Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses: 20th Anniversary Edition / Edition 11

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses: 20th Anniversary Edition / Edition 11

by Judith Hopfer Deglin, April Hazard Vallerand
     
 

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition delivers what you need to administer medications safely to all populations across the life span: additional content for psychotropic drugs; headings for IV administration, dilution, and concentration; "Tall Man" letters for FDA-identified drugs; photographs of high aloft and "Tall Man" drugs; administration charts… See more details below

Overview

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition delivers what you need to administer medications safely to all populations across the life span: additional content for psychotropic drugs; headings for IV administration, dilution, and concentration; "Tall Man" letters for FDA-identified drugs; photographs of high aloft and "Tall Man" drugs; administration charts for IM syringe compatibility and IV administration; enhanced Canadian content throughout; and expanded evidence-based content.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803619128
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Edition description:
Eleventh Edition
Pages:
1428
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.70(d)

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Table of Contents

HOW TO USE DAVIS'S DRUG GUIDE FOR NURSES         xvii

SPECIAL DOSING CONSIDERATIONS      xxi

The Pediatric Patient xxi
The Geriatric Patient xxi
The Obstetric Patient xxii
Renal Disease xxii
Liver Disease xxiii
Congestive Heart Failure xxiii
Body Size xxiii
Delivery to Sites of Action xxiv
Drug Interactions xxiv
Dosage Forms xxiv
Environmental Factors xxv
Nutritional Factors xxv
Summary xxv

MEDICATION MISADVENTURES: THE NURSE'S ROLE IN DETECTING, PREVENTING, AND DOCUMENTING ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS AND MEDICATION ERRORS         xxxi

CLASSIFICATIONS         C1 -- C74

DRUG MONOGRAPHS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY GENERIC NAME           1 -- 1056

APPENDICES

Appendix A. Commonly Used Combination Drugs 1059
Appendix B. Equianalgesic Tables 1078
Appendix C. Schedules of Controlled Substances 1082
Appendix D. Infusion Rate Tables 1084
Appendix E. Food and Drug Administration Pregnancy Categories 1090
Appendix F. Formulas Helpful for Calculating Doses 1091
Appendix G. Body Surface Area Nomograms 1094
Appendix H. Administration Techniques 1096
Appendix I. Recommendations for the Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs 1099
Appendix J. Normal Values of Common Laboratory Tests 1103
Appendix K. Dietary Guidelines for Food Sources 1105
Appendix L. Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) 1107
Appendix M. Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizations 1109
Appendix N. Endocarditis Prophylaxis Guidelines 1112
Appendix O. Ophthalmic Medications 1114
Appendix P. Recent Drug Release Update 1124
Appendix Q. Infrequently Used Drugs 1129
Appendix R. Sample FDA Medication Error and Adverse Reaction Reporting 1145
Appendix S. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses from the 12th Conference 1149
BIBLIOGRAPHY. 1151
COMPREHENSIVE GENERIC/TRADE/CLASSIFICATIONS INDEX                               1152

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