Ship-Ship-Hooray! Free Shipping on $25+ Details >
Administering Medications

Administering Medications - 5th edition

Administering Medications - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780073548074

ISBN10: 0073548073

Administering Medications by Donna Gauwitz - ISBN 9780073548074
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
International: No
Administering Medications by Donna Gauwitz - ISBN 9780073548074

ISBN13: 9780073548074

ISBN10: 0073548073

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 05

List price: $74.75

All of our used books are 100% hand-inspected and guaranteed! Happy you, happy us.

Ships directly from us
You Save $18.75 (25%)

This title is currently not available in digital format.

Well, that's no good. Unfortunately, this edition is currently out of stock. Please check back soon.

shop us with confidence


Provides the fundamentals of drug administration, drug laws, principles of pharmacology, drug handling procedures, physician's orders, routes of administration, dosage calculation, and drug actions related to specific body systems and disorders. New boxed readings for the Fifth edition include Legal and Ethical Issues, and Health Care: Today and Tomorrow. Also includes CAUTION! boxes which provide critical information on common drug administration errors; Patient Education boxes which teach and reinforce communication skills; Critical Thinking exercises and Internet activities at the end of each chapter; and step-by-step procedures throughout the text. New chapters on vitamins, minerals, and herbs; and antineoplastic drugs.

New to This Edition

  • Legal and Ethical Issues boxed readings
  • Health Care: Today and Tomorrow boxed readings
  • Representative Drug Lists added to the Appendix

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1 Orientation to Medications

2 Principles of Drug Action

3 Measurement and Dosage Calculation

4 Medication Therapy

5 Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs

6 Antibiotics and Antifungals

7 Drugs for the Eye and Ear

8 Drugs for the Skin

9 Drugs for the Cardiovascular System

10 Drugs for the Respiratory System

11 Drugs for the Gastrointestinal System

12 Drugs for the Urinary System and Fluid Balance

13 Drugs for the Reproductive System

14 Drugs for the Endocrine System

15 Drugs for the Musculoskeletal System

16 Drugs for the Nervous and Sensory Systems

17 Psychotropic Drugs

18 Antineoplastic Drugs

19 Administering Parenteral Medications

20 Drugs for the Geriatric Patient