ISBN-10:
0135034299
ISBN-13:
9780135034293
Pub. Date:
05/28/2008
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2009 / Edition 1

Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2009 / 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. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are important clinical information for hundreds of drugs including adverse reactions, interactions, and side effects. This is the only handbook that consistently breaks dosages down to the level of neonate, infant, and adolescent and also includes dosage requirements for obese patients and patients undergoing dialysis. It also breaks down IV drug information with clear instructions for preparing and administering IV’s via push, continuous, or intermittent in a format that is easily accessible for professionals. This edition contains 235 updates to existing drug monographs covering changes in availability, indications, dosages, contraindications, removals from market, administration, and more. 38 new drugs approved by the FDA in 2007 are also included. This retail edition includes the suggested list price printed on the back cover.

Nursing professionals and students.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780135034293
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 05/28/2008
Series: Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide (Retail Edition) Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1772
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.28(h) x 2.19(d)

About the Author

Billie Ann Wilson

is Professor Emeritus in the School 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 MSN 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.

Table of Contents

About the Authors/ v

Editorial Review Panel/ vi

Preface/ viii

Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs/ xi

Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs/ 1—1631

Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids/ 1634

Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances/ 1647

Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories/ 1649

Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed/ 1650

Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs/ 1657

Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms/ 1671

Appendix G. Abbreviations/ 1677

Appendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table/ 1684

Bibliography/ 1686

Index/ 1687

Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart/ After the Index

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