For 20 years, Delmar's Nurse's Drug Handbook&™ continues to be an essential resource for the most important drug information with over 1,000 of the latest and most common FDA-approved drugs; 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&™2011: Special 20-Year Anniversary Edition highlights prevention of medication errors and clinical accountability like no other drug resource, making it a trusted resource for nursing students, practicing nurses, and other health care professionals.
-Access to the searchable Nurse's Drug Handbook 2011 Edition Database.
-Detailed nursing considerations for each drug, including step-by-step client teaching information.
-Black Box icons alert users to particularly dangerous drugs with serious and life-threatening side effects.
-Ear icons identify drug names that sound like others, to prevent medication errors.
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|
|Antidiabetic Agents: Hypoglycemic Agents|
|Antidiabetic Agents: Insulins|
|Antihistamines (H1 Blockers)|
|Antihyperlipidemic Agents: HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors|
|Antipsychotic Agents, Phenothiazines|
|Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents|
|Calcium Channel Blocking Agents|
|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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