ISBN-10:
0132352001
ISBN-13:
9780132352000
Pub. Date:
05/11/2007
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2008 / Edition 1

Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2008 / Edition 1

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Overview

A standard resource for nurses, this drug guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format.

Includes new added dosage requirements for Obese patients and those undergoing dialysis. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names.  Provides users withaccess to a free PDA Download of the drug guide, along with a premium website with the entire drug database online.  

Nursing professionals and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780132352000
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 05/11/2007
Series: Nurse's Drug Guide (Prentice-Hall) Ser.
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 1760
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.70(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

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 BS in Biology from Boston College, an MS in Biology from Purdue University, a BS in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, an MSRI 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 Emeritus 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.

Carolyn L. Stang is currently Vice President for Clinical Program Development at Caremark Inc. She has worked in hospital and community pharmacies, homehealth care, and the pharmaceutical industry. She holds a BS 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.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS

About the Authors/ v

Editorial Review Panel/ vi

Preface/ viii

Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs/ xi

Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs/ 1—1622

Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids/ 1623

Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances/ 1637

Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories/ 1639

Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed/ 1640

Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs/ 1647

Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions and Associated Signs and Symptoms/ 1661

Appendix G. Abbreviations/ 1667

Appendix H. Dietary Supplement Table/ 1674

Bibliography/ 1676

Index/ 1677

Antibiotic Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart/ After the Index

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