Focus on Nursing Pharmacology (8th Edition) – eBook


  • Author: Amy M. Karch
  • File Size: 204 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 2842 Pages
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health; 8th edition
  • Publication Date: August 29, 2019
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07X26HGB5
  • ISBN-10: 1975100964, 1975151429
  • ISBN-13: 9781975100964, 9781975151423
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Master the Principles of Effective Drug Therapy

Concise, current, and optimized for today’s nursing practice, Focus on Nursing Pharmacology, 8th Edition, (PDF) makes challenging ideas more approachable to establish a foundation for effective drug therapy throughout your nursing career. The 8th edition builds on your knowledge of chemistry, physiology, and nursing fundamentals to assist you to conceptualize need-to-know information about each group of drugs while involving learning features cultivate your clinical application, critical thinking, and patient education capabilities.

  • Focus on Calculations refines your measurement and calculation skills.
  • NEW! Concept Mastery Alerts notify you of commonly misunderstood concepts.
  • Watch and Learn videos available on thePoint® help you prevent medication errors in practice.
  • Drug Lists at the beginning of every chapter enable fast identification of prototype drugs for each class.
  • Focus on the Evidence boxes identify the best nursing practices linked with specific drugs based on available evidence
  • Focus on Safe Medication Administration boxes assist you to ensure patient safety and increase the therapeutic effects of drugs.
  • Critical Thinking Scenarios lead you through the collection and application of data for commonly encountered clinical interactions.
  • Check Your Understanding sections train you for your exams with NCLEX®-style review questions, including alternate-format questions.
  • NEW! Describing case-based vignettes written by the National League for Nursing brings concepts to life through realistic clinical scenarios.
  • Nursing Considerations sections explain the rationale behind each nursing intervention to improve your clinical decision-making capabilities.
  • Drugs in Focus tables present at-a-glance reference for generic and trade names, usual dosage, and indications for each drug within a class.
  • Focus on Drug Therapy Across the Lifespan boxes give quick access to drug class considerations for use with adults, children, and the elderly.
  • Focus on Herbal and Alternative Therapies alert you to known interactions with particular herbs or alternative therapies that could impact drug actions.
  • Focus on Gender Considerations and Focus on Cultural Considerations assist you to ensure effective, culturally sensitive drug therapy across diverse populations.
  • A concise, streamlined approach focuses on need-to-know information for efficient learning. Nursing Processes explain the process for planning patient-centered care.

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