Summary: The Drug Reference That Gives You More! Up-to-date and easy-to-use, Nurse's Handbook of IV Drugs, Third Edition is a reference for todayr's nurses giving facts on hundreds of I.V. drugs from abciximab to zoledronic acid, organized alphabetically by generic drug name. The concise drug entries are organized consistently for quick reference and familiarity, and give the vital information you need to know about each drug before, during, and after its administration. Drug entries also inc ...show morelude dosage adjustment alerts for elderly patients, for patients with renal impairment, and for others with special needs.Your'll find: Chemical and therapeutic classes FDA pregnancy risk category Controlled substance schedule Indications and dosages (including pediatric dosages when applicable) Route, onset, peak, and duration information, set up as a chart Mechanism of action (many with illustrations) Incompatibilities Contraindications Interactions with drugs, food, and activities (such as smoking and alcohol use) Adverse reactions Nursing considerations, including steps for drug reconstitution, dilution, and administration; and key patient-teaching points. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 3RD 09
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