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This comprehensive drug guide addresses the specialty of pediatric pharmacology in the context of nursing care, containing most medications administered to children.Prentice Hall's Nurse's Drug Guide has been a standard resource for nurses who want safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information. Now this outstanding resource is available in a pediatric drug specific version. Comprehensive and complete. Generic and common trade names are included, with actions, uses, pharmacokinetics and other important information. Nursing implications for administration, monitoring, and teaching are detailed and focus on both child/adolescent and the family. This is an essential quick reference for anyone in a nursing - especially in the pediatric nursing field.Nursing Students / Nursing Professionals *May be of particular interest to those in the pediatric nursing field or those studying to go into the pediatric nursing field. Parents / Daycare professionals *May be of interest to anyone that cares for a child and wants quick information on medications.
Linda Howry is an Associate Professor at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita California.
Table of Contents
|Techniques of Administration|
|Drugs listed alphabetically by generic name|
|Name - Pronunciation - Trade Names Classification(s)|
|Prototype Pregnancy Category Availability (preps) Combination Products Action Therapeutic Effects Use(s)|
|Unlabeled Uses Contraindications Cautious Use Route & Dosage Storage Administration|
|Adverse Effects Diagnostic Test Interference Drug, Food and Herbal|
|Interactions Pharmacokinetics Nursing Implications|
|Schedule of Controlled Substances Pregnancy|
|Categories Oral Dosage Forms that Should Not Be Crushed Classification Scheme and Prototype|
|Drugs Glossary of Key Terms Abbreviations|
|Common Toxic Effects of Antineoplastics|
|Commonly Used Antineoplastic Drug Combinations|
|Pediatric Advanced Life Support Medications fo Cardiac Arrest and Symptomatic|
|Arrhythmias Pediatric Advanced Life Support Medications to Maintain Cardiac Output and for Postresuscitation|
|Stabilization Recommended Immunization|
|Schedule recommendations for Immunization of Children with Immune Deficiencies|
|Suggested Intervals Between Immune Globulin Administration and Measles Immunization|
|Table of Reportable Events Following Immunization|
|Reporting Events Occurring After Immunization|
|Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System Inhaled and Topical Corticosteroids|
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