Organized by body system, this fully revised Second Edition places the patient at the center of all drug and drug administration choices. The book bridges the gap between basic science and clinical practice and shows how today's therapeutic agents can address each patient's specific needs.Features include critical thinking scenarios, abundant review questions, color concept maps, drug summary tables, Lifespan Alerts regarding pediatric, childbearing, and geriatric patients, and Web Alerts directing readers to Internet information. A "Focus on Research" feature provides the groundwork for evidence-based decision-making. Appendices cover Canadian drugs, diagnostic imaging agents, enteral nutrition supplements, antidotes, immunizations, and more.The Study Guide focuses on individual patient management from a nurse-as-caregiver perspective, helping you build essential knowledge and develop sound practice skills. Knowledge-building features include Top Ten Things to Know lists, key terms, multiple-choice questions, case studies, and critical thinking challenges. A "Just the Facts" feature helps deepen your understanding of essential drugs, their actions, indications, contraindications, and cautions. A "Patients Please" feature helps you put the needs of the patient first, with facts on core patient variables.
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Titolo: Drug Therapy in Nursing : Textbook and Study Guide Package
Editore: Lippincott Williams
Edizione: II 2006
Finitura: Copertina flessibile