cover image - 2014 Intravenous Medications - E-Book,30th Edition
ISBN: 9780323084802
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $54.95

2014 Intravenous Medications - E-Book,30th Edition

by Betty L. Gahart, RN and Adrienne R. Nazareno, PharmD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
cover image - 2014 Intravenous Medications - E-Book,30th Edition
ISBN: 9780323084802
Page Count: 1312
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $54.95

The #1 IV drug handbook for 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 the convenient electronic format, this new edition provides essential data on administering more than 350 intravenous (IV) drugs, entries for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA, hundreds of new drug facts, a detailed index of generic and trade names and more — all alphabetically organized to help you find drug information quickly and easily.

    • UNIQUE! Published annually to ensure you have essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs as well as updated information on existing drugs.
    • UNIQUE! Contains thorough coverage of more than 350 IV drugs — supplying you with far more than any other comparable handbook.
    • UNIQUE! Time-tested page layout keep all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page.
    • Consistent, easy-to-use format provides all the essential clinical information you need on IV drug administration.
    • Lists IV drugs alphabetically by generic name for quick clinical reference.
    • Updated IV drug dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential information.
    • Special sections highlight dosage variances for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients.
    • Black Box Warnings, screening, and highlighting make locating key information quick and easy.
    • Printed thumb tabs help you find information faster.

    "A companion website at provides alerts, monographs for selected agents not included in the book, a step-by-step tutorial for calculating IV drug dosages, IV drug dosage calculators, interactive IV drug dosage examples, printable general dilution and solution compatibility charts, and more."

    • NEW! Four new drug monographs provide you with current, clinically relevant drug information for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA.
    • NEW! Updated drug monographs reflect the latest changes in IV drug therapy.
  • 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


    IV Drugs


    1. Recommendations for the Safe Use and Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs
    2. FDA Pregnancy Categories
    3. Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents
    4. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Cancer Institute Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events
    5. Recently Approved Drugs


    Solution Compatibility Chart (last page and inside back cover)

  • Betty L. Gahart, RN, Nurse Consultant in Education, Napa, California and Adrienne R. Nazareno, PharmD, Clinical Manager, Pharmacist in Charge, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, California