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2017 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 16

2017 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 16

by Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Jones & Bartlett Learning 2017 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 2017 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 include alirocumab, brexpiprazole, cangrelor, cariprazine, edoxaban, eluxadoline, evolocumab, flibanserin, idarucizumab, ivabradine, and mepolizumab. Updates to the appendices include parenteral insulin preparations, selected ophthalmic drugs, selected topical drugs, selected antivirals, selected antineoplastic drugs, and interferons.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284099331
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/18/2016
Pages: 1368
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 16.30(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter Advisors, Reviewers, and Clinical Consultants
Chapter Foreword
Chapter Overview of Pharmacology
Chapter Principles of Drug Administration
Chapter Drug Therapy and the Nursing Process
Chapter Individual Drugs (Listed Alphabetically)
Chapter Appendices
Chapter Insulin Preparations
Chapter Selected Ophthalmic Drugs
Chapter Antihistimines
Chapter Selected Topical Drugs
Chapter Selected Antivirals
Chapter Selected Antineoplastic Drugs
Chapter Selected Antihypertensive Combinations
Chapter Vitamins
Chapter Interferons
Chapter Compatible Drugs in a Syringe
Chapter Drug Formulas and Calculations
Chapter Weights and Equivalents
Chapter Equianalgesic Doses for Opioid Agonists
Chapter Abbreviations

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