Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards - 23rd Edition - ISBN: 9780323320818, 9780323320825

Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards

23rd Edition

Authors: Patricia Nutz Joseph Albanese
eBook ISBN: 9780323320825
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 23rd June 2015
Page Count: 894

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Get a head start in becoming a pharmacology pro with Mosby's Nursing Drug Cards! More than 375 pre-made cards make it easy to find pharmacologic details and nursing management guidelines for over 750 generic and 600 brand-name drugs. Each durable 4 x 6-inch card lists the most up-to-date nursing information — including descriptions, use(s), mechanism(s), pharmacokinetics, side/adverse effects, contraindications/precautions, interactions, dosing, and nursing management priorities. Organized alphabetically, these all-in-one cards are your portable way to drug proficiency!

Key Features

  • Coverage of over 750 generic and 600 brand-name drugs provides one-stop access to the information most needed for clinical practice.
  • Alphabetic organization helps you find information quickly.
  • Portable 4x6-inch cards are smaller than most drug cards and fit easily into a pocket.
  • Consistent format features a drug’s generic name, pronunciation, category, pregnancy category, brand name, dosage forms, use, action, pharmacokinetics, side/adverse effects, contraindications, interactions, dosage, and nursing management priorities.
  • Black Box Warnings highlight high-alert drugs.
  • Nursing management priorities follow a nursing process format: assess, diagnose, implement, and evaluate.
  • Comprehensive index contains generic and trade names, drug classes and combination products.
  • Tall Man lettering offers an easy, visual way to differentiate between similar drug names.
  • Drug side effects information distinguishes between common and life-threatening side effects for drugs.
  • Critical Thinking fill-in-the-blank card may be used on any drug prompting you to think about the drug category, action, patient teaching, and more.
  • NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses for all drug categories show the application of nursing diagnoses in pharmacology.
  • Information on nutritional supplements found in the appendix includes information on both herbal and non-herbal supplements.
  • Drug interaction information includes subheadings for drug, food, and laboratory interactions.
  • Drug pronunciations are listed for each generic drug and drug category.
  • Common conversion formulas are found on the inside lid of the box.
  • Dosage calculation formulas are listed in the appendix.
  • Blank card template lets you create additional cards.

Table of Contents

Drug card explanation
Contributors and Reviewers
Trade Drugs Available in Canada
Critical Thinking Card
Category Cards
Drug Cards

A. Antagonists and Antidotes:  flumazenil
B. Antagonists and Antidotes:  naloxone
C. Drug Dosage Calculations
D. Look-alike/Sound-alike Drug Names
E. Nutritional Supplements
F. Management of Ingested Drug Overdose

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About the Author

Patricia Nutz

Affiliations and Expertise

Professional Nurse Educator, School of Nursing, Jameson Memorial Hospital, New Castle, PA

Joseph Albanese

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Emeritus, College of Staten Island, City University of New York, Staten Island, NY