Get instant access to the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs with Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2016. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, it gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. Plus, addition to its thorough drug coverage, this convenient handbook also features the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care — such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. No other drug handbook on the market is as perfectly tailored to the practicing nurse’s needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2016!
- NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 30 newly approved drugs by the FDA provide you with the most current drug information.
- NEW! Over 270 updated Black Box Alerts highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.
- Common Terminology for Adverse Events section has been added to the appendix to familiarize users with critical terminology.
- NEW! Updated information has been added to each applicable monograph to ensure users have the most current information regarding interactions, precautions, alerts and patient teaching instructions.
Drugs by Disorder
Section I. Drug Classifications
Section II. A-Z Drugs
Section III. Reference Section
Appendix A Calculation of Doses
Appendix B Controlled Drugs (United States)
Appendix C Chronic Wound Care
Appendix D Drugs of Abuse
Appendix E Equianalgesic Dosing
Appendix F FDA Pregnancy Categories
Appendix G Herbals: Common Natural Medicines
Appendix H Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy
Appendix I Normal Laboratory Values
Appendix J Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes
Appendix K Poison Antidote Chart
Appendix L Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety
Appendix M Recommended Childhood and Adult Immunizations
Appendix N Parenteral Fluid Administration
Appendix O Spanish Phrases Often Used in Clinical Settings
Appendix P Common Terminology for Adverse Events