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2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 18

2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook / Edition 18

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Jones & Bartlett Learning 2019 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 2019 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
• Updated antineoplastic appendix
• 36 full antiviral entries
• Antiviral appendix updated to include only combination antivirals

New drugs include: abacavir, abaloparatide, acyclovir, adefovir dipivoxil, angiotensin II, atazanavir, benralizumab, betrixaban, brivaracetam, brodalumab, daclatasvir, darunavir, delafloxacin, dolutegravir, droxidopa, dupilumab, efavirenz, elvitegravir, emtricitabine, enfuvirtide, entecavir, ertugliflozin, etelcalcetide, etravirine, famciclovir, foscarnet sodium, guselkumab, indinavir, lamivudine, letermovir, maraviroc, naldemedine, nelfinavir mesylate, nevirapine, ocrelizumab, oseltamivir phosphate, peramivir, pimavanserin, raltegravir, ribavirin, rilpivirine, ritonavir, safinamide, sarilumab, secnidazole, simeprevir, sofosbuvir, stavudine, telbivudine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, tipranavir, valbenazine, valacyclovir hydrochloride, valganciclovir hydrochloride, zanamivir, and zidovudine.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284144895
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 10/29/2018
Edition description: 18th ed.
Pages: 1432
Sales rank: 280,313
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 2.00(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 Selected Antihistamines
Chapter Selected Ophthalmic Drugs
Chapter Selected Topical Drugs
Chapter Selected Combination Antiviral Drugs
Chapter Common Cancers and Antineoplastic Drug Therapy
Chapter Selected Antihypertensive Cominations
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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