Gahart's 2020 Intravenous Medications A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals

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Author: Betty Gahart, RN, Adrienne Nazareno, PharmD, Meghan Ortega, RN, BSN
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication Date: 2020
ISBN 10: 0323661386
ISBN 13: 9780323661386
eISBN: 9780323674874
Edition: 36th
The essential information you need to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! For 45 years, Gahart's Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been a trusted resource for comprehensive drug coverage, unparalleled accuracy, and an intuitive quick-access format. In addition to updating drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, this new 36th edition includes over a dozen new monographs of the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA. Administering intravenous drugs is a critical field where being inaccurate or out-of-date is not an option. Known as the #1 IV drug handbook on the market, Gahart's annual publication and history of impeccable accuracy gives your students the extra confidence and guidance they need to safely and effectively treat patients. *Monographs on more than 400 IV drugs offers an impressive breadth of coverage that goes well beyond any comparable drug reference. *Annual publication prevents you from referencing outdated information. *45-year history of impeccable accuracy reinforces the importance of safe IV drug administration. *The perfect depth of information equips you with everything that is needed by today's clinicians for safe administration of IV drugs nothing more, nothing less. *Proven, clinically-optimized format keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page. *Highlighted Black Box Warnings and relevant content make locating critical information fast and easy. *Special circumstances in blue-screened text call attention to important circumstances that may not warrant black box warnings. *Life stage dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and neonatal patients. *Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information. *Convenient, alphabetical format organizes all drug monographs by generic name, allowing you to find any drug in seconds. *Additional drug monographs housed on the companion Evolve website. *NEW! Updates on drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and more have been made throughout the guide to reflect all changes to existing medications. *NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 10 to 15 newly approved drugs by the FDA provides you with the most current drug information.
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