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Pearson Nurse's Drug Guide 2014

By Billie A. Wilson, Margaret T. Shannon, Kelly Shields

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Apr 8, 2013


With over 350 updates, the new 2014 edition of the Pearson Nurse’s Drug Guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it lists all drugs alphabetically by generic names for quick reference, with an index listing both generic and trade names. It presents important clinical information for hundreds of drugs, with adverse reactions, interactions, side effects, and impacts on lab results. It clearly presents information on IV preparation and push, continuous, or intermittent administration; as well as dosages for neonates, infants, adolescents, adults, and patients with obesity and renal or hepatic impairment. This edition also contains 21 brand-new monographs for drugs recently approved by the FDA.

Table of Contents


Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs


Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroid

Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances

Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories

Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed

Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs

Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms

Appendix G. Abbreviations

Appendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table

Appendix I. Look-Alike, Sound-Alike Medications




Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart

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ISBN-10: 0-13-335552-7

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-335552-9

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