Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2015 by Billie A. WilsonPearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2015 by Billie A. Wilson

Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2015

byBillie A. Wilson, Margaret Shannon, Kelly Shields

Hardcover | April 28, 2014

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With over 350 updates, the new 2015 edition of the Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it lists all drugs alphabetically by generic names for quick reference, with an index listing both generic and trade names. It presents important clinical information for hundreds of drugs, with adverse reactions, interactions, side effects, and impacts on lab results. It clearly presents information on IV preparation and push, continuous, or intermittent administration; as well as dosages for neonates, infants, adolescents, adults, and patients with obesity and renal or hepatic impairment. This edition also contains 18 brand-new monographs for drugs recently approved by the FDA.

Title:Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2015Format:HardcoverDimensions:1856 pages, 7.6 × 5 × 2.1 inPublished:April 28, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0133824276

ISBN - 13:9780133824278

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Table of Contents

Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs


Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroid

Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances

Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories

Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed

Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs

Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms

Appendix G. Abbreviations

Appendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table

Appendix I. Look-Alike, Sound-Alike Medications

Appendix J. Vaccines




Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart