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Nursing2004 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)

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Publisher Comments:

The only nursing drug guide organized by therapeutic class, this year's fully updated edition contains more than 900 entries, and covers more than 1,000 generic and 3,500 brand-name drugs. The value of this comprehensive reference is enhanced with the inclusion of a free mini-CD-ROM, which features 10 CE tests and 200 drug monographs linked to 200 patient-teaching handouts. This handbook also includes an updated and expanded 32-page full-color photo guide to the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules. New to this edition: more than 30 monographs on newly FDA-approved drugs, new FDA-approved indications and dosages, and off-label indications included in every appropriate drug monograph. Appendices include herbal medicines, infusion flow rates, dialyzable drugs, drugs that shouldn't be crushed, look alike and sound alike drugs, English-Spanish drug phrase translator, therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines, and combination drugs for pain management, and more. Free access to drug updates and other drug information can be found on NDHnow.com.

Synopsis:

The only nursing drug guide organized by therapeutic class, this fully updated edition contains more than 900 entries, and covers more than 1,000 generic and 3,500 brand-name drugs. Includes a mini-CD-ROM, which features 10 CE tests and 200 drug monographs linked to 200 patient-teaching handouts. Appendices include herbal medicines, infusion flow rates, dialyzable drugs, drugs that shouldn't be crushed, and much more.

Synopsis:

The 2004 updated edition of this nursing drug guide contains more than 900 entries and covers more than 1000 generic and 3500 brand-name drugs and is organised by therapeutic class.

Table of Contents

How to use Nursing2004 Drug Handbook

Common abbreviations

    General Information


  1. Drug actions, reactions, and interactions


  2. Drug therapy in children


  3. Drug therapy in elderly patients

    Anti-infectives


  4. Amebicides and antiprotozoals


  5. Anthelmintics


  6. Antifungals


  7. Antimalarials


  8. Antituberculotics and antileprotics


  9. Aminoglycosides


  10. Penicillins


  11. Cephalosporins


  12. Tetracyclines


  13. Sulfonamides


  14. Fluoroquinolones


  15. Antivirals


  16. Macrolide anti-infectives


  17. Miscellaneous anti-infectives

    Cardiovascular System Drugs


  18. Inotropics


  19. Antiarrhythmics


  20. Antianginals


  21. Antihypertensives


  22. Antilipemics


  23. Miscellaneous cardiovascular drugs

    Central Nervous System Drugs


  24. Nonnarcotic analgesics and antipyretics


  25. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs


  26. Narcotic and opioid analgesics


  27. Sedative-hypnotics


  28. Anticonvulsants


  29. Antidepressants


  30. Anxiolytics


  31. Antipsychotics


  32. Central nervous system stimulants


  33. Antiparkinsonians


  34. Miscellaneous central nervous system drugs

    Autonomic Nervous System Drugs


  35. Cholinergics (parasympathomimetics)


  36. Anticholinergics


  37. Adrenergics (sympathomimetics)


  38. Adrenergic blockers (sympatholytics)


  39. Skeletal muscle relaxants


  40. Neuromuscular blockers

    Respiratory Tract Drugs


  41. Antihistamines


  42. Bronchodilators


  43. Expectorants and antitussives


  44. Miscellaneous respiratory drugs

    Gastrointestinal Tract Drugs


  45. Antacids, adsorbents, and antiflatulents


  46. Digestive enzymes and gallstone solubilizers


  47. Antidiarrheals


  48. Laxatives


  49. Antiemetics


  50. Antiulcer drugs


  51. Miscellaneous gastrointestinal tract drugs

    Photoguide to Tablets and Capsules Hormonal Drugs


  52. Corticosteroids


  53. Androgens and anabolic steroids


  54. Estrogens and progestins


  55. Gonadotropins


  56. Antidiabetic drugs and glucagon


  57. Thyroid hormones


  58. Thyroid hormone antagonists


  59. Pituitary hormones


  60. Parathyroid-like drugs

    Drugs for Fluid and Electrolyte Balance


  61. Diuretics


  62. Electrolytes and replacement solutions


  63. Acidifiers and alkalinizers

    Hematologic Drug


  64. Hematinics


  65. Anticoagulants


  66. Blood derivatives


  67. Thrombolytic enzymes

    Antineoplastics


  68. Alkylating drugs


  69. Antimetabolites


  70. Antibiotic antineoplastics


  71. Antineoplastics that alter hormone balance


  72. Miscellaneous antineoplastics

    Immunomodulation Drugs


  73. Immunosuppressants


  74. Vaccines and toxoids


Product Details

ISBN:
9781582552422
Manufactured:
Lippencott
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Editor:
Springhouse
Author:
Springhouse
Location:
Philadelphia, Pa.
Subject:
Drug Guides
Subject:
Drugs
Subject:
Chemotherapy
Subject:
Nursing - Pharmacology
Subject:
Drug Therapy
Subject:
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Subject:
Nursing - General
Edition Number:
24
Edition Description:
Twenty fourth Edition
Series:
Nursing Drug Handbook
Series Volume:
no. 408
Publication Date:
20030626
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
1408
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.5 in 99 lb

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Product details 1408 pages Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - English 9781582552422 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The only nursing drug guide organized by therapeutic class, this fully updated edition contains more than 900 entries, and covers more than 1,000 generic and 3,500 brand-name drugs. Includes a mini-CD-ROM, which features 10 CE tests and 200 drug monographs linked to 200 patient-teaching handouts. Appendices include herbal medicines, infusion flow rates, dialyzable drugs, drugs that shouldn't be crushed, and much more.
"Synopsis" by , The 2004 updated edition of this nursing drug guide contains more than 900 entries and covers more than 1000 generic and 3500 brand-name drugs and is organised by therapeutic class.
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