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Nursing2008 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)

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The best-selling nursing drug handbook for 28 years is now in its fully updated 2008 edition. Organized by therapeutic class, Nursing2008 Drug Handbook provides quick access to current, accurate information on over 900 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs.

This edition includes over 30 recently approved drugs as well as newly approved indications. Each entry now includes pharmacologic class and information on the drug's half-life. Delayed, severe interactions are now highlighted.

A free CD-ROM contains 200 drug monographs and corresponding customizable patient-teaching handouts. CE activity and updates are on NDHnow.com.

Nursing2008 Drug Handbook will be available for PDA in September 2007.

Synopsis:

The best-selling nursing drug handbook for 28 years is now in its fully updated 2008 edition. Organized by therapeutic class, Nursing2008 Drug Handbook provides quick access to current, accurate information on over 900 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs.

This edition includes over 30 recently approved drugs as well as newly approved indications. Each entry now includes pharmacologic class and information on the drug's half-life. Delayed, severe interactions are now highlighted.

A free CD-ROM contains 200 drug monographs and corresponding customizable patient-teaching handouts. CE activity and updates are on NDHnow.com.

Nursing2008 Drug Handbook will be available for PDA in September 2007.

Synopsis:

Nursing2008 Drug Handbook is a handy, comprehensive drug reference, updated and published every year to give nurses quick access to current, accurate drug information. This reference provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs. Strengths: The leader in nursing drug handbooks. Thoroughly and methodically reviewed for accuracy and currency. Therapeutic organization offers the user more information than merely an A-Z presentation; drugs used for similar indications are found in the same chapter. Alerts, I.V. administration, off-label indications, and rapid-onset interactions give readers all the information needed right at their fingertips.

Table of Contents

Compatibility of Drugs Combined in a Syringe / How to Use Nursing2008 Drug Handbook / Guide to Abbreviations

GENERAL INFORMATION: Drug Actions, Interactions and Reactions / Drug Therapy Across the Lifespan / Safe Drug Administration

ANTI-INFECTIVES: Amebicides ! Antiprotozoals / Antihelmintics / Antifungals / Antimalarials / Antituberculotics ! Antileprotics / Aminoglycosides / Penicillins / Cephalosporins / Tetracyclines / Sulfonamides / Fluoroquinolones / Antivirals / Macrolide Anti-infectives / Miscellaneous Anti-infectives

CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM DRUGS: Inotropics / Antiarrhythmics / Antianginals / Antihypertensives / Antilipemics / Miscellaneous Cardiovascular Drugs

CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS: Nonopioid Analgesics !Antipyretics / Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs / Opioid Analgesics / Sedative-Hypnotics / Anticonvulsants / Antidepressants / Anxiolytics / Antipsychotics / Central Nervous System Stimulants / Antiparkinsonians / Miscellaneous Central Nervous System Drugs

AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM DRUGS: Cholinergics (Parasympathomimetics) / Anticholinergics / Adrenergics (Sympathomimetics) / Skeletal Muscle Relaxants / Neuromuscular Blockers

RESPIRATORY TRACT DRUGS: Antihistamines / Bronchodilators / Expectorants and Antitussives / Miscellaneous Respiratory Tract Drugs

GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT DRUGS: Antacids, Adsorbents and Antiflatulents / Digestive Enzymes ! Gallstone Solubilizers / Antidiarrheals / Laxatives / Antiemetics / Antiulcer Drugs / Miscellaneous Gastrointestinal Tract Drugs

HORMONAL DRUGS: Corticosteroids / Androgens ! Anabolic Steroids / Estrogens !Progestins / Gonadotropins / Antidiabetics ! Glucagon / Thyroid Hormones / Thyroid Hormone Antagonists / Pituitary Hormones / Parathyroid-like Drugs

DRUGS FOR FLUID ! ELECTROLYTE BALANCE: Diuretics / Electrolytes ! Replacement Solutions / Acidifiers ! Alkalinizers HEMATOLOGIC DRUGS: Hematinics / Anticoagulants / Blood Derivatives / Thrombolytic Enzymes

ANTINEOPLASTICS: Alkylating Drugs / Antimetabolites / Antibiotic Antineoplastics / Antineoplastics That Alter Hormone Balance / Miscellaneous Antineoplastics

IMMUNOMODULATORS: Immunosuppressants / Vaccines and Toxoids / Toxins ! Antivenins / Immune Serums / Biological Response Modifiers

OPHTHALMIC, OTIC ! NASAL DRUGS: Ophthalmic Anti-infectives / Ophthalmic Anti-inflammatories / Miotics / Mydriatics / Ophthalmic Vasoconstrictors / Miscellaneous Ophthalmics / Otics / Nasal Drugs

TOPICAL DRUGS: Local Anti-infectives / Scabicides and Pediculicides / Topical Corticosteroids

APPENDICES: Guide to Combination Drugs / Abbreviations to avoid / Quick Guide to Combination Drugs / Pregnancy Risk Categories / Controlled Substance Schedules / Cytochrome P-450 Enzymes ! Common Drug Interactions / Cancer Chemotherapy: Acronyms !Protocols / Drugs That Prolong the QTc Interval / Herbal Supplements /Adverse Reactions Misinterpreted as Age-Related Changes / Combination Drugs: Indications ! Dosages / Infusion Flow Rates / Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Guidelines / Drugs That Shouldn't Be Crushed / Normal laboratory test values/ Dialyzable Drugs / English-Spanish drug phrase translator/ Acknowledgments / Index

NDH2008Plus!

Inside back cover

Drug updates on the Internet NDHnow.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9781582556833
Author:
Lippincott Williams
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Manufactured:
Springhouse Corp
Editor:
Doyle, Rita M.
Editor:
Springhouse
Author:
Springhouse
Subject:
Nursing - Pharmacology
Subject:
Nursing - General
Edition Number:
28
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Nursing Drug Handbook
Publication Date:
20070521
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1440
Dimensions:
7.5 x 4.5 in 2 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,

The best-selling nursing drug handbook for 28 years is now in its fully updated 2008 edition. Organized by therapeutic class, Nursing2008 Drug Handbook provides quick access to current, accurate information on over 900 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs.

This edition includes over 30 recently approved drugs as well as newly approved indications. Each entry now includes pharmacologic class and information on the drug's half-life. Delayed, severe interactions are now highlighted.

A free CD-ROM contains 200 drug monographs and corresponding customizable patient-teaching handouts. CE activity and updates are on NDHnow.com.

Nursing2008 Drug Handbook will be available for PDA in September 2007.

"Synopsis" by ,
Nursing2008 Drug Handbook is a handy, comprehensive drug reference, updated and published every year to give nurses quick access to current, accurate drug information. This reference provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs. Strengths: The leader in nursing drug handbooks. Thoroughly and methodically reviewed for accuracy and currency. Therapeutic organization offers the user more information than merely an A-Z presentation; drugs used for similar indications are found in the same chapter. Alerts, I.V. administration, off-label indications, and rapid-onset interactions give readers all the information needed right at their fingertips.
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