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Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide 2011-2012 (2nd Edition) (Peason Intravenous Drug Guide)

 
 
 
 
Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide 2011-2012 (2nd Edition) (Peason Intravenous Drug Guide)
Author: Billie A. Wilson - Margaret T. Shannon - Kelly Shi
ISBN 13: 9780135138977
ISBN 10: 135138973
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2010-08-06
Format: Spiral-bound
Pages: 768
List Price: $64.20
 
 

Updated in a new edition for 2011-2012, this Intravenous drug guide provides safe, effective, current,and accurate I.V. drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it details all intravenous medications with preparation and administration so complete - no other IV resource is necessary. All drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Some additional features include:

  • Critical dosage, preparation, and administration adjustments by relevant clinical indication, weight, and age, including clear and easy-to-read dosing tables where applicable
  • Comprehensive incompatibilities for solution, additive and Y-site preparations
  • Clear and easy-to-read dosing tables for chemotherapeutic drugs according to National Cancer Institute toxicity scales
  • National Institute of Health recommendations for handling cytotoxic drugs
  • FDA pregnancy categories
  • Clinically relevant adverse effects, contraindications, and cautions
  • Important assessment guidelines and monitoring parameters
  • Comprehensive patient and family teaching guidelines
  • Clear, precise nursing implications for assessment and monitoring patients
  • Unique glossary of key terms, clinical conditions, and associated signs and symptoms

    This is a perefect resource for practicing nurses!

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