BOPOD - Mosby's 2015 Nursing Drug Reference: Edition 28

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Find the drug information you need fast! Trusted by nurses for over 25 years, Mosby’s 2015 Nursing Drug Reference features a full-color design and convenient A-to-Z organization that offer quick and easy access to the latest and most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled and updated in drug monograph format — including 20 new drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug handbook places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions, Safety Alert icons for situations requiring special attention, and highlighted Common and Life-Threatening Side Effects. Comprehensive coverage also includes IV drug dosage and administration instructions, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. The companion Evolve website offers even more helpful features, such as additional drug monographs (including infrequently used or recently approved drugs); guidelines to safe handling of chemotherapeutic agents; combination products; controlled-substance chart; drug name safety; drugs metabolized by known P450s; drugs to use cautiously for geriatric patients; herbal products; patient teaching guides in English and Spanish; and Canadian resources.
  • More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs
  • are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals.
  • Attractive full-color design highlights important information for quick and easy access.
  • Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions.
  • Safety Alert icon identifies situations that require special attention.
  • Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.
  • Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.
  • Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
  • Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose.
  • Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion.
  • Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting.
  • A companion website includes updates with infrequently used or recently approved drugs, a full-color pill atlas, guidelines to safe handling of chemotherapeutic agents, combination products, drugs metabolized by known P450s, medications to be cautiously for geriatric patients, herbal products, a listing of high-alert Canadian medications and immunization schedules, patient teaching guides in English and Spanish, and more.
  • 20 NEW monographs provide current content on added or newly released drugs.
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About the author

Linda Skidmore-Roth, RN, MSN, NP

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Publisher
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Published on
Aug 5, 2014
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Pages
1376
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ISBN
9780323286930
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Language
English
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Genres
Medical / Nursing / Pharmacology
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This content is DRM protected.
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Choose the drug handbook trusted for nearly 30 years! From the leading name in nursing, Mosby’s 2018 Nursing Drug Reference is a full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20-30 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. . No other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects. Backed with practical online resources, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference proves there is a difference in drug guides. It’s Mosby’s bestselling drug reference for nurses!Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions.Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects.Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information.Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.Overview of drug categories explains the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions.Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices.Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. NEW! 20-30 added monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs. NEW! BEERS indications included for selected monographs. NEW! Drugs with genetic indications identifiable by easy to spot icon.
Use this set of colorful cards to master pharmacology! With over 90 cartoons covering drugs and related topics, Mosby's Pharmacology Memory NoteCards: Visual, Mnemonic, and Memory Aids for Nurses, 4th Edition uses humor and illustrations to make studying easier and more fun. These durable, portable cards use mnemonics and other time-tested learning aids to help you prepare for class, clinicals, and the NCLEX® examination. Created by nursing educators JoAnn Zerwekh and Jo Carol Claborn, this unique tool may be used as either a spiral-bound notebook or as individual flashcards. It makes studying pharmacology a memorable experience!UNIQUE! Over 90 full-color cartoons offer humorous and memorable presentations of key drugs.UNIQUE! Color-highlighted monographs make it easier to identify nursing priorities on common medications.UNIQUE! Mnemonics and other time-tested memory aids help you grasp and remember even the most complex concepts.Thick pages and a spiral-bound format create a portable tool that is durable enough for the clinical environment.Colored thumb tabs at the bottom of the page allow you to find topics quickly.What You Need to Know sections on each card cover key information in a quick and easy-to-review format.Colored highlights in the What You Need to Know sections emphasize four central topics: Serious/Life-Threatening Implications in pinkMost Frequent Side Effects are blueImportant Nursing Implications are yellowPatient Teaching information is green NEW! 8 brand-new cards focus on antiemetics, sunscreens, prostaglandins, acetaminophen, and more.NEW coverage highlights contemporary and timely topics on pharmacology — all in one clinical tool.
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