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Study Guide for Pharmacology
 
 

Study Guide for Pharmacology, 8th Edition

A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach

 
Study Guide for Pharmacology, 8th Edition,Joyce Kee,Evelyn Hayes,Linda McCuistion,ISBN9781455770533
 
 
 

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Saunders

9781455770533

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276 X 216

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.

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Key Features

  • 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.

Joyce Kee

MS, RN

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor Emerita, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

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Evelyn Hayes

PhD, MPH, FNP-BC

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware

Linda McCuistion

PhD, RN, ANP, CNS

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, South University, Richmond Campus, Glen Allen, Virginia

Study Guide for Pharmacology, 8th Edition

Unit I: Introduction to Pharmacology
1. Drug Action: Pharmaceutic, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Phases
2. The Drug Approval Process
3. Cultural and Pharmacogenetic Considerations
4. Drug Interactions and Over-the-Counter Drugs
5. Drugs of Abuse
6. Herbal Therapies
7. Pediatric Pharmacology
8. Geriatric Pharmacology
9. Collaboration in Community Settings  NEW QSEN focus!
10. The Role of the Nurse in Drug Research
Unit II: A Nurse’s Perspective of Pharmacology
11. The Nursing Process in Patient-Centered Pharmacotherapy  NEW QSEN focus!
12. Safety and Quality in Pharmacotherapy  NEW QSEN focus!
13. Medication Administration
Unit III: Drug Calculations
14. Medications and Calculations
Section 14A: Systems of Measurement with Conversion
Section 14B: Methods for Calculation
Section 14C: Calculations of Oral Dosages
Section 14D: Calculations of Injectable Dosages
Section 14E: Calculations of Intravenous Fluids
Section 14F: Pediatric Drug Calculations
Unit IV: Nutrition and Electrolytes
15. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement
16. Fluid and Electrolyte Replacement
17. Nutritional Support
Unit V: Autonomic Nervous System Agents
18. Adrenergic Agonists and Adrenergic Blockers
19. Cholinergic Agonists and Anticholinergics
Unit VI: Neurologic and Neuromuscular Agents
20. Central Nervous System Stimulants
21. Central Nervous System Depressants
22. Anticonvulsants
23. Drugs for Neurological Disorders: Parkinsonism and Alzheimer’s Disease
24. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders: Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis, and Muscle Spasms
Unit VII: Pain and Inflammation Management Agents
25. Antiinflammatory Drugs
26. Nonopioid and Opioid Analgesics
Unit VIII: Psychiatric Agents
27. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics
28. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers
Unit IX: Antibacterial and Antiinfective Agents
29. Penicillins and Cephalosporins
30. Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, and Fluoroquinolones
31. Sulfonamides
Unit X: Additional Antiinfective Agents
32. Antituberculars, Antifungals, Peptides, and Metronidazole
33. Antivirals, Antimalarials, and Anthelmintics
34. Drugs for Urinary Tract Disorders
Unit XI: Immunologic Agents
35. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs
36. Vaccines
Unit XII: Antineoplastic Agents
37. Anticancer Drugs
38. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer
39. Biologic Response Modifiers
Unit XIII: Respiratory Agents
40. Drugs for Upper Respiratory Disorders
41. Drugs for Lower Respiratory Disorders
Unit XIV: Cardiovascular Agents
42. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics
43. Diuretics
44. Antihypertensives
45. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics
46. Antihyperlipidemics and Peripheral Vasodilators
Unit XV: Gastrointestinal Agents
47. Drugs for Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders
48. Antiulcer Drugs
Unit XVI: Eye, Ear, and Skin Agents
49. Drugs for Eye and Ear Disorders
50. Drugs for Dermatologic Disorders
Unit XVII: Endocrine Agents
51. Endocrine Drugs: Drugs for Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders
52. Antidiabetics
Unit XVIII: Reproductive and Gender-Related Agents
53. Female Reproductive Cycle I: Pregnancy and Preterm Labor Drugs
54. Female Reproductive Cycle II: Labor, Delivery, and Preterm Neonatal Drugs
55. Postpartum and Newborn Drugs
56. Drugs for Women’s Reproductive Health and Menopause
57. Drugs for Men’s Health and Reproductive Disorders
58. Drugs for Disorders in Women’s Health, Infertility, and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Unit XIX: Emergency Agents
59. Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs

 
 

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