Reinforce your understanding of nursing pharmacology and prepare for success on the NCLEX exam! Corresponding to the chapters in Clayton and Willihnganz's Basic Pharmacology for Nurses, 17th Edition, this study guide offers over 1,000 questions to help you review and apply material from the text. Patient scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills, and a wide range of question formats reflects the question types used on the latest NCLEX exam.
More than 1,000 review questions are tied to chapter objectives in the textbook.
Clinical patient scenarios help you develop critical thinking skills and apply your knowledge of nursing pharmacology.
Safe medication handling and practice is emphasized throughout the book.
Textbook page references are provided for each question, making it easy to look up the related content.
NEW! Additional question formats allow you to practice with the new question types found on the NCLEX exam.
UPDATED content reflects the new content in the textbook, providing additional practice with new drugs, administration guidelines, and treatment protocols.
Unit 1: Foundations of Pharmacology 1. Drug Definitions, Standards, and Information Sources 2. Basic Principles of Drug Action and Drug Interactions 3. Drug Action Across the Life Span 4. The Nursing Process and Pharmacology 5. Patient Education to Promote Health Unit 2: Illustrated Atlas of Medication Administration 6. Principles of Medication Administration and Medication Safety 7. Percutaneous Administration 8. Enteral Administration 9. Parenteral Administration: Safe Preparation of Parenteral Medications 10. Parenteral Administration: Intradermal, Subcutaneous, and Intramuscular Routes 11. Parenteral Administration: Intravenous Route Unit 3: Drugs That Affect the Autonomic and Central Nervous Systems 12. Drugs That Affect the Autonomic Nervous System 13. Drugs Used for Sleep 14. Drugs Used for Parkinson's Disease 15. Drugs Used for Anxiety Disorders 16. Drugs Used for Depressive and Bipolar Disorders 17. Drugs Used for Psychoses 18. Drugs Used for Seizure Disorders 19. Drugs Used for Pain Management Unit 4: Drugs That Affect the Cardiovascular System 20. Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease and Metabolic Syndrome 21. Drugs Used to Treat Dyslipidemias 22. Drugs Used to Treat Hypertension 23. Drugs Used to Treat Dysrhythmias 24. Drugs Used to Treat Angina Pectoris 25. Drugs Used to Treat Peripheral Vascular Disease 26. Drugs Used to Treat Thromboembolic Disorders 27. Drugs Used to Treat Heart Failure 28. Drugs Used for Diuresis Unit 5: Drugs That Affect the Respiratory System 29. Drugs Used to Treat Upper Respiratory Disease 30. Drugs Used to Treat Lower Respiratory Disease Unit 6: Drugs That Affect the Digestive System 31. Drugs Used to Treat Oral Disorders 32. Drugs Used to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux and Peptic Ulcer Disease 33. Drugs Used to Treat Nausea and Vomiting 34. Drugs Used to Treat Constipation and Diarrhea Unit 7: Drugs That Affect the Endocrine System 35. Drugs Used to Treat Diabetes Mellitus 36. Drugs Used to Treat Thyroid Disease 37. Corticosteroids 38. Gonadal Hormones Unit 8: Drugs That Affect the Reproductive System 39. Drugs Used in Obstetrics 40. Drugs Used in Men's and Women's Health Unit 9: Drugs That Affect Other Body Systems 41. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Urinary System 42. Drugs Used to Treat Glaucoma and Other Eye Disorders 43. Drugs Used to Treat Cancer 44. Drugs Used to Treat the Musculoskeletal System 45. Antimicrobial Agents Unit 10: Drugs That Affect the General Health of the Body 46. Nutrition 47. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Therapy 48. Substance Abuse 49. Miscellaneous Agents