9781439056165

Delmar Nurse’s Drug Handbook 2010 Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781439056165

  • ISBN10:

    1439056161

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/8/2009
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Summary

With over 1,000 of the latest and most common FDA-approved drugs, the Delmar NURSE'S DRUG HANDBOOK? 2010 Edition continues to be an essential resource for the most important drug information. Each entry provides a wealth of facts concerning drug action, dosage, interactions, and contraindications. Clear guidelines are also provided for administration of drugs, communication with clients, and nursing considerations. The Delmar NURSE'S DRUG HANDBOOK? 2010 Edition highlights prevention of medication errors and clinical accountability like no other drug resource, making it a trusted product for nursing students, practicing nurses, and other health care professionals.

Table of Contents

Notice to the Reader
Preface
Acknowledgments
Quick Reference Guide to a Drug Monograph
Quick Reference to Technology Tools
A-Z Listing of Drugs
Therapeutic Drug Classifications
Alkylating Agents
Alpha-1-Adrenergic Blocking Agents
Aminoglycosides
Amphetamines and Derivatives
Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
Antianginal Drugs---Nitrates/Nitrites
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Anticonvulsants
Antidepressants, Tricyclic
Antidiabetic Agents: Hypoglycemic Agents
Antidiabetic Agents: Insulins
Antiemetics
Antihistamines (H1 Blockers)
Antihyperlipidemic Agents--- HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Antihypertensive Agents
Anti-Infective Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiparkinson Agents
Antipsychotic Agents, Phenothiazines
Antiviral Drugs
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents
Calcium Channel Blocking Agents
Calcium Salts
Cephalosporins
Cholinergic Blocking Agents
Corticosteroids
Diuretics, Loop
Diuretics, Thiazides
Estrogens
Fluoroquinolones
Heparins, Low Molecular Weight
Herbs
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Laxatives
Narcotic Analgesics
Narcotic Antagonists Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs
Oral Contraceptives: Estrogen-Progesterone Combinations
Penicillins
Progesterone and Progestins
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors
Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists. (Antimigraine Drugs)
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants, Centrally Acting
Sulfonamides
Sympathomimetic Drugs
Tetracyclines
Thyroid Drugs
Tranquilizers/Antimanic Drugs/Hypnotics
Vaccines
Vitamins
Commonly Used Abbreviations and Symbols
Medication Errors: The Importance of Reporting
Controlled Substances in the United States and Canada
Pregnancy Categories: FDA Assigned
Calculating Body Surface Area and Body Mass Index
Elements of a Prescription
Easy Formulas for IV Rate Calculation
Commonly Used Combination Drugs
Drug/Food Interactions
Drugs Whose Effects are Modified by Grapefruit Juice
Drugs That Should Not Be Crushed
Patient Safety Goals
Cultural Aspects of Medicine Therapy
Common Spanish Phrases and Terms Used in a Health Care Setting
Medication Reconciliation
IV Index
Index
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