Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice

Author: Virginia Poole Arcangelo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781757843
Format: PDF, Docs
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This advanced pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners and physician assistants offers guidelines on prescribing drugs for over 50 common diseases and disorders. The book is organized by disorder rather than drug class and includes algorithms and case studies that illustrate critical thinking aspects of prescribing, such as drug selection, lifespan considerations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, unexpected outcomes, and when to change therapy. This Second Edition has new chapters on oncologic disorders and complementary and alternative medicines. Improved case studies reflect more realistic practice issues in decision-making. Additional areas addressed include food-drug interactions, dietary considerations, and concerns regarding geriatric patients.

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice

Author: Virginia Poole Arcangelo
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 9781496319968
Format: PDF, Docs
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Be ready to prescribe and administer drugs safely and effectively--and grasp all the vitals of pharmacology--with the fully updated Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, 4th edition. Written by pharmacology nursing experts, this easy-to-read text offers proven frameworks for treating more than 50 common diseases and disorders. Learn how to identify disorders, review possible therapies, then prescribe and monitor drug treatment, accurately. Based on current evidence and real-life patient scenarios, this is the perfect pharmacology learning guide and on-the-spot clinical resource. Absorb the key principles and practical methods for accurate prescribing and monitoring, with . . . NEW chapter on Parkinson's disease, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis NEWand updated therapies, and updated and additional case studies, with sample questions NEW content on the impacts of the Affordable Care Act Updated chapters on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and pharmacogenomics Updated evidence-basedalgorithms and drugtables - Listing uses, mechanisms, adverse effects, drug interactions, contraindications, and monitoring parameters, organized by drug class; quick access to generic and trade names and dosages Quick-scan format organizes information by body system Chapter features include: Brief overview - Pathophysiology of each disorder, and relevant classes of drugs Monitoring Patient Response section - What to monitor, and when Patient Education section - Includes information on CAM for each disorder Drug Overview tables - Usual dose, contraindications and side effects, and special considerations Algorithms - Visual cues on how to approach treatment Updated Recommended Order of Treatment tables - First-, second- and third-line drug therapies for each disorder Answers to Case Study Questions for each disorder - Strengthens critical thinking skills Selecting the Most Appropriate Agentsection - The thought process for choosing an initial drug therapy Principles of Therapeuticsunit - Avoiding medication errors; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; impact of drug interactions and adverse events; principles of pharmacotherapy for pediatrics, pregnancy/lactation, and geriatrics Disorders units - Pharmacotherapy for disorders in various body systems Pharmacotherapy in Health Promotion unit - Smoking cessation, immunizations, weight management Women's Health unit - Including contraception, menopause, and osteoporosis Integrative Approach to Patient Care unit - Issues to consider when presented with more than one diagnosis Standard pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners, students, and physician assistants Ancillaries - Case Study answers, multiple choice questions and answers for every chapter, PowerPoints, Acronyms List

Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice

Author: Virginia Poole Arcangelo
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1496351843
Format: PDF
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Be ready to prescribe and administer drugs safely and effectively—and grasp all the vitals of pharmacology—with the fully updated Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice, 4th edition. Written by pharmacology nursing experts, this easy-to-read text offers proven frameworks for treating more than 50 common diseases and disorders. Learn how to identify disorders, review possible therapies, then prescribe and monitor drug treatment, accurately. Based on current evidence and real-life patient scenarios, this is the perfect pharmacology learning guide and on-the-spot clinical resource. Absorb the key principles and practical methods for accurate prescribing and monitoring, with . . . NEW chapter on Parkinson’s disease, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis NEW and updated therapies, and updated and additional case studies, with sample questions NEW content on the impacts of the Affordable Care Act Updated chapters on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) and pharmacogenomics Updated evidence-based algorithms and drug tables – Listing uses, mechanisms, adverse effects, drug interactions, contraindications, and monitoring parameters, organized by drug class; quick access to generic and trade names and dosages Quick-scan format organizes information by body system Chapter features include: Brief overview – Pathophysiology of each disorder, and relevant classes of drugs Monitoring Patient Response section – What to monitor, and when Patient Education section – Includes information on CAM for each disorder Drug Overview tables – Usual dose, contraindications and side effects, and special considerations Algorithms – Visual cues on how to approach treatment Updated Recommended Order of Treatment tables – First-, second- and third-line drug therapies for each disorder Answers to Case Study Questions for each disorder – Strengthens critical thinking skills Selecting the Most Appropriate Agent section – The thought process for choosing an initial drug therapy Principles of Therapeutics unit – Avoiding medication errors; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; impact of drug interactions and adverse events; principles of pharmacotherapy for pediatrics, pregnancy/lactation, and geriatrics Disorders units – Pharmacotherapy for disorders in various body systems Pharmacotherapy in Health Promotion unit – Smoking cessation, immunizations, weight management Women’s Health unit – Including contraception, menopause, and osteoporosis Integrative Approach to Patient Care unit – Issues to consider when presented with more than one diagnosis Standard pharmacotherapeutics text for nurse practitioners, students, and physician assistants Ancillaries – Case Study answers, multiple choice questions and answers for every chapter, PowerPoints, Acronyms List

Pharmacotherapeutics For Advanced Practice Nurse Prescribers

Author: Teri Moser Woo
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 0803645813
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This exceptional text builds your knowledge of pharmacology by first providing an overview of pharmacologic principles and then teaching you how to apply those principles to clinical practice. Focusing on applying pharmacologic scientific knowledge to clinical practice, it explains diagnostic and treatment reasoning and rational drug selection, while providing useful clinical pearls from experienced practitioners.

Lehne s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Providers

Author: Laura Rosenthal
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323447791
Format: PDF, ePub
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Get all of the pharmacotherapeutics principles and content you need to become a safe and effective prescriber with Lehne's Pharmacotherapeutics for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants. This new text is built on the same solid foundation of clearly explained, up-to-date, and clinically current content as the undergraduate-level Lehne textbook, yet carefully focuses on the specific principles and drug content needed by primary and acute care nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists. Three introductory chapters provide foundational content in the areas of prescriptive authority, rational drug selection, prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Core chapter content centers on the drugs that advanced practitioner prescribers will see most commonly in clinical practice. You’ll also notice a sharp focus on pharmacotherapeutic decision-making, including completely new full-color decision-making algorithms. Plus, this user-friendly text utilizes a number of prescriber-focused pedagogical aids - including new Black Box Warnings and Summaries of Major Prescribing Implications - to reinforce the most important information and help you make optimal pharmacotherapeutic decisions. Introductory chapters tailored to the specific needs of advanced practice prescribers cover topics such as prescriptive authority, rational drug selection and prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Carefully focused pharmacotherapeutic content reflects the drugs most commonly seen and used by advanced practice prescribers, with emphasis not on the first drug discovered or developed in each class but on the agents most often used today. Primary care drugs are addressed first in each chapter as appropriate, followed by and acute care drugs. Full-color decision-making algorithms incorporate established national and international treatment guidelines as appropriate and serve as an excellent visual aid for learning how to make sound, safe pharmacotherapeutic decisions. UNIQUE! Prescriber-focused pedagogical aids further reinforce the most important information for advanced practice prescribers. Black Box Warnings alert you to special warnings and precautions related to particular drugs. Summary of Major Prescribing Implications features save time and help you better focus on the unique needs of prescribers. Integrated coverage of Canadian trade names appears throughout the text and is highlighted with a familiar maple-leaf icon. Integrated coverage of interprofessional collaboration addresses the growing global interest in interprofessional collaboration and incorporates opportunities for interprofessional collaborative practice throughout.

Pharmacotherapeutics Advanced Nursing Practice

Author: Laurel A. Eisenhauer
Publisher: McGraw-Hill
ISBN: 9780071054850
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides advanced practice nurses (nurse practitioners) with the knowledge needed for understanding and integration of pharmacology into their clincial judgement as advanced practice nurses. The emphasis is on adult care, both what to prescribe and what to monitor in ambulatory and primary care settings. Content focuses on those areas not fully covered in basic nursing literature. In addition, the book utilizes nursing-oriented case studies--both simple (selected patient data leading to selection of drug, dose, route)--and complex (complete assessments to allow the integration of nursing, medical, and pharmacological knowledge) which reinforce comprehension and sharpen clinical skills.

The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber

Author: Marie Annette Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0813805244
Format: PDF, Kindle
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address gaps in access to quality health care. APRNs must be prepared to practice to the full scope of their education and abilities. As more and more states pass legislation enhancing prescriptive authority and fully autonomous practice for APRNs, a comprehensive resource on prescribing practices is needed. The increasing demands of today's fast-paced health care environment require a new level of prescriber expertise. Knowledge about medication characteristics and effectiveness must be accompanied by an understanding of the context and process of prescribing. "The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber" provides practicing APRNs and students information necessary to make fully informed, rational and ethical decisions as prescribers. The book opens with an overview of the role of the APRN prescriber and moves on to discussing practical issues such as managing difficult patient situations, special considerations when prescribing controlled substances, the influence of pharmaceutical marketing, state regulation, and legal aspects of prescribing. The book also examines barriers to prescribing, and the concluding chapter underscores key information to build cultural competence when prescribing. An evidence-based resource for all APRNs and APRN students, "The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse as a Prescriber" provides a comprehensive and practical resource essential for APRNs in all advanced practice roles. Key Features: Provides an up-to-date, evidence-based resource for APRNs in a prescribing role Assists with managing the special circumstances surrounding the prescription of controlled substances Offers strategies that build expertise to meet the challenges of difficult patient situations Examines approaches to addressing the barriers APRNs confront when prescribing medications Prepares prescribers to navigate the complex regulatory, legal and ethical issues surrounding prescribing Includes a webliography containing links to further information on prescribing for advanced practice registered nurses: www.wiley.com/go/brownandkaplan

Pharmacotherapeutics

Author: Kathleen Gutierrez
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721654058
Format: PDF, ePub
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This new text integrates knowledge of pathophysiology and pharmacology with specific drug and patient variables to help nurses understand the rationale for choosing one drug over another. As a result of this knowledge, nurses are able to use clinical judgment to provide better patient care.Using a body system organization, it explains each of the major drug groups, the conditions for which they are used, and their effects on the various body systems. For each given disease or condition, the text walks the reader through treatment objectives, pharmacotherapeutic options, side effects, and the critical thinking process, analysis, implementation, and evaluation.