Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses (Mixed media product)
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Short Description for Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses Daviss Drug Guide for Nurses, Twelfth Edition always puts safety first emphasizing the information nurses need to know to administer medications competently and safely across the lifespan. Well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade name drugs reflect the latest FDA approvals and changes. Features new and updated content, and now includes a free 1-year subscription to
- Published: 10 June 2010
- Format: Mixed media product 1478 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780803623095 ISBN 10: 0803623097
- Sales rank: 606,613
Full description for Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
Safety 1st The information nurses need when, where, and how they need it! Today s most comprehensive nursing drug guide emphasizes safety 1st! Davis s Drug Guide for Nurses, Twelfth Edition always puts safety first emphasizing the information nurses need to know to administer medications competently and safely across the lifespan. Well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade name drugs reflect the latest FDA approvals and changes. The TWELFTH EDITION at a glance NEW and UPDATED CONTENT NEW! Free, 1-year subscription to Drug Guide Online (DrugGuide.com) featuring over 1,500 complete drug monographs, the latest FDA approvals, and much more. UPDATED! Thoroughly reviewed, revised, and updated monographs. UPDATED! Evidence-based content related to pharmacotherapeutics. UPDATED! Full-color insert, including photographs of Tall Man, high alert, and commonly seen drugs. NEW! Additional headings for special populations. EXPANDED! Herbal content. UPDATED! Cost information for 200 top drugs. UPDATED! Nursing diagnoses. Patient safety and preventing medication errors More high-alert coverage and patient safety information than any other drug guide. Life-threatening side effects most frequently encountered problems do not confuse with, do not crush, break, or chew medications how to avoid common errors, where appropriate. Drug-drug, drug-natural products, and drug-food interactions. How to administer medication safely by all routes, with information on preparation and mixture of oral meds methods for parenteral administration, toxicity and signs of overdose dosing considerations for patients with renal or hepatic impairment much more! Thorough Patient and Family Teaching Guidelines. Well-structured and readable Organized by generic drug name, with an index that includes generic and trade names, classifications, combination drugs, and herbals. An engaging, easy-to-read style. Safety 1st with Unique clinical and learing tools! Online at DavisPlus (No fee. No password. No registration.) A wealth of interactive activities, tools, and resources provide even more ways to ensure safety 1st. NEW! Interactive Flash cards present the generic name of a drug on one side, and the brand name(s) and therapeutic classification on the other. NEW! Audio podcasts feature information on how to use Davis s Drug Guide for Nurses evidence-based practice and pharmacotherapeutics NEW! pharmacogenomics medication errors special dosing considerations and educating patients. Animations demonstrate the administration and absorption of oral drugs and schematic brain illustrations depict the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients. Video Clips illustrate the safe administration of medications. Interactive Case Studies develop critical thinking skills through brief real-life scenarios followed by a series of questions with answers and rationales. Select Tutorials provide an evidence-based overview of safe and effective medication administration. (A multiple-choice self-test for each topic helps students assess their mastery.) And more!