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Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2009

ISBN-10: 0135034280

ISBN-13: 9780135034286

Edition: 2009

Authors: Billie A. Wilson, Margaret Shannon, Kelly Shields

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A standard resource for nurses, this drug guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are important clinical information for hundreds of drugs including adverse reactions, interactions, and side effects. This is the only handbook that consistently breaks dosages down to the level of neonate, infant, and adolescent and also includes dosage requirements for obese patients and patients undergoing dialysis. This drug guide breaks down IV drug information with clear instructions for preparing and administering IV's via push, continuous, or intermittent in a format that is easily accessible for professionals. This edition contains 235 updates to existing drug monographs covering changes in availability, indications, dosages, contraindications, removals from market, administration, and more. 38 new drugs approved by the FDA in 2007 are also included. Nursing professionals and students.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall Higher Education
Publication date: 5/12/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 1792
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.134
Language: English

Editorial Review Panel
Preface
Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs
Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs
Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids
U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances
FDA Pregnancy Categories
Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed
Prescription Combination Drugs
Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms
Abbreviations
Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table
Bibliography
Index
Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart
After the Index