Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Author: Linda Lane Lilley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323358989
Release Date: 2015-11-26
Genre: Medical

Let this outstanding pharmacology text help you learn how to administer drugs safely and effectively! Now in its eighth edition, Pharmacology and the Nursing Process continues to deliver the perfect amount of pharmacology, prioritization, and nursing process information to today’s nursing students. Centering on its unique key drug approach, this text focuses only on the drug information you need to safely administer drugs. The text also continues to emphasize the nursing process and prioritization, covering the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations you need to practice effectively. New to this edition is even more coverage of QSEN competencies, simpler language, and a wealth of reader-friendly features and innovative learning aids. Along with its integrated NCLEX preparation and insightful learning strategies, you won’t find a more complete pharmacology text on the market! NEW! Additional QSEN coverage incorporates more QSEN information throughout the text. Applicable QSEN competencies added to text case study titles Collaboration and teamwork content added to selected case studies Addition of new Safety: What Went Wrong? case studies Explanation of QSEN initiatives as it relates to safety and quality of patient care is included in the Medication Errors chapter NEW! Improved readability is aided by more friendly, direct-address language; shorter sentences; simplified language (where appropriate); and much more. An extensive Photo Atlas of Drug Administration features more than 100 step-by-step illustrations depicting key steps in drug administration for various routes of drug administration. UNIQUE! QSEN focus highlights those aspects of the book — such as boxes, tips, case studies, and other content — that correlate with the QSEN competencies. Popular key drug approach focuses on the need-to-know content for safe clinical practice and uses a streamlined approach to drug indications, emphasizing only the most common or serious adverse effects. Integrated NCLEX® Examination preparation includes seven NCLEX Examination review questions in every chapter, with at least one alternate-format item per chapter. Thorough application of the nursing process is addressed in each chapter to help readers learn how to prioritize nursing care to focus on the most essential assessments, nursing diagnosis, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria. Colorful and consistent learner-friendly format utilizes a variety of tables and practical body systems organization to help readers integrate pharmacology content with what they are learning in medical-surgical and adult health nursing courses. Focus on prioritization includes prioritized nursing diagnoses along with corresponding prioritization of goals and outcomes, helping readers learn to connect nursing diagnoses to goals and outcomes. Large collection of reader-friendly learning aids includes approachable text elements such as:

Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Author: Linda Lane Lilley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371353
Release Date: 2016-01-19
Genre: Medical

Prepare for success in pharmacology and on the NCLEX Examination with the Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition. Designed to accompany Lilley’s Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition textbook, this workbook features worksheets for each chapter that include NCLEX-RN® Examination-style review questions, critical thinking and application questions, case studies, and other educationally sound learning activities. Chapter-by-chapter worksheets are divided into 3 main sections: Chapter Review and NCLEX Examination Preparation, Critical Thinking and Application, and Case Study. Focus on prioritization features at least one prioritization exercise in which the reader must evaluate a clinical scenario and answer the question: "What is the nurse’s best action?" Overview of dosage calculations section contains explanations of key drug calculations, concepts, sample drug labels, practice problems, and a practice quiz. Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facility self-study. Learning strategies expands upon the unique, cartoon-illustrated study strategies included in the Lilley text. NEW! Expanded NCLEX focus includes one to two additional NCLEX Examination-style questions for each chapter, including additional alternate item format types. Chapter review and NCLEX Examination preparation included in each chapter worksheet contains a number of application-based NCLEX practice questions, including at least one alternate-item question per chapter. NEW! Updated content is completely current and consistent with the Lilley textbook.

Pharmacology

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 143771711X
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Medical

With its concise, straightforward approach, this text puts nursing pharmacology concepts and essential drug calculation skills into a contemporary nursing context to prepare you for real-world drug administration responsibilities. Revised and updated with the most current information-including Prototype Drug Charts, detailed Nursing Process summaries, and NCLEX Study Questions-this 7th edition makes pharmacology more understandable than ever.

Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Author: Linda Lane Lilley, PhD RN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323371384
Release Date: 2016-01-02
Genre:

Prepare for success in pharmacology and on the NCLEX Examination with the Study Guide for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition. Designed to accompany Lilley s "Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 8th Edition" textbook, this workbook features worksheets for each chapter that include NCLEX-RN(r) Examination-style review questions, critical thinking and application questions, case studies, and other educationally sound learning activities.Chapter-by-chapter worksheets are divided into 3 main sections: Chapter Review and NCLEX Examination Preparation, Critical Thinking and Application, and Case Study.Focus on prioritization features at least one prioritization exercise in which the reader must evaluate a clinical scenario and answer the question: "What is the nurse s best action?" Overview of dosage calculations section contains explanations of key drug calculations, concepts, sample drug labels, practice problems, and a practice quiz.Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to facility self-study.Learning strategies expands upon the unique, cartoon-illustrated study strategies included in the Lilley text.NEW! Expanded NCLEX focus includes one to two additional NCLEX Examination-style questions for each chapter, including additional alternate item format types.Chapter review and NCLEX Examination preparation included in each chapter worksheet contains a number of application-based NCLEX practice questions, including at least one alternate-item question per chapter.NEW! Updated content is completely current and consistent with the Lilley textbook."

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in Canada

Author: Linda Lane Lilley
Publisher: Elsevier Canada, c2007 + 1 CD-ROM.
ISBN: 0779699718
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Nursing

This new Canadian textbook is based on the bestselling 4th edition U.S. text, known for its clear and consistent format, colourful design, and helpful boxed features and illustrations that highlight need-to-know information and help busy nursing students learn and understand pharmacology. All pharmacology content has undergone an extensive revision to ensure that it reflects the authoritative Canadian drug information resource, Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS). The text includes chapters on medication errors and gene therapy, Canadian drug policy and legislation regarding over-the-counter and natural health products, drugs for HIV/AIDS, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, infection, and psychiatric conditions has been thoroughly updated and revised. Canadian statistics have been added as well as a greater emphasis being focused on Canadian ethical and legal issues. This Canadian edition has been fully adapted, with every chapter being revised to reflect Canadian nursing practice. In addition to the textbook, a free Student CD-ROM offers medical administration checklists, IV checklists and chapter-by-chapter exam-style review questions with rationales. This edition has retained the numerous pedagogical elements including: Appearing at the beginning of each chapter - Objectives e-Learning Activities Drug Profiles Glossary Appearing at the end of each chapter - Client Teaching Tips specific to drug class or topic Points to Remember boxes Examination Review questions Critical Thinking Activities Bibliography Throughout the text - Ethnocultural Implications boxes Community Health Points boxes Natural Health Therapies boxes Legal and Ethical Principles boxes Geriatric and Pediatric Considerations boxes Case Studies Research boxes Case-based Nursing Care Plans applying pharmacology to the nursing process Alphabetized Dosages tables listing drug generic and trade names, pharmacological class, usual dosage ranges, and indications All chapters feature Canadian drug names and dosages. Canadian drug information is based on the 2005 Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS). Includes Canadian Best Practice Guidelines for nursing. Nursing Care Plans have also been changed to reflect Canadian examples. Ethical and legal issues have received much stronger emphasis. The diverse cultural mix of Canada is reflected in examples and illustrations. All American references replaced where appropriate or enhanced with Canadian references to reflect Canadian health care policy and guidelines. All references updated to reflect the up-to-date research findings. References older than 5 years will be retained only if seminal research. All chapters revised to ensure Canadian content throughout.

Pharmacology

Author: Linda E. McCuistion
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323399159
Release Date: 2017-03-15
Genre: Medical

Get the right dosage of pharmacology content to succeed on the NCLEX and as a professional nurse with Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 9th Edition. Using a streamlined prototype approach and an emphasis on nursing care, this text makes it easy for today’s nursing students to better understand the complicated subject of pharmacology. The book’s detailed chapter on dosage calculation, the nursing process framework for drug therapy, strong QSEN focus, and summaries of prototype drugs help deliver the perfect pharmacology foundation. This new edition also features an improved overall organization, more streamlined content, updated prototype drug charts, a new chapter on transplant drugs, expanded information on cultural considerations, new and updated critical thinking case studies, and much more. In all, it’s the surest way to put your best foot forward when it comes to nursing pharmacology on the NCLEX and in practice! UNIQUE! An extensive, color-coded Drug Calculations chapter presents six methods of dosage calculation, providing a helpful review and supplement to a dosage calculations textbook. UNIQUE! Nursing Process summaries present patient care and drug therapy within the framework of each step of the nursing process, including information on patient teaching and cultural considerations. UNIQUE! Illustrated overviews of normal anatomy and physiology open each unit and provide a critical foundational review for understanding how drugs work in each body system. Chapter on safety and quality discusses medication errors, specific nursing measures to promote safety, National Patient Safety Goals, and many other safety issues and concerns. Cultural considerations icons highlight important cultural considerations in the Nursing Process sections. QSEN focus emphasizes patient-centered care, safety, quality, and collaboration and teamwork. Application-level NCLEX Study Questions at the end of each chapter help prepare readers for the growing pharmacology coverage on the NCLEX Examination. Consistent RN-standard chapter pedagogy includes objectives, outlines, key terms with page references, and activities on the Evolve companion website. Coverage of prioritization throughout the text helps readers learn to prioritize nursing care and differentiate need-to-know from nice-to-know content. NEW! Streamlined content and improved organization makes this edition even more user-friendly. NEW! Patient Safety boxes reinforce concepts related to medication safety, and more. NEW! New chapter on Transplant Drugs discusses key drugs prescribed for organ transplants. NEW! Updated Prototype Drug Charts provide easy access to key information for the most commonly used drugs, including dosages, contraindications, drug-lab-food interactions, pharmacokinetics, and more. NEW! New pregnancy categories regulations are addressed in all chapters where pregnancy categories were mentioned. NEW! Additional QSEN icons will be included in boxes that discuss patient-centered care, teamwork and collaboration, evidence-based practice, quality improvement, safety, or informatics. NEW! Expanded chapter on cultural considerations now includes new information on community-based nursing content. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Therapies boxes (formerly Herbal Alert boxes) more appropriately reflect the content, which covers more than just safety information. NEW! New or updated Critical thinking case studies are included at the end of every chapter to challenge readers to apply knowledge and analytical skills to realistic patient scenarios.

Pharmacology Online for Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Author: Linda Lane Lilley
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323339093
Release Date: 2016-01-15
Genre:

Master everything from basic principles to dosage calculation and more with the hands on practice offered in Pharmacology Online. Corresponding to Lilley's "Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, "8th Edition, this online course features a collection of self-paced learning modules that will enhance your understanding of pharmacology within context of the nursing process and prioritization. True-to-life case studies, videos, animations, interactive activities, care planning activities, and NCLEX? Exam-style quizzes help you understand how drugs work and how to administer them safely in the clinical setting.

Pharmacology Online to Accompany Pharmacology and the Nursing Process Access Code

Author: Linda Lane Lilley
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 0323024467
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Medical

Corresponding to Lilley's Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 4th Edition, this collection of innovative, interactive assets and ready-to-use modules helps faculty build an online or web-enhanced course that facilitates understanding of nursing pharmacology like nothing else! It includes animation-enhanced self-study modules, branching case studies, interactive learning activities, unique Roadside Assistance video clips, an online drug handbook, audio clips, animations, Discussion Threads, WebLinks, and more. This rich library of online assets can be used for a fully online or web-enhanced course. Instructor resources are available; contact your sales representative for details. Users can work through 12 ready-to-use, animation-enhanced self-study modules on the basic principles of pharmacology as often as needed to ensure comprehension, then submit an NCLEX® Examination-style quiz for grading. 20 ready-to-use interactive case studies - one for each Lilley "Part" -- prompt users to make patient care decisions. At the end of each case, the user submits an NCLEX Examination-style quiz. Users can work through 114 interactive learning activities -- two for each chapter in the Lilley textbook. An online, full-text version of Mosby's 2005 Drug Consult for Nurses helps users work through issues of drug dosage and administration. 16 Roadside Assistance video clips feature nationally known pharmacologist and speaker Alan P. Agins, PhD, presenting core pharmacology concepts with a uniquely memorable flair. Users can view 38 animations -- every animation from the self-study modules, plus bonus animations. Students can listen to audio clips of the pronunciation of more than 600 key terms in pharmacology, including the generic names of the top 100 drugs and the key drugs identified in the text. A dynamic library of WebLinks corresponds to every chapter and is updated quarterly to ensure currency. Power-packed instructor assets include: A test bank with over 500 items in a format consistent with the NCLEX Examination, each coded with correct answer, nursing process step, NCLEX Client Needs category, and cognitive type. A PowerPoint collection with approximately 2,100 customizable text slides. A 400-item image collection with every image from the Lilley textbook, all of the images from the self-study modules, and additional images in pathophysiology and drug administration. A collection of 38 animations (every animation from the self-study modules as well as bonus animations) to incorporate into online presentations. 30 thought-provoking Discussion Threads to post for student discussion.

Pharmacology for Nursing Care

Author: Richard A. Lehne
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437735826
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition , features a uniquely engaging writing style, clear explanations, and unmatched clinical precision and currency to helps the reader gain a solid understanding of key drugs and their implications -- as opposed to just memorization of certain facts.

Study Guide for Pharmacology

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293495
Release Date: 2014-04-14
Genre: Medical

This student study guide contains a variety of exercises specifically designed to reinforce content presented in the textbook. Chapter worksheets feature more than 1,800 study questions, 160 drug calculation and dosage problems, and case-based critical thinking exercises. Like the Kee text, the study guide features a strong nursing focus and comprehensive coverage of drug dosage calculations, including numerous sample drug labels. Over 1,800 study questions reinforce textbook concepts and prepare you for the NCLEX® examination. An extensive section of drug calculation problems helps you master important dosage calculation methods. Case-based critical thinking exercises enhance your understanding of nursing responsibilities in drug therapy. Sample drug labels familiarize you with the labels you will encounter in clinical practice. A basic math review appendix provides a helpful review of key mathematics concepts. Answers for all exercises are included to facilitate self-study. Thoroughly updated content corresponds to the Kee text, including a new chapter on medication safety. Additional NCLEX® examination-style review questions reflect an increased focus on alternate item-format questions. Approximately 100 new prioritization activities provide practice in identifying key nursing actions.

Trounce s Clinical Pharmacology for Nurses E Book

Author: Clive P. Page
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702039508
Release Date: 2008-12-22
Genre: Medical

With the important part played by nurses in the administration of drugs and in recording their effects, an understanding of pharmacology and its application to patient care is an integral part of pre-registration nursing education. This popular textbook gives an up-to-date account of the action and use of drugs in the treatment and prevention of disease, as well as exploring the principles underlying drug usage. The eighteenth edition of this highly successful textbook builds on the foundation of its predecessors by bringing the text fully up to date with developments in the world of clinical pharmacology and current trends in clinical practice.

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Author: Bruce D. Clayton
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323035590
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 14th edition, is a contemporary classic nursing pharmacology textbook known for its impeccably accurate drug content and its practical applications of the nursing process. A consistent emphasis on health promotion through medication monitoring and patient education is a hallmark of the book. Introductory units ground the reader in basic principles of pharmacology and medication administration, and subsequent body-system units apply the nursing process to every major disorder and drug class to promote safe medication administration. Provides an overview of relevant pathophysiology with an application of the nursing process in each drug chapter, followed by an application of the nursing process to each applicable drug class. Covers the pharmacology of all major classes of drugs, emphasizing side effects to expect, side effects to report, drug interactions, and more. Emphasizes patient education and health promotion with easy-to-recognize Patient Education and Health Promotion headings and reproducible Patient Self-Assessment forms. Provides need-to-know coverage of herbal therapies and dietary supplements with an Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy chapter, plus Herbal Interactions boxes throughout the chapters. A new chapter on cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome addresses the emerging links among cardiovascular disease, hypertension, dyslipidemia, obesity, and Type II diabetes. Medication Safety Review sections at the end of each chapter include NCLEX Examination-style Content Review Questions, as well as Math Review Questions and Critical Thinking Questions. Updated nursing diagnoses throughout reflect the 2005-2006 NANDA list of approved diagnoses.

Pharmacology and the Nursing Process

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781467202107
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Pharmacology and the Nursing Process. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.