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 more

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  • Paperback | 1376 pages
  • 114.3 x 200.66 x 50.8mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131196154
  • 9780131196155

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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 READINGSshow more

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