Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014 book cover

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014

Written by two expert nursing and pharmacy clinicians and organized alphabetically by generic drug name, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014 provides essential information for over 1,000 generic name and 4,000 trade name drugs in one quick, convenient source. With comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration as well as guidance through clinical priorities in the practice setting, this resource offers the precautionary information you need to provide safer patient care.

Paperback, 1552 Pages

Published: June 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0739-3

Contents

  • How to Use This Book

    Evolve Page

    IV Compatibility Chart Insert

    Contents

    Drugs by Disorder

    List of Newly Approved Drugs

    Drug Classifications

    A-Z Drug Entries

    Appendixes

    A. Calculation of Doses

    B. Controlled Drugs (United States)

    C. Drip Rates for Critical Care Medications

    D. Drugs of Abuse

    E. Equianalgesic Dosing

    F. FDA Pregnancy Categories

    G. Herbal: Common Natural Medicines

    H. Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy

    I. Normal Laboratory Values

    J. Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes

    K. Poison Antidote Chart

    L. Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety

    M. Recommended Childhood and Adult Immunizations

    N. Parenteral Fluid Administration

    O. Spanish Phrases Often Used in Clinical Settings

    T. Chronic Wound Care

    General Index

    Commonly Used Abbreviations

    Dangerous Abbreviation List

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