Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference 2013: Everything You Need to Administer Drugs Safely, Accurately, and Professionally, by Skidmore-Roth, Linda, R.N.
- ISBN: 9780323086424 | 032308642X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 6/26/2012
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With a new full-color interior and A-Z organization, Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference offers the latest, most comprehensive coverage of over 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs - all in the most easy-to-find format! Drug monographs cover over 16 areas, including: uses, side effects, interactions, and pharmacokinetics. Key nursing considerations, information on safe drug administration, and a wealth of helpful online learning resources are also incorporated to fully equip you for clinicals and professional practice. Comprehensive and easy to find drug information. Comprehensive drug monographs contain the latest information on: Rx or OTC designations generic names pronunciations U.S. and Canadian trade names functional and chemical classification controlled-substance schedule do-not-confuse drugs actions, 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 treatment of overdose Nursing Process steps used as the framework for organizing all information. Alphabetical listing of drug monographs by generic drug name. Emphasis on safety and safe drug administration. Black Box Warnings alert to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects. Safety Alert icons call out the most critical interactions and side-effects that nurses must watch for. IV drug information, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system for easy identification.