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cover image - Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2019 Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)
ISBN: 9780323612593
Page Count: 1504
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $39.95

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2019 Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

by Robert J. Kizior, BS, RPh and Barbara B. Hodgson, RN, OCN

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cover image - Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2019 Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)
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Page Count: 1504
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With essential information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2019 is the go-to guide for students and nurses alike. The 2019 edition is organized alphabetically by generic drug name for quick and easy access and includes over 270 updates to Black Box Alerts. This user-friendly format also includes comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration, nursing considerations, and fixed combinations. To promote better patient care, it uniquely guides you through clinical priorities in the practice setting and is organized alphabetically by generic drug name for quick reference. Plus, new drug monographs cover approximately 33 newly approved drugs by the FDA; and thoroughly updated monographs include new interactions, precautions, and alerts.

    • Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to 2Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy.
    • Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur.
    • Special text treatment for high-alert drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm, as well as an appendix for drug names that sound alike and look alike, help promote safe drug administration.
    • UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs.
    • Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families.
    • Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs.
    • Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching.
    • Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune- or renal-compromised patients.
    • Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities.
    • Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs to help you understand different drug dose options for specific diseases.
    • Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility.
    • Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs and quarterly drug updates are located on the free Evolve companion site.
    • Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration.
    • Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs.
    • Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information.
    • A sample drug monograph with callouts helps you understand how to use the book more efficiently.
    • NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 33 newly approved drugs by the FDA equip you with the most current drug information.
    • NEW! Thoroughly updated monographs throughout feature updated information on new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information.
    • NEW and UPDATED! Over 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.
  • How to Use This Book
    Contents
    List of Newly Approved Drugs
    Evolve Page
    IV Compatibility Chart Insert
    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: Herbals: Common Natural Medicines
    Appendix G: Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy
    Appendix H: Normal Laboratory Values
    Appendix I: Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes
    Appendix J: Poison Antidote Chart
    Appendix K: Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety
    Appendix L: Recommended Childhood and Adult Immunizations
    Appendix M: Parenteral Fluid Administration
    Appendix N: Spanish Phrases Often Used in Clinical Settings
    General Index
    Commonly Used Abbreviations
    Dangerous Abbreviation List
  • Robert J. Kizior, BS, RPh, Education Coordinator, Department of Pharmacy, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA and Barbara B. Hodgson, RN, OCN, Morton Plant Mease Northbay Hospital, Former Staff Nurse, New Port Richey, FL; St. Joseph's Hospital, Former Staff Nurse in the Cancer Institute, Tampa, FL, USA
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