Delmar Nurse's Drug Handbook 2012 Edition

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  • Edition: 21st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-06-29
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Delmar Learning
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Put the latest edition of today's most trusted drug reference guide in your nursing students' hands with DELMAR NURSE'S DRUG HANDBOOK 2012 EDITION. This essential resource clearly describes the most important information for over 770 of the latest and most common FDA-approved drugs. Each entry provides a wealth of information concerning drug action, pharmacokinetics, dosage, interactions, and contraindications. Clear guidelines are also provided for administration of drugs, communication with clients, and nursing considerations. This edition offers even more convenience with an iPhoner/iPodr touch Application that places the complete drug guide at your fingertips with enhanced search options.

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
Alkylating Agents
Alpha-1-Adrenergic Blocking Agents
Amphetamines and Derivatives
Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors
Antianginal Drugs---Nitrates/Nitrites
Antiarrhythmic Drugs
Antidepressants, Tricyclic
Antidiabetic Agents
Hypoglycemic Agents
Antidiabetic Agents
Antihistamines (H1 Blockers)
Antihyperlipidemic Agents---HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Antihypertensive Agents
Anti-Infective Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiparkinson Agents
Antipsychotic Agents, Phenothiazines
Antiviral Drugs
Beta-Adrenergic Blocking Agents
Calcium Channel Blocking Agents
Calcium Salts. Cephalosporins
Cholinergic Blocking Agents
Diuretics, Loop
Diuretics, Thiazides
Heparins, Low Molecular Weight
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Narcotic Analgesics
Narcotic 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
Sympathomimetic Drugs
Thyroid Drugs
Tranquilizers/Antimanic Drugs/Hypnotics
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
Drug/Food Interactions
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
Medication Reconciliation
IV Index
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