Mosby

Mosby's 2015 Nursing Drug Reference

Find the drug information you need fast! Trusted by nurses for over 25 years, Mosby’s 2015 Nursing Drug Reference features a full-color design and convenient A-to-Z organization that offer quick and easy access to the latest and most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled and updated in drug monograph format - including 20 new drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug handbook places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions, Safety Alert icons for situations requiring special attention, and highlighted Common and Life-Threatening Side Effects. Comprehensive coverage also includes IV drug dosage and administration instructions, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. The companion Evolve website offers even more helpful features, such as additional drug monographs (including infrequently used or recently approved drugs); guidelines to safe handling of chemotherapeutic agents; combination products; controlled-substance chart; drug name safety; drugs metabolized by known P450s; drugs to use cautiously for geriatric patients; herbal products; patient teaching guides in English and Spanish; and Canadian resources.

Paperback, 1376 Pages

Published: June 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-27801-0

Contents

  • Drug Categories
    Alpha-adrenergic blockers
    Anesthetics - general/local
    Antacids
    Anti-alzheimer agents
    Antianginals
    Antianxiety agents
    Antiasthmatics
    Anticholinergics
    Anticoagulants
    Anticonvulsants
    Antidepressants
    Antidiabetics
    Antidiarrheals
    Antidysrhythmics
    Antiemetics
    Antifungals (systemic)
    Antihistamines
    Antihypertensives
    Antiinfectives
    Antilipidemics
    Antineoplastics
    Antiparkinson agents
    Antiplatelets
    Antipsychotics
    Antipyretics
    Antiretrovirals
    Antituberculars
    Antitussives/expectorants
    Antivirals
    Beta-adrenergic blockers
    Bone resorption inhibitors
    Calcium channel blockers
    Cardiac glycosides
    Cholinergics
    Cholinergic blockers
    Corticosteroids
    Diuretics
    Histamine H2 antagonists
    Immunosuppressants
    Laxatives
    Neuromuscular blocking agents
    Nonsteroidal antiinflammatories
    Opioid analgesics
    Salicylates
    Sedatives/hypnotics
    Skeletal muscle relaxants
    Thrombolytics
    Thyroid hormones
    Vasodilators
    Vitamins
    Immunization Schedules
    Individual Drug Monographs in A-Z Format
    Appendixes
    A. Selected new drugs
    B. Ophthalmic, otic, nasal, and topical products
    C. Vaccines and toxoids

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