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Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2005 / Edition 1

Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2005 / Edition 1


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Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2005 / Edition 1

This comprehensive guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. This new retail edition features the suggested list price on the back cover of this book - all other content is the same. The fully revised 2005 edition includes the latest drugs approved by the FDA. 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 that provides access to the most up-to-date drug information. Nursing Implications are highlighted throughout. For nurses and nursing assistants, as well as for use as a supplement for students in Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Nursing, and Medical Surgical Nursing courses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780131194762
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 05/13/2004
Edition description: ANNUAL
Pages: 1872
Product dimensions: 4.96(w) x 7.48(h) x 2.24(d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsv
Consultant Reviewersvi
Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugsx
Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs1
Appendix A.Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids1706
Appendix B.U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances1718
Appendix C.FDA Pregnancy Categories1720
Appendix D.Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed1721
Appendix E.Prescription Combination Drugs1729
Appendix F.Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms1748
Appendix G.Abbreviations1753
Intravenous Y-Site Compatibility Chart

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This guide is much better than 'Davis' Guide to Drug Therapy for Nurses' and more thorough. It is more up to date and is clearly organized.