Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2022 Update - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 14th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the handbook designed to help students understand common drug families and interactions. Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 14th Edition with 2022 Update provides students with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs, along with the latest FDA-approved medications. Side-effects are organized by body system and identified as common or life threatening, informing nurses what signs to watch for during assessments. In addition, drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so students are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, administration of IV drugs, and medication safety which help students understand how families of drugs work together.
- NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosages, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.
DRUG CATEGORIES Alpha-Adrenergic Blockers Anesthetics — General/Local Antacids Anti-Alzheimer Agents Antianginals Antianxiety Agents Antiasthmatics Anticholinergics Anticoagulants Anticonvulsants Antidepressants Antidiabetics Antidiarrheals Antidysrhythmics Antiemetics Antifungals (Systemic) Antihistamines Antihypertensives Antiinfectives Antilipidemics Antineoplastics Antiparkinson Agents Antiplatelets Antipsychotics Antipyretics Antiretrovirals Antituberculars Antitussives/Expectorants Antivirals Beta-Adrenergic Blockers Bone Resorption Inhibitors Calcium Channel Blockers Cardiac Glycosides Cholinergics Cholinergic Blockers Corticosteroids Diuretics Histamine H2 Antagonists Immunosuppressants Laxatives Neuromuscular Blocking Agents Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatories Opioid Analgesics Salicylates Sedatives/Hypnotics Skeletal Muscle Relaxants Thrombolytics Thyroid Hormones Vasodilators Vitamins
INDIVIDUAL DRUGS IN A-Z FORMAT
APPENDICES A. Selected New Drugs B. Opthalmic, Nasal, Topical, and Otic Products C .Vaccines and Toxoids D. Abbreviations E. Immunization Schedules F. Standard Precautions G. Illustrated Mechanisms and Sites of Action H. Photo Atlas of Drug Administration I. Selected Herbs and Natural Supplements
Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP, Consultant, Littleton, Colorado; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico; El Paso Community College, El Paso, Texas