Mosby's Pharmacology in Nursing / Edition 22

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Overview

This Revised Reprint of a nursing pharmacology classic has been carefully updated to reflect the very latest drugs, drug indications, and trends in nursing care. Its systematic, monograph approach provides essential information on mechanisms of action · indications · pharmacokinetics · side effects/adverse reactions · drug interactions · dosage and administration · and more. Then, for every major drug or drug group, readers will find specific applications of the nursing process—enabling them to relate nursing care to the drug therapy of each patient.
  • Employs a body system organization that facilitates access and enhances learning.
  • Includes coverage of over 1,100 drugs, including new drugs recently approved by the FDA.
  • Alerts readers to common as well as serious drug interactions in two-column drug interaction overviews within Nursing Management sections.
  • Uses reader-friendly boxes throughout the text including: Pregnancy Safety boxes · Lifespan boxes (Special Considerations for Children, Special Considerations for Older Adults) · Management of Drug Overdose boxes · Cultural Considerations boxes
  • Presents a Comprehensive Index that lists entries by both trade name and generic name, plus a Disorders Index that lists coverage of diseases and disorders.
  • Includes Nursing Care Plans for selected drug groups.
  • Uses in-text Case Studies to illustrate the application of pharmacology content to common clinical situations.

Incl. maternal & child drug therapy/adult & geriatric drug therapy/disorders index/etc.

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Reviewer: Joyce B. Vazzano, BS, MS (Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing)
Description: This 21st edition pharmacology text contains updated information not only on major drug categories as they pertain to specific body systems, but also on the principles of pharmacology, the nursing process, and pharmacologic and biopsychosocial aspects of pharmacology. Information on over-the-counter and complementary and alternative medicines or therapies is also included.
Purpose: The purpose is to provide nurses with a sound basis for the clinical application of pharmacology. The focus in this book is on a sound understanding of the pharmacologic properties of major drug classes with clinical application through the use of the nursing process. Emphasis on pharmacology in the community is included. The book is divided into 20 units that begin with a chapter focus, followed by learning objectives and lists of key terms and drugs to enable students to focus on important material within each chapter. These are worthy objectives that I feel are met by the authors.
Audience: The authors are targeting both nursing students (as a text) and nurses (as a reference) with information about medications and their effects on patients of different ages in a concise, practical, and pertinent manner. In my opinion, the information presented is best suited for a student in a baccalaureate program. According to the information provided, the authors seem credible in this subject matter.
Features: In this comprehensive pharmacology text the authors begin with basic principles of pharmacology, including legal and ethical aspects of administering medications, the nursing process as it relates to pharmacology, cultural and psychological considerations when administering medications, alternative and complementary pharmacology, and they continue with in-depth information about drugs that affect specific body systems. There is an overview of each system, followed by particular medications with proposed nursing management, a summary, and critical thinking questions. I would like to see the answers to these questions written in the book (perhaps all in a section at the end of the book) so the reader can easily check his/her answers. Key drugs are highlighted in blue. Additionally, learning objectives and lists of key terms are presented in bold faced. A printed student learning guide is available, as is the MERLIN Web site.
Assessment: This clearly written text is intended for both nursing students and nurses. I feel it is written at an appropriate level for baccalaureate programs. It is an excellent reference for clinical practice also. The nursing process overview is a nice framework for applying pharmacologic knowledge to nursing practice. Each chapter has a summary of the presented information as well as critical thinking questions to aid the reader in applying the chapter material. I would prefer to see the answers to these questions written out so the reader can easily check his/her answers.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323030083
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 12/16/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 22
  • Pages: 1360
  • Product dimensions: 8.68 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 1.86 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Principles of pharmacology and nursing
Unit 2 Biopsychosocial aspects of pharmacology
Unit 3 Current issues in pharmacology
Unit 4 Drugs affecting the central nervous system
Unit 5 Drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system
Unit 6 Drugs affecting the cardiovascular system
Unit 7 Drugs affecting the blood
Unit 8 Drugs affecting the urinary system
Unit 9 Drugs affecting the respiratory system
Unit 10 Drugs affecting the gastrointestinal system
Unit 11 Drugs affecting the visual and auditory systems
Unit 12 Drugs affecting the endocrine system
Unit 13 Drugs affecting the reproductive system
Unit 14 Drugs used in neoplastic diseases
Unit 15 Drugs used in infectious diseases and inflammation
Unit 16 Drugs affecting the immunologic system
Unit 17 Drugs affecting the integumentary system
Unit 18 Intravenous and nutritional therapy
Unit 19 Miscellaneous agents
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  • Posted October 28, 2009

    Not my first choice for Pharmacology books

    This book is okay, but not what I expected. It gives you information from a nurses perspective, which is good if you are already a nurse. For a 1st year nursing student, I wouldn't recommend it. You have to really search and find what you are looking for becaue everything is in scenario form. Also there is not a good pharmaceutical glossary or reference.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 23, 2008

    Excellent Pharmacology Book for Nurses!

    This is an excellent resource on pharmacology for nurses. The case study format puts the medications into real life situations. This helps tie pharmacology with medical surgical conditions. The tables and diagrams are great. I also like the review of the various body systems presented before the discussions of the drugs that effect these systems. The animations on the accompanying CDROM are helpful as well.

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