Nurse's Drug Handbook 2012, by Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
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- ISBN: 9781449638641 | 1449638643
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/15/2011
A new and updated version of this best-selling resource!Jones and Bartlett Publisher#x19;s 2012 Nurse#x19;s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference! It provides:* Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox* Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically* No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick referenceIt has all the vital information you need at your fingertips:* Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule* Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information* Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities; and adverse reactions* Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points* Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs* Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert