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Pediatric Drug Guide for Nurses / Edition 1
     

Pediatric Drug Guide for Nurses / Edition 1

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by Ruth C. Bindler, Linda Berner Howry, Billie A. Wilson, Margaret T Shannon, Carolyn L. Stang Pharm.D.
 

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ISBN-10: 0131196154

ISBN-13: 9780131196155

Pub. Date: 11/29/2004

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131196155
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/29/2004
Series:
Prentice Hall Drug Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1376
Product dimensions:
4.54(w) x 8.05(h) x 1.72(d)

Table of Contents

PART I

Physiological Considerations

Developmental Considerations

Techniques of Administration

PART II

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

PART III APPENDICES

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

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