Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide

Pearson Intravenous Drug Guide
  • 2011
  • © Pearson Education, Inc.
  • Billie Ann Wilson RN, PhD; Kelly M. Shields PharmD; Margaret T. Shannon RN, PhD
  • 0-13-513897-3 / 978-0-13-513897-7
  • Nursing


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Updated in a new edition for 2011-2012, this Intravenous drug guide provides safe, effective, current, and accurate I.V. drug information in a quickly accessible format. Comprehensive and complete, it details all intravenous medications with preparation and administration so complete - no other IV resource is necessary. All drugs are listed alphabetically by generic names for quick referral, with an index that includes both generic and trade names. Some additional features include:

  • • Critical dosage, preparation, and administration adjustments by relevant clinical indication, weight, and age, including clear      and easy-to-read dosing tables where applicable
  • • Comprehensive incompatibilities for solution, additive and Y-site preparations
  • • Clear and easy-to-read dosing tables for chemotherapeutic drugs according to National Cancer Institute toxicity scales
  • • National Institute of Health recommendations for handling cytotoxic drugs
  • • FDA pregnancy categories
  • • Clinically relevant adverse effects, contraindications, and cautions
  • • Important assessment guidelines and monitoring parameters
  • • Comprehensive patient and family teaching guidelines
  • • Clear, precise nursing implications for assessment and monitoring patients
  • • Unique glossary of key terms, clinical conditions, and associated signs and symptoms

This is a perfect resource for practicing nurses!



For courses in Fundamentals of Nursing, Medical Surgical Nursing, and Pharmacology.


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