Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards - E-Book: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, Edition 4

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Use this set of colorful cards to master pharmacology! With over 90 cartoons covering drugs and related topics, Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 4th Edition uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested learning aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® examination. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Jo Carol Claborn, this unique tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. It makes studying pharmacology a memorable experience!
  • UNIQUE! Over 90 full-color cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.
  • UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs make it easier to identify nursing priorities on common medications.
  • UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts.
  • Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment.
  • Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to find topics quickly.
  • What You Need to Know sections on each card cover key information in a quick and easy-to-review format.
  • Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections emphasize four central topics:
    • Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pink
    • Most Frequent Side Effects are blue
    • Important Nursing Implications are yellow
    • Patient Teaching information is green
  • NEW! 8 brand-new cards focus on antiemetics, sunscreens, prostaglandins, acetaminophen, and more.
  • NEW coverage highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology — all in one clinical tool.
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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Sep 30, 2014
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Pages
204
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ISBN
9780323290531
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Nursing / General
Medical / Nursing / Pharmacology
Medical / Nursing / Test Preparation & Review
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This content is DRM protected.
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Available on Android devices
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Eligible for Family Library

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Electronic Health RecordI-SBAR-RSymptom Analysis--OLDCARTSFocused AssessmentUrine Ten DipstickFollow the Lines from Client to Port

The image collection, now part of the Evolve Instructor Resources, allows instructors access to the complete set of 80 full-color illustrations from Mosby's Assessment Memory NoteCards with qualified adoption.

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