Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide / Edition 3

Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide / Edition 3

by Springhouse Corporation
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582550220

ISBN-13: 9781582550220

Pub. Date: 10/01/1999

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The first part of the Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide, 3/e is an extensive introduction to nursing pharmacology. The main portion of the book consists of drug entries, each of which contains the following topics: generic and trade names, pharmacologic and therapeutic classes, controlled substance schedule (where applicable), pregnancy risk category, dosage…  See more details below

Overview

The first part of the Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide, 3/e is an extensive introduction to nursing pharmacology. The main portion of the book consists of drug entries, each of which contains the following topics: generic and trade names, pharmacologic and therapeutic classes, controlled substance schedule (where applicable), pregnancy risk category, dosage forms, pharmacokinetics (including absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion), route-onset-peak-duration charts for quick reference, pharmacodynamics, indications and dosage, adverse reactions, interactions, contraindications and precautions, and nursing considerations.

Outstanding Features

  • Introductory tutorials on drug therapy and the nursing process; essentials of dosage calculation; administering medications; and drug classifications
  • Nursing process information included in every entry
  • Full coverage of more than 70 new drugs approved by the FDA
  • Adverse reactions categorized five ways for safety
  • Interactions categorized as drug-drug, drug-food, or drug-lifestyle
  • Top 25 herbals in monograph form following A-Z section
  • Pronunciation guide for each drug
  • I.V., I.M., and other routes highlighted in bold
  • 16-page full-color photoguide with actual-size pills
  • Interactive mini CD-ROM with dosage calculator, drug classification quiz and NCLEX-style pharmacology review
  • Link to drug update website on the Internet
Nursing students and practicing nurses
Also, physical therapists, respiratory therapists, dental hygienists, and emergency medical technicians

Other Highlights:

  • Endorsed by the NSNA (National Student Nurses' Association)
  • Numerous student-oriented features and faculty-tested layout make this a great adoption choice

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582550220
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
10/01/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1488
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.83(h) x 1.77(d)

Table of Contents

Drug Therapy and the nursing process
Essentials of dosage calculation
Administering medications
Drug classifications
Alphabetical listing of drugs
Photoguide to more than 300 pills
Common herbal medicines

Appendices: Selected topical drugs,
     selected ophthalmic drugs, selected
     otic drugs, drug imprint codes, table
     of equivalents, nomogram for estimating
     body surface area in children

Index: Drug generic names, drug trade names, diseases

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