Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook / Edition 2

Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook / Edition 2

by Gary J. Algozzine, Robert Algozzine, Deborah J. Lilly
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0323031218

ISBN-13: 9780323031219

Pub. Date: 12/31/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This practical, easy-to-use reference facilitates the administration of 39 of the most complex and common IV infusion drugs used in critical care. Section I presents at-a-glance algorithms covering the ACLS Guidelines for Adult Emergency Cardiac Care. Section II offers a "Quick Mixing Guide" for intravenous infusion drugs. And, Section III covers each of the most

Overview

This practical, easy-to-use reference facilitates the administration of 39 of the most complex and common IV infusion drugs used in critical care. Section I presents at-a-glance algorithms covering the ACLS Guidelines for Adult Emergency Cardiac Care. Section II offers a "Quick Mixing Guide" for intravenous infusion drugs. And, Section III covers each of the most complex and common IV infusion drugs in detail, presenting all of the data needed for safe administration.

Features:

  • Coverage of each drug addresses its most common uses preparation and administration dosages warnings and adverse reactions compatibility with other drug infusions and general nursing considerations
  • "Drip Rate Calculation Charts" and "Dosing Charts" quickly explain how to mix and prepare drugs that are usually needed by patients on an immediate, urgent basis
  • Unique "Calculation Factors" for each drug greatly simplify an otherwise complicated process and substantially reduce the chance of medication errors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323031219
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/31/2004
Series:
Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Sources
Drug Calculation Formulae
Section I: ACLS Guidelines for Adult Emergency Cardiac Care Algorithms
Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)/Ventricular Fibrillation (VF) Asystole
Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)
Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA): Clinical Signs and Treatment
Symptomatic Bradycardia
Narrow QRS Tachycardia
Atrial Fibrillation/Atrial Flutter Algorithm
Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome Algorithm
Sustained Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
Wide QRS Tachycardia of Unknown Origin
Initial Assessment and General Treatment of the Patient with an Acute Coronary Syndrome
Management of ST-Segment Elevation MI
Management of Unstable Angina/Non-ST-Segment Elevation MI
Management of Patient with a Suspected Acute Coronary Syndrome and Nondiagnostic or Normal ECG
Management of Acute Pulmonary Edema
Management of Hypotension/Shock: Suspected Pump Problem
Management of Hypotension/Shock: Suspected Volume Problem
Management of Hypotension/Shock: Suspected Rate Problem
Section II: Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drugs - Quick Mixing Guide
Section III: Intravenous Infusion Drugs
ABCIXIMAB (Reopro®)
ALTEPLASE (Activase®)
AMINOPHYLLINE (Theophylline®)
AMIODARONE (Cordarone®)
AMRINONE (Inocor®)
ATRACURIUM (Tracrium®)
CISATRACURIUM (Nimbex®)
DEXMEDETOMIDINE (Precedex®)
DILTIAZEM (Cardziem®)
DOBUTAMINE (Dobutrex®)
DOPAMINE (Intropin®)
EPINEPHRINE (Adrenalin®) INJECTION
EPINEPHRINE (Adrenalin®) INJECTION AND ISOPROTERENOL (Isuprel®)
INJECTION AND CALCIUM CHLORIDE INJECTION
EPITIFIBATIDE (Integrilin®)
ESMOLOL (Brevibloc®)
FENOLDOPAM (Corlopam®)
HALOPERIDOL (Haldol®)
HEPARIN
IBUTILIDE (Corvert®)
IMMUNE GLOBULIN INTRAVENOUS (Gamimune®, Gammargard®, Gammar-P®, Sandoglobulin®)
INSULIN DRIP
ISOPROTERENOL (Isuprel®)
LABETALOL (Trandate®)
LEPIRUDIN (Refludan®)
LIDOCAINE (Xylocaine®)
LORAZEPAM (Ativan®)
MIDAZOLAM (Versed®)
MILRINONE (Primacor®)
NITROGLYCERIN
NITROPRUSSIDE (Nipride®)
NOREPINEPHRINE (Levophed®)
OCTREOTIDE (Sandostatin®)
PHENYLEPHRINE (Neo-Synephrine®)
PROCAINAMIDE (Pronestyl®)
PROPOFOL (Diprivan®)
RETAPLASE (Retavase®)
TENECTEPLASE (TNKase®)
TIROFIBAN HCL (Aggrastat®)
VASOPRESSIN (Pitressin®)

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