Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2014

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

IV Compatibility Chart Insert

Contents

Drugs by Disorder

List of Newly Approved Drugs

Drug Classifications

A-Z Drug Entries

Appendixes

A. Calculation of Doses

B. Controlled Drugs (United States)

C. Drip Rates for Critical Care Medications

D. Drugs of Abuse

E. Equianalgesic Dosing

F. FDA Pregnancy Categories

G. Herbal: Common Natural Medicines

H. Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy

I. Normal Laboratory Values

J. Cytochrome P450 (CYP) Enzymes

K. Poison Antidote Chart

L. Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety

M. Recommended Childhood and Adult Immunizations

N. Parenteral Fluid Administration

O. Spanish Phrases Often Used in Clinical Settings

T. Chronic Wound Care

General Index

Commonly Used Abbreviations

Dangerous Abbreviation List