Nurse's Handbook of Combination Drugs

Nurse's Handbook of Combination Drugs

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The only reference that covers two or more drugs administered simultaneously! Using one formulation to administer two or more medications simultaneously can simplify a patient's drug regimen and even improve compliance. For the nurse, however, the convenience of combination drugs is linked with the added responsibility to provide safe, effective drug therapy and complete patient teaching about the medications. Nurse's Handbook of Combination Drugs, Second Edition meets your need for accurate, up-to-date, and easy-to-use drug information, preparing you to administer these drugs, teach your patients about them, and provide safe and effective care. Here's what you'll find in the handbook: An organization that groups drugs into body system chapters and alphabetizes the entries for quick finding. In each chapter, you'll find all the combination drugs to treat that system's disorders Concise drug entries that use a consistent format. Use one entry and you'll know how all the others are formatted Comprehensive index listing each generic in the combination and all trade namesMonitor effectiveness of promethazine and codeine in relieving allergy symptoms and cough. ... WARNING Monitor patient closely for evidence of overdose, even at normal dosage, because some patients metabolize codeine quickly, causinganbsp;...

Title:Nurse's Handbook of Combination Drugs
Author:Jones & Bartlett Learning,
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2010-10-25


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