Pharmacology - 9th Edition - ISBN: 9780323399166, 9780323399098

Pharmacology

9th Edition

A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach

Authors: Linda McCuistion Kathleen DiMaggio Mary Beth Winton Jennifer Yeager
eBook ISBN: 9780323399098
eBook ISBN: 9780323399159
Paperback ISBN: 9780323399166
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 9th March 2017
Page Count: 952
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Get the right dosage of pharmacology content to succeed on the NCLEX and as a professional nurse with Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 9th Edition. Using a streamlined prototype approach and an emphasis on nursing care, this text makes it easy for today’s nursing students to better understand the complicated subject of pharmacology. The book’s detailed chapter on dosage calculation, the nursing process framework for drug therapy, strong QSEN focus, and summaries of prototype drugs help deliver the perfect pharmacology foundation. This new edition also features an improved overall organization, more streamlined content, updated prototype drug charts, a new chapter on transplant drugs, expanded information on cultural considerations, new and updated critical thinking case studies, and much more. In all, it’s the surest way to put your best foot forward when it comes to nursing pharmacology on the NCLEX and in practice!

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! An extensive, color-coded Drug Calculations chapter presents six methods of dosage calculation, providing a helpful review and supplement to a dosage calculations textbook.
  • UNIQUE! Nursing Process summaries present patient care and drug therapy within the framework of each step of the nursing process, including information on patient teaching and cultural considerations.
  • UNIQUE! Illustrated overviews of normal anatomy and physiology open each unit and provide a critical foundational review for understanding how drugs work in each body system.
  • Chapter on safety and quality discusses medication errors, specific nursing measures to promote safety, National Patient Safety Goals, and many other safety issues and concerns.
  • Cultural considerations icons highlight important cultural considerations in the Nursing Process sections.
  • QSEN focus emphasizes patient-centered care, safety, quality, and collaboration and teamwork.
  • Application-level NCLEX Study Questions at the end of each chapter help prepare readers for the growing pharmacology coverage on the NCLEX Examination.
  • Consistent RN-standard chapter pedagogy includes objectives, outlines, key terms with page references, and activities on the Evolve companion website.
  • Coverage of prioritization throughout the text helps readers learn to prioritize nursing care and differentiate need-to-know from nice-to-know content.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: Introduction to Pharmacology

1. Drug Development and Ethical Considerations

2. Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Pharmacogenetics

3. Cultural Considerations

4. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

5. Pediatric Considerations

6. Geriatric Considerations

7. Drugs in Substance Use Disorder

UNIT TWO: Pharmacotherapy and Drug Administration

8. The Nursing Process and Patient-Centered Care

9. Safety and Quality

10. Drug Administration  

11. Drug Calculations

UNIT THREE: Maintenance of Homeostasis

12. Fluid Volume and Electrolytes

13. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement

14. Nutritional Support 

UNIT FOUR: Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

15. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists

16. Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists

UNIT FIVE: Central and Peripheral Nervous System Drugs

17. Stimulants

18. Depressants

19. Antiseizure Drugs

20. Drugs for Parkinsonism and Alzheimer’s Disease  

21. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders and Muscle Spasms   

UNIT SIX: Mental and Behavioral Health Drugs

22. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics

23. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers

UNIT SEVEN: Pain and Inflammation Management Drugs

24. Antiinflammatories

25. Analgesics

UNIT EIGHT: Antimicrobial Drugs

26. Antibacterials

27. Antituberculars, Antifungals, and Antivirals

28. Peptides, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics

UNIT NINE: Immunologic Drugs

29. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs

30. Transplant Drugs

31. Vaccines

UNIT TEN: Antineoplastics and Biologic Response Modifiers

32. Anticancer Drugs

33. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer

34. Biologic Response Modifiers

UNIT ELEVEN: Respiratory Drugs

35. Upper Respiratory Disorders

36. Lower Respiratory Disorders

UNIT TWELVE: Cardiovascular Drugs

37. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics

38. Diuretics

39. Antihypertensives

40. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics

41. Antihyperlipidemics and Peripheral Vasodilators

UNIT THIRTEEN: Gastrointestinal Drugs 

42. Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

43. Antiulcer Drugs

UNIT FOURTEEN: Eye, Ear, and Skin Drugs

44. Eye and Ear Disorders

45. Dermatologic Disorders

UNIT FIFTEEN: Endocrine Drugs

46. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

47. Antidiabetics

UNIT SIXTEEN: Renal and Urologic Drugs

48. Urinary Disorders

UNIT SEVENTEEN: Reproductive and Gender-Related Drugs

49. Pregnancy and Preterm Labor

50. Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum

51. Neonatal and Newborn 52. Women’s Reproductive Health

53. Men’s Reproductive Health

54. Sexually Transmitted Infections

UNIT EIGHTEEN: Emergency Drugs

55. Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs

Details

No. of pages:
952
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323399098
eBook ISBN:
9780323399159
Paperback ISBN:
9780323399166

About the Author

Linda McCuistion

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Kathleen DiMaggio

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Our Lady of Holy Cross College, Department of Nursing

Mary Beth Winton

Jennifer Yeager

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Director of the Graduate Nursing Program, Department of Nursing, Tarleton State University , Member of The Texas A&M University System