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With a new full-color interior and A-Z organization, Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference offers the latest, most comprehensive coverage of over 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs - all in the most easy-to-find format! Drug monographs cover over 16 areas, including: uses, side effects, interactions, and pharmacokinetics. Key nursing considerations, information on safe drug administration, and a wealth of helpful online learning resources are also incorporated to fully equip you for clinicals and professional practice. Comprehensive and easy to find drug information. Comprehensive drug monographs contain the latest information on: Rx or OTC designations generic names pronunciations U.S. and Canadian trade names functional and chemical classification controlled-substance schedule do-not-confuse drugs actions, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes available forms side effects contraindications precautions pharmacokinetics interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test) nursing considerations treatment of overdose Nursing Process steps used as the framework for organizing all information. Alphabetical listing of drug monographs by generic drug name. Emphasis on safety and safe drug administration. Black Box Warnings alert to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects. Safety Alert icons call out the most critical interactions and side-effects that nurses must watch for. IV drug information, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system for easy identification.
Table of Contents
|Drug categories Alpha-adrenergic blockers Anesthetics--general/local Antacids Anti-alzheimer agents Antianginals Antianxiety agents Antiasthmatics|
|Anticholinergics Anticoagulants Anticonvulsants Antidepressants Antidiabetics Antidiarrheals Antidysrhythmics Antiemetics Antifungals (systemic) Antihistamines Antihypertensives Antiinfectives Antilipidemics Antineoplastics Antiparkinson agents Antiplatelets Antipsychotics Antipyretics Antiretrovirals Antituberculars Antitussives/expectorants Antivirals Beta-adrenergic blockers Bone resorption inhibitors Calcium channel blockers Cardiac glycosides Cholinergics Cholinergic blockers Corticosteroids Diuretics Histamine H2 antagonists Immunosuppressants Laxatives Neuromuscular blocking agents Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories Opioid analgesics Salicylates Sedatives/hypnotics Skeletal muscle relaxants Thrombolytics Thyroid hormones Vasodilators Vitamins Color Insert: Mechanisms and Sites of Action|
|Recommended 2012 United States Immunization schedule for persons aged 0-6 years|
|Recommended 2012 United States Immunization schedule for persons aged 7-18 years|
|Individual drugs in A-Z Format|
|Selected new drugs|
|Ophthalmic, otic, nasal, and topical products|
|Vaccines and toxoids|
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