9780132558679

Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2012

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  • ISBN13:

    9780132558679

  • ISBN10:

    013255867X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/2/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The new 2011 edition of the Pearson Nurse's#xA0;Drug Guideprovides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are important clinical information for hundreds of drugs including adverse reactions, interactions, and side effects.#xA0;FInd out why this is the only drug guide nurses need:#xA0; ONLY handbook to identify prototype drugs! Dosages for neonates, infants, adolescents, adults, and patients with obesity and renal or hepatic impairment Clearly identified IV preparation and push, continuous, or intermittent administration information ONLY drug guide to include a glossary of key signs and symptoms for which nurses should monitor during assessment for side effects, interactions, and impact on lab results.

Table of Contents

Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs

Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs

 

Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroid

Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances

Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories

Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed

Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs

Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms

Appendix G. Abbreviations

Appendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table

Appendix I. Look-Alike, Sound-Alike Medications

 

Bibliography

Index

Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart

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