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Davis's drug guide for nurses

Author: April Hazard Vallerand; Cynthia A Sanoski; Judith Hopfer Deglin
Publisher: Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2015]
Series: STAT!Ref electronic medical library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fourteenth editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
Delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan -- well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. --Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Handbooks
Nurses' Instruction
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Vallerand, April Hazard.
Davis's drug guide for nurses.
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Company, [2015]
(DLC) 2014005996
(OCoLC)870890481
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: April Hazard Vallerand; Cynthia A Sanoski; Judith Hopfer Deglin
ISBN: 9780803640856 0803640854 1784028606 9781784028602
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 881473728
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: How to use Davis's drug guide for nurses --
Evidence-based practice and pharmaceutics; implications for nurses --
Pharmacogenomics --
Medication errors: improving practices and patient safety --
Detecting and managing adverse drug reactions --
Overview of risk evaluation and mitigation systems (REMS) --
Special Dosing Considerations: --
Pediatric patient --
Geriatric patient --
Patient of reproductive age --
Renal disease --
Liver disease --
Heart failure --
Body size --
Drug interactions --
Educating Patients About Safe Medication Use --
Classifications: --
Anti-Alzheimer's agents --
Antianemics --
Antianginals --
Antianxiety agents --
Antiarrhythmics --
Antiasthmatics --
Anticholinergics --
Anticoagulants --
Anticonvulsants --
Antidepressants --
Antidiabetics --
Antidiarrheals --
Antiemetics --
Antifungals --
Antihistamines --
Antihypertensives --
Anti-infectives --
Antineoplastics --
Antiparkinson agents --
Antiplatelet agents --
Antipsychotics --
Antipyretics --
Antiretrovirals --
Antirheumatics --
Antituberculars --
Antiulcer agents --
Antivirals --
Beta blockers --
Bone resorption inhibitors --
Bronchodilators --
Calcium channel blockers --
Central nervous system stimulants --
Corticosteroids --
Diuretics --
Hormones --
Immunosuppressants --
Laxatives --
Lipid lowering agents --
Minerals/electrolytes/pH modifiers --
Natural/herbal products --
Nonopioid analgesics --
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents --
Opioid analgesics --
Sedative/hypnotics --
Skeletal muscle relaxants --
Thrombolytics --
Vaccines/immunizing agents --
Vascular headache suppressants --
Vitamins --
Weight control agents --
Drug Monographs In Alphabetical Order By Generic Name --
Drugs Approved In Canada --
Natural/Herbal Products --
Medication Safety Tools --
Appendices --
Appendix A: Recent drug approvals --
Appendix B: Combination drugs --
Appendix C: Ophthalmic medications --
Appendix D: Medication administration techniques --
Appendix E: Formulas helpful for calculating doses --
Appendix F: Body surface area nomograms --
Appendix G: Normal values of common laboratory tests --
Appendix H: Commonly used abbreviations --
Appendix I: Pregnancy categories --
Appendix J: Controlled substance schedules --
Appendix K: Equianalgesic dosing guidelines --
Appendix L: Recommendations for the safe handling of hazardous drugs --
Appendix M: Food sources for specific nutrients --
Appendix N: Insulins and insulin therapy --
Appendix O: Canadian and U S pharmaceutical practices --
Appendix P: Routine pediatric and adult immunizations --
Appendix Q: Administering medications to children --
Appendix R: Pediatric dosage calculations --
Appendix S: Pediatric fluid and electrolyte requirements --
Appendix T: Early management of anaphylactic reactions --
Appendix U: Cytochrome P450 System --
Bibliography --
Comprehensive generic/trade/classifications index.
Series Title: STAT!Ref electronic medical library.
Other Titles: Drug guide for nurses
Responsibility: April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski, Judith Hopfer Deglin.

Abstract:

Delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan -- well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. --Publisher's description.
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