Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2015

Hardcover | April 28, 2014

byBillie A. Wilson, Margaret Shannon, Kelly Shields

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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.

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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 present...

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Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide 2015   Nurses agree: Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide provides all the information you need for safe, effective drug administration in any setting! Organized alphabetically and indexed by generic and trade drug names Dosages across the lifespan from neonate to older adults Dosage with adjustments...

Format: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

 

Bibliography

Index

Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart