder Drugs
52. Antiemetic and Antinausea Drugs
53. Vitamins and Minerals
54. Anemia Drugs
55. Nutritional Supplements

PART 10: DERMATOLOGIC, OPHTHALMIC, AND OTIC DRUGS
Learning Strategies: Future Application
56. Dermatologic Drugs
57. Ophthalmic Drugs
58. Otic Drugs

Appendix: Pharmaceutical Abbreviations
Index

Details

No. of pages:
992
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
Paperback ISBN:
9780323358286
eBook ISBN:
9780323359023
eBook ISBN:
9780323358989

About the Author

Linda Lilley

Linda Lane Lilley, PhD, RN

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Shelly Rainforth Collins

Shelly Rainforth Collins, PharmD

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

Julie S. Snyder, MSN, RN-BC

Affiliations and Expertise

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