2016 Intravenous Medications - E-Book

A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals
by Betty L. Gahart, RN & Adrienne R. Nazareno, PharmD
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Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Publication Date: June 08, 2015

ISBN: 9780323297769

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Use the #1 IV drug handbook to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! Gahart’s Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been trusted for more than 40 years for its accuracy, quick-reference format, and comprehensive coverage. Whether you prefer the portable print book or the eBook, each drug monograph includes the drug’s generic name, trade name(s), drug category, pH, dosages and dose adjustments, dilution, incompatibilities, rate of administration, actions, indications and uses, contraindications, precautions, drug/lab interactions, side effects, and antidote. Compiled by nurse consultant Betty Gahart and pharmacist Adrienne Nazareno, this resource contains all of the information you need for the safe administration of IV drugs — nothing more than is needed, and nothing less.

  • UNIQUE! Published annually to ensure that you have essential information on the most recently approved IV drugs, as well as updated information on existing drugs.

  • UNIQUE! Over 400 IV drug monographs provide coverage of more drugs than any comparable handbook.

  • UNIQUE! Time-tested, easy-to-use page layout keeps all dosage information for each drug on either a single page or a two-page spread to prevent hand contamination by having to turn a page.

  • UPDATED! Drug side effects are reorganized according to frequency, seriousness, and other important considerations.

  • Black Box Warnings and highlighting of key content make locating key information fast and easy.

  • Dilution and dosage charts within monographs provide quick access to essential clinical information.

  • Age-specific dosage variances are highlighted for geriatric, pediatric, infant, and ...