2012 Intravenous Medications

A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals


  • Betty Gahart, RN, Nurse Consultant in Education, Napa, California
  • Adrienne Nazareno, PharmD, Clinical Manager, Pharmacist in Charge, Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, California

The #1 IV drug handbook for 38 years, Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals is trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage. It provides essential data on administering more than 350 intravenous drugs, with a portable size for convenience in any clinical setting. This edition includes entries for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA and hundreds of new drug facts. With an alphabetical organization and a detailed appendix of generic and trade names plus pharmacologic actions, this reference makes it easy to find drug information quickly.
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Book information

  • Published:
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09461-0

Table of Contents

General Dilution Charts (inside front cover and facing page)
How to Use This Book
Evolve Website Information
Format and Content of Intravenous Medications
Key to Abbreviations
Important IV Therapy Facts
IV Drugs, A-Z

A. Recommendations for the Safe Use of Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs
B. FDA Pregnancy Categories
C. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events
D. Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents
E. Recently Approved Drugs

Solution Compatibility Chart (last page and inside back cover)