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Study Guide for Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition


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Complex pharmacologic information is simple to learn with this complete study resource! Designed to accompany Pharmacology for Nursing Care, critical thinking study questions, case studies, and patient teaching scenarios connect pharmacology concepts with their impact on patient care. Plus, an emphasis on priority nursing care with NCLEX examination-style review questions prepares you for success on the exam.

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New to This Edition

    • More questions dedicated to prioritization and delegation
    • Increased variety of question types includes matching, true-false, completion, and other formats
    • Decreased emphasis on questions that require lengthy free-text responses
    • Shortened question scenarios more closely resemble NCLEX Examination questions
    • Reorganization of chapters breaks content into four sections:
      • Study Questions (matching, true-false, completion, etc.)
      • Critical Thinking, Prioritization, and Delegation Questions (multiple-choice, multiple-select)
      • Dosage Calculation Questions
      • Case Studies
    • Answer key now included in printed Study Guide

Key Features

    • An emphasis on the key information that nursing students need to know
    • NCLEX Examination-style questions for each chapter in a variety of study/review formats
    • Case Study scenarios provide true-to-life practice in responding to clinical situations that are typical of contemporary medication therapy
    • Implications of drugs and drug classes for patient care
    • Highlighted application-level questions help you integrate other nursing knowledge such as developmental considerations, laboratory values, and symptoms of adverse effects
    • Critical thinking, prioritization, and delegation questions

Author Information

    By Richard A. Lehne, PhD, Formerly Lecturer, University of Arizona College of Nursing, Lecturer; University of Virginia School of Nursing; Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of Virginia School of Medicine and Sherry Neely, MSN, RN, CRNP, Associate Professor, Butler County Community College, Butler, Pennsylvania

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Study Guide for Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition
  • Paperback
  • 328 Pages
  • Trim Size: 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 in
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-3581-9
  • Copyright: 2013