The Drug Reference That Gives You More! Jones and Bartlett Publisher's 2009 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most practical, most up-to-date, and easiest to use nursing drug book! 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 It has all the information you need at your fingertips: Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information Mechanism of action Incompatabilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities; and adverse reactions Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations show how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments that help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and other with special needs Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert Valuable essays and appendices include overview of pharmacology and principles of drug administration, drug formulas and calculations, charted appendices on ophthalmics, antihistamines, topicals, antineoplastics, interferons, insulins, vitamins, and others, and immunization schedules across the lifespan
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Number of pages: 1220
Weight: 1701 g
Dimensions: 213 x 165 x 61 mm
Edition: 8th 2009 ed.