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    New Review: Pharmacology for Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 5, 2015 4:28:50 PM

    We just Pharmacology for Nursesreceived a new review for our ground-breaking Pharmacology for Nurses by Blaine T. Smith. According to Carol Agana, MNSc, CNP, APRN, University of Arkansas, for Doody's Review Service, the book,

    "...uses a systems approach to teach pharmacology. It is simple to read, easy to follow, and contains case studies. It is a good book for lower level nursing education…”

    Pharmacology for Nurses presents the complex topic of pharmacology to undergraduate nursing students through its concise, yet digestible coverage of the material, overall design, and use of images and tables to reinforce content. It also draws on a vast array of pharmacology teaching experience and knowledge from top nursing faculty.

    • Designed to reflect real-life clinical applications as well as a fundamental introduction to pharmacology for nurses
    • Focuses on the critical need-to-know information, including the interrelationship of physiologic processes, drug interactions, and the homeostatic nature of the body
    • Presents the basics of both pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in a way that applies each subject to clinical practice
    • Explores patient and drug variables as well as drug interactions and effects along with the administration of medications
    • Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools

    Want to learn more? Preview a sample chapter now or visit our website.

    Topics: Blaine T. Smith, Doody's Review Service, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Pharmacology for Nurses, undergraduate nursing, Pharmacology

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