Pharmacology and the Nursing Process in Canada
This new Canadian textbook is based on the bestselling 4th edition U.S. text, known for its clear and consistent format, colourful design, and ... Show synopsis This new Canadian textbook is based on the bestselling 4th edition U.S. text, known for its clear and consistent format, colourful design, and helpful boxed features and illustrations that highlight need-to-know information and help busy nursing students learn and understand pharmacology. All pharmacology content has undergone an extensive revision to ensure that it reflects the authoritative Canadian drug information resource, Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (CPS). The text includes chapters on medication errors and gene therapy, Canadian drug policy and legislation regarding over-the-counter and natural health products, drugs for HIV/AIDS, diabetes, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, infection, and psychiatric conditions has been thoroughly updated and revised. Canadian statistics have been added as well as a greater emphasis being focused on Canadian ethical and legal issues. This Canadian edition has been fully adapted, with every chapter being revised to reflect Canadian nursing practice. In addition to the textbook, a free Student CD-ROM offers medical administration checklists, IV checklists and chapter-by-chapter exam-style review questions with rationales.