Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2013

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2013

By Barbara B. Hodgson, RN, OCN, Morton Plant Mease Northbay Hospital, Former Staff Nurse, New Port Richey, FL; St. Joseph's Hospital, Former Staff Nurse in the Cancer Institute, Tampa, FL, USA and Robert J. Kizior, BS, RPh, Education Coordinator, Department of Pharmacy, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village, IL, USA


How to Use This Book
Evolve Page
Contents
IV Compatibility Chart Insert
List of Newly Approved Drugs
Drugs by Disorder
Section I: Drug Classifications
Section II: A-Z Drugs
Section III: Appendixes
Appendix A: Calculation of Doses
Appendix B: Controlled Drugs (United States)
Appendix C: Drip Rates for Critical Care Medications
Appendix D: Drugs of Abuse
Appendix E: Equianalgesic Dosing
Appendix F: FDA Pregnancy Categories
Appendix G: Herbals: Common Natural Medicines
Appendix H: Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy
Appendix I: Normal Laboratory Values
Appendix J: Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes
Appendix K: Poison Antidote Chart
Appendix L: Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety
Appendix M: Recommended Childhood and Adult Immunizations
Appendix N: Parenteral Fluid Administration
Appendix O: Spanish Phrases Often Used in Clinical Settings
Appendix P: Chronic Wound Care
Comprehensive Index
Commonly Used Abbreviations
Dangerous Abbreviation List