Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2002

Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2002

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For courses in Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Nursing, and Medical Surgical Nursing.A standard resource for nurses, this unique book provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug administration information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. An easy-to-use dosage information disk is included to provide nurses with monographs of the most commonly prescribed and dispensed drugs and prototype drugs.show more

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  • Hardback | 1568 pages
  • 127 x 203.2 x 50.8mm | 884.5g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 1st New edition
  • 0130420387
  • 9780130420381

About Billie Ann Wilson

Billie Ann Wilson is currently Professor and Director of the Department 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 Bachelor of Science in Biology from Boston College, a Master of Science in Biology from Purdue University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, a Master of Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. Margaret T. Shannon is currently Professor and Dean of the Division of Nursing at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans, Louisiana. Her educational preparation includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Chemistry, both from Saint Louis University; a Master of Arts in Teaching Biology from Saint Mary's College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, a Master of Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical 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. Carolyn L. Stang is currently a drug information specialist in Chicago, Illinois. She has worked in hospital and community pharmacies, home health care, and the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Stang has been a freelance medical writer and an assistant professor at Rutgers University College of Pharmacy. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from The Ohio State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and completed a fellowship in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.show more

Table of contents

Preface. Drug Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs. Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs. Appendix A. Ocular, Inhaled, Topical Steroid, and Low-Molecular Weight Heparin Tables. Appendix B: U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances. Appendix C: FDA Pregnancy Categories. Appendix D: Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed. Appendix E: Prescription Combination Drugs. Appendix F: Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms. Appendix G: Abbreviations. Bibliography. Index. Intravenous Y-Site Compatibility Chart.show more

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