Davis's delivers everything you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan-- 643 well-organized monographs encompassing hundreds of generic drugs and thousands of trade names. Its nursing-focused 'Cure & Care' approach makes it the ideal resource. 'Cure' explains what the drug does, while 'Care' describes what the nurse does and how the nursing process relates to the pharmacotherapeutics.
Organized alphabetically for quick and easy access, this guide provides detailed information for more than 4,000 trade name drugs and 1,000 generic drugs. Nursing considerations include assessment, intervention, evaluation and patient/family teaching.
A full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. Coverage of more than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs provides information for almost every drug a student is likely to encounter in clinicals.
No other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects, organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.
The essential information you need to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! In addition to updated drug interactions, precautions, alerts, and patient teaching instructions for all existing IV drugs, it includes more than a dozen new monographs of the most recent IV drugs to be approved by the FDA.
Provides instant access to the latest recommendations for treatment of infectious diseases in children, including COVID-19. Drug descriptions cover all antimicrobial agents available today and include complete information about dosing regimens.
The only reference of its kind, this trusted reference focuses on the unique issues that pediatric practitioners face when dealing with pediatric injectable drugs, such as limited fluid amounts, limited intravenous sites, and maximum doses.
Part of the WebMD network, RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs. Articles are written by pharmacists and physicians and data is provided by credible and reliable sources.
Find evidence-based information on individual ingredients such as herbs, vitamins, minerals, and other dietary supplements. The supplement monographs on RxList include a description, review of effectiveness, how it works, safety concerns, and interactions with medications.
Make dosage calculations easier to master with dimensional analysis. Dosage calculations can be intimidating, but they don't need to be. Dimensional analysis is an easy, systematic approach that shows you how to master simple to complex calculations with consistency and accuracy and reduce medication errors to ensure that drugs are administered safely and documented correctly. Dimensional analysis, which can be used on virtually every dosage calculation problem, eliminates the need to use other methods or perform lengthy, multi-step calculations. It's a method of problem-solving that organizes data in a manner that is easy to understand and apply.
This text covers both pharmacology and dosage calculations. A body systems approach to pharmacology with a basic math review and a focus on drug classifications will help prepare nursing students for administering specific drugs in the clinical setting.
It walks the nurse through the interpretation of hundreds of examples of drug orders and the performance of hundreds of complex dosage calculations, and provides information on deciphering difficult abbreviations, dealing with unclear handwriting, reading medication labels, selecting administration equipment, and more.
Master math concepts. Ensure patient safety. Conquer your fears and understand the most common math concepts used in nursing practice today. Color-coded, step-by-step guidance shows you how to accurately calculate drug dosages using all four methods.