ISBN-10:
0803619111
ISBN-13:
9780803619111
Pub. Date:
06/28/2008
Publisher:
F. A. Davis Company
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses / Edition 11

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses / Edition 11

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EXPECT MORE!MORE new and updated content! MORE emphasis on safe nursing practice! MORE organized and readable!Count on Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition to deliver easy-to-read, well-organized monographs on hundreds of generic and thousands of trade name drugs. With a focus on nursing practice and usability, it's the one drug guide that provides comprehensive coverage of all populations across the entire lifespan, and all of the guidance needed to administer medications competently and safely. NEW AT A GLANCE! MORE NEW AND UPDATED CONTENT NEW! Additional content for psychotropic drugs. NEW! Headings for IV administration, dilution, and concentration. NEW! "Tall Man" letters for FDA-identified drugs. NEW! Full-color photographs of high alert and "Tall Man" drugs. NEW! Full-color administration charts for IM syringe compatibility and IV administration. NEW! Expanded evidence-based content. NEW! Appendix comparing Canadian and U.S. pharmaceutical practices. NEW! More Canadian brand names in the monographs, denoted by a maple leaf icon. NEW! Maple leaf icon in the index. MORE TEACHING TOOLS NEW! Resources for Instructors online at DavisPlus, upon adoption.MORE LEARNING TOOLS Resource Kit CD-ROM. (Available with the Book + CD-ROM version.) includes NEW! Free mobile access to 400 complete monographs for commonly administered drugs. Resources for Students online at DavisPlus. (No fee. No password. No registration.) NEW! Enhanced online service for DrugGuide.com, powered by Unbound Medicine. MORE OF WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR!Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition continues to deliver all of the strengths that have made it the drug guide of choice-year after year.MORE EMPHASIS ON NURSING PRACTICE... Uses all 5 steps of the nursing process. Covers vulnerable patient populations across the lifespan. Provides extensive coverage of IV administration.MORE FOCUS ON SAFETY... Provides more high-alert coverage and patient safety information than any other drug guide! Explains how to administer medication safely by all routes. Covers drug-drug, drug-natural and drug-food interactions. Includes Patient and Family Teaching Guidelines. MORE CLINICAL AND LEARNING TOOLS-on the Resource Kit CD-ROM! NEW! FREE mobile access to 400 complete monographs for commonly administered drugs. Updated Drug Search Program-nearly 700 searchable drug monographs that can be copied, pasted, and printed, as well as NEW! Audio Pronunciations. NEW! Unique Psychotropic Drugs Tutorial Unique preventing Medication Errors Tutorial-a medication safety review, self-test with "real-life" scenarios, physician orders, and rationales for correct and incorrect answers. Updated Wound Care Tutorial-a photographic overview of the different types of wounds and wound care products as well as a self-test, with answers and rationales. NEW! Interactive Case Studies. Drug Dosage Calculators for metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius. Wound Care Clinical Sheets-a quick review of pressure ulcer prevention strategies, wound assessment, pressure ulcer stages and treatment, and wound care products. Pocket sized and printable. And more! MORE WAYS TO ENHANCE STUDENT LEARNING... Student Resources Online at DavisPlus-FREE upon adoption! NEW! Video Clips illustrate the safe administration of medications. NEW! Animations. NEW! Interactive Case Studies. Select Tutorials from the CD-ROM provide an evidence-based overview of safe and effective medication administration. A multiple-choice self-test for each topic helps students assess their learning. And more! MORE TOOLS TO ENHANCE TEACHING. NEW! Instructor Resources Online at DavisPlus-FREE upon adoption! These password-protected ancillaries are FREE to instructors who adopt Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition. Case Studies PowerPoint Presentations The Drug Search Installer from Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses Resource Kit CD-ROM. A Scavenger Hunt. And more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803619111
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 06/28/2008
Edition description: Book & CD-ROM, 20th Anniversary Edition
Pages: 1428
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

HOW TO USE DAVIS'S DRUG GUIDE FOR NURSES         xvii

SPECIAL DOSING CONSIDERATIONS      xxi

The Pediatric Patient xxi
The Geriatric Patient xxi
The Obstetric Patient xxii
Renal Disease xxii
Liver Disease xxiii
Congestive Heart Failure xxiii
Body Size xxiii
Delivery to Sites of Action xxiv
Drug Interactions xxiv
Dosage Forms xxiv
Environmental Factors xxv
Nutritional Factors xxv
Summary xxv

MEDICATION MISADVENTURES: THE NURSE'S ROLE IN DETECTING, PREVENTING, AND DOCUMENTING ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS AND MEDICATION ERRORS         xxxi

CLASSIFICATIONS         C1 -- C74

DRUG MONOGRAPHS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY GENERIC NAME           1 -- 1056

APPENDICES

Appendix A. Commonly Used Combination Drugs 1059
Appendix B. Equianalgesic Tables 1078
Appendix C. Schedules of Controlled Substances 1082
Appendix D. Infusion Rate Tables 1084
Appendix E. Food and Drug Administration Pregnancy Categories 1090
Appendix F. Formulas Helpful for Calculating Doses 1091
Appendix G. Body Surface Area Nomograms 1094
Appendix H. Administration Techniques 1096
Appendix I. Recommendations for the Safe Handling of Hazardous Drugs 1099
Appendix J. Normal Values of Common Laboratory Tests 1103
Appendix K. Dietary Guidelines for Food Sources 1105
Appendix L. Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) 1107
Appendix M. Routine Pediatric and Adult Immunizations 1109
Appendix N. Endocarditis Prophylaxis Guidelines 1112
Appendix O. Ophthalmic Medications 1114
Appendix P. Recent Drug Release Update 1124
Appendix Q. Infrequently Used Drugs 1129
Appendix R. Sample FDA Medication Error and Adverse Reaction Reporting 1145
Appendix S. NANDA Nursing Diagnoses from the 12th Conference 1149
BIBLIOGRAPHY. 1151
COMPREHENSIVE GENERIC/TRADE/CLASSIFICATIONS INDEX                               1152

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