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Put the latest edition of today's most trusted drug reference guide in your nursing students' hands with DELMAR NURSE'S DRUG HANDBOOK 2012 EDITION. This essential resource clearly describes the most important information for over 770 of the latest and most common FDA-approved drugs. Each entry provides a wealth of information concerning drug action, pharmacokinetics, dosage, interactions, and contraindications. Clear guidelines are also provided for administration of drugs, communication with clients, and nursing considerations. This edition offers even more convenience with an iPhoner/iPodr touch Application that places the complete drug guide at your fingertips with enhanced search options.
Table of Contents
|Notice to the Reader|
|Quick Reference Guide to a Drug Monograph|
|Quick Reference to Technology Tools|
|A-Z Listing of Drugs|
|Therapeutic Drug Classifications|
|Alpha-1-Adrenergic Blocking Agents|
|Amphetamines and Derivatives|
|Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists|
|Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors|
|Antihistamines (H1 Blockers)|
|Antihyperlipidemic Agents---HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors|
|Antipsychotic Agents, Phenothiazines|
|Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents|
|Calcium Channel Blocking Agents|
|Calcium Salts. Cephalosporins|
|Cholinergic Blocking Agents|
|Heparins, Low Molecular Weight|
|Histamine H2 Antagonists|
|Neuromuscular Blocking Agents|
|Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs|
|Oral Contraceptives: Estrogen-Progesterone Combinations|
|Progesterone and Progestins|
|Proton Pump Inhibitors|
|Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors|
|Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists.(Antimigraine Drugs)|
|Skeletal Muscle Relaxants, Centrally Acting|
|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|
|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|
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