Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2023 - E-Book
  • Author : Robert J. Kizior
  • Release Date : 16 February 2022
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 1552
  • ISBN 13 : 9780323932851
  • Total Download : 426
  • File Size : 50,9 Mb

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2023 - E-Book PDF Summary

More than 1,000 generic name drugs, encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs, are organized alphabetically with A-to-Z tabs for quick and easy access. UNIQUE! Herbal information is included in the appendix and on the Evolve website, covering the interactions and effects of commonly encountered herbs. Detailed information for each drug includes side effects listed by frequency, and adverse effects and reactions requiring prompt intervention. Drugs by Disorder are listed in the front of the book for easy reference, showing common disorders and the drugs most often used for treatment. Drug Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Black Box Alerts and High Alert drugs are highlighted to promote safe administration of drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm, and Do Not Confuse With warnings call out drug names that sound alike or look alike. Top 100 Drugs list identifies the most frequently administered drugs. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located throughout the book for easy access. List of newly approved medications in the front of the book makes it easy to locate the latest drugs. Nursing considerations are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include baseline assessment, intervention/evaluation, and patient/family teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations covers special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune- or renal-compromised patients. Extensive IV content includes IV compatibilities/IV incompatibilities and breaks down key information on reconstitution, rate of administration, and storage. IV Compatibility Chart foldout includes comprehensive compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs, to help students understand different drug dose options for specific diseases. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on Evolve, along with quarterly drug updates.