2012 Nurse's Drug Handbook

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Jul 15, 2011 - Medical - 1250 pages
A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Learning 2012 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides: * Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox * Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically * No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference * Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule * Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information * Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities; and adverse reactions * Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points * Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs * Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert New drug entries include: * Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex * Ceftaroline * Dabigatran * Deferoxamine * Denosumab * Everolimus * Ferumoxytol * Fingolimod * Ibandronate * Lurasidone Dydrochloride * Pegloticase * Tesamorelin
 

Contents

Overview of Pharmacology
1
Principles of Drug Administration
8
Drug Therapy and the Nursing Process
12
Individual Drugs organized alphabetically
17
Appendices
1143
Index
1239
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