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2020 Nurse's Drug Handbook

2020 Nurse's Drug Handbook

by Jones & Bartlett Learning

Paperback(19th ed.)

Available for Pre-Order. This item will be available on December 16, 2019


The Jones & Bartlett Learning 2020 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 2020 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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284167900
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/16/2019
Edition description: 19th ed.
Pages: 1400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter Reviewers and Clinical Consultants
Chapter How to Use This Book
Foreword Foreword
Chapter Overview of Pharmacology
Chapter Principles of Drug Administration
Chapter Drug Therapy and the Nursing Process
Chapter Individual Drugs (Listed Alphabetically)
Appendix Safety Guidelines for Opioid Use
Appendix Parenteral Insulin Preparations
Appendix Oral Allergen Extracts
Appendix Selected Antihistamines
Appendix Selected Ophthalmic Drugs
Appendix Selected Topical Drugs
Appendix Selected Combination Antiviral Drugs
Appendix Common Cancers and Antineoplastic Drug Therap
Appendix Selected Antihypertensive Cominations
Appendix Selected Obstetrical Drugs
Appendix Vitamins
Appendix Interferons
Appendix Compatible Drugs in a Syringe
Appendix Drug Formulas and Calculations
Appendix Weights and Equivalents
Appendix Equianalgesic Doses for Opioid Agonists
Appendix Abbreviations