Nursing Drug Handbook 2008

Nursing Drug Handbook 2008

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"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. This book is: the leader in nursing drug handbooks; and, thoroughly and methodically reviewed for accuracy and currency. Its therapeutic organization offers the user more information than merely an A-Z presentation; drugs used for similar indications are found in the same chapter. It also includes 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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  • Hardback | 1440 pages
  • 119.4 x 190.5 x 40.6mm | 476.28g
  • Springhouse Publishing Co ,U.S.
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 28th Revised edition
  • 32
  • 1582556830
  • 9781582556833

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
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