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 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.

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 E Book

Author: Linda Lane Lilley
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293617
Release Date: 2014-06-16
Genre: Medical

With its colorful, user-friendly format, Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 7th Edition provides students with all the pharmacology information they need — and no more than they need — to administer drugs safely and effectively. Increased emphasis on the nursing process and prioritization focuses on the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluations. Thoroughly updated drug information is clear and concise, highlighting the most commonly used drugs, and includes a unique focus on safety-oriented QSEN competencies. Hundreds of full-color illustrations show how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in drug administration. Written by expert pharmacology educators and clinicians, this bestselling textbook employs innovative, practical learning aids to help your students prepare for success on the NCLEX® Examination and in nursing practice. Focus on need-to-know information provides the most essential drug information for safe, effective clinical practice. Focus on the nursing process and prioritization helps you apply the nursing process to all aspects of drug therapy, from assessment to nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria. UNIQUE! Illustrated Study Skills Tips include practical advice on time management, note taking, study techniques, and test-taking strategies. Special boxes and tables highlight evidence-based practice, dosages, pharmacokinetics, laboratory values related to drug therapy, preventing medication errors, cultural implications, lifespan considerations, herbal therapies, and legal and ethical principles. Nearly 300 full-color illustrations and the Photo Atlas of Drug Administration show how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in drug administration by various routes. NCLEX® Examination−style review questions are included in every chapter, with at least one alternate-format item per chapter and more than 40 new dosage calculation questions. Drug profiles highlight the pharmacokinetics and unique variations of commonly used drugs. Case studies promote clinical reasoning skills related to nursing pharmacology. Patient Teaching Tips include key points to convey to patients, their families, and their caregivers.

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 and the Nursing Process

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781478427339
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.

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.

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

Author: Mosby
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 0323046258
Release Date: 2007-06-04
Genre: Medical

Corresponding to Lilley's Pharmacology and the Nursing Process, 5th Edition, Pharmacology Online features a collection of ready-to-use modules and a library of online assets that may be used to create or customize an online, "blended," or web-enhanced pharmacology course. Take your students beyond the basic principles of pharmacology, and give them the hands-on practice that helps them understand how drugs work. Ready-to-use modules include: 16 self-study modules, with 12 covering the basic principles of pharmacology, making use of animations, illustrations, integrated learning activities, and dynamic hyperlinks. 26 case studies with realistic clinical scenarios to promote "learning by doing," and consequences for both correct and incorrect choices - plus feedback for incorrect choices. An Online Drug Handbook for quick reference, updated with the latest FDA approvals and withdrawals. Freestanding online "assets" that may be assigned "as is" or incorporated into an online course include: 220 interactive learning activities with a challenging, game-like review of drug essentials. 16 Roadside Assistance video clips featuring nationally known pharmacologist/speaker Alan P. Agins, PhD, who uses humor, analogy, and memorable visuals to present core pharmacology concepts. 47 animations - 25 new - many included in the modules and all available as freestanding assets. Discussion Threads expanded to a total of 80 topics, facilitating virtual classroom discussions. An Audio Glossary with definitions and pronunciations for more than 1,400 terms and drug names. An expanded collection of about 220 images from the companion Evolve website. Four new self-study modules - one Drug Calculation Review, and three Drug Content Review. Six new ready-to-use case studies, including complicating conditions. A collection of 2,000 electronic flashcards - an average of 4 sets per chapter - for a handy, easy-to use way that students can memorize key information. 10 new care planning activities - for a total of 20 - each with a brief case study along with a care plan template for completion. 110 NCLEX examination-style practice quizzes, with each consisting of 10 to 15 questions.

Study Guide for Pharmacology

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455770533
Release Date: 2014-01-30
Genre: Medical

Corresponding to the chapters in Kee's Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 8th Edition, this study guide offers practical activities to help you review and remember essential nursing pharmacology. Hands-on exercises include study questions, case studies, and NCLEX® review questions, making it easier to apply your knowledge to clinical practice and develop clinical reasoning skills. NCLEX® review questions in each chapter include application-level questions and alternate-item format questions. Case studies enhance your understanding of nursing responsibilities in therapeutic pharmacology. Medications and Calculations chapter offers additional opportunities to test your knowledge and skill in drug dosage calculation. 75 sample drug labels familiarize you with the real labels you will see in clinical practice. Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to make studying easier. Study questions are provided in formats including matching, completion, and crossword puzzles. NEW! Updated content reflects the changes to Kee's Pharmacology textbook. NEW! Case study questions focus on developing your clinical reasoning skills. NEW! Rationales are added to the answer key for selected application-level questions and case study questions. NEW safety icons emphasize the nurse's role in patient safety. NEW! Case studies now feature open-ended questions to promote development of clinical reasoning skills.

Study Guide for Pharmacology

Author: Joyce LeFever Kee
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293501
Release Date: 2014-09-24
Genre: Medical

Corresponding to the chapters in Kee’s Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 8th Edition, this study guide offers practical activities to help you review and remember essential nursing pharmacology. Hands-on exercises include study questions, case studies, and NCLEX® review questions, making it easier to apply your knowledge to clinical practice and develop clinical reasoning skills. NCLEX® review questions in each chapter include application-level questions and alternate-item format questions. Case studies enhance your understanding of nursing responsibilities in therapeutic pharmacology. Medications and Calculations chapter offers additional opportunities to test your knowledge and skill in drug dosage calculation. 75 sample drug labels familiarize you with the real labels you will see in clinical practice. Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to make studying easier. Study questions are provided in formats including matching, completion, and crossword puzzles. NEW! Updated content reflects the changes to Kee’s Pharmacology textbook. NEW! Case study questions focus on developing your clinical reasoning skills. NEW! Rationales are added to the answer key for selected application-level questions and case study questions. NEW safety icons emphasize the nurse‘s role in patient safety. NEW! Case studies now feature open-ended questions to promote development of clinical reasoning skills.