Pharmacological Aspects of Nursing Care (Book Only) / Edition 7

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Now in its eighth edition, PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE is a trusted resource for understanding the drugs utilized most frequently in patient care settings. Following a thorough introduction to drugs and their therapies, the book moves through the major drug classifications according to clinical use or the body systems they treat, integrating specific nursing practices and protocols along the way. Known for an easy-to-read writing style, logical organization, and advanced critical thinking features, the eighth edition of PHARMACOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NURSING CARE includes helpful StudyWARE™ online, and coordinates with an expanded supplement package loaded with robust tools and technology designed to enhance your understanding of the material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781111319342
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/21/2006
  • Edition number: 7

Meet the Author

Dr. Broyles, RN, BSN, MA, EdD began her nursing career in 1968, working as a student nursing assistant while pursuing her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She graduated with her BSN in 1970 and continued for the next thirteen years staffing and teaching on obstetrics and gynecology. From 1972-1976, she taught in the Associate Degree Nursing Education program at Columbus Technical Institute (which is now Columbus State). During her 5-year position as Patient Teaching and Discharge Planning Coordinator for Obstetrics and at Mr. Carmel Medical Center in Columbus (1976-1981), she published her first professional writing. At this juncture, she decided to expand both her mind and nursing skills into the medical-surgical arena of nursing where she has staffed and taught nursing since that time to present. With her husband, Roger, she moved to North Carolina in 1985. She has been an educator in the nursing education department of Piedmont Community College in Roxboro, North Carolina since 1986 and is currently the course coordinator for Maternal-Child Nursing (teaching the pediatric component of the course), Adult Nursing II, and Pharmacology. Dr. Broyles received her Master of Arts in Educational Media from North Carolina Central University in 1988, and her Doctorate of Education in Adult Education from LaSalle University in 1996. Her dissertation research concerned critical thinking in Associate Degree Nursing Students and was the largest study published on this topic. In 2005, Dr. Broyles received her PhD from St. Regis University with further study in adult education. Dr. Broyles has published nursing texts in the areas of pediatrics, medical-surgical nursing, and pharmacology. She has received the Faculty Excellence Award from PCC in 2001-2002 and 2004-2005 as well as Outstanding Faculty awards in 1990 to 1993, 1994-1995 and 1996-1997.

Barry S. Reiss, BS, MS, PhD is currently a Professor of Pharmacology at the Albany College of Pharmacy in Albany, New York. along with his co-author Mary E. Evans, he has presented numerous education programs in drug therapy.

Mary E. Evans, BSED, MSN, PhD, RN is currently the Principle Research Scientist, Director of the Evaluation Unit and Assistant Director of Evaluation and Services Research for the New York State Department of Mental Health. Her special interest in drug therapy has led to a wide variety of teaching experiences in this field.

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