2012 Nurse's Drug Handbook

2012 Nurse's Drug Handbook

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A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Learning 2012 Nursea€™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 * TesamorelinIf patient takes digoxin, watch for digitalis toxicity (nausea, vomiting, halo vision, elevated serum digoxin level). ... Dinate, Dramanate, Gravol (CAN), Hydrate Class and Category Chemical ... To treat nausea, vomiting, dizziness, or vertigo associated with motion sickness CHEWABLE TABLETS, ORAL SOLUTION, SYRUP, TABLETS Adults and adolescents. ... effects of dimenhydrinate ACTIVITIES alcohol use: Possibly increased CNS depression Adverse Reactions CNS: Confusion, anbsp;...

Title:2012 Nurse's Drug Handbook
Author:Jones & Bartlett Learning,
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-07-15


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