Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - 16th Edition - ISBN: 9780323087001, 9780323293105

Study Guide for Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

16th Edition

Authors: Bruce Clayton Michelle Willihnganz
Paperback ISBN: 9780323087001
eBook ISBN: 9780323293105
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 27th November 2012
Page Count: 192


Master nursing pharmacology with this helpful study tool! Designed to accompany Clayton and Willihnganz’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 16th Edition, this study guide assists you in understanding and applying material from each chapter in the text.

Key Features

  • More than 1,000 review questions grouped by textbook chapter objective.
  • Includes alternate format question types such as multiple response and priority order to give you practice with new question types found on the NCLEX-PN exam
  • Clinical patient scenarios help you understand drug classifications and actions for selected disease states.

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Foundations of Pharmacology

1. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources

2. Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions

3. Drug Action Across the Life Span

4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology

5. Patient Education to Promote Health

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 That Affect the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems

13. Drugs That Affect the Central Nervous System

14. Drugs Used for Sleep

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 That Affect 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 That Affect the Respiratory System

30. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease

31. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease

Unit 6 Drugs That Affect the Digestive System


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About the Author

Bruce Clayton

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Michelle Willihnganz