Prentice Hall Nurse's Drug Guide 2009 [With CDROM]
A standard resource for nurses, this drug guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, all drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Included are important clinical information for hundreds of drugs including adverse reactions, interactions, and side effects. This is the only handbook that consistently breaks dosages down to the level of neonate, infant, and adolescent and also includes dosage requirements for obese patients and patients undergoing dialysis. This drug guide breaks down IV drug information with clear instructions for preparing and administering IV's via push, continuous, or intermittent in a format that is easily accessible for professionals. This edition contains 235 updates to existing drug monographs covering changes in availability, indications, dosages, contraindications, removals from market, administration, and more. 38 new drugs approved by the FDA in 2007 are also included. Nursing professionals and students.