Davis S Drug Guide For Nurses

Author: Judith Hopfer Deglin
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 0803614632
Size: 11.75 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
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"This new 10th edition of Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses has the latest FDA approvals and a stronger emphasis on vulnerable populations including expanded pediatric coverage with new indications and dosing recommendations for the 100 top pediatric drugs. From pediatrics to geriatrics and from pregnancy to breast-feeding considerations, Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses addresses the entire life span." "Includes: expanded coverage for Peds, OB, and Geri gives you the most comprehensive drug information for vulnerable populations across the life span; a special highlighted tab identifies High Alert medications, and information throughout the monograph explains what you can do to ensure patient safety; "Do not confuse with" and "Do not crush, break, or chew" caution statements highlighted in color support safe practice; and side effects organized by body systems with the most frequent problems underlined and life-threatening problems capitalized and in color."--BOOK JACKET.

Davis S Drug Guide For Nurses

Author: April Hazard Vallerand
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803657793
Size: 15.29 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fifteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.

Mosby S Drug Guide For Nursing Students With 2016 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323392914
Size: 12.24 MB
Format: PDF
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Find the reliable, in-depth drug information you need! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 11th Edition with 2016 Update keeps you up to date with this constantly changing field by providing information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs — including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Each drug monograph includes complete dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you’ll always be sure that you’re practicing medication safety. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, and IV drug information. From trusted nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, the Drug Guide also includes a companion website with how-to videos, NCLEX® exam-style questions, patient teaching guidelines, and more. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to vital information. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. UNIQUE! Full-color inserts show how drugs work and provide fast access to basic intravenous administration techniques and skills. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, videos and animations, drug dosage calculators, NCLEX® exam-style questions, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. A table with complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on added or newly released drugs. Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover areas such as doses, side effects, interactions, and nursing considerations. Ethnic alert icon indicates safety information specific to populations of varying ethnicities. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include video clips of medication administration via IV, injection, oral, topical, and drops; animations of how drugs act in the body; and safety content relating to the most common medication errors.

Nurse S Med Deck

Author: April Hazard Vallerand, Ph.D. R.N.
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 0803639783
Size: 16.73 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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SAFETY FIRST! NURSE'S MED DECK, FOURTEENTH EDITION, is the card deck version of the bestsellingDavis's Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fourteenth Edition. Like the book, it always puts safety first…emphasizing the information you need to know to administer medications safely…across the lifespan. Find information on over 200 generic drugs, organized alphabetically. Search the comprehensive index on the yellow cards by generic name, brand name, classification, or combination drug name. Locate profiles of major therapeutic classifications on the cards that directly follow the index. Carry up to 30 cards in a durable plastic pouch. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS One-year subscription to DrugGuide.com, Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. You'll have access to over 1,100 monographs from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser. LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE…AT A GLANCE High alert and patient safety coverage Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions IV Administration REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon Pharmacogenomic content. Canadian-specific content Much more! LEARNING, CARE PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS Online at DavisPlus NEW! Student resources online at DavisPlus. (Redeem thePlus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.) Student Resources More than 1,100 Nurse's Med Deck-style, printable drug monographs for care planning and patient education Audio library for 1,200+ drug names Self-test tutorials Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius Interactive case studies NEW! Complementary and Alternative Medicine 'Drag and Drop' activity Additional Resources Interactive flash cards Audio podcasts Video clips Animations Schematic brain illustrations Much more!