Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 7

Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 7

by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323076963

ISBN-13: 9780323076968

Pub. Date: 02/15/2012

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Get the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, by Marilyn Edmunds, this study guide offers a rich variety of learning resources to help you master nursing pharmacology and medication safety. Worksheets in each chapter include review questions, along with

Overview

Get the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, by Marilyn Edmunds, this study guide offers a rich variety of learning resources to help you master nursing pharmacology and medication safety. Worksheets in each chapter include review questions, along with math review, dosage calculation exercises, and research and critical thinking activities emphasizing clinical decision-making and prioritization.


• Correlation to the Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology textbook and Evolve resources
reinforces key safety content such as drug interactions, allergic reactions, adverse drug responses, care of the older adult, and cultural considerations.
Review sheets help you remember common measures, formulas, and difficult concepts.
A variety of learning activities includes short answer, matching, multiple-choice, multiple-select, math review, dosage calculation, and critical thinking exercises.
Answers for all activities and questions may be found on the Evolve companion website.
Blank medication cards allow you to fill in important drug information to take along to clinicals.
Learning objectives and cross references to related materialsare provided at the beginning of each chapter.


• NEW!Increased emphasis
oncritical thinking, clinical decision-making, and prioritizationencourages you to apply your knowledge with new research and practice application activities at the end of every chapter.
NEW!Updated questions and activities reflect the new content and emphases in the Edmunds textbook, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 8th Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323076968
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/15/2012
Edition description:
Study Guid
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Unit One: General Principles of Pharmacology

1. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in LPN Practice

2. Patient Teaching and Health Literacy

3. Legal Aspects Affecting the Administration of Medications

4. Foundations and Principles of Pharmacology

5. Lifespan and Cultural Modifications

6. Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Herbal Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion

Unit Two: Principles of Medication Administration

7. Review of Mathematical Principles

8. Mathematical Equivalents Used in Pharmacology

9. Calculating Drug Dosages

10. Preparing and Administering Medications

Unit Three: Drug Groups

11. Allergy and Respiratory Medications

12. Antiinfective Medications

13. Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications

14. Antineoplastic Medications

15. Cardiovascular and Renal Medications

16. Central and Peripheral Nervous System Medications

17. Medications for Pain Management

18. Antiinflammatory, Musculoskeletal, and Antiarthritis Medications

19. Gastrointestinal Medications

20. Hematologic Products

21. Hormones and Steroids

22. Immunologic Medications

23. Topical Medications

24. Vitamins and Minerals

Medication Cards

Inside back cover quick-reference resources: The Joint Commission Official Do Not Use List, Must-Know Drugs, Do-Not-Confuse Drugs

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