FOCUS ON PHARMACOLOGY, 2/e focused “teach-and-test” approach to learning pharmacology is designed specifically for allied health students. Early chapters lay the groundwork by introducing pharmacology’s history, legal and ethical principles, drug administration techniques, essential math, and calculations. Following chapters focus on drugs specific to body systems, and each body system chapter concisely reviewing anatomy and physiology, providing a foundation for understanding drug actions and uses. Pediatric and geriatric pharmacotherapies are then covered in detail, as are antibiotics and other drug categories. Updated throughout, this edition contains new chapters on medication errors and prevention, substance abuse, and drugs used to treat pregnant patients; as well as additional coverage of federal laws and herbal supplements. Full-color photos, figures, and tables make this text exceptionally engaging and useful.
Amy Karch has found that students learn best when concepts are built upon each other, growing from simple to complex, building on a foundation of understanding. Organized by body systems, this heavily illustrated book organizes essential nursing pharmacology information into focused, easy-to-learn steps. Building key concepts upon each other, the text gives students a solid foundation of understanding. Easy to understand drug prototype boxes are integrated throughout the book as well as integrated content summaries. Contains more images depicting drug actions than any of the book's competitors. Includes the popular and proven "Focus on" theme for drug use across the lifespan, cultural and gender considerations, evidence-based practice, patient teaching, herbal and alternative therapies and dosage calculation; including "Focus on Safe Medication Administration;" and a "Drugs in Focus" table for each classification of drugs. Focused content and focused features equal a focused student.Drug discussions include therapeutic actions and indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and cautions and adverse effects. Detailed rationales are presented throughout. Each chapter opens with Learning Objectives and a Glossary of Key Terms, and ends with NCLEX-style questions, and contains a...
Category: HEALTH: Pharmacological Phenomena; Allied Health Personnel; Drug Therapy; Pharmacokinetics
This knowledge- building companion toFocus on Nursing Pharmacology, Sixth Editionprovides a range of learning and review exercises to help you understand and apply the most important concepts in nursing pharmacology. This study aid builds upon knowledge of physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, and nursing fundamentals found in the textbook.Enhance your exam performance and your clinical skills!· Over 1800 review questions organized by the textbook chaptershelp you to review the chapter and learning objectives, and then apply the content.· True/false, labeling, and fill-in-the blank questionsenhance recall of essential concepts.· Short answer and multiple-choice questionsbuild critical thinking skills.· Case studies with questionsemphasize the clinical application of core content.· NCLEX-style questionsprovide additional review and help you practice for NCLEX.exam.
The road to nursing success begins here! A complete review of core concepts. More than 2,265 classroom-tested, NCLEX®-style questions. (Alternate-item format, too!) Test-taking hints and rationales for correct and incorrect answers.TWO BOOKS IN ONE!Course review now. NCLEX®-prep later.Assure your mastery of medical surgical nursing knowledge while honing your critical thinking and test-taking skills. The 2nd Edition of this popular resource features 2,000 questions that reflect the latest advances in medical-surgical nursing and the new, 2010 NCLEX-RN® test plan. The seemingly huge volume of information you must master has been organized into manageable sections divided by body systems and specific diseases.Each chapter is a self-contained unit. For each practice question, you’ll find the answer, rationales for correct and incorrect responses, and a test-taking tip. The comprehensive exam at the end of each chapter assesses your strengths and weaknesses, identifying areas for further study.The bonus CD-ROM, featuring 265 questions, offers an interactive approach to course review and exam preparation. What instructors and students are saying about the Success Series:”We have used your products for students to help increase critical thinking skills, prepare for NCLEX and...
This package contains: 0132499665: Focus on Pharmacology 0132499797: Workbook for Focus on Pharmacology
Focus on Nursing Pharmacology 2ND EDITION by Amy M. Karch. Lippincott-Raven Publishers,2003