For courses covering pharmacology, and/or preparing nursing students for the pharmacology components of the NCLEX-RN® examination. PEARSON REVIEWS & RATIONALES: PHARMACOLOGY WITH "NURSING REVIEWS & RATIONALES", 3/e provides a clear, concentrated, and up-to-date review of today’s “need to know” knowledge for effective pharmacology. Developed and reviewed by a large team of nurse educators, it can be used by current nursing students as a study aid, for NCLEX-RN® exam preparation, or by practicing nurses seeking comprehensive yet concise review of this discipline. Fully reflective of the current (2010) NCLEX-RN® Test Plan, it begins by introducing basic pharmacological principles and safety issues. Next, it provides complete chapters on each of the following: anti-infectives; antineoplastics; blood modifiers; medications for the cardiac, endocrine, gastrointestinal, immune, integumentary, neurological, musculoskeletal, renal, respiratory, and reproductive systems; psychiatric medications; visual and auditory medications; and herbal agents. This text comes with a complete support package, including access to additional questions and the complete eText online, and a tear-out NursingNotes card for clinical reference and quick review.