Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses

by JoAnn Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn

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Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses by JoAnn Zerwekh, Jo Carol Claborn

Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 3rd Edition is a colorfully illustrated collection of spiral-bound cards that brings together the difficult drugs and topics related to pharmacology into one portable volume. Using a wide variety of learning aids, humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, this valuable tool helps you master pharmacology in class, in clinicals, and in preparation for the NCLEX® examination. Specific topics include: administration, antibiotics/antivirals, anticoagulants, cardiac drugs, CNS drugs, diuretics, endocrine drugs, GI drugs, musculoskeletal drugs, pain drugs, psychiatric drugs, pulmonary drugs, and reproductive/OB drugs. For practicing nurses, these cards provide an always-useful refresher on pharmacology.

Over 90 cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.

Full-color cartoons and color-highlighted monographs provide a visually engaging way to learn.

Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most difficult concepts.

Thick pages and spiral-bound format create the perfect portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment.

Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to quickly reference material.

What You Need to Know sections on the back of each image give you more information about each illustrated topic in a quick and easy-to-review format.

Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections draw your attention to key information:

Serious/Life-Threatening Implications are highlighted in pink

Most Frequent Side Effects are blue

Important Nursing Implications are yellow

Patient Teaching information is green

NEW coverage throughout highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology all in one clinical tool.

8 brand new cards focus on administration by inhalation, lovenox, fentanyl, and more.
New mobile device version enables you to study on the go.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323549547
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 03/30/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 72 MB
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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Administration

• Medication Administration

• Medication Calculation

• Ear Drop Administration

• Peak and Trough

• Guide to Drug Overdose

• Administration of Medications by Inhalation

• Transdermal Administration of Medication

Antibiotics/Antivirals

• Cephalosporins

• Tetracyclines

• Metronidazole (Flagyl)

• Isoniazide (INH)

• Aminoglycosides

• Antiretrovirals

• Drug Impact on Pregnancies

• Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

• Penicillin

• Azithromycin (Zithromax)

• Aminoglycoside Toxicity

Anticoagulants/Hematinics

• Heparin

• Lovenox (Enoxaprin)

• Warfarin Sodium (Coumadin)

• Epoetin Alfa (Procrit)

• Iron Supplements

• Thrombolytics

• Clopidogrel (Plavix)

• Argatroban

Cardiac

• Antihypertensives

• Hypertension ABC

• Beta Blockers

• Angiotensin Coverting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors

• Calcium Channel Blockers

• Nitroglycerin

• Antidysrhythmics

• Digitalis

• Lidocaine Toxicity

• Drugs for Bradycardia and Hypotension

• Alpha-Adrenergic Antagonist (Alpha-Blockers)

• Beta-Blocker Actions (Beta-Adrenergic Antagonists)

• Beta-Adrenergic Antagonist (Beta-Blockers)

• HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors (Statins) (Beta-Adrenergic)

CNS

• Antiepileptic Drugs

• Hydroxyzine (Vistaril) and Lorazepam (Ativan)

• Promethazine (Phenergan)

• Midazolam (Versed)

Diuretics

• Diuretics

• Spironolactone (Aldactone)

Endocrine

• Types of Insulin

• Sulfonylureas

• Corticosteroids

• Levothyroxine Sodium (Synthroid)

• Metformin (Glucophage)

Gastrointestinal

• H2-Blockers

• Psyllium (Metamucil)

• Metoclopramide Hydrohloride (Reglan)

• Proton Pump Inhibitors

• Magnesium Hydroxide (Milk of Magnesia)

• Aluminum Hydroxide (Amphojel)

• Antidiarrheals (Loperamide [Imodium] and Diphenoxylate Hydrochloride [Lomotil])

• Lactulose

• Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate (Kayexalate)

Miscellaneous

• Atropine Overdose

• Potassium Chloride (Intravenous and Orally)

• Salicylate Poisoning

• Toxic Levels of Lithium, Digoxin, and Theophylline

• Drug Interactions and Grapefruit

• Emergency Drugs

• Cancer Chemotherapy: Adverse Reactions/Precautions

• Oral Calcium Supplements

• Beta-Blocking Drugs for Glaucoma: Betaxolol (Betoptic), Timolol (Timoptic), Carteolol (Ocupress)

• Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6): Isoniazid (INH) and Levodopa

Musculoskeletal

• Etodolac (Lodine)

• Antigout Agents: Febuxostat (Uloric), Allopruninol (Zyloprim), Probenecid (Benemid)

• Bisphosphonate Therapy: Alendronate (Fosamax), Risedronate (Actonel), Ibandronate (Boniva)

Pain

• Morphine Sulfate

• Moderate-to-Strong Opioid Analgesics

• Narcotic Antagonists: Naloxone (Narcan)

• Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs, Nonapirin)

• Acetylsalicylic Acid (Aspirin, ASA)

• Fentanyl

Psychiatric

• Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

• Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)

• Tricyclic Antidepressants

• Haloperidol (Haldol)

• Donepezil (Aricept, Aricept ODT)

Pulmonary

• Antihistamines

• Bronchodilators

• Advair and Spiriva

• Antitussives, Expectorants, and Mucolytics
Reproductive/OB

• Oxytocin (Pitocin)

• Rho(D) Immune Globulin (RhIG) (RhoGAM)

• Uterine Relaxants (Tocolytics)

• Anticholinergic Drugs for Overactive Bladder

• Oral Contraceptives (Combination)

• Erectile Dysfunction

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Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 13 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This handy little pocket-sized book is a fantastic tool for the visual learner. Retaining the information is so much easier than rummaging through drug books. It's too much information to sit down and read like a book, but as a quick reference or a study aid, it's outstanding!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This isn't nearly as comprehensive as I expected. Still, I liked the way different drugs were compared against each other (esp. in the cardiac section), and the illustrations and mnemonics were helpful, but the whole thing was just thin.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Highly recommended for nursing students and nurses in practice. Great resource at your fingertips. Fun and easy way to learn important drug classifications. L. L., Nursing Instructor, NYC
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