This core text offers LPN/LVN students a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology, focusing on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. Organized by body system, the book examines pharmacologic properties and therapeutic applications of drug classes. Summary Drug Tables present generic and trade drug names, uses, adverse reactions, and usual dosage ranges. This edition has thoroughly updated drug information, a new "Pharmacology in Practice" case study feature, Nursing Alerts, Lifespan Alerts, Chronic Care Alerts, Diversity Alerts, and additional material on the nursing process.
Including a FREE copy of Lippincottâ€™s Photo Atlas of Medication Administration, a boundÂ CD-ROM, a companion website includes an NCLEXÂ® alternate item format tutorial, a Spanish-English audio glossary, monographs on 100 most commonly prescribed drugs, Listen and Learn, Concepts in Action animations, Watch and Learn video clips, and Dosage Calculation Quizzes. The full text is also available online.
Author : Susan M. Ford MN RN CNE
ISBN : 1605476331
Language : English
No of Pages : 784
Edition : Ninth
Publication Date : 10/14/2009
Format/Binding : Paperback
Book dimensions : 10.7x8.4x1
Book weight : 0.03
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