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The Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide 2008 provides comprehensive information on more than 750 commonly used generic drugs and more than 3,500 trade drugs in an easy-to-use format. The book contains chapters on drug therapy and the nursing process, essentials of dosage calculations, drug administration routes (illustrated), and drug administration safety. This student guide also has a section of monographs on common drug classes (with prototype drugs highlighted). Each entry covers generic and trade names, pronunciation guide, pharmacologic and therapeutic classes, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (where applicable), indications and dosages, contraindications and cautions, adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, pharmacokinetics (including absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion), route-onset-peak-duration tables for quick reference, action, available forms, and nursing processes, broken down into assessment, nursing diagnoses, planning and implementation (includes patient teaching), and evaluation.
Table of Contents
Contributors and consultants
How to use Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide 2008
Guide to abbreviations
Drug therapy and the nursing process
Essentials of dosage calculations
Drug administration routes
Drug administration safety
Alphabetical listing of drugs
Photoguide to tablets and capsules
Appendices and index
Pregnancy risk categories
Controlled substance schedules
Combination drug products
Toxic drug-drug interactions
Dietary teaching for drug therapy
Table of equivalents and conversions
Adverse reactions misinterpreted as age-related changes
Drugs that shouldn't be crushed
Normal laboratory test values
English-to-Spanish drug phrase translator
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