| Clinical Pharmacology and Nursing Management (Hardcover) |
- ISBN-13: 978-0397553297
- Hardcover: 1185 pages
This fifth edition pharmacology text is well organized and illustrated. Essential pharmacology content is presented in drug-focused chapters that are organized by body systems. Principles of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics are presented, highlighting nursing management. Special attention is given to the administration of drugs to specific populations: children, older adults, and pregnant and lactating women. The purpose is to provide pharmacology content which incorporates nursing concerns in a nursing process format. According to the authors, it is targeted for nursing students beginning to study pharmacology. The body of the text is organized according to body systems. Additional chapters include an introduction to pharmacology, drug therapy, administration of medications, developmental considerations in drug therapy, and pharmacology in community-based nursing. Each chapter includes a chapter outline, physiology and pathophysiology, key pharmacologic content, and nursing management. The text also features critical thinking challenges by means of case, issue, and research analyses. This is an excellent pharmacology resource for nursing students. The organization of the text with the chapter features provides the reader with easily accessed and systematically organized content. This text is written for nurses by nurses. The nursing process is introduced early and is the organizing principle throughout. This updated edition presents increased emphasis on home/community nursing, client education, alternative therapies, and nonprescription medications.
Dimensions: Length: 11.04IN Width: 8.66IN Height: 2.4IN
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