Pharmacology Clear & Simple: A Guide to Drug Classifications and Dosage Calculation, 2nd Edition


Cynthia Watkins RN, MSN


Here’s the must-have information you need to gain a solid understanding of pharmacology and administer medications safely. A body systems approach to pharmacology with a basic math review and a focus on drug classifications prepare you for the clinical situations in which specific drugs are used. Thoroughly updated and revised, the 2nd Edition of this worktext offers a consistent chapter structure that progresses from key terms and behavioral objectives through the chapter content to application and review exercises. Plus, drug calculation activities on the BONUS CD-ROM help you overcome your fears and develop your skills. Confidently handle your toughest challenges in any clinical setting with Pharmacology Clear & Simple, 2nd Edition!

Key features       

  • Basic math review to help you perform the calculations necessary to administer medications correctly.
  • “Master the Essentials” tables covering side effects, precautions, contraindications, and interactions for each classification.
  • Drug classification review tables reinforcing need-to-know information in each class
  • Icons to help you quickly find what you need…
  • “Fast Tip” boxes offer quick facts and mnemonics.
  • “A Closer Look” boxes examine important information in detail.
  • Check-up Questions throughout each chapter help you understand, retain, and apply the information.

Book details

  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company; 2 edition (March 8, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 080362588X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0803625884


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