Perfect for: Undergraduate Health science, Paramedic science, Nursing, Midwifery, Podiatry and Optometry students. Pharmacology for Health Professionals 4th Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental pharmacology principles and concepts. The fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most up-to-date information on the clinical use of drugs, Australian and New Zealand scheduling, drug legislation and ethics. • Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout • Discipline-specific information integrated throughout and additional resources provided via Evolve • Key drug information at your fingertips: Drug Monographs, Drug Interactions Tables, Clinical Interest Boxes and key terms and abbreviations • End-of-chapter review exercises to test your understanding. • Evolve resources for both lecturer and student. • New and updated Drug Monographs describing important aspects of drugs and drug groups • Updated tables outlining detailed drug interactions occurring with major drug groups • Recent changes in the pharmacological management of major conditions • New Clinical Interest Boxes, including current New Zealand specific and pharmacological treatment of common diseases and conditions • Referencing most up-to-date reviews of drugs and major disease management • Guidelines for clinical choice and use of drugs • Enhanced information on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, with a focus on interactions between drugs and CAM therapies • Improved internal design for ease of navigation.
Pharmacology for Health Professionals, fifth edition, introduces essential pharmacology principles and concepts required to understand the therapeutic effects and clinical uses of current drugs and medicines. Written for allied health sciences and nursing students and underpinned by current evidence-based medicine, this substantially updated edition continues to cover topics vital to a holistic understanding of pharmacology. These topics include historical, legal and ethical considerations, pharmacokinetics, and the therapeutic applications and adverse effects of current Australian and New Zealand drugs. Drug Monographs, Clinical Interest Boxes, Drug Interactions tables, and lists of key terms and abbreviations throughout the text help readers to master difficult concepts Icons highlight discipline-specific content with additional resources available on evolve Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout Contemporary figures, tables and illustrations help readers to understand the mechanisms of drug action Visit evolve.elsevier.com for your additional resources eBook on VitalSource Instructor resources: Test bank Solutions to end-of-chapter review questions Image collection Comparative 4e vs 5e table of contents Student resources: Animations, including drug interactions Additional Clinical Interest Boxes Student quizzes Discipline-specific resources: Nursing Midwifery Paramedic science Weblinks All content revised and updated with more succinct chapters reduced by approximately 15% A suite of animations support readers' understanding of common drug interactions Key Points boxes provide a snapshot of important information to reinforce readers' learning Updated drug names to align with international harmonisation of medicines information and recommendations by the Therapeutic Goods Administration National and international guidelines are referenced Expanded 'Mechanism of Action' for some drugs and drug classes Update of therapeutic areas with new drug classes, e.g. cancer chemotherapy, antivirals and cardiac drugs New information on clinically relevant drug interactions Now includes an eBook with all print purchases
From basic pharmacology principles to the latest advancements in drug therapy, PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS provides comprehensive coverage of medication that today's student needs to know. Part I, Basic Concepts, discusses pharmacology fundamentals and issues important in today's healthcare settings. These include legal foundations, over-the-counter and alternative medications, principles of drug action, life span aspects of drug therapy, and substance misuse and abuse. Part II, Clinical Aspects, includes drugs classified by body system and drug function. * Body system format facilitates easy access to the content and student learning. * Clearly-written discussions of drug groups and individual drugs provide the most thorough and comprehensive information available. * Key Drugs are thoroughly reviewed, highlighted with an icon, and listed in the chapter openers for quick reference to help students learn the most important drugs in a class. * Chapter 3: "Over-the-Counter and Alternative Medications" addresses timely issues in today's health care settings related to self-medication with traditional or non-traditional therapies. * Chapter 5: "Lifespan Aspects of Drug Therapy" discusses important implications for geriatric and pediatric patients, as well as considerations for pregnant and breast-feeding patients. * Management of Drug Overdose and Pregnancy Safety boxes alert the student to important information and guidelines regarding overdoses for specific medications. * Drug reference tables and over 100 illustrations help explain how drugs work in the body. * Drug name pronunciations teach the student the correct drug name. * Chapter overviews, objectives, key terms with page numbers, summaries, and review questions encourage the student to focus on key content and use the book more effectively as a learning tool. * Serious drug interactions are highlighted to alert the student to those drug interactions that the health care professional must take special care to prevent. * Separate disorders index features alphabetical reference to disorders, conditions and diseases for quick, easy access. Pharmacology Update (e-mail newsletter)
|Author||: W. Renée Acosta|
|Release Date||: 2012-04-16|
|ISBN 10||: 9780781775663|
|Pages||: 257 pages|
The Study Guide for LWW's Pharmacology for Health Professionals, Second Edition, reinforces the concepts of the main text with a variety of question types, including matching, multiple choice, true/false, recall facts, fill-in-the-blanks, list, clinical applications, and case studies. The 46 chapters match the contents of LWW's Pharmacology for Health Professionals, Second Edition. The questions cover a broad range of information learned in a typical undergraduate pharmacology course. The companion website on thePoint includes access to the complete e-book version of the study guide. Instructors can also access the complete answer key.
|Author||: Susan M. Turley MA, BSN, RN, ART, CMT|
|Release Date||: 2015-06-12|
|ISBN 10||: 0133918890|
|Pages||: 696 pages|
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Making Sense of Pharmacology Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals provides a well-organized, easy-to-understand introduction to the world of drugs and pharmaceuticals. The Fifth Edition is structured into three broad, clear units that divide the vast subject of pharmacology into an approachable guide for students and experienced health professionals. Today’s most up-to-date drug information is enhanced with beautiful illustrations and photographs that allow students to delve into the visual world of pharmacology while deeply engaging with the text. A comprehensive drug reference glossary as well as a set of thorough appendices supplements the text to further simplify the extensive array of drug information available. Impeccably organized and enjoyable to read, Understanding Pharmacology for Health Professionals makes a broad and difficult subject matter both graspable and interesting for both students and practicing health professionals.
The ideal resource for those preparing for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health careers, best-selling ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS delivers the need to know drug information that gives you the confidence to master pharmacology as well as clinical applications to help you understand the relevancy and why behind the concepts. Part I provides a comprehensive review of pharmacologic principles, while Part II covers drugs, sources, legal concerns, and medical uses. Chapters organize drugs by classifications and include each drug's purpose, side effects, interactions, and precautions or contraindications. Offering a complete pharmacology resource for allied health professionals at every experience level, ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 8e also makes a great refresher and on-the-job reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Now in its 7th Edition, ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS is the best-selling resource for those preparing for licensed practical nursing, medical assisting, and other allied health careers. Clear, concise writing focused on need to know drug information gives readers the confidence to master pharmacology. Learn calculations quickly through a simplified step-by-step process. Part I chapters center on basic pharmacologic principles. Medication preparation, supplies, and specific information on each route of administration is covered. Administration checklists allow the learner to put the knowledge into practice. . Part II chapters organize drugs by classifications, and includes purpose, side effects, cautions, interactions, and contraindications. Patient education is highlighted for each category. Reference tables with each classification list the most commonly prescribed drugs according to generic and trade names, with dosage and available forms. The complete pharmacology resource for allied health professionals at every experience level, ESSENTIALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS, 7th Edition also makes a great refresher and on-the-job reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Release Date||: 2019|
|ISBN 10||: 9781925058062|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
McKenna's Pharmacology for Nursing and Health Professionals delivers essential pharmacological information in easy-to-learn steps, helping you to build a solid grounding in the principles of drug therapy, before introducing more complex learning objectives such as pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. This edition emphasises "need-to-know" concepts to today's nurses.
|Publisher||: Pearson Education India|
|Release Date||: 2008-09|
|ISBN 10||: 9788131720578|
|Pages||: 329 pages|
|Author||: Prasan Bhandari|
|Publisher||: CRC Press|
|Release Date||: 2019-12-20|
|ISBN 10||: 0429657072|
|Pages||: 676 pages|
Pharmacology Mind Maps is meant as a concise companion for the pharmacology students, enabling them to revise the subject in a short time through the innovative and effective technique of mind maps, after understanding the subject from a standard reference textbook. This handy manual provides the subject information in a condensed form, helping in last minute revision. Mind mapping is slowly taking over traditional methods and techniques and is explored extensively for a subject like pharmacology which is both an essential as well as a difficult subject to master for a medical student. This book will thus help the students to read, revise and recollect the subject easily and rapidly.
A focused, teach-and-test approach to learning pharmacology Focus on Pharmacology: Essentials for Health Professionals helps students learn pharmacology by presenting small amounts of information and then offering opportunities for readers to apply what they've learned through a variety of exercises. Designed specifically for allied health students, early chapters lay the groundwork for learning pharmacology by introducing its history, legal and ethical principles, drug administration techniques, essential math, calculations, and medication errors. Subsequent chapters offer a structured presentation of the drugs intended to treat specific body systems and associated disorders. Each drug chapter starts with a concise review of anatomy and physiology, providing a foundation for understanding drug actions and uses. Pharmacologic principles are then presented in a consistent and easy-to-follow format, using clearly identifiable question-headings that help students focus on need-to-know drug information. Pediatric and geriatric pharmacotherapies are covered in detail, as are substance abuse, antibiotics, and other drug categories. Updated with the latest drug information and featuring seven new chapters, the Third Edition's focused, teach-and-test approach blends concise content with an engaging learning process to help students better retain essential information. For even more practice and review opportunities pair Focus on Pharmacology with the completely revised and expanded Student Workbook. The Workbook (ISBN-10: 0134525299 / ISBN-13: 9780134525297) contains many different types of review questions, including multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, true/false, and critical-thinking.
|Author||: Lisa McKenna,Anecita Gigi Lim|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Release Date||: 2019-12-17|
|ISBN 10||: 1925058123|
|Pages||: 1008 pages|
Master pharmacology today with this bestselling resource! McKenna's Pharmacology for Nursing and Health Professionals delivers essential pharmacological information in easy-to-learn steps, helping you to build a solid grounding in the principles of drug therapy, before introducing more complex learning objectives such as pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. This edition emphasises "need-to-know" concepts to today's nurses. Learning features Therapeutic drug actions and contraindications Patient safety—safe medication administration, patient/family teaching and a focus on evidence-based practice ensure learners are ready for a real-world clinical setting. Reflective practice—cultural and gender considerations as well as drug therapy across the lifespan encourage critical thinking and reflective practice. Calculation reviews reinforce your drug calculation knowledge and hone your clinical skills. Test yourself—case-based critical thinking exercises and review questions test what you have learned and help you prepare for exams. More than just a textbook! Simulation—integrated with the most popular Laerdal simulated scenarios. Make sure you are prepared for the sim lab! thePoint Learning Hub—watch animations and videos, take review questions, view case studies and much more!