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For current, complete drug information, with a focus on safe medication administration, this reference is the ideal choice. This indispensable resource, featuring the latest drug information organized alphabetically, is a favorite among students and practitioners. Users will find indications, precautions, and nursing considerations applicable to any patient care setting.
Presents complete details on more than 1, 300 generic drugs (encompassing more than 4, 500 trade names) for comprehensive coverage of drugs nurses commonly administer.
Provides extensive nursing considerations in a concise, practice-oriented framework: Assess, Administer, Perform/Provide, Evaluate, and Teach Patient/Family.
Includes comprehensive drug information including generic names; Rx or OTC designations; pronunciation; U.S. and Canadian trade names; functional and chemical classification; controlled-substance schedule; action; uses; investigational uses; dosages and routes; available forms; side effects/adverse reactions; contraindications; precautions; do-not-confuse drugs; pharmacokinetics; interactions; lab test interferences; nursing considerations; and treatment of overdose.
Identifies high alert drugs to warn nurses to use extra care in administering drugs most likely to cause patient harm, if administered incorrectly.
Highlights common and life-threatening side effects for easy identification.
Highlights critical nursing considerations for considerations that require special attention.
Features over 400 potential interactions between drugs and herbal products.
Lists over 1, 200 pairs of look-alike/sound-alike drug names in an appendix as well as in special Do Not Confuse headings within the main section of the book to help nurses avoid administering the wrong drug.
Groups IV drug information under the Administer heading with a boldface IV subheading ensuring that all of the IV drug administration content is grouped together in one easy-to-find place.
Provides a complete clinical reference by including appendixes of recent FDA drug approvals; ophthalmic, otic, nasal, and topical products; commonly used antibiotics in adults and children; vaccines and toxoids; less frequently used antihistamines; FDA pregnancy categories; controlled substances; commonly used abbreviations; weights and equivalents.
Features a Drugs Metabolized by Known P450's table, formulas for drug calculations, and a nomogram for calculation of body surface area on the front and back end sheets for quick retrieval.
Presents new drugs in a separate appendix to help the user distinguish them from previously released products.
Includes an appendix that lists the names and uses of approximately 50 of the most commonly used herbal products.
Offers a combination products appendix that includes nearly 900 products in an easy-to-read format that includes uses for all drugs as well as product names and the dosages of generic components.
Features key Canadian drug content including a listing of high alert Canadian medications, a Canadian controlled substance chart and a maple leaf to designate Canadian brand names.
Built-in Medical Calculators: Provide instant access from within topics to over 25 relevant medical calculators including:
IV Dosage Calculator: Infusion of a Dose
IV Dosage Calculator: Push
Body Surface Area Calculator
PO Dosage Calculator: Tablet
Predicted Peak Flow (PPF)
Creatinine Clearance - Measured
Metric Units Conversion
Heart Rate (R-R)
IV Dose Rate Calculator
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Author(s): JOHN CACAVAS
Paperback: 0 pages
Publisher: Remick Music Corp.
Publication Date: 1/1/1965
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