More Details about Drug Therapy in Nursing

General Information  
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Publish YearJuly 2012


This text presents a complete nursing-focused framework for teaching and learning nursing pharmacology, and "places the patient" at the center of all drug and 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. Features include abundant review questions, concept maps, drug summary tables, drug interaction tables, and critical thinking scenarios that teach students how to apply pharmacology knowledge to patient care. Online Tutoring powered by Smarthinking—Free online tutoring, powered by Smarthinking, gives students access to expert nursing and allied health science educators whose mission, like yours, is to achieve success. Students can access live tutoring support, critiques of written work, and other valuable tools.

Key Features:-

  • Updated! Significant updating of drug information and new references
  • Additional emphasis placed on safety concerns with drug therapy
  • Additional information about pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics
  • Black Box Warnings: Keeping students focused on key information, for all drugs, not just prototypes
  • Color Concept Maps & Drug Summary Tables: Ensuring student understanding and engagement
  • Community Based Concerns: Keeping the patient and community at the focus