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By Constance G Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Cheryl H Zambroski, PhD, RN and Shirley Hosler, RN, BSN, MSN
400 pagesTrim Size 8 1/2 X 10 7/8 inCopyright 2019$111.00, Paperback, Reference
Emphasizing safe and effective drug administration, Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology, 9th Edition helps you understand the principles of pharmacology to avoid making medication errors. It promotes safety by showing how drugs and drug classes work, so you can understand why drugs are given, as well as the adverse effects and drug interactions that may occur. This new edition includes Lifespan Considerations which explain important alerts you need to be aware of when administering drugs to pediatric and geriatric patients. The 9th edition also includes a nursing process section which outlines each drug class along with the nurse’s role during administration. Written by a new team of nationally known nursing educators, this text provides just the right scope of nursing pharmacology content for most LPN/LVN programs.
"This is an excellent book that should be used by all LPN/LVN schools.This is a great addition to LPN/LVN education and focuses on safe patient care."
-Carol E Agana, MNSc, RNP, APRN (University of Arkansas) Doody's Score: 92-4 Stars!
By Constance G Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs & Partnerships, Director of Diversity, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida; Cheryl H Zambroski, PhD, RN, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida and Shirley Hosler, RN, BSN, MSN, Adjunct Faculty, Santa Fe Community College, Santa Fe, New Mexico