Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2019

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-05-10
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For nursing courses covering drugs or drug administration.

A quick-reference guide to safe, effective drug administration, in any setting
Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide 2019 is a current and reliable reference for comprehensive information needed to make appropriate decisions for drug administration. Designed for quick, easy lookup, it lists drugs alphabetically by generic name and it indexes drugs by both generic and trade names. The guide also provides clinical information for hundreds of drugs, including adverse reactions, interactions, side effects, and impact on lab results. The 2019 edition features 18 new monographs for drugs recently approved by the FDA.

Author Biography

Kelly M. Shields is currently Associate Dean and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from Butler University and completed a fellowship in Natural Product Information and Research at University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has practiced pharmacy in retail, community, and academic settings and has worked as a freelance medical writer.

Kami L. Fox
is the Director/Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Nursing at Ohio Northern University. She holds a BS and MS in Nursing from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and a DNP from the University of Toledo. She is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in primary care.

Christina M. Liebrecht
is Assistant Professor of Nursing at Ohio Northern University. She holds a BS in Nursing from the University of Toledo, an MS in Nursing from Walden University, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Toledo. She has been in nursing education for the last 18 years with a focus on medical surgical nursing, fundamentals of nursing, and community health nursing as well as the use of simulation to support student learning and safe practice. She continues to practice as a medical surgical nurse in the acute care setting.

Table of Contents

Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs
Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs

A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, Topical Corticosteroids, and Topical Antifungal Agents
B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances
C. FDA Pregnancy Information
D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed
E. Prescription Combination Drugs
F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms
G. Abbreviations
H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table
I. Look-Alike, Sound-Alike Medications
J. Vaccines

Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart

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