Saunders Nursing Survival Guide: Drug Calculations and Drug Administration, 2E

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$13.59 - $150.01
UPC:
9781416028772
Maximum Purchase:
3 units
Binding:
Paperback
Publication Date:
2005-11-15
Author:
Cynthia C. Chernecky;Helen Infortuna;Denise Macklin
Language:
english
Edition:
2

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Product Overview

A study and review aid for students struggling with this especially difficult subject area, this book offers a visual, straightforward approach that clearly explains topics such as drug calculations; oral, IM, topical, and IV drug administration; and special topics such as pediatric administration, advanced care, and technology. The 2nd edition features discussions on 30 new drugs, 25 new calculation problems on dimensional analysis, a new feature on Medication Safety Errors in outer margins, as well as updated NCLEX examination-style questions.

  • Unique presentation of content allows students to survive and thrive.
  • Material is presented using adult learning principles and various active-learning strategies to engage nursing students of all ages, backgrounds, and learning styles.
  • Consistent chapter format breaks down information into small units and reinforces an effective thinking process.
  • Special icons for Lifespan Considerations, Cultural Implications, Web Links, and Cautions help the student quickly identify special content in the chapter.
  • Memory-reinforcing interactive activities (including fill-in the blank, matching, word jumbles, true/false, and crossword puzzles) promote student learning.
  • Clinical terms and shorthand expressions are highlighted in parentheses to expose students to terminology that they will hear in the hospital setting.
  • Boxed Take Home Points provide the benefit of years of nursing experience that students can use to prepare for their clinical rotation.
  • Original cartoon-character illustrations walk the student through difficult subjects with a lighthearted approach.
  • Cover design and series title better identify the series as a fun and simple review.
  • What You Will Learn section provides chapter objectives for the readers to aid in their navigation through the chapters.
  • Over 100 NCLEX examination-style review questions have been moved to the ends of chapters to immediately test student knowledge.

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