Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students book cover

Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students

No nursing student should leave home without this book! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 10th Edition offers the most reliable information, now presented in full color. With an A to Z organization, you have quick access to information on 50 drug classifications and more than 4,000 individual generic and trade name drugs. The newest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses help you write care plans, and data on interactions and therapeutic outcomes help you prevent errors.  Detailed illustrations show how drugs work at the cellular level, and a photo atlas depicts physical landmarks and techniques for safe and effective drug administration. Known for its focus on drug safety, this handbook is compiled by Linda Skidmore-Roth, a well-known expert in nursing pharmacology, which means you will ALWAYS find the latest and most trustworthy drug information.  An Evolve companion website includes profiles of several drugs commonly encountered in clinicals, vibrant animations of drug actions, comprehensive list of combination products, patient-teaching guides, clinical calculators, and more!


Published: July 2012

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-10165-3


  • Visual Guide to Using this Book (inside front cover)

    Evolve Companion

    Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule - United States, 2010
    Mechanism and Sites of Action
    Photo Atlas of Drug Administration

    Individual Drug Monographs
    Drug Categories

    A. Selected New Drugs

    B. Opthalmic, Nasal, Topical, and Otic Products

    C. Vaccines and Toxoids

    D. Combination Products

    E. Abbreviations and Pregnancy Categories


    Safe Medication Administration Guide
    Nomogram for Calculation of Body Surface Area
    Formulas for Drug Calculations
    IV Drug/Solution Compatibility Chart
    Syringe Compatibility Chart (inside back cover)


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