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Pharmacology: A 2-in-1 Reference for Nurses

Springhouse

This unique 2-in-1 reference presents vital information on pharmacology, dosage calculation, and drug therapy in two practical, helpful ways on every page. The wide inner column of each page contains in-depth narrative text; the narrow outer column contains brief bulleted summaries of the same information. This page layout enables nurses to quickly scan the bulleted points and jump to detailed information as needed without turning the page. Numerous quick-scan tables and illustrations are also included. Coverage includes over 500 drugs, arranged by therapeutic use. The book provides numerous safety pointers on dosage calculation, drug administration, and avoiding medication errors

Katzung & Trevor’s Pharmacology Examination and Board Review,11th Edition

by Anthony J. Trevor

The most up-to-date medical pharmacology review available From the authors of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, the leading pharmacology textbook, here is the newest edition of the best review book available for medical pharmacology course exams and board examinations. This skill-building guide comes with more than 1,000 questions and answers –- far more than most other pharmacology reviews –- and a chapter-based approach that facilitates use with course notes or larger texts. Presented in full color and organized to match the syllabi of pharmacology courses, the book is highlighted by concise discussion of the major concepts the underlie basic pharmacology principles or specific drug groups, and learning aids that include numerous tables and figures, high-yield terms and definitions, summary tables, test-taking strategies, and two complete practice exams with answer explanations in the appendix.

  • Delivers the most up-to-date information on all drugs, including retrovirals, immunologic agents, and chemotherapies.
  • Includes two comprehensive 100-question examinations

Pharmacology (Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Series) Fifth Edition

by Richard A. Harvey PhD

Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology, Fifth Edition enables rapid review and assimilation of complex information and focuses on the essentials of medical pharmacology. Clear, sequential pictures present  mechanisms of action and actually show, rather than tell, students how drugs work. This book features a signature outline format with more than 500 full-color illustrations and cross-references to other volumes in this bestselling, student-oriented series.

Pharmacology for Nurses 2nd Edition

by Blaine T. Smith

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

Psychopharmacology: Drugs, the Brain, and Behavior 3rd Edition

by Jerrold S. Meyer

Unique in its breadth of coverage ranging from historical accounts of drug use to clinical and preclinical behavioral studies, Psychopharmacology is appropriate for undergraduates studying the relationships between the behavioral effects of psychoactive drugs and their mechanisms of action.

Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach 10th Edition

by Joseph DiPiro

• New focus on Personalized Medicine includes specific recommendations on the personalization of treatment and guidelines for integration of pharmacogenomic testing and implementation in practice • New chapter on Travel Health • Extensively revised chapter on pulmonary arterial hypertension reflect the latest drugs and guidelines • Monthly updates on AccessPharmacy, keeps the content fresh and current • More than 20 online-only chapters, in addition to print • New interior design, keeps information flowing and makes chapters concise and to the point •  Companion Handbook is ranked #1 in Chemotherapy on Amazon, and includes clearly-stated goals of therapy; the new Tenth Edition Casebook, includes 150 + revised and updated cases Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach is written to help you advance the quality of patient care through evidence-based medication therapy derived from sound pharmacotherapeutic principles. The scope of this trusted classic goes beyond drug indications and dosages to include the initial selection, proper administration, and monitoring of drugs. You will find everything you need to provide safe, effective drug therapy across the full range of therapeutic categories. Presented in full-color, the Tenth Edition is enriched by more than 300 expert contributors, and every chapter has been updated to reflect the latest in evidence-based information and recommendations.  This sweeping updates include tables, charts, algorithms, and practice guidelines. This edition is also enhanced by a timely all-new chapter on Travel Health.

Pharmacogenomics: Challenges and Opportunities in Therapeutic Implementation 2nd Edition

by Yui-Wing Francis Lam

Pharmacogenomics: Challenges and Opportunities in Therapeutic Implementation, Second Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the challenges and opportunities facing the therapeutic implications of pharmacogenomics from academic, regulatory, pharmaceutical, socio-ethical and economic perspectives. While emphasis is on the limitations in moving the science into drug development and direct therapeutic applications, this book also focuses on clinical areas with successful applications and important initiatives that have the ability to further advance the discipline. New chapters cover important topics such as pharmacogenomic data technologies, clinical testing strategies, cost-effectiveness, and pharmacogenomic education and practice guidelines. The importance of ethnicity is also discussed, which highlights phar,acogenomic diversity across Latin American populations. With chapters written by interdisciplinary experts and insights into the future direction of the field, this book is an indispensable resource for academic and industry scientists, graduate students and clinicians engaged in pharmacogenomics research and therapeutic implementation.

Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation 11th Edition

by Gerald G Briggs

Put essential information at your fingertips – before you prescribe. The updated 11th edition of Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk lists more than 1,200 commonly prescribed drugs taken during pregnancy and lactation, with detailed monographs that provide the information you need on known or possible effects on the mother, embryo, fetus, and nursing infant. For the 11th edition, this bestselling reference has two new authors, both highly knowledgeable on the effects of drugs on the embryo-fetus and nursing infant: Craig V. Towers, a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, and Alicia B. Forinash, a clinical pharmacologist specialist in obstetrics. Key Features:

  • More than 140 new drugs included in this edition.
  • A-to-Z organization helps you find valuable information quickly.
  • Each monograph covers: generic name (in US); risk factors; pharmacologic class; pregnancy and breastfeeding recommendations; pregnancy, fetal risk and breastfeeding summaries; as well as updated references.
  • Quarterly updates , available online, keep you at the forefront of the field.
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Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach, 10th Ed

by Terry Schwinghammer (Author), Julia Koehler (Author), Jill Borchert (Author), Douglas Slain (Author), Sharon Park (Author)

Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach uses 157 patient cases to help you develop the skills necessary to identify and resolve the most common drug therapy problems encountered in daily clinical practice. The case chapters are organized into organ system sections that correspond to those of the companion textbook. This proven effective case-based approach makes the book perfect for PharmD, Nursing, Nurse Practitioner, and other allied health courses Sharpen your ability to: •Identify actual or potential drug therapy problems •Determine the desired therapeutic outcome •Evaluate therapeutic alternatives •Design an optimal individualized pharmacotherapeutic plan •Develop methods to evaluate the therapeutic outcome •Provide patient education •Communicate and the implement the pharmacotherapeutic plan Develop expertise in pharmacotherapy decision making with: •Realistic patient presentations that include medical history, physical examination, and laboratory data, followed by a series of questions using a systematic, problem-solving approach •A compelling range of cases – from a single disease state to multiple disease states and drug-related problems •Expert coverage that integrates the biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences with therapeutics •Appendices containing valuable information on medical abbreviations, laboratory tests, mathematical conversion factors, and anthropometrics

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics 9th Ed

by Gerard A. McKay (Author), Matthew R. Walters (Author)

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Lecture Notes provides a clear and accessible overview of all the key prescribing topics needed for medical finals and beyond. Detailed coverage and discussion of pharmacology in a clinical context, combined with an easy-to-understand, readable style, helps improve and test understanding of pharmacological principles and reasoning on rotation and into the foundation years.

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