Study Guide for Pharmacology, 11th Edition

By Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, MSN, Kathleen Vuljoin DiMaggio, RN, MSN, Mary B. Winton, PhD, RN, ACANP-BC and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN
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  • NCLEX® review questions in each chapter include application-level questions and Next Generation NCLEX examination-style questions, along with at least one alternate item question.
  • Detailed case studies enhance student understanding of nursing responsibilities in therapeutic pharmacology.
  • A Drug Calculations chapter provides students the opportunity to review their knowledge and practice their skills in drug dosage calculation.
  • Sample drug labels reflect the updated drug labels in McCuistion's Pharmacology, 11th Edition textbook.
  • Focus on safety includes a special icon that calls attention to questions related to safe patient care.
  • Answers for all exercises are provided at the back of the book to make studying easier and include rationales for all application-level questions and case study questions.

Reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology and patient-centered care! Corresponding to the chapters in McCuistion's Pharmacology, 11th Edition, this study guide provides hundreds of practice problems and questions to help you review and remember pharmacology concepts. It includes drug calculation problems along with review questions and case studies using the nursing process. To prepare you for the new Next Generation NCLEX® (NGN) examination, this edition adds NGN exam-style case studies. With this study guide, you will apply your knowledge of pharmacology to clinical practice, enhance your decision-making abilities, and develop clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills.

ISBN 9780323826792
Author Information By Linda E. McCuistion, PhD, MSN, NCLEX® Live Review Presenter, Mandeville, Louisiana; Kathleen Vuljoin DiMaggio, RN, MSN, Professor Emerita, University of Holy Cross New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana ; Mary B. Winton, PhD, RN, ACANP-BC, Assistant Professor, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas and Jennifer J. Yeager, PhD, RN, APRN , Assistant Professor,Director of the Graduate Nursing Program and RN-BSN Liaison,Tarleton State University, Member of The Texas A&M University System,Stephenville, Texas
Table of Content

Section I: Introduction to Pharmacology

1. The Nursing Process and Patient-Centered Care

2. Drug Development and Ethical Considerations

3. Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics

4. Pharmacogenetics

5. Complementary and Alternative Therapies

6. Pediatric Considerations

7. Older Adult Considerations

8. Drugs in Substance Use Disorder

Section II: Pharmacotherapy and Drug Administration

9. Safety and Quality

10. Drug Administration

11. Drug Calculations

Section III: Maintenance of Homeostasis

12. Fluid Volume and Electrolytes

13. Vitamin and Mineral Replacement

14. Nutritional Support

Section IV: Autonomic Nervous System Drugs

15. Adrenergic Agonists and Antagonists

16. Cholinergic Agonists and Antagonists

Section V: Central and Peripheral Nervous System Drugs

17. Stimulants

18. Depressants

19. Antiseizure Drugs

20. Drugs for Parkinsonism and Alzheimer's Disease

21. Drugs for Neuromuscular Disorders and Muscle Spasms

Section VI: Mental and Behavioral Health Drugs

22. Antipsychotics and Anxiolytics

23. Antidepressants and Mood Stabilizers

Section VII: Pain and Inflammation Management Drugs

24. Antiinflammatories

25. Analgesics

Section VIII: Antimicrobial Drugs

26. Antibacterials

Section A: Penicillins and Cephalosporins

Section B: Macrolides and Tetracyclines

Section C: Aminoglycosides and Fluoroquinolones

Section D: Sulfonamides and Metronidazole

27. Antituberculars, Antifungals, and Antivirals

28. Antimalarials, Anthelmintics, and Peptides

Section IX: Immunologic Drugs

29. HIV- and AIDS-Related Drugs

30. Transplant Drugs

31. Vaccines

Section X: Antineoplastics and Biologic Response Modifiers

32. Anticancer Drugs

33. Targeted Therapies to Treat Cancer

34. Biologic Response Modifiers

Section XI: Respiratory Drugs

35. Upper Respiratory Disorders

36. Lower Respiratory Disorders

Section XII: Cardiovascular Drugs

37. Cardiac Glycosides, Antianginals, and Antidysrhythmics

38. Diuretics

39. Antihypertensives

Section A: Beta Blockers

Section B: Alpha Blockers

Section C: Drugs Affecting RAAS

Section D: Calcium Channel Blockers

40. Anticoagulants, Antiplatelets, and Thrombolytics

41. Antihyperlipidemics and Drugs to Improve Peripheral Blood Flow

Section XIII: Gastrointestinal Drugs

42. Gastrointestinal Tract Disorders

43. Antiulcer Drugs

Section XIV: Eye, Ear, and Skin Drugs

44. Eye and Ear Disorders

45. Dermatologic Disorders

Section XV: Endocrine Drugs

46. Pituitary, Thyroid, Parathyroid, and Adrenal Disorders

47. Antidiabetics

Section XVI: Renal and Urologic Drugs

48. Urinary Disorders

Section XVII: Reproductive and Gender-Related Drugs

49. Pregnancy and Preterm Labor

50. Labor, Delivery, and Postpartum

51. Neonatal and Newborn

52. Women's Reproductive Health

53. Men's Health and Reproductive Disorders

54. Sexually Transmitted Infections

Section XVIII Emergency Drugs

55. Adult and Pediatric Emergency Drugs

Answer Key

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