2007 Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals / Edition 23by Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno
Pub. Date: 08/01/2006
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
The #1 bestselling IV drug handbook for over 30 years and published annually to provide the most current IV drug information possible, the 2007 edition of Intravenous Medications is updated throughout with hundreds of new drug facts and approximately 10 new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. This portable IV drug handbook includes all essential data for
The #1 bestselling IV drug handbook for over 30 years and published annually to provide the most current IV drug information possible, the 2007 edition of Intravenous Medications is updated throughout with hundreds of new drug facts and approximately 10 new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. This portable IV drug handbook includes all essential data for administering more than 350 FDA-approved generic IV drugs. Its clinically useful format and consistent, comprehensive, and reliable information are hallmarks of this bestseller. The alphabetical organization makes drugs easy to find. All drugs are indexed by generic name, all common trade names, and pharmacologic action.
• Unique! Established as the #1 intravenous drug reference for over 30 years - trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage.
• Lists IV drugs alphabetically by generic name for quick clinical reference.
• Offers coverage of more than 350 intravenous drugs providing an unparalleled drug reference for clinicians in any setting.
• Unique! Published annually to ensure that users have essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs as well as updated information on existing products.
• Provides extensively updated drug compatibility sections to facilitate safe administration of drug combinations.
• Highlights dose variances for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients in separate sections to provide age-specific dosing information.
• Lists all side effects, compatibilities, and incompatibilities in alphabetical order to assist in a quick review of this information.
• Unique! Includes over 100 charts detailing dosing and dilution guidelines, recommended dose modifications, combination schedules, infusion rates, and more.
• Uses extensive cross referencing within individual drug descriptions to ensure all pertinent information is readily accessible.
• Notes unlabeled drug uses, when applicable, to provide information on other possible uses.
• Includes drug specifics for monitoring, pregnancy, patient education, and elderly to cover specialized areas of patient care.
• Indexes drugs by generic, trade name, and drug category to accommodate quick location of the desired drug information. Presents General Dilution Charts and a Solution Compatibility Chart to provide fast and easy reference in any clinical setting.
• Provides comprehensive information for each drug in format designed to facilitate quick and easy reference in the clinical setting.
• Introduces each new drug with shaded monograph headings to provide clear division of each monograph's content.
• Includes a drug pronunciation guide at the beginning of each drug monograph to enhance communication.
• Provides quick, valuable, guidance with IV Therapy Facts and appendices.
• Complete details for more than 350 IV drugs!
• 8 new monographs for IV drugs recently approved by the FDA!
• Hundreds of new and updated drug facts, including new dosage adjustments, side effects, precautions, and more!
- Elsevier Health Sciences
- Publication date:
- Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals Series
- Edition description:
- 2007 Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 6.14(w) x 7.88(h) x 1.60(d)
Table of Contents
General Dilution Charts
(Inside front cover and facing page)
How to Use This Book
Evolve Website Information
Format and Content
Key to Abbreviations
Important IV Therapy Facts
IV Drugs, A-Z
A. Recommendations for the Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs
B. FDA Pregnancy Categories
C. Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents
D. National Cancer Institute Common Toxicity Grading Criteria
Solution Compatibility Chart
(last page and inside back cover)
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