Basic Pharmacology for Nurses - Text and E-Book Package

Author: Bruce D. Clayton,Sandra Cooper

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323071970

Category: Medical

Page: 873

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Evolve eBook The Evolve eBook gives you electronic access to all the textbook content. Using Evolve eBooks, you will be able to search your entire Elsevier eBooks library, highlight key passages, take notes, that you can share with your friends, and create folders to organize study materials. An online version gives you convenient access at no extra charge. Save valuable time with this easy-to-use, completely customizable study tool! Book Description Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 15th 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.
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Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455776416

Category: Medical

Page: 1387

View: 3404

The leading medical-surgical text for LPN/LVN students, Linton''s Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition offers just the right level of information to equip today''s students to effectively care for adults and older adults. Covering both medical-surgical and psychiatric mental health conditions and disorders, this comprehensive text addresses the LPN/LVN''s role in a variety of care settings, including acute care and long-term care, with a special emphasis on assignment and supervision responsibilities. It also emphasizes culturally competent care and holistic nursing, while thoroughly covering all relevant NCLEX-PN test plan content No other resource offers the breadth of topics at a level that is so perfectly tailored to the LPN/LVN student. Foundational units on basic concepts related to the health care system, care settings, the nursing process, leadership, nutrition, the older adult, growth and nutrition, legal/ethical considerations, evidence-based nursing care, and many more essential topics, avoid repetition later in the text and create a foundation to build your understanding of disorders by body system. Safety alerts are highlighted throughout the text with a Safety Considerations icon. A separate unit on psychiatric mental health nursing covers psychosocial responses to illness, psychiatric disorders, and substance abuse - eliminating the need for a separate psychiatric mental health nursing text. Content related to the NCLEX-PN test plan is emphasized throughout the text, including health promotion, nutrition, legal/ethical issues, HIPAA, and prevention of medication/medical errors. Separate chapters on common, high-profile disorders (including hypertension, diabetes, and shock), provide an in-depth understanding for patient care. Focus on assignment and supervision helps you assign tasks to nurse assistants, patient care techs, and unlicensed assistive personnel, and makes sure they understand the difference between delegation, management, supervision, and assignment of tasks on the health care team. UNIQUE! In-depth pharmacology coverage includes: the Pharmacology Tutorial covering drug classifications, how drugs work, and nursing responsibilities; Pharmacology Capsules boxes providing medication information, precautions for use, interactions, and side/adverse effects; and Pharmacology and Medications tables including classification, use/action, side/adverse effects, and nursing interventions. A separate unit on gerontologic nursing provides comprehensive coverage of the care of the older adult and related disorders. No other LPN/LVN med-surg text offers as much coverage of this primary patient group. Diagnostic Tests and Procedures tables offer quick reference to MRI, CT, Doppler flow, lumbar puncture tests for neurologic disorders, and much more. Health Promotion Considerations boxes highlight timely wellness and disease prevention topics. Patient Teaching Plans provide bulleted lists of nursing instructions for patients, stressing the role and responsibility of the LPN/LVN to reinforce patient education. Nutrition Considerations boxes are spotlighted at appropriate points throughout the text to emphasize the role that nutrition plays in disease and nursing care. Nursing care plans reinforce the nursing process and focus on critical thinking. Cultural Considerations boxes discuss the importance of providing culturally-competent care related to various clinical situations. Put on Your Thinking Cap boxes allow you to pause and consider the practical implications of what you have just read. Get Ready for the NCLEX-PN Examination! sections at the end of chapters include key points, review questions, and case studies that address the various NCLEX Client Needs categories. NEW! Continued emphasis on evidence-based practice and the most current research findings include specific examples of how scientific evidence can justify and support patient care. NEW! Updated nursing diagnoses all reflect the most current NANDA listings for NCLEX compliance.
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Principles of Drug Action

The Basis of Pharmacology

Author: William B. Pratt,Palmer Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 836

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This new edition of Principles of Drug Action is a complete revision of a very-successful graduate-level pharmacology text previously authored by Avram Goldstein, Lewis Aronow and Sumner Kalman. Features: * Thorough survey of the many advances since the previous edition, plus a substantially expanded review of immunopharmacology * Covers basic principles of how drugs affect biological organisms * Explains the principles which govern drug action, absorption, metabolism, and distribution * Provides a solid grounding in modern biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics * Organized around systematic principles rather than drug families or drug effects
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Introductory Nursing Care of Adults

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton,Mary Ann Matteson,Nancy K. Maebius

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721680699

Category: Medical

Page: 1247

View: 6119

This popular text comprehensively explores the nursing care of people whose disorders require medical, surgical, or psychiatric management. Special emphasis is given to elderly care in acute, long term, and home health care settings, and to the role of the LPN/LVN outside of the acute care setting.
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Introduction to Maternity and Pediatric Nursing

Author: Gloria Leifer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455770159

Category: Medical

Page: 842

View: 8210

The seventh edition of this textbook for nursing undergraduates "encompasses the core aspects of evidence-based maternal-child nursing in health and illness, incorporating updates in clinical care and technology."--Page xi.
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Textbook of Basic Nursing

Author: Caroline Bunker Rosdahl,Mary T. Kowalski

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781765213

Category: Medical

Page: 1741

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Now in its Ninth Edition, this comprehensive all-in-one textbook covers the basic LPN/LVN curriculum and all content areas of the NCLEX-PN®. Coverage includes anatomy and physiology, nursing process, growth and development, nursing skills, and pharmacology, as well as medical-surgical, maternal-neonatal, pediatric, and psychiatric-mental health nursing. The book is written in a student-friendly style and has an attractive full-color design, with numerous illustrations, tables, and boxes. Bound-in multimedia CD-ROMs include audio pronunciations, clinical simulations, videos, animations, and a simulated NCLEX-PN® exam. This edition's comprehensive ancillary package includes curriculum materials, PowerPoint slides, lesson plans, and a test generator of NCLEX-PN®-style questions.
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Study Guide for Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing

Author: Adrianne Dill Linton,Nancy K. Maebius

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323222080

Category: Medical

Page: 396

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Reader-friendly and easy to use, the Study Guide for Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing, 6th Edition, is designed to help you master content and evaluate your progress through practical, useful exercises and activities, including a wealth of multiple-choice and alternate-format questions. This edition places an increased emphasis on higher-level application questions, including exercises to encourage practice in setting priorities, to prepare you to transfer your knowledge of medical-surgical concepts to patient care in the clinical setting. Learning activities include matching (key term and vocabulary review), completion, listing, labeling (illustrations), ranking/ordering, and application questions for textbook nursing care plans.Approximately 2,000 review questions include revised as well as new standard multiple-choice and alternate-format questions.NCLEX review question answer rationales discuss both correct and incorrect responses to help you explore the logic of your choices.Prioritization activities provide practice in prioritizing (deciding what to do first) and assignment (giving specific tasks to health care providers who may be supervised by LPNs, including nurse aids and nurse assistants). NEW! Completely revised content matches the most up-to-date nursing diagnoses.
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Compounding Sterile Preparations

Author: E. Clyde Buchanan,Phillip J. Schneider

Publisher: ASHP

ISBN: 1585283312

Category: Medical

Page: 481

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Empower your staff to improve safety, quality and compliance with the help of new guidelines and standards. We’ve updated every chapter of this popular review of the fundamentals of preparing sterile products in hospital, home-care, and community pharmacy settings to reflect the most recent revisions to USP . Included are the latest guidelines for the compounding process, quality assurance methods, and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the dispensing process. Comprehensive documentation for the guidelines is included in the appendices.Chapters new to this edition focus on: Gap analysis and action plans Safe use of automatic compounding devices Cleaning and disinfecting Radiopharmaceuticals as CSPs Allergen extracts as CSPs.
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Conceptual Models of Nursing

Analysis and Application

Author: Joyce J. Fitzpatrick,Ann L. Whall

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780130480606

Category: Medical

Page: 356

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In presenting an overview of theoretical frameworks, "Conceptual Models of Nursing: Analysis and Application" familiarizes students with a broad range of nursing models and their roles in nursing practice. In this fourth edition, the focus is on the application of the nursing models to nursing practice, with specific attention to the relationship of the nursing models to nursing diagnoses guiding nursing interventions. INCLUDES Introductory chapter that addresses the overall context of this book within the theory development literature in nursing NEW--Section focusing on nursing languages and classification systems Consistent analysis of each model allowing the reader to compare models for usefulness in research, education, and practice How nursing models might guide newer elements within nursing, such as standardized nursing languagesSuggested analysis and evaluation guidelines that nursing might use to address practice level theory
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Medical-surgical Nursing

Concepts & Practice

Author: Susan C. Dewit,Holly Stromberg,Carol Dallred

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323243789

Category: Nursing

Page: 1264

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Providing a solid foundation in medical-surgical nursing, Susan deWit's Medical-Surgical Nursing: Concepts and Practice, 3rd Edition ensures you have the information you need to pass the NCLEX-PN? Examination and succeed in practice. Part of the popular LPN/LVN Threads series, this uniquely understandable, concise text builds on the fundamentals of nursing, covering roles, settings, and health care trends; all body systems and their disorders; emergency and disaster management; and mental health nursing. With updated content, chapter objectives, and review questions, this new edition relates national LPN/LVN standards to practice with its integration of QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia. Concept Maps in the disorders chapters help you visualize difficult material, and illustrate how a disorder's multiple symptoms, treatments, and side effects relate to each other. Get Ready for the NCLEX? Examination! section includes Key Points that summarize chapter objectives, additional resources for further study, review questions for the NCLEX? Examination, and critical thinking questions. Nursing Care Plans with critical thinking questions provide a clinical scenario and demonstrate application of the nursing process with updated NANDA-I nursing diagnoses to individual patient problems. Anatomy and physiology content in each body system overview chapter provides basic information for understanding the body system and its disorders, and appears along with Focused Assessment boxes highlighting the key tasks of data collection for each body system. Assignment Considerations, discussed in Chapter 1 and highlighted in feature boxes, address situations in which the RN delegates tasks to the LPN/LVN, or the LPN/LVN assigns tasks to nurse assistants, per the individual state nurse practice act. Gerontologic nursing presented throughout in the context of specific disorders with Elder Care Points boxes that address the unique medical-surgical care issues that affect older adults. Safety Alert boxes call out specific dangers to patients and teach you to identify and implement safe clinical care. Evidence-based Practice icons highlight current references to research in nursing and medical practice. Patient Teaching boxes provide step-by-step instructions and guidelines for post-hospital care - and prepare you to educate patients on their health condition and recovery. Health Promotion boxes address wellness and disease prevention strategies that you can provide in patient teaching. NEW! Content updated with the most current health care standards, including QSEN competencies, hypertension, diabetes, and hypoglycemia, to relate national standards to LPN/LVN practice. UPDATED! Revised chapter objectives and content reflects higher-level critical thinking, communication, patient safety, and priority setting. UPDATED! Get Ready for the NCLEX?! review questions updated per the 2014 NCLEX-PN? test plan.
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Foundations and Adult Health Nursing

Author: Kim Cooper,Kelly Gosnell

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323100015

Category: Medical

Page: 2192

View: 6942

Preceded by: Foundations and adult health nursing / [edited by] Barbara Lauritsen Christensen, Elaine Oden Kockrow. 6th ed. c2011.
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Fundamentals of Nursing Care

Concepts, Connections & Skills

Author: Marti A Burton,Linda J May Ludwig

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803643888

Category: Medical

Page: 1057

View: 446

Take a fresh, new approach to nursing fundamentals that teaches students how to think, learn, and do while they make the ‘connections’ each step of the way.
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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: April Hazard Vallerand,Cynthia A. Sanoski,Judith Hopfer Deglin

Publisher: Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

ISBN: 9780803639768

Category: Medical

Page: 1478

View: 6154

Delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan -- well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. --Publisher's description.
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Fundamental Concepts and Skills for Nursing

Author: Susan C. DeWit,Patricia A. O'Neill

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437727468

Category: Medical

Page: 933

View: 8553

This market-leading textbook offers an engaging format and clear writing style that make it easy to master the basic nursing concepts and skills you need to practice in a variety of care settings. Its nursing process framework, health promotion focus, emphasis on critical thinking, and thorough coverage of communication and patient teaching provide a strong foundation for your nursing education. Full-color illustrations, critical thinking exercises, and practical examples help you strengthen and apply your knowledge of essential nursing concepts.
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Foundations of Mental Health Care

Author: Michelle Morrison-Valfre

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323371043

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 3789

Build a broad fundamental knowledge of mental health concepts and disorders with Foundations of Mental Health Care, 6th Edition — perfect for students, nurses, and other health care providers. This market-leading text features new psychotropic drug content and concise explanations of adaptive and maladaptive behaviors, as well as descriptions of the most current therapeutic interventions and treatments for mental health conditions. It helps you work comfortably with clients who exhibit a wide range of maladaptive human behaviors, and apply the concepts of holistic care when assisting clients in developing more effective attitudes and behaviors. Sample Client Care Plans address how members of the health care team work collaboratively to meet client needs. Realistic case studies illustrate chapter concepts, strengthen critical thinking, and ensure you consider psychosocial aspects of therapeutic care. Critical Thinking boxes include practice scenarios and contain thought-provoking client issues and questions that stimulate critical thinking. Cultural Consideration boxes highlight cultural issues and encourage you to attend to the mental health needs of culturally diverse clients. Drug Alert boxes focus attention on medication issues and identify the risks and possible adverse reactions of psychotherapeutic medications. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations, text page references, and a comprehensive glossary strengthen your understanding of mental health terminology. Numbered chapter objectives provide a framework for the chapter content and the accompanying TEACH Lesson Plans. NEW! Content on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on mental health coverage and treatment informs you of the most current treatment options. NEW! Up-to-date coverage of the latest psychotropic medications emphasizes the most recent findings in safe pharmaceutical treatment in mental health care. EXPANDED and NEW! Increased coverage of mental health surrounding mass violence keeps you up to date on the latest issues and approaches to treatment. UPDATED! Current content on mental health issues and returning war veterans highlights mental health disorders affecting this population. NEW! Discusses emerging mental health issues surrounding usage of electronic devices and the Internet, such as addiction. NEW! Addresses updated DSM 5 diagnoses within appropriate chapters to ensure you have the latest information on new mental health diagnoses recognized by the American Psychiatric Association.
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Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Valerie C Scanlon,Tina Sanders

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803643756

Category: Medical

Page: 697

View: 6859

Leading the way for nearly 25 years with unsurpassed clarity, content, and completeness. A student-friendly writing style, superb art program, a wealth of learning opportunities in every chapter, and online activities instill confidence every step of the way. It’s the perfect introduction to the world of anatomy.
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Structure & Function of the Body

Author: Kevin T. Patton,Gary A. Thibodeau

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323341128

Category: Human anatomy

Page: 592

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Author's names reversed on previous edition.
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Study Guide for Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology - E-Book

Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323357709

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Get the most out of your textbook with this helpful study tool! Corresponding to the chapters in Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 8th Edition, by Marilyn Edmunds, this study guide offers a rich variety of learning resources to help you master nursing pharmacology and medication safety. Worksheets in each chapter include review questions, along with math review, dosage calculation exercises, and research and critical thinking activities emphasizing clinical decision-making and prioritization. Correlation to the Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology textbook and Evolve resources reinforces key safety content such as drug interactions, allergic reactions, adverse drug responses, care of the older adult, and cultural considerations. Review sheets help you remember common measures, formulas, and difficult concepts. A variety of learning activities includes short answer, matching, multiple-choice, multiple-select, math review, dosage calculation, and critical thinking exercises. Answers for all activities and questions may be found on the Evolve companion website. Blank medication cards allow you to fill in important drug information to take along to clinicals. Learning objectives and cross references to related materials are provided at the beginning of each chapter. NEW! Increased emphasis on critical thinking, clinical decision-making, and prioritization encourages you to apply your knowledge with new research and practice application activities at the end of every chapter. NEW! Updated questions and activities reflect the new content and emphases in the Edmunds textbook, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 8th Edition.
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Nutrition & You

Author: Joan Salge Blake

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

ISBN: 9780134167541

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Page: 720

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A visual approach to Introduction to Nutrition for Non-Majors. Guide students to a deeper understanding of nutrition The Fourth Edition of Nutrition & You provides students with a personalized approach to understanding nutrition and teaches them to become informed consumers of nutrition information through interactive lessons, practical applications, and visual study tools. Joan Salge Blake writes in a very engaging style, addressing the student directly, using visual analogies in order to explain concepts, and captivating students with humor. Blake encourages students to think critically and relate the science of nutrition to their own dietary habits, enabling them to separate fact from fiction and to distinguish high-quality nutrient sources from those of lesser quality. New additions to the Fourth Edition include a clearly defined learning path with the inclusion of learning outcomes throughout the chapter, cutting-edge content on the latest dietary guidelines and Nutrition Facts Panel, along with food waste and sustainability, making the text relevant and interesting for today's students. Visual Chapter Summary learning objectives, a newly revised suite of Nutrition animations, mobile-accessible and improved NutriTools, new Health Connections case studies, and new author-narrated Focus Figure walkthroughs have all been added to help students learn more effectively. Also available with MasteringNutritionTM This title is also available with MasteringNutrition-an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MasteringNutrition does not come packaged with this content. MasteringNutrition is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MasteringNutrition, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MasteringNutrition, search for: 013416749X / 9780134167497 Nutrition & You Plus MasteringNutrition with MyDietAnalysis with Pearson eText--Access Card Package, 4/e Package consists of: * 0134167546 / 9780134167541 Nutrition & You * 0134209389/ 9780134209388 MasteringNutrition plus MyDietAnalysis with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Nutrition & You
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