2013 Intravenous Medications

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2012 - Medical - 1252 pages
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The #1 IV drug handbook for nearly 40 years, Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals is the go-to resource for all the information you need to safely administer more than 350 intravenous drugs. Whether you prefer the convenient electronic format or the newly redesigned portable print version, this new edition offers alphabetical organization, a detailed appendix of generic and trade names, pharmacologic actions, hundreds of new drug facts, and entries for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. There's no other resource more trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage.



  • UNIQUE! Annual publication includes essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs as well as updated information on previously approved drugs.
  • UNIQUE! Thorough coverage of more than 350 IV drugs offers more than any other comparable handbook.
  • UNIQUE! Layout in the print version keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread, ensuring that the health care worker does not contaminate hands by having to turn a page.
  • Consistent, easy-to-use format provides all the essential clinical information on IV drug administration.
  • Alphabetical listing of IV drugs is organized by generic name for quick clinical reference.
  • Updated IV drug dilution and dosage information - in a convenient chart form within monographs where appropriate -helps you quickly locate essential information.
  • Special sections highlight dose variances for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients.
  • Identifying icons (such as Black Box Warnings) and design features also make it easy to locate key information


  • NEW! Larger page size of the print version reduces the thickness of the book and makes content easier to navigate.
  • NEW! Printed thumb tabs added to the print version assist in locating information quickly.
  

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Contents

A
1
B
150
C
195
D
322
E
428
F
491
G
562
H
590
Q
1012
R
1019
S
1048
T
1083
V
1153
W
1200
Z
1205
APPENDIX A Recommendations for the safe use of handling of cytotoxic drugs
1217

I
616
K
692
L
695
M
742
N
829
O
862
P
885
Appendix B FDA pregnancy categories
1220
APPENDIX D Information for patients receiving immunosuppressive agents
1221
APPENDIX E Recently approved drugs
1222
Index
1229
Solution compatibility chart
1254
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