Handbook of Drugs for Nursing Practice, 2nd Ed / Edition 1

Handbook of Drugs for Nursing Practice, 2nd Ed / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
081515240X
ISBN-13:
9780815152408
Pub. Date:
11/28/1995
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences

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Handbook of Drugs for Nursing Practice, 2nd Ed / Edition 1

This comprehensive handbook covers more than 1,000 commonly administered drugs grouped by class to highlight the similarities and dissimilarities of related drugs. Key drugs help students focus on important drugs within drug classifications, and are highlighted with a special icon on the individual monograph and within the drug classifications section. The book features a strong nursing focus and presents complete information for each drug in a consistent organization of: generic name and pronunciation, pregnancy category, most common U.S. and Canadian trade names, mechanisms of action, uses, contraindications, precautions, dosage, preparations, interactions, rate (includes absorption, peak, distribution, and elimination), side effects, overdose, and nursing considerations.

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ISBN-13: 9780815152408
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/28/1995
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1372
Product dimensions: 5.54(w) x 8.26(h) x 1.56(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

CARDIOVASCULAR DRUGS * ACE Inhibitors * Beta Blockers * Calcium Channel Blockers * Antiarrhythmics * Antihypertensives * Antilipemics * Inotropic Agents Used for CHF * Vasodilators * Vasopressors * HEMATOLOGIC AGENTS * Anticoagulants * Hematinics * Hemosatics * Thrombolytics * DIURETICS AND INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS * Diuretics * Intravenous Fluids and Solutions * RESPIRATORY AGENTS * Antihistamines * Antitussives and Expectorants * Antiasthmatics * Nasal Decongestants * ANALGESIC AND ANTIINFLAMMATORY AGENTS * Narcotic Analgesics and Antagonists * Analgesic-Antipyretics * Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Agents * Rheumatoid Arthritis Agents * Antigout Agents * Local Anesthetics * GASTROINTESTINAL AGENTS * Antiemetics * Laxatives and Cathartics * Ulcer Medications * Antidiarrheals * Anticholinergic-Antispasmodic Agents * GI Stimulants * ANTIINFECTIVE AGENTS * Penicillins and Penicillin Substitutes * Cephalosporins and Related Agents * Aminoglycosides * Quinolones * Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol * Macrolides * Urinary Agents * Antitubercular and Antileprosy Agents * Antifungals * Antivirals * Antiparasitics * PSYCHIATRIC DRUGS * Antianxiety Agents * Sedatives-Hypnotics * Antipsychotics * Antidepressants * CNS Stimulants * ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS * Cytotoxic Agents * Tissue-Specific Agents and Radiochemicals * HORMONAL AGENTS * Antidiabetic Agents and Glucagon * Estrogens and Progestins * Osytocics * Androgens and Anabolic Steroids * Fertility Agents * Pituitary Hormones * Adrenal Hormones * Thyroid Agents * Calcium Regulators * ANTICONVULSANTS AND DRUGS INFLUENCING MOTOR CONTROL * Anticonvulsants * Centrally Acting Skeletal Muscle Relaxants * Myasthenia Gravis Agents * Antiparkinson Agents * Neuromuscular Blockers * IMMUNOMODULATORS * Vaccines, Toxoids, and Sera * Immunosuppressants * OPHTHALMIC AGENTS * Mydriatic and Cycloplegic Agents * Antiglaucoma Agents * APPENDIXES * Medication Administration * Fluids and Electrolytes Composition Tables * Common Electrolyte Imbalances * Combination Products * Dietary Sources: Nutrients/Electrolytes * Drug Calculations: Common Methods * Weights and Measures * Nomogram for Calculation of Body Surface Area * FDA Pregnancy Categories * Normal Lab Values * Active Immunization of Normal Infants and Children * Controlled Substance Chart * Cytotoxic Agents * Equianalgesics Tables for Narcotics

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