Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2018

Paperback | March 22, 2017

byRobert J. Kizior, Barbara B. Hodgson

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Organized alphabetically by generic drug name,Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2018 provides essential information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. This go-to drug reference features Black Box Alerts and comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration, nursing considerations, and fixed combinations - all in a handy user-friendly format. To promote better patient care, it uniquely guides you through clinical priorities in the practice setting. New drug monographs cover approximately 25 newly approved drugs by the FDA; and thoroughly updated monographs include new interactions, precautions, and alerts.

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Organized alphabetically by generic drug name,Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2018 provides essential information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. This go-to drug reference features Black Box Alerts and comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration, nursing considerations, and fixed combinations - all in a handy...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:1552 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:March 22, 2017Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323525091

ISBN - 13:9780323525091

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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Contents
List of Newly Approved Drugs
Evolve Page
IV Compatibility Chart Insert
Drugs by Disorder
Section I: Drug Classifications
Section II: A-Z Drugs
Section III: Reference Section
Appendix A: Calculation of Doses
Appendix B: Controlled Drugs (United States)
Appendix C: Chronic Wound Care
Appendix D: Drugs of Abuse
Appendix E: Equianalgesic Dosing
Appendix F: Herbals: Common Natural Medicines
Appendix G: Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy
Appendix H: Normal Laboratory Values
Appendix I: Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes
Appendix J: Poison Antidote Chart
Appendix K: Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety
Appendix L: Recommended Childhood and Adult Immunizations
Appendix M: Parenteral Fluid Administration
Appendix N: Spanish Phrases Often Used in Clinical Settings
General Index
Commonly Used Abbreviations
Dangerous Abbreviation List