Psychiatric Drug Handbook / Edition 1

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Overview

Prentice Hall's Nurse's Drug Guide has been a standard resource for nurses who want safe, effective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. Now this outstanding resource is available in a psychiatric nursing specific version. Comprehensive and complete, this handbook details all psychiatric specific medications with enhanced descriptions of side effects and nursing implications. All drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are details that include adverse reactions, interactions, and side effects. This is the only drug guide to include Prototype Drugs for easier learning. Also included are Drug Interactions that include food and herbal interactions, Geriatric and Pediatric Dosing Guidelines that include infants and neonates, complete IV Preparation and Administration information, Adverse Effects organized by body system, Administration Information organized by route, as well as a comprehensive Companion Website - www.prenhall.com/drugguides - that provides access to the most up-to-date drug information. Nursing Implications are highlighted throughout. For nurses, as well as for use as a supplement for students.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131915640
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 8/19/2004
  • Series: Prentice Hall Drug Guides Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 7.84 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I. PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY.

PART II. PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS.

Acetylcholinesterase Inhibitors.

Antianxiety Agents.

Anticonvulsants/Mood Stabilizers and Antiaggression Agents.

Antidepressants.

Antidepressants, Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors.

Antidepressants, Selective Norepinephrine- and Serotonin-Reuptake Inhibitor.

Antidepressants, Selective Serotonin-Reuptake Inhibitors.

Antidepressants, Tetracylic.

Antidepressants, Tricyclic.

Antiobsessional Agents.

Antiparkinsonian Agents.

Antipsychotics (Neuroleptics).

Nonstimulant Treatment for ADHD.

Opiate Antagonist.

Sedative-Hypnotics.

Side Effect Medication.

Stimulants.

Appendix A. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances.

Appendix B. FDA Pregnancy Categories.

Appendix C. Oral Dosage Forms that Should Not be Crushed.

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

Appendix E. Abbreviations.

Bibliography.

Index.

Intravenous Y-Site Compatibility Chart.

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