Drug Therapy in Nursing

Drug Therapy in Nursing

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This text presents a totally nursing-focused framework for teaching and learning nursing pharmacology, and qplaces the patientq at the center of all drug administration decisions and considerations. The book presents core drug knowledge using prototypes of different drug classes and emphasizes core patient variables that influence the patient's response to therapy. This thoroughly updated Third Edition covers newly approved drugs, has separate chapters on drugs affecting fungal and viral infections, and includes more pathophysiology information. FDA Black Box warnings have been added to the discussion of each prototype when applicable, and safety alerts have been added to emphasize prevention of common medication errors. A companion Website offers student and instructor ancillaries including NCLEXAr-style questions, pathophysiology animations, medication administration videos, and dosage calculation quizzes.Because bethanechol is a direct-acting agonist, spinal cord injury does not compromise its actions. ... When delivered as a chewing gum, nicotine is readily absorbed through the buccal mucosa when the gum is chewed. However, the amount of nicotine absorbed depends on how long the saliva remains in the mouth.

Title:Drug Therapy in Nursing
Author:Diane S. Aschenbrenner, Samantha J. Venable
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2009


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