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9781719646406

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

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  • ISBN13:

    9781719646406

  • ISBN10:

    1719646406

  • Edition: 18th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
  • Copyright: 2022-05-18
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Perfect for this student nurse!“Seriously, I love this book. It has already helped me ace 2 assignments! Definitely a must-have for student nurses.”—Amy L., Online Student Reviewer
 
SAFETY FIRST WITH ‘CURE & CARE’!
Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Eighteenth Edition delivers everything you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—643 well-organized monographs encompassing hundreds of generic drugs and thousands of trade names. Its nursing-focused Cure & Care’ approach explains what the drug does and describes what the nurse does and how the nursing process relates to the pharmacotherapeutics.
 
BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS
An access code inside new, printed texts unlocks your one-year, FREE 1-year subscription to DrugGuide.com, Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine, information on more than 5,000 trade names and generic drugs, as well as audio pronunciations and color photographs, all updated regularly.
 
LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE AT A GLANCE
  • In-depth coverage of patient safety, red tab for high-alert medications, red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects, and REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon
  • Special considerations for patient populations
  • Icon highlighting pharmacogenomic content
  • IV administration coverage
  • Patient and family teaching guidance
  • Canadian-specific content identified with a maple leaf icon
 
FREE ONLINE LEARNING, CARE PLANNING & PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS
  • Audio Pronunciation Library of 1,200+ drug names
  • Tutorials with self-tests, Preventing Medication Errors and Psychotropic Drugs
  • Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/KG and Fahrenheit/Celsius.
  • Interactive Case Studies, each followed by a series of questions
  • Eight audio podcasts covering must-know information, concepts, and considerations for safe drug administration
  • Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications

Table of Contents

HOW TO USE DAVIS’S DRUG GUIDE FOR NURSES
EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE AND PHARMACOTHERAPEUTICS: Implications for Nurses
PHARMACOGENOMICS
MEDICATION ERRORS: Improving Practices and Patient Safety
DETECTING AND MANAGING ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS
OVERVIEW OF RISK EVALUATION AND MITIGATION SYSTEMS (REMS)
SPECIAL DOSING CONSIDERATIONS
THE CYTOCHROME P450 SYSTEM: What Is It and Why Should I Care?
EDUCATING PATIENTS ABOUT SAFE MEDICATION USE
CLASSIFICATIONS
DRUG MONOGRAPHS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY GENERIC NAME
DRUGS APPROVED IN CANADA
NATURAL/HERBAL PRODUCTS
MEDICATION SAFETY TOOLS

BIBLIOGRAPHY
COMPREHENSIVE GENERIC/TRADE/CLASSIFICATIONS INDEX

APPENDICES
A.Recent Drug Approvals
B.Ophthalmic Medications
C.Medication Administration Techniques
D.Administering Medications to Children
E.Formulas Helpful for Calculating Doses
F.Pediatric Dosage Calculations
G.Normal Values of Common Laboratory Tests
H.Controlled Substance Schedules
I.Equianalgesic Dosing Guidelines
J.Food Sources for Specific Nutrients
K.Insulins and Insulin Therapy
L.Differences in U.S. and Canadian Pharmaceutical Practices
M.Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizations
N.Combination Drugs (Available online at FADavis.com)

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