2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook

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Author: Jones & Bartlett
Affiliation: Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, MA
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN 10: 1284121348
ISBN 13: 9781284121346
eISBN: 9781284153934
Edition: 17th
Description:
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).
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