Pharmacology for Nurses

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Author: Blaine Smith, RPh, PhD, Diane Pacitti, RPh, PhD
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 1284141985
ISBN 13: 9781284141986
eISBN: 9781284141993
Edition: 2nd
Pharmacology for Nurses, Second Edition teaches undergraduate nursing students the basic concepts of pharmacology. The text focuses on critical need-to-know information and draws on the experience of contributing authors in the field of nursing. It takes a new approach to teaching the complex topic of pharmacology through its concise, digestible coverage of material, reader friendly design, and use of images and tables to reinforce content. This text is also intended as a reference for other nursing courses and as part of the nursing professional's permanent reference library. Pharmacology for Nurses, Second Edition has been written in a manner to reflect real-life clinical applications. The features coverage of the basics of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as explained in relation to clinical practice. Patient and drug variables as well as drug interactions and effects are also fully explored along with the administration of medications. New to the Second Edition: New case studies and discussion questions Best practices and nursing processes sections found in each chapter Expanded content on the endocrine system featuring coverage of diabetes Revised chapter on cardiovascular medications Updated chapter on the introduction to drug action Navigate 2 Premier Access
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