Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 11e, w/ Resource Kit CD-ROM

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  • Edition: 11th
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  • Copyright: 2008-06-12
  • Publisher: F a Davis Co
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EXPECT MORE!MORE new and updated content! MORE emphasis on safe nursing practice! MORE organized and readable!Count on Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition to deliver easy-to-read, well-organized monographs on hundreds of generic and thousands of trade name drugs. With a focus on nursing practice and usability, it's the one drug guide that provides comprehensive coverage of all populations across the entire lifespan, and all of the guidance needed to administer medications competently and safely. NEW AT A GLANCE! MORE NEW AND UPDATED CONTENT NEW! Additional content for psychotropic drugs. NEW! Headings for IV administration, dilution, and concentration. NEW! "Tall Man" letters for FDA-identified drugs. NEW! Full-color photographs of high alert and "Tall Man" drugs. NEW! Full-color administration charts for IM syringe compatibility and IV administration. NEW! Expanded evidence-based content. NEW! Appendix comparing Canadian and U.S. pharmaceutical practices. NEW! More Canadian brand names in the monographs, denoted by a maple leaf icon. NEW! Maple leaf icon in the index. MORE TEACHING TOOLS NEW! Resources for Instructors online at DavisPlus, upon adoption.MORE LEARNING TOOLS Resources for Students online at DavisPlus. (No fee. No password. No registration.) NEW! Enhanced online service for www.DrugGuide.com, powered by Unbound Medicine. MORE OF WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR!Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition continues to deliver all of the strengths that have made it the drug guide of choice-year after year.MORE EMPHASIS ON NURSING PRACTICE... Uses all 5 steps of the nursing process. Includes The Joint Commission's guidelines on pain management. Covers vulnerable patient populations across the lifespan. Provides extensive coverage of IV administration.MORE FOCUS ON SAFETY... Provides more high-alert coverage and patient safety information than any other drug guide! Explains how to administer medication safely by all routes. Covers drug-drug, drug-natural and drug-food interactions. Includes Patient and Family Teaching Guidelines. MORE ORGANIZED AND READABLE... Organized by generic drug name, with an index that includes generic, trade, classifications, combination drugs, and natural and herbals. Written in an engaging and easy-to read style.MORE CURRENT... Provides regular drug updates via e-mail- Register FREE at www.DrugGuide.com, powered by Unbound Medicine! Monographs for new FDA-approved drugs. Drug alerts and recalls. Offers a NEW! online subscription service, available from Unbound Medicine. MORE WAYS TO ENHANCE STUDENT LEARNING... Student Resources Online at DavisPlus -- FREE upon adoption! NEW! Animations demonstrate the administration and absorption of oral drugs. The animations also feature schematic brain illustrations that depict the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients. NEW! Video Clips illustrate the safe administration of medications. NEW! Interactive Case Studies enhance your students' critical thinking skills by offering brief "real-life" scenarios followed by a series of questions with answers and rationales. Tutorials provide an evidence-based overview of safe and effective medication administration. A multiple-choice self test for each topic helps students assess their learning. And more! MORE TOOLS TO ENHANCE TEACHING. NEW! Instructor Resources Online at DavisPlus -FREE upon adoption! These password-protected ancillaries are FREE to instructors who adopt Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition. Case Studies with real-life scenarios, followed by questions designed to encourage critical thinking skills that you can print out and use in your classes. PowerPoint Presentations for classroom use. Drug Classifications Drug Interactions Medication Errors Special Populations The Drug Search Installer from Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses CD-ROM. A Scavenger Hunt. And more!

Author Biography

Judith Hopfer Deglin, PharmD Consultant Pharmacist Hospice of Southeastern Connecticut Uncasville, Connecticut April Hazard Vallerand, PhD, RN, FAAN Wayne State University College of Nursing Detroit, Michigan

Table of Contents

How to Use Davis's Drug Guide for Nursesp. 1
Evidence-Based Practice and Pharmacotherapeutics: Implications for Nursesp. 5
Medication Errors: Improving Practices and Patient Safetyp. 8
Detecting and Managing Adverse Drug Reactionsp. 14
Special Dosing Considerationsp. 18
The Pediatric Patientp. 18
The Geriatric Patientp. 18
The Patient of Reproductive Agep. 19
Renal Diseasep. 19
Liver Diseasep. 19
Heart Failurep. 19
Body Sizep. 20
Drug Interactionsp. 20
Educating Patients about Safe Medication Usep. 21
Classificationsp. 23
Anti-Alzheimer's agentsp. 23
Antianemicsp. 24
Antianginalsp. 25
Antianxiety agentsp. 26
Antiarrhythmicsp. 28
Antiasthmaticsp. 29
Anticholinergicsp. 31
Anticoagulantsp. 32
Anticonvulsantsp. 34
Antidepressantsp. 36
Antidiabeticsp. 38
Antidiarrhealsp. 40
Antiemeticsp. 41
Antifungalsp. 42
Antihistaminesp. 44
Antihypertensivesp. 45
Anti-infectivesp. 47
Antineoplasticsp. 50
Antiparkinson agentsp. 53
Antiplatelet agentsp. 54
Antipsychoticsp. 56
Antipyreticsp. 58
Antiretroviralsp. 59
Antirheumaticsp. 61
Antitubercularsp. 62
Antiulcer agentsp. 63
Antiviralsp. 65
Beta blockersp. 67
Bone resorption inhibitorsp. 69
Bronchodilatorsp. 70
Calcium channel blockersp. 71
Central nervous system stimulantsp. 73
Corticosteroidsp. 74
Diureticsp. 76
Hormonesp. 78
Immunosuppressantsp. 80
Laxativesp. 82
Lipid-lowering agentsp. 83
Minerals/electrolytes/pH modifiersp. 84
Natural/Herbal Productsp. 86
Nonopioid analgesicsp. 87
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agentsp. 88
Opioid analgesicsp. 90
Sedative/hypnoticsp. 92
Skeletal muscle relaxantsp. 94
Thrombolyticsp. 95
Vaccines/immunizing agentsp. 97
Vascular headache suppressantsp. 98
Vitaminsp. 99
Weight control agentsp. 100
Drug Monographs in Alphabetical Order by Generic Namep. 103
Less Commonly Used Drugsp. 1267
Natural/Herbal Productsp. 1297
Appendicesp. 1319
Recent Drug Approvalsp. 1321
Combination Drugsp. 1329
Ophthalmic Medicationsp. 1349
Medication Administration Techniquesp. 1357
Dose Calculation Formulasp. 1360
Body Surface Area Nomogramsp. 1363
Normal Values of Common Laboratory Testsp. 1365
Commonly Used Abbreviationsp. 1368
Pregnancy Categories and Controlled Substance Schedulesp. 1370
Equianalgesic Dosing Guidelinesp. 1372
Recommendations for the Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugsp. 1375
Food Sources for Specific Nutrientsp. 1377
Insulins and Insulin Therapyp. 1379
Canadian and U.S. Pharmaceutical Practicesp. 1381
Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizationsp. 1383
Administering Medications to Childrenp. 1390
Pediatric Dosage Calculationsp. 1391
Pediatric Fluid and Electrolyte Requirementsp. 1392
Bibliographyp. 1393
Comprehensive Generic/Trade/Classifications Indexp. 1395
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