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Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 - E-Book

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 - E-Book

Robert J. Kizior | Barbara B. Hodgson


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Arm yourself with all the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. In addition to its detailed and thoroughly updated drug coverage (including Black Box Alerts), this convenient handbook also includes the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care — such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. No other drug handbook on the market more perfectly meets the practicing nurse’s needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017!

  • Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy.
  • Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur.
  • Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration.
  • UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions are included to keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs.
  • Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families.
  • Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs.
  • Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching.
  • Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations.
  • Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities.
  • Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs.
  • Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility.
  • Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on the free Evolve companion site.
  • Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration.
  • Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs.
  • Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information.
  • A sample drug monograph with call-outs is included to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently.

Table of Contents

Section Title Page Action Price
Front Cover Cover
How to use ES2
Evolve ES4
IV compatibilities ES5
Front matter i
Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 i
Copyright Page ii
Table of Contents iii
Author Biographies iv
Reviewers v
Consultants v
Acknowledgments vi
Dedication vi
Preface vii
Newly approved medications xi
Drugs by disorder xiii
Drug classification contents 1C
A 2C
B 68C
C 75C
D 99C
H 102C
I 115C
L 117C
N 120C
O 130C
P 135C
S 142C
V 151C
Generic Drugs A e1
A 1
Generic Drugs B e2
B 117
Generic Drugs C e3
C 177
Generic Drugs D e4
D 309
Generic Drugs E e5
E 409
Generic Drugs F e6
F 485
Generic Drugs G e7
G 539
Generic Drugs H e8
H 569
Generic Drugs I e9
I 593
Generic Drugs k e10
K 665
Generic Drugs L e11
L 670
Generic Drugs M e12
M 742
Generic Drugs N e13
N 826
Generic Drugs O e14
O 876
Generic Drugs P e15
P 919
Generic Drugs Q e16
Q 1027
Generic Drugs R e17
R 1032
Generic Drugs S e18
S 1088
Generic Drugs T e19
T 1143
Generic Drugs U e20
U 1234
Generic Drugs V e21
V 1238
Generic Drugs W e22
W 1289
Generic Drugs Z e23
Z 1291
Appendix A Calculation of doses 1304
Appendix B Controlled drugs (United States) 1305
Appendix C FDA pregnancy categories 1305
Appendix D Wound care 1306
Appendix E Drugs of abuse 1311
Appendix F Equianalgesic dosing 1318
Appendix G Herbals: Common natural medicines 1319
Appendix H Lifespan, cultural aspects, and pharmacogenomics of drug therapy 1325
Appendix I Normal laboratory values 1329
Appendix J Cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes 1331
Appendix K Poison antidote chart 1334
Appendix L Preventing medication errors and improving medication safety 1339
Appendix M Parenteral fluid administration 1343
Appendix N Common terminology criteria for adverse events (CTCAE) 1346
General Index 1348
A 1348
B 1351
C 1352
D 1354
E 1356
F 1357
G 1358
H 1358
I 1359
J 1360
K 1360
L 1360
M 1361
N 1362
O 1364
P 1365
Q 1367
R 1367
S 1368
T 1369
U 1370
V 1371
W 1371
X 1372
Y 1372
Z 1372
Commonly used abbreviations ES7
Dangerous abbreviations ES8