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Pharmacology : a patient-centered nursing process approach

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Kirtland Community College Library RM 301 .K44 2015 30775305510589 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781455751488
  • ISBN: 1455751480
  • Physical Description: print
    xv, 971 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 8th edition.
  • Publisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, [2015]

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General Note: Previous edition has subtitle: "a nursing process approach."
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Drug action: pharmaceutic, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic phases -- The drug approval process -- Cultural and pharmacogenetic considerations -- Drug interactions and over-the-counter drugs -- Drugs of abuse -- Herbal therapies -- Pediatric pharmacology -- Geriatric pharmacology -- Collaboration in community settings -- The role of the nurse in drug research -- The nursing process in patient-centered pharmacotherapy -- Safety and quality in pharmacotherapy -- Medication administration -- Medications and calculations -- Vitamin and mineral replacement -- Fluid and electrolyte replacement -- Nutritional support -- Adrenergic agonists and adrenergic blockers -- Cholinergic agonists and anticholinergics -- Central nervous system stimulants -- Central nervous system depressants -- Anticonvulsants -- Drugs for neurologic disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's disease -- Drugs for neuromuscular disorders: myasthenia gravis, multiple sclerosis, and muscle spasms -- Antiinflammatory drugs -- Nonopioid and opioid analgesics -- Antipsychotics and anxiolytics -- Antidepressants and mood stabilizers -- Penicillins and cephalosporins -- Macrolides, tetracyclines, aminoglycosides, and fluoroquinolones -- Sulfonamides --
Summary, etc.: Prepare to administer drugs safely by mastering key pharmacology concepts and drug calculation skills! Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 8th Edition covers nursing pharmacology within a real-world nursing context. Using a clear, streamlined approach, this text makes it easier to understand pharmacology with a detailed unit on dosage calculations, a nursing process framework for drug therapy, and summaries of prototype drugs. Written by nursing educators Joyce Kee, Evelyn Hayes, and Linda McCuistion, this edition includes a strong QSEN focus, enhanced coverage of prioritization, and more NCLEX® Examination-style questions on the subject of pharmacology.--Publisher information.
Subject: Pharmacology
Pharmacological Phenomena
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Drug Therapy
Patient-Centered Care
Genre: Nurses' Instruction.
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