Pharmacology for Nurses : A Pathophysiological Approach - With DVD

Pharmacology for Nurses : A Pathophysiological Approach - With DVD

by Michael Patrick Adams, Norman Holland

Prentice Hall Nursing MediaLink DVD-ROM. Packaged with every copy of the textbook, this dynamic DVD-ROM includes:

· Audio Glossary with pronunciations and definitions of every key term in the textbook

· Drug Prototype Audio Pronunciations

· Drug Dosage Calculator

· Nursing in Action video case studies for medication

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Prentice Hall Nursing MediaLink DVD-ROM. Packaged with every copy of the textbook, this dynamic DVD-ROM includes:

· Audio Glossary with pronunciations and definitions of every key term in the textbook

· Drug Prototype Audio Pronunciations

· Drug Dosage Calculator

· Nursing in Action video case studies for medication administration

· NCLEX® Review questions that emphasize the application of care and client education related to drug administration

· Mechanism of Action drug animation tutorials for prototype drugs, showing how drug action occurs at the tissue, organ, and system levels. The following animations build upon the drug action discussions from the Prototype Drug boxes in the textbook:

CD-ROM versions of this resource can be purchased at

Companion Website. Serving as an online review to your textbook, this Companion Website includes:

· Additional NCLEX® Review questions with comprehensive rationales

· Pharmacology review activities that test your understanding of the drugs from each chapter, including Classification Reviews, Drug Reviews, Case Studies, and Care Plans

· Dosage Calculation exercises

· Nursing Process Focus charts for drug prototypes

· Preventing Medication Errors review and activities

· Student Success module with advice and activities to help you be a successful nursing student

· And much more

Student Workbook. Your workbook contains a large number and variety of practice questions and learning activities, including fill-ins, matching, multiple choice, case studies, and dosage calculations. MediaLinks refer you to the Prentice Hall Nursing MediaLink DVD-ROM and Companion Website for additional review and application.

Instructor’s Resource Manual. Designed to help faculty plan and manage the pharmacology course, this manual includes:

· Detailed lecture notes with correlations to PowerPoint slides organized by learning objectives

· Suggestions for classroom and clinical activities

· Comprehensive test questions with rationales and mapped to learning objectives

· Assignments using the Companion Website and the Prentice Hall Nursing MediaLink DVD-ROM that accompany the textbook

· A chapter-specific Resource Library identifying images and media resources on the Instructor’s Resource DVD-ROM.

It also includes an Instructor’s Strategies for Success module for faculty that explains Learning Theories, Planning for Instruction, How to Use Effective Pedagogies, Assessing Learning, and more!

Instructor’s Resource DVD-ROM. This DVD-ROM includes all the textbook resources instructors need to teach pharmacology courses:

· Comprehensive PowerPoint Presentation that integrates lecture slides, images, animations, videos, and other resources

· Classroom Response questions set in PowerPoint slides (ask your Prentice Hall representative for more information about hardware to enhance your presentation)

· First Day of Class presentation to show your students how to use this textbook

· Complete Image Gallery in PowerPoint

· Additional Media Resources to enhance your classroom presentations

· TestGen with questions in all NCLEX® formats, including questions mapped to the chapter learning objectives

· Link to the Prentice Hall Instructors Resource Center for additional resources (internet connection required)

Alternate CD-ROM versions of this resource are also available.

OneKey Online Course Management. Prentice Hall OneKey is an integrated online resource that brings a variety of resources together in one convenient place for faculty and students using Blackboard, WebCt, and CourseCompass platforms and provides you with the following:

For Students For Instructors

NCLEX-RN® Review questions Test Item Files

Case Studies PowerPoint Presentations

Care Plan Activities Media Gallery Resources

MediaLinks Discussion Board

Email Communication Class Announcements

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Pharmacology for Nurses: A Pathophysiologic Approach, 2nd edition

Unit 1:  Fundamental Concepts of Pharmacology

Chapter 1    Introduction to Pharmacology: Drug Regulation and Approval

Chapter 2    Drug Classes and Schedules

Chapter 3    Emergency Preparedness

Chapter 4    Principles of Drug Administration

Chapter 5    Pharmacokinetics

Chapter 6    Pharmacodynamics

Unit 2: Pharmacology and the Nurse-Patient Relationship

Chapter 7    The Nursing Process in Pharmacology

Chapter 8    Drug Administration throughout the Lifespan

Chapter 9    Medication Errors  *****NEW CHAPTER*****

Chapter 10 Psychosocial, Gender, and Cultural Influences on Pharmacotherapy

Chapter 11 Herbal and Alternative Therapies

Chapter 12 Substance Abuse

Unit 3: The Nervous System

Chapter 13 Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System

Chapter 14 Drugs for Anxiety and Insomnia

Chapter 15 Drugs for Seizures

Chapter 16 Drugs for Emotional and Mood Disorders

Chapter 17 Drugs for Psychoses

Chapter 18 Drugs for the Control of Pain

Chapter 19 Drugs for Local and General Anesthesia

Chapter 20 Drugs for Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System

Chapter 21 Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders


Unit 4: The Cardiovascular and Urinary Systems

Chapter 22 Drugs for Lipid Disorders

Chapter 23 Drugs for Hypertension

Chapter 24 Drugs for Heart Failure

Chapter 25 Drugs for Angina Pectoris and Myocardial Infarction

Chapter 26 Drugs for Dysrhythmias

Chapter 27 Drugs for Coagulation Disorders

Chapter 28 Drugs forHematopoietic Disorders

Chapter 29 Drugs for Shock

Chapter 30    Diuretic Therapy and Drugs for Renal Failure

Chapter 31 Drugs for Fluid Balance, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders


Unit 5: The Immune System

Chapter 32 Drugs for Immune System Modulation

Chapter 33 Drugs for Inflammation, Fever, and Allergies

Chapter 34 Drugs for Bacterial Infections

Chapter 35 Drugs for Fungal, Protozoan, and Helminth Infections

Chapter 36 Drugs for Viral Infections

Chapter 37 Drugs for Neoplasia

Unit 6: The Respiratory System

Chapter 38 Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders

Chapter 39 Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders

Unit 7: The Gastrointestinal System

Chapter 40 Drugs for Peptic Ulcer Disease

Chapter 41 Drugs for Bowel Disorders, Nausea, and Vomiting

Chapter 42 Drugs for Nutritional Disorders

Unit 8: The Endocrine System

Chapter 43 Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

Chapter 44 Drugs for Diabetes Mellitus

Chapter 45 Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Female Reproductive System

Chapter 46 Drugs for Disorders and Conditions of the Male Reproductive System

Unit 9: The Integumentary System and Eyes/Ears

Chapter 47 Drugs for Bone and Joint Disorders

Chapter 48 Drugs for Skin Disorders

Chapter 49 Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders


Appendix A: Canadian Drugs and Their U.S. Equivalents

Appendix B: Top 200 Drugs Ranked by Number of Prescriptions

Appendix C:   Bibliography and References

Appendix D:   Answers to NCLEX, Critical-thinking Questions, and Med Errors Alert

Appendix E:   Methods for Calculating Drug Doses


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