Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook

By

  • Gary Algozzine, PharmD, BCNSP, Director of Pharmacy, Blake Medical Center , Bradenton, FL; Assistant Clinical Professor, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
  • Deborah Lilly, RN, MSN, CCRN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care Training and Development, Blake Medical Center, Bradenton, FL
  • Robert Algozzine, PhD, Professor, College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Compact and easy to use, this handy reference focuses on the information you need to administer intravenous medications in critical care and emergency environments. Essential coverage of 48 of the most common and complex IV drugs, including drip rate calculation charts, drug calculation formulae, and much more help you safely and efficiently administer IV drugs.
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Book information

  • Published: April 2009
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-06657-0


Table of Contents

Sources

Drug Calculation Formulae

Section I: Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drugs –Mixing and Compatibility

Quick Mixing Guide

Compatibility and Incompatibility Chart


Section II: Intravenous Infusion Drugs

1. Abciximab (ReoPro)

2. Alteplase (Activase)

3. Aminophylline (Theophylline)

4. Amiodarone (Cordarone)

5. Argatroban (Acova)

6. Atracurium (Tracrium)

7. Bivalriudin (Angiomax)

8. Cisatracurium (Nimbex)

9. Conivaptan (Vaprisol) NEW!

10. Dexmedetomidine (Precedex)

11. Diltiazem (Cardziem)

12. Dobutamine (Dobutrex)

13. Dopamine (Intropin)

14. Drotrecogin Alfa (Xigris)

15. Epinephrine (Adrenalin) Injection

16. Eptifibatide (Integrilin)

17. Esmolol (Brevibloc)

18. Fenoldopam (Corlopam)

19. Haloperidol (Haldol)

20. Heparin

21. Ibutilide (Corvert)

22. Immune Globulin Intravenous (Gamimune, Gammargard, Gammar-P, Sandoglobulin)

23. Inamrinone (Inocor)

24. Infliximab (Remicade)

25. Insulin Drip

26. Isoproterenol (Isuprel)

27. Labetalol (Trandate)

28. Lepirudin (Refludan)

29. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)

30. Lorazepam (Ativan)

31. Magnesium Sulfate NEW!

32. Midazolam (Versed)

33. Milrinone (Primacor)

34. Nesiritide (Natrecor)

35. Nicardipine (Cardene) NEW!

36. Nitroglycerin

37. Nitroprusside (Nipride)

38. Norepinephrine (Levophed)

39. Octreotide (Sandostatin)

40. Pantoprazole (Protonix)

41. Phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine)

42. Potassium Chloride NEW!

43. Procainamide (Pronestyl)

44. Propofol (Diprivan)

45. Reteplase (Retavase)

46. Tenecteplase (TNKase)

47. Tirofiban HCL (Aggrastat)

48. Vasopressin (Pitressin)


Section III: ACLS Guidelines for Adult Emergency Cardiac Care Algorithms

Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)/Ventricular Fibrillation (VF)

Asystole

Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)

Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA): Clinical Signs and Treatment

Symptomatic Bradycardia

Narrow QRS Tachycardia