2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook
ISBN: 1284121348
EAN13: 9781284121346
Language: English
Publication Date: December 15, 2017
Pages: 1400
Weight: 1.11 lbs.
Format: Paperback
Book Overview
Jones & Bartlett Learning 2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically. The 2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook includes: * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names * Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule * Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information * Incompatibilities and contraindications * Interactions with drugs, food, and activities * Adverse reactions * Nursing considerations, including key teaching points for patients * Mechanism-of-action illustrations * Warnings and precautions New drugs include: bezlotoximab (Zinplava), brivaracetam (Briviact), daclizumab (Zinbryta), ixekizumab (Taltz), lixisenatide (Adlyxin), obiltoxaximab (Anthim), phentermine (Adipex-P), plecanatide (Trulance), prasterone (Intrarosa), and reslizumab (Cinqair).