Mosby's 2013 Nursing Drug Reference - 26th Edition - ISBN: 9780323101189

Mosby's 2013 Nursing Drug Reference

26th Edition

Authors: Linda Skidmore-Roth Linda Skidmore-Roth
eBook ISBN: 9780323101189
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 11th June 2012

Table of 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

Color Insert: Mechanisms and Sites of Action; Recommended 2012 United States Immunization schedule for persons aged 0-6 years; Recommended 2012 United States Immunization schedule for persons aged 7-18 years

Individual drugs in A-Z Format

Appendixes
A. Selected new drugs 
B. Ophthalmic, otic, nasal, and topical products
C. Vaccines and toxoids


Description

There is a difference in drug handbooks. And if you want the most reliable information presented in full color and organized alphabetically, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference is the only one that should be in your consideration set! With an A to Z organization, no other drug handbook helps you access reliable drug information quicker. But perhaps best of all, this full-color handbook gives you extensive drug information for over 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs — including uses, side effects, interactions, and pharmacokinetics. This reference also includes key nursing considerations to help you assess, administer, evaluate, and teach your patients, as well as instructions for giving drugs by various routes (e.g., PO, IM, IV). Written by a well-known expert in nursing pharmacology, you will ALWAYS find the latest and most trustworthy drug information in Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive and easy to find drug information.
    • Comprehensive drug monographs contain the latest information on:
      • Rx or OTC designations
      • generic names
      • pronunciations
      • U.S. and Canadian trade names
      • functional and chemical classification
      • controlled-substance schedule
      • do-not-confuse drugs
      • actions, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes
      • available forms
      • side effects
      • contraindications
      • precautions
      • pharmacokinetics
      • interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test)
      • nursing considerations
      • treatment of overdose

    • Nursing Process steps used as the framework for organizing all information.
    • Alphabetical listing of drug monographs by generic drug name.

  • Emphasis on safety and safe drug administration.
    • Black Box Warnings alert to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects.
    • Safety Alert icons call out the most critical interactions and side-effects that nurses must watch for.
    • IV drug information, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
    • Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system for easy identification.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323136150
eBook ISBN:
9780323169004
eBook ISBN:
9780323101189

About the Authors

Linda Skidmore-Roth Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Littleton, CO; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM; El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX

Linda Skidmore-Roth Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Consultant, Littleton, CO; Former Nursing Faculty, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM; El Paso Community College, El Paso, TX