Prentice Hall Pediatric Drug Guide

Prentice Hall Pediatric Drug Guide

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To be used as a resource for any pediatric nursing and/or health professions course or for the clinical setting.



This comprehensive drug guide addresses the specialty of pediatric pharmacology in the context of nursing care, containing most medications administered to children. The guide provides easy access to over 500 drugs organized alphabetically by generic name. For each drug in this book, the user will find Trade Names, Combination Drugs, Classifications, Pregnancy Category, Controlled Substance Status, Availability, Actions/Therapeutic Effects, Uses, Contraindications/Cautions Use, Routes/Dosages, Storage, Administration, Adverse Effects, Diagnostic Test Interference, Drug and Food/Herbal Interactions, Pharmacokinetics, and Nursing Implications. It highlights nursing implications for administration, monitoring, and teaching and focuses on the child, the adolescent, and the family.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 1376 pages
  • 114.3 x 200.66 x 50.8mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131196154
  • 9780131196155

Table of contents

PART I

Physiological Considerations

Developmental Considerations

Techniques of Administration



PART II

Drugs listed alphabetically by generic name



Name - Pronunciation - Trade Names

Classification(s)

Prototype

Pregnancy Category

Availability (preps)

Combination Products

Action

Therapeutic Effects

Use(s)

Unlabeled Uses

Contraindications

Cautious Use

Route & Dosage

Storage

Administration

Adverse Effects

Diagnostic Test Interference

Drug, Food and Herbal Interactions

Pharmacokinetics

Nursing Implications



PART III APPENDICES



Schedule of Controlled Substances

Pregnancy Categories

Oral Dosage Forms that Should Not Be Crushed

Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs

Glossary of Key Terms

Abbreviations

Common Toxic Effects of Antineoplastics

Commonly Used Antineoplastic Drug Combinations

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Medications fo Cardiac Arrest and Symptomatic Arrhythmias

Pediatric Advanced Life Support Medications to Maintain Cardiac Output and for Postresuscitation

Stabilization

Recommended Immunization Schedule

Recommendations for Immunization of Children with Immune Deficiencies

Suggested Intervals Between Immune Globulin Administration and Measles Immunization

Table of Reportable Events Following Immunization

Reporting Events Occurring After Immunization

Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System

Inhaled and Topical Corticosteroids



SUGGESTED READINGS
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