Use this set of colorful cards to master pharmacology! With over 90 cartoons covering drugs and related topics, Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 4th Edition uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested learning aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® examination. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Jo Carol Claborn, this unique tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. It makes studying pharmacology a memorable experience! UNIQUE! Over 90 full-color cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs. UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs make it easier to identify nursing priorities on common medications. UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts. Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment. Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to find topics quickly. What You Need to Know sections on each card cover key information in a quick and easy-to-review format. Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections emphasize four central topics: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink Most Frequent Side Effects are blue Important Nursing Implications are yellow Patient Teaching information is green NEW! 8 brand-new cards focus on antiemetics, sunscreens, prostaglandins, acetaminophen, and more. NEW coverage highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology - all in one clinical tool.
Use this set of colorful cards to learn and remember pathophysiology! With 96 full-color cartoons covering pathophysiologic concepts, Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards, 2nd Edition uses humor and mnemonics to make review easier and more fun. These durable, detachable cards are useful in preparing for the NCLEX® or classroom exams, as a clinical reference, for writing care plans, or for patient teaching information. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh, MSN, EdD, RN, Jo Carol Claborn, MS, RN, and Tom Gaglione, RN, MSN, this convenient study tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. Unique! 96 full-color illustrated mnemonics cover key pathophysiology concepts. Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability. Colored tabs make it easy to find topics. Concise What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications. Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics: Serious/life-threatening implications in pink Common clinical findings in blue Important nursing implications in yellow Patient teaching in green 24 new or revised cartoons cover contemporary and timely pathophysiology topics, including these new cards: HIV in Children and Infants Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract -- Breathing vs. Gas Exchange Pneumonia Rh Factor Insulin -- What Does It Do? Erectile Dysfunction Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH) The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 96 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Pathophysiology Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.
Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2014-09-05
Use this set of colorful cards to master concepts in maternity, women's health, and pediatrics! With 65 cartoons covering key topics, Mosby's OB/Peds & Women's Health Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® exam. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Cathy Miller, this one-of-a-kind tool makes studying obstetrics and pediatrics an exceptionally memorable experience! 65 full-color cartoons offer a humorous and engaging way to learn, including cards on nutrition and diabetes in pregnancy, preeclampsia versus eclampsia, sexually transmitted diseases, respiratory distress syndrome, RSV, and childhood diabetes. Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts. Colored thumb tabs make it easy to find topics quickly. What You Need to Know monographs on each card provide more detailed information and specific nursing implications. Sturdy, spiral-bound cards offer durability as well as portability. Unique! Color highlights emphasize four central topics: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink Common Clinical Findings in blue Important Nursing Implications in yellow Patient Teaching in green
Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2009-12-02
Completely portable, this pocket-sized collection of full-color, spiral-bound cards uses humor, cartoons, and mnemonics to help you understand and retain important information about fluids and electrolytes. This fun, colorful, and insightful approach makes these cards a valuable learning and review tool throughout nursing school, as well as a great resource for preparing for the NCLEX® examination. UNIQUE! 64 full-color, cartoon mnemonics cover key fluids and electrolytes and acid-base concepts. UNIQUE! Colored highlights draw attention to four central topics: Serious Life Threatening Implications in pink; Common Clinical Findings in blue; Important Nursing Implications in yellow; and Patient Teaching information in green. Concise What You Need to Know information on the back of each image highlights key information and specific nursing implications. Spiral-bound pages made of thick, substantial card stock are durable and portable. Color-coded thumb tabs feature a different color for each section for easy referral. 15 new cartoons help you master the latest information on fluids and electrolytes. New topics include: Homeostasis: A Question of Balance and The Body’s Water: Keeping It Where You Need It.
Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2012-11-01
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.
Author: Patricia A. Nutz
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2013-06-11
Plan care and prepare for clinicals with Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards, 22nd Edition! More than 360 durable cards make it easy to find pharmacologic details and nursing management guidelines for over 750 generic and 600 brand-name drugs. Each 4 x 6 card provides essential nursing information including descriptions, use(s), mechanism(s), pharmacokinetics, side/adverse effects, contraindications/precautions, interactions, dosing, and nursing management priorities. Organized alphabetically, Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards provide quick access to the information you need to prepare care plans and review medication orders. More than 360 colorful 4"x 6" cards include cards for individual drugs plus drug category cards for 65 categories of drugs. Coverage of over 750 generic and over 600 brand-name drugs provides one-stop access to the information most needed for clinical practice. Concise entries feature generic name, pronunciation, category, pregnancy category, brand name, dosage forms, use(s), mechanism(s), pharmacokinetics, side/adverse effects, contraindications/precautions, interactions, dosing, and nursing management priorities. Black Box Warnings highlight high-alert drugs. NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses for all drug categories familiarize you with the application of nursing diagnoses in pharmacology. Convenient appendix provides access to additional drug information such as antagonists and antidotes, nutritional supplements, and look-alike/sound-alike drug names. Common conversion formulas are found on the inside lid of the box. UPDATED, streamlined content is designed with nurses in mind. NEW Critical Thinking fill-in-the-blank card may be used on any drug. UPDATED! Category cards are condensed to allow for easier retrieval.
Prepare for the NCLEX with this fun, full-color review! Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN? Exam, 9th Edition uses colorful drawings and mnemonic cartoons to cover the nursing concepts and content found on the NCLEX-RN examination. A concise outline format makes studying easier, and the Evolve companion website includes 2,500 NCLEX exam-style review questions (including alternate item formats) - allowing you to create practice exams, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and review answers and rationales. Written by NCLEX expert JoAnn Zerwekh, this study guide offers a clear, visual way to remember key facts for the NCLEX exam. UNIQUE! Mnemonic cartoons provide a fun, easy way to review and remember key nursing concepts and disease processes. UNIQUE! The integrated systems approach incorporates pediatric, adult, maternity, and older adult lifespan considerations in each body system chapter. Practice questions on the Evolve companion website are available in both study and quiz modes and separated by content area, allowing you to customize your review based on your personal study needs. UNIQUE! Appendixes for each chapter summarize medications and nursing procedures for quick reference. Alternate item format questions on Evolve prepare you for the interactive question types on the NCLEX examination, including priority drag-and-drop and hot-spot (illustrated point-and-click) questions. Answers and rationales for all review questions show why correct answers are right and incorrect options are wrong. Separate chapters on pharmacology and nursing management help you to focus on these areas of emphasis on the NCLEX examination. Nursing Priority boxes make it easier to distinguish priorities of nursing care. Pharmacology tables make key drug information easy to find, with high-alert medications noted by a special icon. Special icons distinguish pediatric and adult disorders, and identify content on Self-Care and Home Care. UPDATED content reflects the most recent NCLEX-RN test plan and incorporates important clinical updates. NEW! 2,500 review questions are now included on the Evolve companion website, adding more 200 questions to the total on the previous edition. NEW! Addition of SI Units and removal of trade-name drugs reflects changes in the NCLEX-RN test plan. NEW! Additional alternate item questions are included on Evolve, and new questions incorporating video are also added. NEW! Test Alert! boxes in the book highlight key concepts frequently found on the NCLEX examination. NEW! Additional memory notecard-type illustrations are included in the book to accommodate visual learners.
Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Release Date: 2015-07-16
Find the reliable, in-depth drug information you need! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 11th Edition with 2016 Update keeps you up to date with this constantly changing field by providing information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Each drug monograph includes complete dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you'll always be sure that you're practicing medication safety. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, and IV drug information. From trusted nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, the Drug Guide also includes a companion website with how-to videos, NCLEX? exam-style questions, patient teaching guidelines, and more. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to vital information. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. UNIQUE! Full-color inserts show how drugs work and provide fast access to basic intravenous administration techniques and skills. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, videos and animations, drug dosage calculators, NCLEX? exam-style questions, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. A table with complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on added or newly released drugs. Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover areas such as doses, side effects, interactions, and nursing considerations. Ethnic alert icon indicates safety information specific to populations of varying ethnicities. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include video clips of medication administration via IV, injection, oral, topical, and drops; animations of how drugs act in the body; and safety content relating to the most common medication errors.
Author: Sarah Ashelford
Publisher: Learning Matters
Release Date: 2016-05-18
Carefully designed to provide an integrated introduction to both the biology of disease and the therapeutic agents that are used to manage them, this book considers the underlying pathology of many common illnesses and diseases but by focusing on those conditions which have a pharmacological intervention is able to provide nurses with a broader understanding of bioscience that reflects care given in practice. It covers the basics of pharmacology, the core pathological concepts of inflammation, infection and cancer as well as a systems-based consideration of the pathophysiology and relevant pharmacology of common disorders. Providing the ideal starting point for student nurses to develop a robust, integrated knowledge of human disease and pharmacology, this book will enable them to provide care based on up-to-date knowledge of this important subject.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Release Date: 2009
Written in the award-winning Incredibly Easy! style, this book provides complete and clear explanations of how drugs act and interact in the treatment of disease. Focusing on mechanisms of drug action, the book details specific drugs by pharmacologic class for all body systems as well as drugs for pain, psychiatric disorders, infection, fluid and electrolyte imbalances, and cancer. Potentially dangerous drug and drug-herb interactions are highlighted. This thoroughly updated edition covers the newest drugs in each pharmacologic class and includes information on obesity drugs, a new chapter on genitourinary system drugs, a new medication safety feature, and a new appendix on common herbal preparations and their drug interactions.
Author: Tony Guerra
Release Date: 2016-02-28
"As a working parent of 4yearold triplet daughters, I understand time management presents one of the greatest barriers to my pharmacology students' success. Many students feel that cold sense of overwhelm and information overload. This easytoread guide organizes pharmacology into manageable, logical steps you can fit in short pockets of time. The proven system helps you memorize medications quickly and form immediate connections. With mnemonics from students and instructors, you'll see how both sides approach learning. After you've finished the 200 Top Drugs in this book, reading pharmacology exam questions will seem like reading plain English. You'll have a new understanding of pharmacology to do better in class, clinical and your board exam. You'll feel the confidence you'd hoped for as a future health professional. For patients and caregivers, this book provides a means to memorize medications to quickly and articulately communicate with your health providers." --from the back cover.