Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2011 / Edition 1

Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2011 / Edition 1

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by Billie A. Wilson, Margaret T Shannon, Kelly Shields
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132149265

ISBN-13: 9780132149266

Pub. Date: 05/14/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

With over 310 updates, the new 2011 edition of the PEARSON NURSE'S DRUG GUIDE providessafe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are

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With over 310 updates, the new 2011 edition of the PEARSON NURSE'S DRUG GUIDE providessafe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are important clinical information for hundreds of drugs including adverse reactions, interactions, and side effects. FInd out why this is the only drug guide nurses need:

  • ONLY handbook to identify prototype drugs!
  • Dosages for neonates, infants, adolescents, adults, and patients with obesity and renal or hepatic impairment
  • Clearly identified IV preparation and push, continuous, or intermittent administration information
  • ONLY drug guide to include a glossary of key signs and symptoms for which nurses should monitor during assessment for side effects, interactions, and impact on lab results.

The Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide 2011 also comes with an online companion version designed to assist nurses in providing drug information and nursing implications for patients in hospitals, clinics, and all community settings. The online version provides access to many more resources:

  • All monographs from the book, including prototypes and newly approved drugs
  • Printing capability for use in patient teaching or for quick reference
  • Calculators to help nurses do conversions or calculate dosages and IV drip rates
  • Audio pronunciation of prototype drug names
  • A link to download trial versions of this drug guide and other references for mobile devices
  • Access to drug updates, links to drug-related sites, drug-related tools
  • Medication administration techniques
  • Drug classifications
  • Principles of pharmacology
  • Common herbal remedies
  • List of look-alike, sound-alike drugs

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132149266
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/14/2010
Pages:
1792
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 2.10(d)

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Table of Contents

About the Authors

Editorial Review Panel

Preface

Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs

Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs

Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids

Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances

Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories

Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed

Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs

Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms

Appendix G. Abbreviations

Appendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table

Appendix I. Look-Alike, Sound-Alike Medications

Bibliography

Index

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