Best Nursing Pharmacology Books
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1. Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
Author: by April Hazard Vallerand PhD RN FAAN
F.A. Davis Company
#1 DRUG BOOK for Nursing Students! This is the perfect drug book for nursing school! All the information on the meds is in-depth and all that you need to know.Abby W.SAFETY FIRST! Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Seventeenth Edition delivers all the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespanwell-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.
FREE DIGITAL ACCESSRedeem the access code to unlock your one-year, free subscription to DrugGuide. Com, Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. You’ll have access to more than 1,700 monographs from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser.
Search the complete 5,000-drug database and appendices quickly and efficiently. Build your knowledge with extensively cross-referenced drugs. Keep up to date with FDA drug news. LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE …AT A GLANCENew! The AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults#1 Drug Guide for patient safety Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverageRed, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effectsREMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) iconDrug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactionsSpecial considerations for patient populations.
2. Pharm Phlash!: Pharmacology Flash Cards
Author: by Valerie I. Leek MSN RN CMSRN
F.A. Davis Company
Increase your test scores in pharmacology class. Improve your pharmacology score on the NCLEX. Expand your understanding of pharmacological agents. Decrease and prevent medication errors in practice. These test-yourself review cards put critical clinical information for nearly 400 of the top generic medications at your fingertips.
And, you can count on them for accuracy, because each card is based on content from Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses.”I was one of the majority of nursing students who found pharmacology overwhelming and difficult to understand. This tool, which featured a color-coded, body-system organization reflecting the information common to classes of medications, alleviated my fear of pharmacology.
This is a worthwhile purchase for those wishing to pass the NCLEX-RN and gain a deeper understanding of medications for the exam as well as real world situations.”-Danielle G
3. Nursing2022 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)
Author: by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other cliniciansalways dependable, always up to date! Look for these outstanding features:Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z formatNEW! 32 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including the COVID-19 drug remdesivirtabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy NEW DRUGS section for easy retrievalNEW!
Thousands of clinical updatesnew dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, genetic-related information, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching informationSpecial focus on U.S. And Canadian drug safety issues and concernsPhotoguide insert with images of 439 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules Plus FREE online companion Toolkit Monthly FDA updates featuring newly approved drugs, indications, and warningsPharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translatorEquianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugsMechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugsNCLEX-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discountsand more!
4. 2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses
Author: by Rebecca Tucker
The 2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information in a nutshell. This handy pocket guide by Rebecca Tucker gives essential information on over 4,200 medications, including 38 generic drugs newly approved by the FDA, in an easy-access A-to-Z format.
The drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug classes, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, black box warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. A special section following the A-to-Z drugs provides essential Patient Safety information.
Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more.
5. Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 10e
Author: by Linda E. McCuistion PhD MSN
Get the pharmacology guidance proven to help aspiring nurses succeed on the NCLEX and later as a professional nurse. Using a streamlined prototype approach, an emphasis on nursing care, plus a wealth of other trademark features, Pharmacology: A Patient-Centered Nursing Process Approach, 10th Edition makes it easy for you to really understand pharmacology.
Prototype drug charts summarize the need-to-know information about key drugs, including dosage, side effects, interactions, and more. Images of current drug package labels reinforce your understanding of text content using relevant, true-to-life learning. Bulleted nursing process summaries relate nursing care to drug therapy in addition to highlighting patient teaching, patient safety, and relevant cultural content.
Finally, the unique and thorough drug calculations section features math review as well as step-by-step instructions for drug calculations using the four general methods of dosage calculation. All in all this text has all the tools you need to better understand the complicated subject of pharmacology.UNIQUE!
6. Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses
Author: by JoAnn Zerwekh MSN EdD RN
Bring key pharmacology topics to life in a flash! Mosby’s Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 5th Edition uses humor, illustrations, and mnemonics, to help you retain challenging pharmacology concepts and drug information. This sturdy, spiral bound kit covers important nursing implications, frequent side effects, serious and life-threatening implications, and patient teaching skills.
Whether you use it to prepare for class, clinicals, or the NCLEX examination, you won’t find another study tool like this!UNIQUE! More than 100 full-color cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs make it easier for you to identify nursing priorities on common medications.
Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment. Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow students to find topics quickly.UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts.
7. Pharmacology and the Nursing Process
Author: by Linda Lane Lilley RN PhD
Get the perfect blend of pharmacology, prioritization, and nursing process information. As one of the best-selling nursing pharmacology books on the market, Pharmacology and the Nursing Process focuses on the key information you need to safely and effectively administer medications.
The 9th Edition features clearly written updated drug content reflecting the latest FDA drug approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses. Hundreds of full-color illustrations detail how drugs work in the body and depict key steps in administration. As in previous editions, the text includes thoughtful learning strategies, simple language, a wealth of student-friendly features and innovative learning aids, and QSEN callouts.
Along with its integrated NCLEX preparation and instructor resources, you won’t find a more complete pharmacology text on the market! Focus on need-to-know content uses a “key drug” approach to help you focus on the most important information. Focus on the nursing process helps you learn to prioritize nursing care to focus on the most essential assessments, nursing diagnoses, interventions, and evaluation/outcome criteria.
8. Calculate with Confidence
Author: by Deborah C. Morris RN BSN MA LNC
Learn the three major methods of drug calculation! Calculate with Confidence, 7th Edition focuses on the increasing responsibility of the nurse in medication administration, prioritizes client safety with QSEN, and includes updated content that reflects the current scope of practice.
This popular text covers the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods offering a step-by-step approach to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. With over 2,100 practice problems, this comprehensive title focuses on enhancing the learning experience of nursing students at all curricular levels by making content clinically applicable.
Over 2000 practice problems include pre-test and comprehensive post-test review Pre-test Basic Math, Comprehensive Unit and Basic Math review tests allows you a three-part approach to evaluate your understanding of basic math material covered in Unit 1, directing you to review chapters if you miss any of these test questions.
9. Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care
Author: by Jacqueline Burchum DNSc APRN BC
With a clear explanation of drug prototypes and how they work, Lehne’s Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 10th Edition gives you the background you need to understand drugs currently on the market, and those not yet released. This perennial favorite of students and teachers simplifies complex concepts while distinguishing need-to-know content from the material that’s merely nice to know.
The 10th edition includes updated drug content to reflect the very latest FDA approvals, withdrawals, and therapeutic uses, as well as corresponding updated nursing content. It also includes an updated prototype drugs section, summarizing their major uses, and an updated table detailing care throughout the lifespan of the patient.
Additionally, each chapter ends with a nursing implications summary to help you fully understand the material and apply it to clinical nursing practice. Prototype Drugs features serve as a quick-reference learning aid so you can apply your understanding to related drugs currently on the market as well as drugs that will be released in the future.UNIQUE!
10. Nursing2021 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)
Author: by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other cliniciansalways dependable, always up to date The thoroughly updated Nursing2021 Drug Handbook includes:Nursing-focused drug monographs featuring for over 3,700 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format63 brand-new FDA-approved drugs More than 8,200 clinical updates new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching informationSpecial focus on U.S.
And Canadian drug safety issues and concernsPhotoguide insert with images of 450 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules.
11. Dimensional Analysis: Calculating Dosages Safely
Author: by Tracy Horntvedt RN MSN BA
F.A. Davis Company
Great Book!Very clear and easy to understand. Made pharmacology a cake walk!Zoe S., Amazon Reviewer Best dimensional analysis book I’ve ever read. You just get it on the first try.Massey R., Amazon Reviewer Make dosage calculations easier to master with dimensional analysis.
Dosage calculations can be intimidating, but they don’t need to be. Dimensional analysis is an easy, systematic approach that shows you how to master simple to complex calculations with consistency and accuracy and reduce medication errors with simple safety mechanisms.
Dimensional analysis, which can be used on virtually every dosage calculation problem, eliminates the need to use other methods or perform lengthy, multi-step calculations. It’s a method of problem-solving that organizes data in a manner that is easy to understand and apply.
12. Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy
Author: by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Get all the basics on drug therapiesand administer drugs confidently and accuratelywith the Newly updated Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy, 4th Edition. Written in the enjoyable, award-winning Incredibly Easy style, this easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide offers step-by-step direction on the medication process, from assessing patient needs, to planning care, to implementation and positive outcomes.
Strengthen your understanding of your class materials, get ready for the NCLEX or certification exam, and administer drug therapiessafely and effectivelyBuild a strong platform of pharmacology knowledge and skills with… New and updated content on the Newest approved medications and dosages and New tables listing:New vaccines and treatment for biological weapons exposureNew treatment and antidotes for chemical weapons exposureNew herbal drugs contentNew icons and images that clarify contentRevised and updated content on the concepts of pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacotherapeuticPharmacology basics How drugs are derived, developed, classified, and administered; classes of drugs by body system; their uses and mechanismsNurse Joy and Nurse Jake illustrated characters offering tips and insights throughoutQuick-scan format with concise, bulleted contentHundreds of illustrations and diagrams explaining key concepts and providing clear direction on administering drugs; drug distribution, absorption, and metabolism; potential drug interactions; adverse reactions; how different classes of drugs work in different body systemsSpecial chapter features:Just the facts A quick summary of chapter contentAdvice from the experts Experienced practitioners’ insightsPrototype pro Actions, indications, and nursing considerations for common prototype drugsNursing process Patient assessment, diagnosis, outcome goals, implementation, and evaluation for each type and class of drugPharm function Illustrating how drugs act in the body; recognizing and treating adverse reactionsBefore you give that drug Warnings to consider before you administer a drugEducation edge Information to share with your patientQuick quiz End-of-chapter questions with answers/explanations, to help you remember the essentialsEnd-of-book multiple-choice Q&A; Quick Guides to Medication Safety, Ophthalmic and Dermatologic Drugs, and Abbreviations to Avoid; Glossary of essential pharmacology terms.
13. Dosage Calculations for Nursing Students: Master Dosage Calculations The Safe & Easy Way Without Formulas! (Dosage Calculation Success Series)
Author: by Bradley J. Wojcik
Welcome to the second edition of our dosage calculations book! Are you a nursing student, or nurse, who wants to learn a few simple methods of solving dosagecalculations without a bunch of formulas? Would you like to raise your hand in your dosage calculation class, after the instructor explains acomplicated formula, and ask to approach the white board to show the class a much simpler method?
Do you want to go on your clinicals knowing that you have a solid foundation in dosage calculations? Do you want to walk into your Nursing Calculations Class on the first day knowing that you can ace allthe tests before the course begins?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, this book is for you! The book is divided into seven units containing thirty-five chapters. Unit 1: Essential Skills:You can’t learn to drive a car if you don’t understand the function of the steering wheel.
The same applies to the following subjects when learning dosage calculations. The Metric SystemApothecary/Avoirdupois/Household SystemsRatiosDimensional Analysis (DA) and Ratio Proportion (RP)Rounding NumbersMilitary TimeUnit 2: Auxiliary Subjects:Roman NumeralsScientific NotationUnit 3: Unit ConversionsUnit 3 covers converting between and within the various systems of measurement using dimensional analysis and ratio proportion.
14. Focus on Nursing Pharmacology
Author: by Amy M. Karch RN MS
Focus on Nursing Pharmacology, 8th Edition Amy M. Karch, MS, RN Master the Principles of Effective Drug Therapy Current, concise, and optimized for today’s nursing practice, Focus on Nursing Pharmacology makes challenging concepts more approachable to establish a foundation for effective drug therapy throughout your nursing career.
This updated 8th edition builds on your knowledge of physiology, chemistry and nursing fundamentals to help you conceptualize need-to-know information about each group of drugs, while engaging learning features cultivate your clinical application, critical thinking and patient education capabilities.New!
Concept Mastery Alerts alert you to commonly misunderstood concepts.New! Unfolding case-based vignettes written by the National League for Nursing bring concepts to life through realistic clinical scenarios. Concise, streamlined approach emphasizes need-to-know information for efficient learning. Nursing Processes clarify the process for planning patient-centered care.
15. Clinical Pharmacology Made Ridiculously Simple
Author: by James Olson
A concise overview of the most important principles in clinical pharmacology, with drug comparisons in clear chart format. The book blends the essentials of basic pharmacology and clinical pharmacology so that transition from classroom to clinic is less abrupt. The text that surrounds the tables emphasize key issues pertaining to therapeutic rationale, basic pharmacologic principles and clinical use of drugs.
Topics include Principles of Pharmacology (Pharmacokinetics, drug actions at multiple levels, drug interactions, tolerance, dependence and withdrawal), Peripheral Nervous System, Central Nervous System, Cardiovascular and Hematology Drugs, Respiratory Drugs, GI Drugs, Anti-Infective Agents, Anticancer drugs, Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulating Agents, and Endocrine System Drugs.
Excellent USMLE Board review.
16. 2020-2021 Official Study Manual for the ATI TEAS, Revised Edition
Author: by ATI
Jones & Bartlett Learning
The official 2020-2021 ATI TEAS study manual written by the creators of the TEAS exam. This study manual directly aligns with the TEAS exam blueprint, giving you the preparation you need to achieve the highest score possible. Features: Only TEAS study manual mapped to the ATI TEAS exam blueprint Covers 4 subjects: Reading, Mathematics, Science, English + Language Usage Full-length, comprehensive practice test with official scoring table 325 end-of-section quiz questions 4 full-length, end-of-unit quizzes Practice problems with examples, images and explanatory answer keys Key terms defined throughout manual Test-taking tips and prep strategies to pass the TEAS The ATI TEAS study manual is designed to work in conjunction with our other TEAS exam prep products including the ATI TEAS SmartPrep tutorial and the ATI TEAS Online Practice Assessments.Visit www.Atitesting.
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