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2015 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 14

2015 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 14

by Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

Jones & Bartlett Learning 2015 Nurse's Drug Handbook includes:

* Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names
* 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 and contraindications
* Interactions with drugs, food, and activities
* Adverse reactions
* Nursing considerations, including key teaching points for patients
* Mechanism-of-action illustrations
* Warnings and precautions

New drug entries: hydrocodone bitartrate, levomilnacipran hydrochloride, lomitapide mesylate, mipomersen sodium, prothrombin complex concentrate (human), and vortioxetine hydrobromide.

New to the Appendices:
* Selected Ophthalmic Drugs: brinzolamide/brimonidine tartrate
* Antihistamines: carbinoxamine maleate
* Selected Topical Drugs: adapalene/benzolyl peroxide, brimonidine, desoximetasone, luliconazole, and urea
* Antivirals: dolutegravir, simeprevir, and sofosbuvir
* Antineoplastic Drugs: erlotinib, ibrutinib, lenalidomide, obinutuzumab, ofatumumab, romidepsin, trametinib, vandetanib, and vemurafenib

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284054613
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1430
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

Advisors, Reviewers, and Clinical Consultants
Overview of Pharmacology
Principles of Drug Administration
Drug Therapy and the Nursing Process
Individual drugs (organized alphabetically)
Insulin Preparations
Selected Ophthalmic Drugs
Selected Topical Drugs
Selected Antivirals
Selected Antineoplastic Drugs
Selected Antihypertensive Combinations
Compatible Drugs in a Syringe
Drug Formulas and Calculations
Weights and Equivalents
Equianalgesic Doses for Opioid Agonists

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