The #1 IV drug handbook for more than 40 years, Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals is trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage. Whether you prefer the portable print version or one of the convenient electronic formats, each drug monograph — including those for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA — includes the drug’s generic name, common trade name(s), drug category, pH, dosages and dose adjustments, dilution, incompatibilities, rate of administration, actions, indications and uses, contraindications, precautions, drug/lab interactions, side effects, and antidote — all alphabetically organized to help you find drug information quickly and easily.
General Dilution Charts (inside front cover and facing page) How to Use This Book Evolve Website Information Format and Content of Intravenous Medications Key to Abbreviations Important IV Therapy Facts Resources IV Drugs Appendixes:
A. Recommendations for the Safe Use and Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs B. FDA Pregnancy Categories C. Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents D. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Cancer Institute Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events E. Recently Approved Drugs
Index Solution Compatibility Chart (last page and inside back cover of print version)