Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - 15th Edition - ISBN: 9780323057790, 9780323086998

Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

15th Edition

Authors: Bruce Clayton Sandra Cooper Valerie Baker Yvonne Stock
eBook ISBN: 9780323086998
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 18th September 2009
Page Count: 352
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Description

Master nursing pharmacology with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Clayton, Stock, and Cooper’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 15th Edition, this study guide assists you in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.

Key Features

  • Includes a question-and-answer Review Sheet for each chapter.
  • Fully updated to reflect the textbook's emphasis on medication safety and preparation for the NCLEX® Examination.
  • Hundreds of review questions, including fill-in-the-blank, matching, and true-false questions.
  • Now includes additional questions on dosage calculation to help you prepare for the NCLEX® Examination and in-class tests.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Foundations of Pharmacology

1. Definitions, Names, Standards, and Information Sources

2. Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions

3. Drug Action Across the Life Span

4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology

5. Patient Education and Health Promotion

Unit 2 Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration and Math Review

6. A Review of Arithmetic

7. Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety

8. Percutaneous Administration

9. Enteral Administration

10. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications

11. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes

12. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route

Unit 3 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems

13. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

14. Sedative-Hypnotics

15. Drugs Used for Parkinson’s Disease

16. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders

17. Drugs Used for Mood Disorders

18. Drugs Used for Psychoses

19. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders

20. Drugs Used for Pain Management

Unit 4 Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System

21. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome

22. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias

23. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension

24. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias

25. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris

26. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease

27. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders

28. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure

29. Drugs Used for Diuresis

Unit 5 Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Respiratory System

30. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease

31. Drugs Used

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323086998

About the Author

Bruce Clayton

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University. Indianapolis, IN

Sandra Cooper

Valerie Baker

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Villa Maria School of Nursing, Gannon University, Erie, PA

Yvonne Stock

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, Health Occupations Department, Iowa Western Community College, Council Bluffs, IA