Pharmacology Clear Simple

Author: Cynthia J Watkins
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803689888
Size: 35.73 MB
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Here’s the must-have knowledge and guidance you need to gain a solid understanding of pharmacology and the safe administration of medications in one text. A body systems approach to pharmacology with a basic math review and a focus on drug classifications prepare you for administering specific drugs in the clinical setting.

Dosage Calculations

Author: Gloria D. Pickar
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0176502599
Size: 75.55 MB
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Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and medication dosages and drug labels have been vetted with the current Canadian drug data base, so that you, as a beginning professional, will be able to recognize and interpret drug labels and dosages. The importance of avoiding medication errors is also highlighted by the incorporation of applied critical thinking skills, to prepare you for real-life nursing practice situations. This winning combination of Canadian labels, life-size photos and an easy-to-follow three-Step approach to Dosage Calculations, makes this text is a must-have for all Canadian nursing students.

Pocket Drugs Classifications

Author: Katherine Wiley
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803626576
Size: 56.42 MB
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The only pocket drug guide organized by classification! This practical resource provides succinct reviews of 36 drug classifications followed by descriptions of hundreds of generic drugs. Each classification provides a general overview of the actions, indications, adverse reactions/side effects, interactions, and other items relevant to each group of drugs. Individual descriptions follow and focus on normal dose ranges, special administration directions, and other drug-specific guidance. The reader-friendly layout makes finding essential information easy.

Pharmacology Clear And Simple

Author: Nina Beaman
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803612396
Size: 29.29 MB
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Package Consists of: Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy, 5th Edition By: Lippert Taber's Medical Dictionary, 21st Edition By: Donald Venes

Understanding Pharmacology

Author: M. Linda Workman
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455739766
Size: 76.83 MB
Format: PDF
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Pharmacology can be difficult. But with the right text, understanding drugs and how they work doesn't have to be! Using easy-to-follow language and engaging learning tools - like Memory Joggers, Clinical Pitfalls, Do Not Confuse, and Drug Alerts - the second edition of Understanding Pharmacology: Essentials for Medication Safety helps readers really understand how drugs work. In addition to the popular critical thinking activities from the first edition, the second edition also includes more chapter review questions, updated content, and a new organization that centers on the different body systems. For students who have a limited background in the sciences and want complete preparation for licensure exams and clinical practice, there is no better choice than Understanding Pharmacology, 2nd Edition! Entire unit reviewing math, weights and measures, and dosage calculation minimizes readers' anxiety and promotes medication safety. Clever, easy-to-recognize margin icons help visual learners remember essential side effects of drugs. Simplified heading structure replaces intimidating terminology (i.e. pharmacokinetics) with simplified language (How These Drugs Work) to increase understanding of concepts. Drug Alert!, Do-Not-Confuse, and Clinical Pitfall boxes highlight important tips for safe medication administration. Memory Jogger boxes help readers remember important drug information. Get Ready for Practice sections at the end of each chapter include key points, chapter review questions, and critical thinking activities to reinforce learning. 10th grade reading level uses straightforward, everyday language to really enhance readers' understanding of pharmacology concepts. Incorporation of adult learning theory features both a simple to complex organization of material along with answers to why readers need to learn something. NEW! Body system organization helps readers better understand drugs that are specific to particular body systems. NEW! More chapter review questions have been added to the text. All review questions are now organized into one of two categories: Test Yourself on the Basics and Test Yourself on Advanced Concepts.

Adams Coding And Reimbursement

Author: Wanda Adams
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032327739X
Size: 29.96 MB
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Combining the basics of coding, insurance, and reimbursement in one concise text, this reader-friendly resource is your key to understanding the fundamentals of medical billing and coding. Clearly organized, full-color chapters guide you through the entire coding and claims process, detailing coding rules and applications, insurance guidelines, and the reimbursement system, all accompanied by real-world practice to help you apply what you’ve learned in the field! Highlighted examples illustrate concepts in realistic medical office settings to enhance your understanding. Coding exercises teach you how to correctly code using the ICD-9-CM and CPT-4 manuals. Test Your Knowledge questions within each chapter help you assess your strengths and weaknesses and prepare for exams. Critical thinking problems challenge you to apply chapter concepts to common coding scenarios. Code It and Claim It! software familiarizes you with a professional coding claim interface similar to programs you’ll use on the job and provides real-world practice with actual patient cases. Key term lists and an extensive glossary reinforce your understanding of important coding and insurance terminology. NEW application exercises help you put your knowledge of coding and reimbursement into practice.

Fundamentals Of Nursing Care

Author: Marti A Burton
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803643888
Size: 46.49 MB
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Take a fresh, new approach to nursing fundamentals that teaches students how to think, learn, and do while they make the ‘connections’ each step of the way.

Medical English Clear Simple

Author: Melodie Hull
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803624867
Size: 22.76 MB
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Take a better approach to English for ESL health care students and practitioners. This workbook-based method uses a variety of interactive learning techniques to develop their mastery of medical English and their ability to use and understand it in the health care setting. It’s perfect for both self-study and classroom instruction.

Essentials Of Medical Laboratory Practice

Author: Constance L Lieseke
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803630352
Size: 80.40 MB
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Inside, you’ll find a wealth of information on important laboratory terminology and the procedures you’ll need to perform to become an effective member of a physician’s office team. Coverage of the advanced procedures performed outside of the physician’s office explains what happens to the samples you send out. There’s also information on CLIA and other government regulations and how they affect each procedure.

Drug Calculations For Nurses 4th Edition

Author: Robert Lapham
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482248468
Size: 12.90 MB
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The administration of drug treatments in hospitals has become increasingly complex. It sometimes involves potent drugs that may be fatal if administered incorrectly. The ability to perform drug calculations accurately is therefore paramount to prevent placing patients at risk. Drug Calculations for Nurses: A Step-by-Step Approach teaches healthcare professionals how to perform drug calculations with confidence and competence. It provides step-by-step guidance to carry out accurate drug calculations, with units and drug strengths clearly explained. This bestselling pocket-size book begins with the basic mathematical skills required to perform calculations, including tips on estimating answers. It then covers drug strengths and concentrations, dosage calculations, IV infusion therapies, and pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. Two separate chapters focus on children and the elderly, addressing specific challenges encountered in these populations. Helpful worked examples, key points, and objectives are included in every chapter. Useful tables with common prescription abbreviations, estimation of renal function, and body surface area estimates are easily accessible through the appendices. This new edition comes with an online pre-test enabling readers to benchmark their knowledge. Specific weaknesses can then be identified and addressed in the printed book. Also included is a revision test that allows readers to assess their ability to perform drug calculations after completing the book.