Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide 2009-2010

Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide 2009-2010

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This new Intravenous drug guide provides safe, effective, current,and accurate I.V. drug information in a quickly accessible format. It breaks down IV drug information with clear instructions for preparing and administering IV's. Also contains nursing implications!show more

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  • Paperback | 736 pages
  • 116.84 x 187.96 x 27.94mm | 544.31g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 2009-2010 ed.
  • 0131145207
  • 9780131145207

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Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide 2009-2010 highlights the critical information you need to know in a convenient, easy-to-access format. Over 350 intravenous drugs listed alphabetically by generic nameComplete, concise information for IV drug preparation and administrationCritical dosage, preparation, and administration adjustments by relevant clinical indication, weight, and age, including clear and easy-to-read dosing tables where applicableComprehensive incompatibilities for solution, additive and Y-site preparationsClear and easy-to-read dosing tables for chemotherapeutic drugs according to National Cancer Institute toxicity scales National Institute of Health recommendations for handling cytotoxic drugsFDA pregnancy categoriesClinically relevant adverse effects, contraindications, and cautionsImportant assessment guidelines and monitoring parametersComprehensive patient and family teaching guidelinesClear, precise nursing implications for assessment and monitoring patientsUnique glossary of key terms, clinical conditions, and associated signs and symptoms Check for yourself!Compare the Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide against any other handbook and you will see how this resource provides you quick and easy access to the information you need, in the format you need it!show more

About Billie Ann Wilson

Billie Ann Wilson is Professor Emerita in the School of Nursing at Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to entering nursing, she taught natural and physical sciences at the secondary and collegiate levels. She holds a BS in Biology from Boston College, an MS in Biology from Purdue University, a BS in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, an MSN from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. Margaret T. Shannon is Professor Emerita of Nursing at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans, Louisiana. She holds a BS and an MS in Chemistry, both from Saint Louis University; an MA in Teaching Biology from Saint Mary's College, a BS in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, an MSN from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. Prior to entering nursing, she taught physical science, natural science, and mathematics at the secondary and collegiate levels. Kelly M. Shields is currently Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Ohio Northern University's Raabe College of Pharmacy. She holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from Butler University and completed a fellowship in natural Product Information and Research at University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has practiced Pharmacy in retail, community, and academic settings and has worked as a freelance medical writer.show more

Table of contents

CONTENTS Editorial Review Panel/v Preface/vi Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs/xv Alphabetical Entries for Generic Intravenous Drugs/1 Appendix A. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances/670 Appendix B. U.S. FDA Pregnancy Categories/671 Appendix C. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms/672 Appendix D. Abbreviations/678 Appendix E. Recommendations for the Safe Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs/685 Appendix F. Toxicity Grades Associated with Chemotherapy/689 Bibliography/690 Index/691 Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart/After the Indexshow more