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Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2011--Retail Edition
     

Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2011--Retail Edition

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

ISBN-10: 0132149702

ISBN-13: 9780132149709

Pub. Date: 05/14/2010

Publisher: Prentice Hall

With over 310 updates, the new 2011 edition of the Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide provides safe, 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

Overview

With over 310 updates, the new 2011 edition of the Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide provides safe, 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.

This book will also be available electronically. For a 30 day trial and additional information please visit www.mynursingpda.com for more details! This retail edition includes the price printed on the back cover.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132149709
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/14/2010
Pages:
1792
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 2.00(d)

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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