Lehne S Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice Providers

Author: Laura Rosenthal
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323447799
Size: 20.91 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Get all of the pharmacotherapeutics principles and content you need to become a safe and effective prescriber with Lehne's Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. This new text is built on the same solid foundation of clearly explained, up-to-date, and clinically current content as the undergraduate-level Lehne textbook, yet carefully focuses on the specific principles and drug content needed by primary and acute care nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists. Three introductory chapters provide foundational content in the areas of prescriptive authority, rational drug selection, prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Core chapter content centers on the drugs that advanced practitioner prescribers will see most commonly in clinical practice. You’ll also notice a sharp focus on pharmacotherapeutic decision-making, including completely new full-color decision-making algorithms. Plus, this user-friendly text utilizes a number of prescriber-focused pedagogical aids - including new Black Box Warnings and Summaries of Major Prescribing Implications - to reinforce the most important information and help you make optimal pharmacotherapeutic decisions. Introductory chapters tailored to the specific needs of advanced practice prescribers cover topics such as prescriptive authority, rational drug selection and prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Carefully focused pharmacotherapeutic content reflects the drugs most commonly seen and used by advanced practice prescribers, with emphasis not on the first drug discovered or developed in each class but on the agents most often used today. Primary care drugs are addressed first in each chapter as appropriate, followed by and acute care drugs. Full-color decision-making algorithms incorporate established national and international treatment guidelines as appropriate and serve as an excellent visual aid for learning how to make sound, safe pharmacotherapeutic decisions. UNIQUE! Prescriber-focused pedagogical aids further reinforce the most important information for advanced practice prescribers. Black Box Warnings alert you to special warnings and precautions related to particular drugs. Summary of Major Prescribing Implications features save time and help you better focus on the unique needs of prescribers. Integrated coverage of Canadian trade names appears throughout the text and is highlighted with a familiar maple-leaf icon. Integrated coverage of interprofessional collaboration addresses the growing global interest in interprofessional collaboration and incorporates opportunities for interprofessional collaborative practice throughout.

Pharmacology For Nursing Care

Author: Richard A. Lehne
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323293549
Size: 13.38 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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A favorite among nursing students, Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition, features a uniquely engaging writing style, clear explanations, and unmatched clinical precision and currency to help you gain a solid understanding of key drugs and their implications -- as opposed to just memorization of certain facts. Compelling features such as a drug prototype approach, use of large and small print to distinguish need-to-know versus nice-to-know content, and a focus on major nursing implications save you study time by directing your attention on the most important, need-to-know information. The new edition also features an abundance of content updates to keep you ahead of the curve in school and in professional practice. UNIQUE! Engaging writing style with clear explanations makes content easy to grasp and even enjoyable to learn. A drug prototype approach uses one drug within each drug family to characterize all members of its group to help you learn about related drugs currently on the market and drugs that will be released once you begin practice. UNIQUE! Special Interest Topic boxes address timely issues in pharmacology and connect pharmacology content with current trends. Large print/small print design distinguishes essential "need-to-know" information from "nice-to-know" information. Limited discussion of adverse effects and drug interactions keeps your limited study time focused on only the most clinically important information. Reliance on up-to-date evidence-based clinical guidelines ensures that therapeutic uses are clinically relevant. Integrated and summarized nursing content demonstrates the vital interplay between drug therapy and nursing care. Coverage of dietary supplements and herbal interactions equips you to alert patients and caregivers to the potential dangers of certain dietary supplements, including interactions with prescribed and over-the-counter drugs and herbal therapies. Additional learning features provide a touchstone for study and review as you complete reading assignments and build a foundation of pharmacologic knowledge. Updated drug content and related nursing content reflect the very latest FDA drug approvals, withdrawals, and evidence-based therapeutic uses. Expanded and updated content on medication safety prepares you to pass the NCLEX Examination and practice safe medication administration in the clinical setting. Expanded coverage of pharmacogenomics introduces you to the many different genetic factors that influence drug therapy. New information on electronic prescribing primes you for nursing practice in the 21st century, as electronic prescribing systems become more common in the clinical setting. Updated coverage of evidence-based clinical treatment guidelines, particularly those for cholesterol and diabetes management, promotes evidence-based practice in nursing pharmacology. New chapter (Chapter 39) on nicotine and tobacco abuse highlights our growing understanding of the unique addictive properties of nicotine and the nursing considerations for helping patients improve their health through smoking cessation. Canadian drug names are now included and highlighted with a maple leaf icon to familiarize U.S readers with other trade names they may see and to make the book more useful for Canadian students. I. INTRODUCTION 1. Orientation to Pharmacology 2. Application of Pharmacology in Nursing Practice 3. Drug Regulation, Development, Names, and Information II. BASIC PRINCIPLES OF PHARMACOLOGY 4. Pharmacokinetics 5. Pharmacodynamics 6. Drug Interactions

Study Guide For Pharmacology For Nursing Care

Author: Jennifer J. Yeager
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323370004
Size: 20.29 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Complex pharmacologic information is simple to learn with this complete study resource! Designed to accompany Lehne’s Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition, this robust workbook features critical thinking study questions, case studies, and patient teaching scenarios that help you connect pharmacology concepts with their impact on patient care. Plus, an emphasis on priority nursing care with NCLEX examination-style review questions prepares you for success on the exam. NCLEX Examination-style questions are included in each chapter. NEW! NCLEX-style alternate format questions including prioritization questions, bolster your readiness for the NCLEX Exam while supporting review of core pharmacology content NEW! Increased emphasis on patient safety features questions on safe patient care that challenge you to select appropriate actions to prevent or remediate medication errors. NEW! Detailed rationales for all prioritization questions are included in the answer key and encompass explanations for both correct and incorrect responses.

Lehne S Pharmacology Online For Pharmacology For Nursing Care

Author: Jacqueline Burchum
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 0323355595
Size: 17.12 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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Get hands-on practice applying your knowledge of nursing pharmacology with Pharmacology Online for Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition. This interactive, visually engaging online course features self-study modules, interactive case studies, videos, animations, NCLEX® Examination-style quizzes, and interactive activities to help you master key principles in nursing pharmacology and perfect your critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills. 110 NCLEX Examination-style practice quizzes prepare users for the pharmacology questions that will be encountered on the NCLEX exam and provide rationales and textbook page references to streamline remediation. 21 self-study modules provide a thorough introduction to the basic principles of pharmacology, drug calculations, and several major drug content areas using an interactive combination of media: text, animations, illustrations, integrated active learning exercises, and dynamic hyperlinks. 28 interactive case studies with quizzes immerse users in true-to-life clinical scenarios and enable hands-on learning in the safety of a virtual setting, accompanied by rationales and remediation tools to help improve understanding of correct and incorrect choices. UNIQUE! Roadside Assistance video clips hosted by renowned pharmacologist and speaker Alan P. Agins, PhD, infuse difficult content with humor and relevance for easier understanding. 275 interactive learning activities test users' knowledge of critical drug content in a fun, game-like format. 20 care planning activities challenge users to apply what they've learned to the planning of patient care. 42 animations accompanied by voiceover narrations are integrated into the self-study modules to clarify concepts. Audio glossary helps users master definitions and pronunciations for more than 1,400 terms and drug names. Discussion questions facilitate virtual classroom conversations on current issues in pharmacology. NEW! Updated self-study modules, interactive case studies, and content coordinates with the 9th Edition of the Lehne text and includes the latest information on major new drugs, drug classes, therapeutic uses, and discontinued drugs. NEW! Section 508 compliance maximizes that accessibility and utility of the course for all potential users by incorporating narration and descriptive text for all visual content, including video, animations, and images. NEW! Updated online drug handbook provides hands-on practice in consulting an up-to-date drug reference for clinical decision-making.

Pharmacology For Nursing Care

Author: Linda Alford Moore
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
ISBN: 0721670695
Size: 15.81 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Covering the essential concepts in pharmacology for nursing care, this edition features questions, exercises and case studies to help students develop skills and apply the material they've learned to hypothetical situations. The software accompanying the book provides a database of the 200 most currently used drugs, from which students can customize drug cards.

Lehne S Pharmacology For Nursing Care

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781497071582
Size: 19.70 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Pharmacology For Nursing Care

Author: Richard A. Lehne
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 1455725463
Size: 12.87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Learn interactively and practice applying your knowledge of nursing pharmacology with this hands-on, visually engaging online course! Using self-study modules, interactive case studies, videos, animations, case studies, NCLEX® Examination-style quizzes, and interactive activities, this unit-by-unit companion to Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition helps you master key principles in nursing pharmacology and develop the critical thinking and clinical reasoning skills necessary for success in nursing practice. 21 self-study modules provide a thorough introduction to the basic principles of pharmacology, drug calculations, and several major drug content areas using an interactive combination of media: text, animations, illustrations, integrated active learning exercises, and dynamic hyperlinks. 27 interactive case studies immerse you in true-to-life clinical scenarios and enable hands-on learning in the safety of a virtual setting, accompanied by rationales and remediation tools to help you improve your understanding of correct and incorrect choices. Self-module quizzes and case study quizzes ensure that you have mastered the content related to each module and case before moving on. 275 interactive learning activities test your knowledge of critical drug content in a fun, game-like format. UNIQUE! Roadside Assistance video clips hosted by renowned pharmacologist and speaker Alan P. Agins, PhD, infuse difficult content with humor and relevance for easier understanding. NCLEX® examination-style quizzes for every chapter (110 total) prepare you for the pharmacology questions you will encounter on the NCLEX exam and provide rationales and textbook page references to streamline remediation. Discussion questions facilitate virtual classroom conversations on current issues in pharmacology. 42 animations accompanied by voiceover narrations are integrated into the self-study modules to clarify concepts. 20 care planning activities challenge you to apply what you've learned to the planning of patient care. An online drug handbook is accessible with the self-study modules and case studies. An audio glossary helps you master definitions and pronunciations for more than 1,400 terms and drug names. NEW! Self-study module on the pharmacotherapy of atherogenic dyslipidemia (with corresponding quiz) focuses on the role of lipid-lowering drugs in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerotic heart disease. NEW! Two new interactive case studies (with corresponding quizzes) cover anticoagulants and drugs for anemia. NEW! Enhanced discussion questions develop your 'clinical imagination' by having you apply content from textbook readings and from directed literature searches to address true-to-life clinical situations like those you will encounter in practice. NEW! Updated Online Drug Handbook provides hands-on practice in consulting an up-to-date drug reference for clinical decision-making. NEW! Updated content coordinates with the 8th Edition of the Lehne text and includes information on the major new drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses.