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Author: Leda M. McKenry
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
This Revised Reprint of a nursing pharmacology classic has been carefully updated to reflect the very latest drugs, drug indications, and trends in nursing care. Its systematic, monograph approach provides essential information on mechanisms of action · indications · pharmacokinetics · side effects/adverse reactions · drug interactions · dosage and administration · and more. Then, for every major drug or drug group, readers will find specific applications of the nursing process-enabling them to relate nursing care to the drug therapy of each patient. Employs a body system organization that facilitates access and enhances learning. Includes coverage of over 1,100 drugs, including new drugs recently approved by the FDA. Alerts readers to common as well as serious drug interactions in two-column drug interaction overviews within Nursing Management sections. Uses reader-friendly boxes throughout the text including: Pregnancy Safety boxes · Lifespan boxes (Special Considerations for Children, Special Considerations for Older Adults) · Management of Drug Overdose boxes · Cultural Considerations boxes Presents a Comprehensive Index that lists entries by both trade name and generic name, plus a Disorders Index that lists coverage of diseases and disorders. Includes Nursing Care Plans for selected drug groups. Uses in-text Case Studies to illustrate the application of pharmacology content to common clinical situations.