Mosby's 2014 Nursing Drug Reference

ISBN-10: 0323170072

ISBN-13: 9780323170079

Edition: 27th

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Description: There is a difference in drug handbooks. From the leading name in nursing, Mosby's 2014 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the latest and most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled - including 70 new entries on current drugs and drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug handbook places a higher emphasis on patient safety. With a full-color design and an A to Z organization, this portable reference gives you the most complete information for each drug, including dosing, side effects, interactions, and administration. Updated by nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference is a bestseller that has been relied upon by nurses for over 25 years.More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals.Attractive full-color design highlights important information for quick and easy access.Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Safety Alert icon identifies situations that require special attention.Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion.Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting.A companion website includes updates with infrequently used or recently approved drugs, a full-color pill atlas, guidelines to safe handling of chemotherapeutic agents, combination products, drugs metabolized by known P450s, medications to be cautiously for geriatric patients, herbal products, a listing of high-alert Canadian medications and immunization schedules, patient teaching guides in English and Spanish, and more.70 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on added or newly released drugs.

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List price: $42.95
Edition: 27th
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/11/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1376
Size: 4.50" wide x 7.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Drug Categories
Alpha-adrenergic blockers
Anesthetics - general/local
Antacids
Anti-alzheimer agents
Antianginals
Antianxiety agents
Antiasthmatics
Anticholinergics
Anticoagulants
Anticonvulsants
Antidepressants
Antidiabetics
Antidiarrheals
Antidysrhythmics
Antiemetics
Antifungals (systemic)
Antihistamines
Antihypertensives
Antiinfectives
Antilipidemics
Antineoplastics
Antiparkinson agents
Antiplatelets
Antipsychotics
Antipyretics
Antiretrovirals
Antituberculars
Antitussives/expectorants
Antivirals
Beta-adrenergic blockers
Bone resorption inhibitors
Calcium channel blockers
Cardiac glycosides
Cholinergics
Cholinergic blockers
Corticosteroids
Diuretics
Histamine H<sub>2</sub> antagonists
Immunosuppressants
Laxatives
Neuromuscular blocking agents
Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories
Opioid analgesics
Salicylates
Sedatives/hypnotics
Skeletal muscle relaxants
Thrombolytics
Thyroid hormones
Vasodilators
Vitamins
Immunization Schedules
Individual Drug Monographs in A-Z Format
Appendixes
Selected new drugs
Ophthalmic, otic, nasal, and topical products
Vaccines and toxoids
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