Susan M. Ford MN, RN, OCN
This core text offers LPN/LVN students a clear, concise introduction to pharmacology, focusing on basic principles and the nurse's responsibility in drug administration. Organized by body system, the book examines pharmacologic properties and therapeutic applications of drug classes. Summary Drug Tables present generic and trade drug names, uses, adverse reactions, and usual dosage ranges. This edition has thoroughly updated drug information, a new Case Study feature (Pharmacology in Practice), Nursing Alerts, Lifespan Alerts, Chronic Care Alerts, Diversity Alerts, and additional material on the nursing process.
A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include an NCLEX® alternative item format tutorial, a Spanish-English audio glossary, monographs on 100 most commonly prescribed drugs, Listen and Learn, Concepts in Action animations, Watch and Learn video clips, dosage calculation quizzes plus the full text online.