Prentice Hall Pediatric Drug Guide

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-12-17
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall

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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.

Author Biography

Linda Howry is an Associate Professor at College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita California.

Table of Contents

Physiological Considerations
Developmental Considerations
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
Suggested Readings
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