Study Guide for Clayton's Basic Pharmacology for Nurses

Study Guide for Clayton's Basic Pharmacology for Nurses Edition 18

Editors: By Michelle Willihnganz, Samuel L Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh
ISBN: 9780323554732
Publication Date : Apr 18, 2019
Page Count: 170
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Description

Reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology! Corresponding to the chapters from the main text, the Study Guide for Clayton’s Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 18th Edition provides you with additional practice to help prepare for and succeed on the NCLEX®. Each exercise is linked to a chapter objective and various patient scenarios encourages you to use your knowledge of clinical pharmacology - further developing your critical thinking skills. Plus, a wide range of question formats reflects the question types you’ll encounter on the latest NCLEX.

Key Features

  • Additional question formats allow you to practice with the new question types found on the NCLEX® exam.
  • Clinical patient scenarios help you to develop critical thinking skills and apply your knowledge of nursing pharmacology.
  • Medication administration handling and practice questions emphasized to reinforce safe medication administration practice.

New Features

  • NEW! Exercises and review questions correspond with updated content from the text.
About the Editor
By Michelle Willihnganz; Samuel L Gurevitz, PharmD, CGP, Associate Professor, Butler University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Indianapolis, IN and Bruce D. Clayton, BS, PharmD, RPh, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, Butler University. Indianapolis, IN
Table of Contents

Unit 1: Applying Pharmacology to Nursing Practice
1. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources
2. Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions
3. Drug Action Across the Life Span
4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology
5. Patient Education to Promote Health

Unit 2: Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration
6. Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety
7. Percutaneous Administration
8. Enteral Administration
9. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications
10. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes
11. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route

Unit 3: Drugs Affecting the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems
12. Drugs Affecting the Autonomic Nervous System
13. Drugs Used for Sleep
14. Drugs Used for Neurodegenerative Disorders (NEW!)
15. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders
16. Drugs Used for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders
17. Drugs Used for Psychoses
18. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders
19. Drugs Used for Pain Management

Unit 4: Drugs Affecting the Cardiovascular System
20. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome
21. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias
22. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension
23. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias
24. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris
25. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease
26. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders
27. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure
28. Drugs Used for Diuresis

Unit 5: Drugs Affecting the Respiratory System
29. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease
30. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease

Unit 6: Drugs Affecting the Digestive System
31. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders
32. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease
33. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting
34. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea

Unit 7: Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System
35. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus
36. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease
37. Corticosteroids
38. Gonadal Hormones

Unit 8: Drugs Affecting the Reproductive System
39. Drugs Used in Obstetrics
40. Drugs Used in Men’s and Women’s Health

Unit 9: Drugs Affecting Other Body Systems
41. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System
42. Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders
43. Drugs Used to Treat Cancer
44. Drugs Used to Treat the Musculoskeletal System
45. Drugs Used to Treat Infection

Unit 10: Drugs Affecting the General Health of the Body
46. Nutrition
47. Herbal and Dietary Supplemental Therapy
48. Substance Abuse