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

by Judith Hopfer Deglin, April Hazard Vallerand
     
 

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ISBN-10: 080361912X

ISBN-13: 9780803619128

Pub. Date: 06/28/2008

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

KEY FEATURES
  • Free monthly updates available on the web.
  • The accompanying disk provides access to 500 drugs. Its features and capabilities include:
  • Access to drugs by generic or trade name at the click of a mouse
  • The ability for students to make customized med cards, by printing drugs out before seeing a patient and having the information

Overview

KEY FEATURES

  • Free monthly updates available on the web.
  • The accompanying disk provides access to 500 drugs. Its features and capabilities include:
  • Access to drugs by generic or trade name at the click of a mouse
  • The ability for students to make customized med cards, by printing drugs out before seeing a patient and having the information available at their fingertips
  • Instant information on indications, actions, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, adverse reactions, interactions, route/dosage, availability, and nursing implications
  • Includes 100 new monographs, along with all the latest FDA information on new medications/warnings, dosage forms and unlabeled uses, life span considerations, and product withdrawals
  • New appendix on frequently used natural, herbal, and complementary therapies
  • Includes over 4,600 trade and generic drugs
  • New renal and hepatic impairment dosage alerts included where appropriate
  • Provides the most comprehensive patient/family teaching tips available
  • Availability costs for wholesale price of average drug therapy is highlighted in second color
  • Much more IV drug information than any other source
  • Generic availability indicated in applicable monographs
  • 475 commonly used combination drugs have been completely updated
  • Flavors of meds included where appropriate
  • Includes 100 full-color images of the most commonly prescribed brand names
  • 70 comprehensive drug classifications; each monograph lists the therapeutic and pharmacologic classification
  • Intravitreal route added to route and dosage section
  • Side effects are organized by body systems with the most frequent problems underlined and LIFE THREATENING problems capitalized and set in a second color for easy identification
  • IV therapy tips organized by direct IV (IV rate times), intermittent infusion, and continuous infusion; rate times are prominently displayed

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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