Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2018
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Short Description: Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2018 is ideal for courses in nursing curricula covering drugs and/or drug administration. It also serves as a useful reference for nursing... Read more
Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2018 is ideal for courses in nursing curricula covering drugs and/or drug administration. It also serves as a useful reference for nursing professionals.
The information nurses need for safe, effective drug administration in any setting.
With over 400 updates, the new 2018 edition of the Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it lists all drugs alphabetically by generic names for quick reference, with an index listing both generic and trade names. It presents important clinical information for hundreds of drugs, with adverse reactions, interactions, side effects, and impacts on lab results.
This new edition includes 14 monographs for new drugs recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and over 400 updates to drug indications, available dosage forms, adverse effects, dosages, and more. IV administration information has been updated regarding adults as well as children. There are subheadings for IV preparation and administration of IV medications for children (when available), which add to the ease of locating appropriate information by age.
- Billie A Wilson
- Margaret Shannon
- Kelly Shields
- Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide
- Pearson Education (US) , Pearson
- Publication date
- May 11, 2017
- Product dimensions
- 127 x 203 x 32mm
About the AuthorsEditorial Review PanelPrefaceClassification Scheme and Prototype DrugsAlphabetical Entries for Generic DrugsAppendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical CorticosteroidsAppendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled SubstancesAppendix C. FDA Pregnancy InformationAppendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be CrushedAppendix E. Prescription Combination DrugsAppendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and SymptomsAppendix G. AbbreviationsAppendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement TableAppendix I. Look-Alike, Sound-Alike MedicationsAppendix J. VaccinesBibliographyIndexCommon Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart