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Intravenous Medications-2013

Intravenous Medications-2013 - 29th edition

ISBN13: 978-0323084819

Cover of Intravenous Medications-2013 29TH 13 (ISBN 978-0323084819)
ISBN13: 978-0323084819
ISBN10: 0323084818
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 29TH 13
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Published: 2013
International: No

List price: $52.95

Intravenous Medications-2013 - 29TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0323084819

Betty L. Gahart

ISBN13: 978-0323084819
ISBN10: 0323084818
Cover type: Spiral
Edition/Copyright: 29TH 13
Publisher: Elsevier Science

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

The #1 IV drug handbook for nearly 40 years, Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals is the go-to resource for all the information you need to safely administer more than 350 intravenous drugs. Whether you prefer the convenient electronic format or the newly redesigned portable print version, this new edition offers alphabetical organization, a detailed appendix of generic and trade names, pharmacologic actions, hundreds of new drug facts, and entries for new IV dugs recently approved by the FDA. There's no other resource more trusted for its accuracy and comprehensive coverage.



  • UNIQUE! Annual publication includes essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs as well as updated information on previously approved drugs.
  • UNIQUE! Thorough coverage of more than 350 IV drugs offers more than any other comparable handbook.
  • UNIQUE! Layout in the print version keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread, ensuring that the health care worker does not contaminate hands by having to turn a page.
  • Consistent, easy-to-use format provides all the essential clinical information on IV drug administration.
  • Alphabetical listing of IV drugs is organized by generic name for quick clinical reference.
  • Updated IV drug dilution and dosage information - in a convenient chart form within monographs where appropriate -helps you quickly locate essential information.
  • Special sections highlight dose variances for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients.
  • Identifying icons (such as Black Box Warnings) and design features also make it easy to locate key information



  • NEW! Larger page size of the print version reduces the thickness of the b

Table of Contents

Table of Contents General Dilution Charts (inside front cover and facing page) How to Use This Book Evolve Website Information Format and Content of Intravenous Medications Key to Abbreviations Important IV Therapy Facts Resources IV Drugs Appendixes: 1.Recommendations for the Safe Use and Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs 2.FDA Pregnancy Categories 3.Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents 4.U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Cancer Institute Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events 5.Recently Approved Drugs (these are drugs that were approved too late to incorporate them into the body of the book) Index Solution Compatibility Chart (last page and inside back cover)