2013 Intravenous Medications

A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals

By

  • 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 nearly 40 years, Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals is the go-to resource for all the information you need to safely administer more than 350 intravenous drugs. Whether you prefer the convenient electronic format or the newly redesigned portable print version, this new edition offers alphabetical organization, a detailed appendix of generic and trade names, pharmacologic actions, hundreds of new drug facts, and entries for new IV drugs recently approved by the FDA. There’s no other resource more trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage.
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Book information

  • Published: July 2012
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-11205-5


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

Resources

IV Drugs

Appendixes:

  1. Recommendations for the Safe Use and Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs
  2. FDA Pregnancy Categories
  3. Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents
  4. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Cancer Institute Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events
  5. Recently Approved Drugs (these are drugs that were approved too late to incorporate them into the body of the book)

Index

Solution Compatibility Chart (last page and inside back cover)