Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses, with 2012 Update


  • Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP, Consultant, Littleton, CO; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM; El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX

A must-have for every nursing student! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses, 9th Edition with 2012 Update, offers 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; data on interactions and therapeutic outcomes help you prevent errors. Color 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. It includes a CD with profiles of 60 drugs commonly encountered in clinicals, patient teaching guides, over 350 NCLEX® examination-style questions, 30 clinical calculators, and more. A companion website includes drug updates and the latest FDA safety alerts.
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Book information

  • Published:
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-09589-1

Table of Contents

  • Color Insert

Immunization Schedules for Children and Adolescents

Mechanism and Sites of Action

Photo Atlas of Drug Administration

  • Individual Drug Monographs
  • Drug Categories
  • Appendixes:

A. Selected New Drugs

    B. Opthalmic, Nasal, Topical, and Otic Products

      C. Vaccines and Toxoids

        D. Combination Products

          E. Abbreviations and Pregnancy Categories

          • Index
          • 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)