Pharmacology For The Primary Care Provider E Book

Author: Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323087914
Size: 71.28 MB
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Written by and for nurse practitioners, and also suitable for physician’s assistants, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider, 4th Edition focuses on what you need to know to safely and effectively prescribe drugs for primary care. An emphasis on patient teaching helps you gain patient adherence to prescribed drug regimens, and guidelines for health promotion help in maintaining and improving your patients’ health. Now in full color, this edition expands the book's emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice, and adds coverage of new drugs, new drug classes, and new therapeutic drug uses. Written by leading nurse practitioner authorities Marilyn Winterton Edmunds and Maren Stewart Mayhew, Pharmacology for the Primary Care Provider teaches principles of pharmacotherapeutics using today’s most commonly used drugs. A Key Drugs focus highlights the most commonly used and most representative drugs of each major drug class — with particular emphasis on the top 100 most commonly prescribed drugs. Emphasis on patient teaching helps you communicate with patients and family caregivers to promote adherence to the drug regimen. Emphasis on health promotion describes how to help patients stay well and improve their health, including coverage of immunizations and biologicals, vitamins, weight management, and smoking cessation. Evidence-Based Decision-Making and Treatment Guidelines chapter (11) provides practical guidelines for using the best current research evidence to make decisions about the care of individual patients. Extensive coverage of drug therapy for special populations such as geriatric and pediatric patients includes considerations related to age, pregnancy, race, and other factors. UNIQUE! Coverage of prescriptive practice includes topics such as prescriptive authority, role implementation, and the role of nurses (NPs, CNMs, CRNAs, and CNSs) and physician assistants in writing prescriptions. NEW! Full-color design and illustrations highlight the most important content. DRUG UPDATES reflect the latest FDA-approved drugs, drug classes, and therapeutic uses. Expanded emphasis on the QSEN priorities of safety and evidence-based practice helps you eliminate drug prescribing errors with color-highlighted Safety Alerts! and NEW Clinical Practice Alerts! NEW section on male hormone replacement therapies adds coverage of men to that for women. Updated evidence-based prescribing information reflects the latest national clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based treatment guidelines, including the latest clinical treatment guidelines for diabetes. NEW! Complementary and Alternative Products tables highlight interactions with drugs, and are emphasized with a distinctive icon. Updated Drug Overview tables are enhanced with color as well as Top 100 icons that highlight the most commonly prescribed drugs.

Primary Care Of Women A Guide For Midwives And Women S Health Providers

Author: Barbara K. Hackley
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1449666159
Size: 47.44 MB
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This text presents primary care information for the nurse-midwifery scope of practice, including management of primary care problems in essentially healthy women, and the management/coordination of primary care for pregnant women with significant, established medical conditions. The text covers prevention, including lifestyle changes and immunizations; screening; management of common health problems appropriate to nurse-midwifery practice; and the presentation and management of common health problems in pregnancy.

Pharmacology For The Primary Care Provider

Author: Marilyn W. Edmunds
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN:
Size: 27.48 MB
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The only pharmacology resource specifically written by and for nurse practitioners, this new edition provides a greater emphasis on prototype drugs while retaining its comprehensive approach to the pharmacology content needed by the primary care provider. New features include prototype drug lists in the coverage of drug classes that receive expanded coverage, detailed patient teaching guidelines, expanded content in both the geriatric and pediatric chapters, a special icon identifying the Top 200 Drugs, and highlighted Clinical Alerts. Comprehensive coverage is provided of all drugs commonly prescribed and used in the primary care setting. Prototype drugs are presented first in each drug class, with expanded coverage of these agents. Clear explanations describe how each drug in a class differs from its prototype. Detailed information shows how to provide effective patient teaching, as well as how to gain patient compliance. Chapters focus on the practitioner's role in patient teaching, drug action, and drug therapy. Online Resources are provided at the end of each chapter. The Top 200 Drugs are described according to the number of U.S. prescriptions dispensed. Five new units improve the organization of material: Renal/Genitourinary Agents (Unit 8); Psychotropic Agents (Unit 11); Endocrine Agents (Unit 12); Female Reproductive Agents (Unit 13); and Health Promotion (Unit 15). New chapters examine over-the-counter medications, compliance and the therapeutic experiment, overview of the nervous system, substance abuse, treatment of common infections, weight management, and complementary and alternative treatments. Reorganized and redesigned format and headings are more consistent and easy to follow. Content has been expanded in the geriatric and pediatric "special populations" chapters (Ch. 6 and 7). More concise coverage of disease processes features clearer ties to the Mechanism of Action sections. 25 new figures have been added to the pathophysiology and Mechanisms of Action sections. A Table of Common Interactions is included on the inside of the back cover.

Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

Author: JoAnn Zerwekh
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323428134
Size: 29.95 MB
Format: PDF
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Ensure that you’re thoroughly prepared for the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) certification exam with more than 1,500 questions! Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review, 3rd Edition reflects the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols. This comprehensive resource features more than 1,500 high-quality multiple-choice questions with detailed rationales for correct answers. Questions related to patient safety are highlighted with a QSEN safety icon to highlight the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative. It also includes a companion Evolve website with virtually unlimited, randomly generated practice exams that match the length and question distribution of the actual AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams. More than 1,500 multiple-choice questions with by detailed rationales help students understand the reasoning behind each answer. Division of clinical chapters into Physical Examination and Diagnostic Tests, Disorders, and Pharmacology makes it easy for students to locate specific information within each system. Chapters on Research and Theory and Professional Issues provide information on professional competencies important to the FNP role. Multiple-choice questions that mirror FNP certification exam formats give you realistic exam practice. NEW! Updated questions throughout review the latest evidence-based clinical practice and national treatment guidelines and protocols to prepare students for the AANP and ANCC FNP certification exams and clinical practice. NEW! Questions emphasizing patient safety are highlighted to reinforce the graduate-level safety competency of the Quality & Safety Education for Nurses initiative.

Clinical Handbook For Pediatric Nursing

Author: Jane Ball
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN:
Size: 30.75 MB
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Provides information on growth & development, vital signs, and assessment information specific to the care of children in the community or hospital, such as dosage calculations, pain charts, immunization schedules and an overview of primary conditions organized by body systems.

Introduction To Clinical Pharmacology

Author: Marilyn W. Edmunds
Publisher: Mosby Incorporated
ISBN: 9780323008457
Size: 34.13 MB
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Written with the LPN/LVN student in mind, INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY provides both fundamental principles and easy-to-understand drug information on the most commonly administered medications. Drugs are grouped by therapeutic class within body systems chapters to help students make comparisons of related medications. The new edition includes several new chapters and highlights important, need-to-know information related to life span issues, clinical alerts, medication administration, math conversions and calculations, and important drug precautions.

Saunders Q A Review For The Nclex Pn Examination E Book

Author: Linda Anne Silvestri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455710733
Size: 39.20 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Based on student feedback, Saunders Q&A Review for the NCLEX-PN® Examination is organized to address specific Client Needs and Integrated Processes to mirror the NCLEX-PN test plan. This review follows Silvestri Comprehensive Review as the natural next step for students in the Silvestri suite of products. It contains 3,200 practice questions—including Alternate Item Format—that include comprehensive rationales for both correct and incorrect options, test-taking strategies, and a textbook page reference for further explanation. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content may not be included. Remediation tied directly back to your Elsevier textbooks provides resources for further study. Content is organized according to Client Needs, providing an organized review for exam preparation and end-of-course or exit standardized exams. Practice questions, answers, and detailed rationales all appear on the same page, giving you immediate feedback on your responses. Detailed test-taking strategies for each question give you clues for analyzing and uncovering the correct answer option. Rationales are provided for both correct and incorrect options. Provides computerized testing practice in study, quiz, or exam modes, to allow you to choose from 21 different content categories and focus your study sessions. Each question is categorized by level of cognitive ability, Client Needs area, integrated process, and clinical content area to allow you multiple study and exam selections. Contains chapters on academic and nonacademic NCLEX-PN preparation, advice from a recent nursing graduate, and test-taking strategies that help you understand complicated exam questions. Comprehensive exam consists of 85 questions related to all content areas in the book and representative of the percentages identified in the NCLEX-PN test plan.