PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook 2009
  • PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook 2009
  • PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook 2009

PDR Nurse's Drug Handbook 2009

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Combines effectiveness and efficiency to maintain superior patient care

Aiming to prevent medication errors and clinical accountability like no other drug resource, the 2009 PDR® Nurse's Drug Handbook places up-to-the-minute, FDA-approved prescribing information at the reader's fingertips. With two drug indices, one organized by brand/generic name and the… See more details below

Overview

Combines effectiveness and efficiency to maintain superior patient care

Aiming to prevent medication errors and clinical accountability like no other drug resource, the 2009 PDR® Nurse's Drug Handbook places up-to-the-minute, FDA-approved prescribing information at the reader's fingertips. With two drug indices, one organized by brand/generic name and the other by therapeutic class, the 2009 PDR® Nurse's Drug Handbook offers over 1,100 concise drug monographs, a detailed pill image section containing nearly 300 photographs, valuable appendices containing nearly 100 quick reference charts & tables and nursing considerations for every drug monograph. With its new single-column format to allow for quick point-of-care referencing, the 2009 PDR® Nurses Drug Handbook is the essential drug guide of choice for all practicing nurses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563637018
Publisher:
Physicians' Desk Reference
Publication date:
07/01/2008
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1573
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.90(d)

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Table of Contents


Foreword     vii
How To Use This Book     ix
Drug Monograph Key     xi
Concise Drug Monographs     1
Brand/Generic Index     I-1
Therapeutic Class Index     I-25
Visual Identification Guide     V1
Reference Tables
Abbreviations, Measurements, and Calculations
Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Symbols     A1
Calculations and Formulas     A7
Tables for Pharmacy Calculations     A15
Information Centers and Nursing Programs
Drug Information Centers     A17
Poison Control Centers     A23
Certification Programs for Nurses     A29
Professional Associations for Nurses     A31
Nurse Practitioner Programs by State     A33
OTC Drug Comparison Charts
Central Nervous System
Antipyretic Products     A37
Headache/Migraine Products     A41
Insomnia Products     A45
Smoking Cessation Products     A47
Weight Management Products     A49
Dermatology
Acne Products     A55
Antifungal Products     A59
Antiseborrheal Products     A61
Contact Dermatitis Products     A63
Dandruff Products     A65
Diaper RashProducts     A67
Dry Skin Products     A69
Psoriasis Products     A79
Wound Care Products     A81
Gastrointestinal
Antacid and Heartburn Products     A83
Antidiarrheal Products     A87
Antiflatulant Products     A89
Hemorrhoidal Products     A91
Laxative Products     A93
Ophthalmic
Artificial Tear Products     A97
Ophthalmic Decongestant/Antihistamine Products     A99
Respiratory
Allergic Rhinitis Products     A101
Is it a Cold, the Flu, or an Allergy?     A105
Cough-Cold-Flu Products     A106
Nasal Decongestant/Moisturizing Products     A121
Miscellaneous
Analgesic Products     A125
Canker and Cold Sore Products     A131
Rx Drug Comparison Charts
Cardiology
ACE Inhibitors     A133
Angiotensin II Receptor Blockers (ARBs) and Combinations     A135
Beta-Blockers     A137
Calcium Channel Blockers     A139
Cholesterol-Lowering Agents     A141
Diuretics     A143
Lipid Management     A145
Dermatology
Acne Management: Systemic Therapies     A147
Acne Management: Topical Therapies      A149
Psoriasis Management: Systemic Therapies     A151
Psoriasis Management: Topical Therapies     A153
Topical Corticosteroids     A155
Endocrinology
Insulin Formulations     A157
Oral Antidiabetic Agents     A159
Gastroenterology
H[subscript 2] Antagonists and Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) Comparison     A161
Infectious Disease
Antibiotic Sensitivity Chart Aminoglycosides     A162
Carbapenems/Monobactams     A166
Cephalosporins     A170
Fluoroquinolones     A175
Macrolides and Clindamycin     A179
Penicillins     A183
Sulfonamides     A187
Tetracyclines     A187
Miscellaneous     A191
Drug Treatments for Common STDs     A195
HIV/AIDS Pharmacotherapy     A199
HIV/AIDS Complications Therapy     A203
Oral Antibiotics     A205
Antibiotics: Neonatal Recommended Concentrations for Administration     A207
Systemic Antibiotics     A208
Systemic Antifungals     A243
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gynecological Anti-Infectives     A245
Hormone Therapy     A247
Oral Contraceptives      A249
Oncology
Chemotherapy Regimens     A251
Neurology and Pain Management
Opioid Products     A254
Oral Anticonvulsants     A259
Oral Narcotic Analgesics     A261
Triptans for Acute Migraine     A263
Psychiatry
Antidepressants     A265
Antipsychotic Agents     A267
Bipolar Disorder Pharmacotherapy     A269
Pulmonology
Asthma Management     A273
Asthma Treatment Plan     A275
Rheumatology
Ankylosing Spondylitis Agents     A277
Gout Agents     A279
Osteoarthritis Agents     A281
Rheumatoid Arthritis Agents     A283
RA Biological Agents: Mechanism of Action     A285
Urology
Urological Therapies     A287
Immunization Charts
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0-6 Years     A289
Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 7-18 Years     A291
Catch-up Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 4 Months-18 Years Who Start Late or Who Are More Than 1 Month Behind     A293
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, by Vaccine and Age Group     A295
Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule, by Vaccine and Medical and Other Indications     A299
Miscellaneous
Alcohol-Free Products      A303
Common Laboratory Test Values     A307
Drugs Excreted in Breast Milk     A311
Drugs That May Cause Photosensitivity     A313
Drugs That Should Not Be Crushed     A317
Generic Availability Guide     A321
Lactose- and Galactose-Free Drugs     A329
Poison Antidote Chart     A331
Sugar-Free Products     A337
Sulfite-Containing Products     A341
Top 200 Brand-Name Rx Drugs     A343
Top 200 Generic Rx Drugs     A345
Use-in-Pregnancy Ratings     A347
Vitamin Comparison Table     A354

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