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2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 17

2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 17

by Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Jones & Bartlett Learning 2018 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 2018 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 drugs include: bezlotoximab (Zinplava), brivaracetam (Briviact), daclizumab (Zinbryta), ixekizumab (Taltz), lixisenatide (Adlyxin), obiltoxaximab (Anthim), phentermine (Adipex-P), plecanatide (Trulance), prasterone (Intrarosa), and reslizumab (Cinqair).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284121346
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 11/06/2017
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1350
Sales rank: 447,399
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter Reviewers and Clinical Consultants
Chapter How to Use This Book
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 Safety Guidelines for Opioid Use
Chapter Parenteral Insulin Preparations
Chapter Oral Allergen Extracts
Chapter Antihistamines
Chapter Selected Ophthalmic Drugs
Chapter Selected Topical Drugs
Chapter Selected Antivirals
Chapter Selected Antineoplastic Drugs
Chapter Selected Antihypertensive Combinations
Chapter Selected Obstetrical Drugs
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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