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2016 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 15

2016 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 15

by Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Jones & Bartlett Learning 2016 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 A-Z. 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.

The 2016 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: albiglutide (Tanzeum), apremilast (Otezla), dalbavancin (Dalvance), dapagliflozin (Farxiga), dulaglutide (Trulicity), empagliflozin (Jardiance), eslicarbazepine acetate (Aptiom), ferric citrate (Auryxia), insulin, inhaled (rapid acting) (Afrezza), naloxegol (Movantik), olodaterol (Striverdi Respimat), omega 3-carboxylic acids (Epanova), oritavancin (Orbactiv), sucroferric oxyhydroxide (Velphoro), suvorexant (Belsomra), tedizolid (Sivextro), umeclidinium (Incruse Ellipta), vedolizumab (Entyvio), and vorapaxar (Zontivity).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284080674
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/30/2015
Edition description: 15
Pages: 1422
Sales rank: 1,142,931
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Advisors, Reviewers, and Clinical Consultants
Overview of Pharmacology
Principles of Drug Administration
Drug Therapy and the Nursing Process
Individual Drugs (Listed 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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