| Drug Therapy In Nursing, Third Edition Plus Nursing 2009 Student Drug Handbook |
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Drug Therapy in Nursing, Third Edition Plus Nursing 2009 Student Drug Handbook : Drug Therapy in Nursing, Third Edition Plus Nursing 2009 Student Drug Handbook Pub Date: July 2008 Product Type: Print Author/s: Diane S Aschenbrenner MS, APRN, BC; Samantha J Venable MS, RN, FNP; Springhouse Drug Therapy in Nursing, Third Edition presents a totally nursing-focused framework for teaching and learning nursing pharmacology, and /"places the patient/" at the center of all drug and drug administration decisions and considerations. The book presents core drug knowledge using prototypes of different drug classes and emphasizes core patient variables that influence the patient's response to therapy. Features include abundant review questions, concept maps, drug summary tables, drug interaction tables, and critical thinking scenarios that teach students how to apply pharmacology knowledge to patient care.This thoroughly updated Third Edition covers newly approved drugs, has separate chapters on drugs affecting fungal and viral infections, and includes more pathophysiology information. Black Box warnings from the FDA labels have been added to the discussion of each prototype when applicable, and safety alerts have been added to emphasize prevention of common medication errors.A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including NCLEX-style chapter review questions, pathophysiology animations, medication administration videos, and dosage calculation quizzes.Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide 2008 provides comprehensive, student-friendly information on over 750 generic and over 3,500 trade-name drugs, including nearly 20 recently-approved drugs and dozens of recently-approved indications. This edition highlights rapid-onset interactions and has more Alert logos to highlight potential drug errors. New appendices cover dietary teaching for drug therapy and avoiding miscommunication in drug orders. Other features include a full-color photoguide to over 200 tablets and capsules; coverage of 40 pharmacologic and therapeutic classifications with prototype drugs highlighted; nursing process sections in every drug entry; and updates on eDrugInfo.com.A free bound-in CD-ROM contains over 300 NCLEX-style questions, including alternate-format questions.
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