Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference 2001 / Edition 1

Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference 2001 / Edition 1

by Linda Skidmore-Roth, Linda (Ed.) Skidmore-Roth
     
 

  • Alphabetical listing with A-to-Z thumb tabs
  • Colored headings and index for quick reference
  • IV drug/solution and syringe compatibility charts on inside covers
  • Portable, durable, and convenient for clinical use
This portable, up-to-date drug reference contains all of the essential data for administering the most common prescription andSee more details below

Overview

  • Alphabetical listing with A-to-Z thumb tabs
  • Colored headings and index for quick reference
  • IV drug/solution and syringe compatibility charts on inside covers
  • Portable, durable, and convenient for clinical use
This portable, up-to-date drug reference contains all of the essential data for administering the most common prescription and over-the-counter drugs, including more than 1,300 generic and 4,500 trade names. Thoroughly revised and updated, Mosby1s 2001 Nursing Drug Reference features more than a thousand new drug facts|including revised nursing considerations and patient/family teaching guidelines, plus hundreds of newly researched side effects, adverse reactions, precautions, interactions, contraindications, and IV therapy facts.

The newest edition of Skidmore-Roth: Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference brings you completely revised and updated information. It features cutting-edge data on thousands of generic and trade-name drugs, hundreds of updated dosages, side effects, adverse reactions, interactions, and IV therapy facts; extensive nursing considerations in a concise, practice-oriented framework; lifespan content covering pediatric, geriatric, and pregnancy considerations; herbal interactions; and much, much more!

Mosby's 2001 Nursing Drug Reference is jam-packed with new information:

  • *Over 35 new drug monographs for drugs recently approved by the FDA.
  • *More than 1,000 new drug facts, including patient/family teaching guidelines, updated drug and herbal interactions, side effects, and more!
  • *New monographs in the Rarely Used Drugs Appendix.
  • *FREE mini CD-ROM with valuable information on herbal products.
  • *FREE Internet updates at www.mosby.com
Given the incredible rate at which drug knowledge changes from one year to the next, you'll find this state-of-the-art new volume indispensable.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323009812
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Series:
Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1280
Product dimensions:
4.73(w) x 7.85(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

Drug categories1
Alpha-adrenergic blockers1
Anesthetics--general/local2
Antacids3
Antianginals5
Anticholinergics6
Anticoagulants8
Anticonvulsants10
Antidepressants11
Antidiabetics13
Antidiarrheals15
Antidysrhythmics16
Antifungals (systemic)18
Antihistamines20
Antihypertensives21
Antiinfectives23
Antineoplastics25
Antiparkinson agents28
Antipsychotics29
Antituberculars31
Antitussives/expectorants32
Antivirals34
Barbiturates35
Benzodiazepines37
Beta-adrenergic blockers38
Bronchodilators40
Calcium channel blockers41
Cardiac glycosides43
Cholinergics44
Cholinergic blockers46
Corticosteroids47
Diuretics49
Histamine H[subscript 2] antagonists51
Immunosuppressants52
Laxatives53
Neuromuscular blocking agents55
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories56
Opioid analgesics58
Salicylates59
Thrombolytics61
Thyroid hormones63
Vasodilators64
Vitamins66
Individual drugs67
Appendixes
A.Selected new drugs993
B.Recent FDA drug approvals1030
C.Ophthalmic, otic, nasal, and topical products1031
D.Commonly used antiinfectives in adults and children1045
E.Combination products1047
F.Rarely used drugs1087
G.Less frequently used antihistamines1101
H.Look-alike/sound-alike drug names1104
I.Herbal products1107
J.FDA pregnancy categories1114
K.Controlled substance chart1115
L.Abbreviations1117
M.Weights and equivalents1120
N.Formulas for drug calculations1121
O.Nomogram for calculation of body surface area1122
P.Bibliography1123
Index1125

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