Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses Canadian Version

Author: April Hazard Vallerand,Cynthia A. Sanoski

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780803657069

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

View: 2171

SAFETY FIRST! Davis''s Drug Guide for Nurses® Canadian Version, Fifteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan--well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS www.DrugGuide.com Redeem the access code inside to unlock your one-year, free subscription to Davis''s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. It''s accessible from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser 5,000-drug database and appendices Cross-referencing of drugs FDA drug news LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE ... AT A GLANCE Canadian-specific content Monographs on drugs approved for use in Canada that are not FDA-approved for use in the US Additional Canadian trade names for many US-approved generic drugs, identified by a maple leaf icon A summary of the similarities and differences between pharmaceutical practices in the US and Canada Special contributions by Holly G. Mansell, BSP, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada Canadian Advisory Board of clinicians, educators, and students Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions IV administration subheads REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon Pharmacogenomic content and icon Much more! LEARNING, CARE-PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS Online at DavisPlus (Redeem the Plus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.) Audio library for 1,200+ drug names Three tutorials, each with a self-test Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius Interactive case studies, brief, real-life scenarios that are followed by a series of question Med-Deck-style cards Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs Schematic brain illustrations depicting the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients Reviews for Davis''s Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses, 14th Edition: "Love the set-up on this guide- I can easily find the medication I''m looking for. Excellent Nursing Implications included!" - Karen C., Nursing Student "Great resource! I love the extra informational pages at the end of the book- foods providing specific nutrients, herbal drug interactions, narcotic equivalents...the list goes on and on! I will definitely be purchasing each new edition, as this is an invaluable nursing tool!" - Laura T., Nursing Student

Davis's Comprehensive Handbook Of Laboratory & diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications

Author: Anne M Van Leeuwen,Mickey Lynn Bladh

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803668155

Category: Medical

Page: 1792

View: 4410

The information nurses need…when, where, and how they need it! Nursing-focused and easy-to-read, this handbook delivers all of the information you need to understand how tests work, interpret their results, and provide quality patient care—pre-test, intra-test, and post-test. Tests and procedures are listed in alphabetical order by their complete name for quick reference. The integrated index allows fast searches by abbreviation, synonym, disease/disorder, specimen type, or test classification. Plus, a Body Systems Appendix includes a list of common laboratory and diagnostic tests for each body system as well as nutrition-related lab tests.

Davis's Pocket Clinical Drug Reference

Author: Shamim Tejani,Cynthia Sanoski

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803623054

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 7962

The best pocket drug guide yet! Rely on this handy reference for at-the-bedside guidance on the safe administration of medications to adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients, as well as pregnant and lactating women, and those with renal impairments.

Davis's Drug Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals

Author: Charles D Ciccone

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640048

Category: Medical

Page: 900

View: 3298

A one-of-a-kind guide specifically for rehabilitation specialists! A leader in pharmacology and rehabilitation, Charles Ciccone, PT, PhD offers a concise, easy-to-access resource that delivers the drug information rehabilitation specialists need to know. Organized alphabetically by generic name, over 800 drug monographs offer the most up-to-date information on drug indications, therapeutic effects, potential adverse reactions, and much more! A list of implications for physical therapy at the end of each monograph helps you provide the best possible care for your patients. It’s the perfect companion to Pharmacology in Rehabilitation, 4th Edition!

Nurse's Med Deck + Resource Kit CD-ROM

Author: Deglin,Judith Hopfer Deglin,April Hazard Vallerand,Cynthia A. Sanoski

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803623293

Category: Medical

Page: 836

View: 314

Safety 1st The information nurses need...when, where, and how they need it! Today's most comprehensive nursing drug guide...emphasizes safety 1st! Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Twelfth Edition in card deck form offers portable, on-the-go access to the accurate drug information your students need to put safety 1st. Presents up-to-date information on approximately 400 generic drugs and 40 group monographs that reflect recent FDA changes and pharmacogenomic content, where appropriate. Provides a color-coded index that lists generic and trade names, drug classifications, and combination drugs. Features 42 drug classifications on yellow cards directly following index. Identifies high alert medications and therapeutic effects. Houses up to 30 cards in a portable, plastic carrying pouch. Updates the nursing diagnoses. Includes the full CD-ROM Resource Kit from Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Twelfth Edition, plus all of the FREE student and instructor resources available on DavisPlus, upon adoption. Safety 1st with Unique clinical and learing tools! Resource Kit CD-ROM (Mac & PC Compatible) This is not your ordinary drug guide CD-ROM! Completely revised and updated, Davis's Drug Guide, Twelfth Edition CD-ROM is a complete Resource Kit with tools students and clinicians need to administer medications safety and competently. UPDATED & UNIQUE! Preventing Medication Errors Tutorial provides... a medication safety review a self test with "real-life" scenarios physician orders rationales for correct and incorrect answers UPDATED & UNIQUE! Psychotropic Drugs Tutorial depicts the safe administration of psychotropic medication and includes monograph content for select psychotropic drugs and a multiple-choice self-test. UPDATED! Wound Care Tutorial provides a photographic overview of the different types of wounds and wound care products as well as a self-test, with answers and rationales. UPDATED! FREE, mobile download of 100 complete drug monographs. NEW! Free, 1-year subscription to Drug Guide Online (DrugGuide.com) featuring over 1,500 complete drug monographs, the latest FDA approvals, and much more. UPDATED! Interactive Case Studies offer brief "real-life" scenarios followed by a series of questions. Results can be printed or e-mailed. UPDATED! Drug Search Program offers easy access to nearly 700 drug monographs with audio pronunciations. (Copy, paste, and print each one.) NEW! Calculator for Body Mass Index (BMI) as well as calculators for metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg calculations, and Fahrenheit/Celsius. NEW! Audio Library for nearly 1,000 drug names from the Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses database. Wound Care Clinical Sheet, pocket sized and printable, offers a quick review of pressure ulcer prevention strategies... wound assessment pressure ulcer stages and treatment wound care products more! Online at DavisPlus (No fee. No password. No registration.) A wealth of interactive activities, tools, and resources provide even more ways to ensure safety 1st. NEW! Interactive Flash cards present the generic name of a drug on one side, and the brand name(s) and therapeutic classification on the other. NEW! Audio podcasts feature information on how to use Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses * evidence-based practice and pharmacotherapeutics * NEW! pharmacogenomics * medication errors * special dosing considerations * and educating patients. Animations demonstrate the administration and absorption of oral drugs and schematic brain illustrations depict the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients. Video Clips illustrate the safe administration of medications. Interactive Case Studies develop critical thinking skills through brief "real-life" scenarios followed by a series of questions with answers and rationales. Select Tutorials from the Resource Kit CD-ROM provide an evidence-based overview of safe and effective medication administration. (A multiple-choice self-test for each topic helps students assess their mastery.) And more!

Calculate with Confidence

Author: Deborah C. Gray Morris

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323089313

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 4108

This popular text covers the ratio and proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis methods offering a step-by-step approach to the calculation and administration of drug dosages. With over 2,000 practice problems, Gray Morris focuses on enhancing the learning experience of nursing students at all curricular levels by making content clinically applicable. Calculate with Confidence, 6th Edition addresses the increasing responsibility of the nurse in medication administration, prioritizes client safety, and reflects the current scope of practice. Tips for Clinical Practice boxes call attention to information critical to math calculation and patient safety. Safety Alert boxes highlight issues that may lead to mediation errors and empower you to identify actions that must be taken to avoid calculation errors Chapter review problems test all major topics presented in the chapter. Separate basic math review test allows you to assess and evaluate your understanding of basic math material covered in Unit 1, directing you to review chapters if you miss any of these test questions. Pre-test basic math review tests help you assess your basic math skills and identify areas of strength and weakness in competency of basic math. Comprehensive unit on basic math review offers complete coverage of basic math: roman numerals, fractions, decimals, ratio and proportion, and percentages. NEW! Integration of QSEN information related to patient safety in the Medication Administration chapter and throughout text. NEW! NCLEX-style questions on Evolve help prepare you for the NCLEX-RN Examination. NEW! Content additions and updates includes word problems involving dosages, Critical Thinking Scenarios, a discussion of the concepts regarding safety issues with medication administration, plus significant updates in the insulin, critical care and IV chapters. NEW! Reorganization of Answer Key features answers and the work to practice problems at the end of each chapter rather than in the back of the book.

Study Guide for Pharmacology for Nursing Care

Author: Jennifer J. Yeager,Jacqueline Burchum,Laura Rosenthal

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370004

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 2692

Complex pharmacologic information is simple to learn with this complete study resource! Designed to accompany Lehne’s Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 9th Edition, this robust workbook features critical thinking study questions, case studies, and patient teaching scenarios that help you connect pharmacology concepts with their impact on patient care. Plus, an emphasis on priority nursing care with NCLEX examination-style review questions prepares you for success on the exam. NCLEX Examination-style questions are included in each chapter. NEW! NCLEX-style alternate format questions including prioritization questions, bolster your readiness for the NCLEX Exam while supporting review of core pharmacology content NEW! Increased emphasis on patient safety features questions on safe patient care that challenge you to select appropriate actions to prevent or remediate medication errors. NEW! Detailed rationales for all prioritization questions are included in the answer key and encompass explanations for both correct and incorrect responses.

RNotes Nurse's Clinical Pocket Guide

Author: Ehren Myers

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803689705

Category: Medical

Page: 252

View: 5855

Access the clinically oriented content you need to deliver safe and effective health care in hospital and home settings for all of your patients. Its handy pocket size and waterproof pages are great for students and educators on the go, while NCLEX tips, highlighted throughout, make it perfect for those preparing for the licensure exam.

Med Notes

Pocket Drug Guide

Author: Judith Hopfer Deglin,April Hazard Vallerand

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803624204

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 8180

Instant access to all of the essential medical information you need! Drawing on the content of its best-selling parent reference, Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, it provides essential information on over 170 top medications commonly prescribed in acute and ambulatory care, including high-alert and emergency drugs! Quickly find content on patient safety—with vital information on pediatric and geriatric considerations—as well as precautions for all vulnerable populations.

Nurse's Med Deck

Author: April Hazard Vallerand, Ph.D. R.N.,Cynthia A. Sanoski,Judith Hopfer Deglin

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803639782

Category: Medical

Page: 492

View: 5738

SAFETY FIRST! NURSE'S MED DECK, FOURTEENTH EDITION, is the card deck version of the bestsellingDavis's Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fourteenth Edition. Like the book, it always puts safety first…emphasizing the information you need to know to administer medications safely…across the lifespan. Find information on over 200 generic drugs, organized alphabetically. Search the comprehensive index on the yellow cards by generic name, brand name, classification, or combination drug name. Locate profiles of major therapeutic classifications on the cards that directly follow the index. Carry up to 30 cards in a durable plastic pouch. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS One-year subscription to DrugGuide.com, Davis's Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. You'll have access to over 1,100 monographs from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser. LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE…AT A GLANCE High alert and patient safety coverage Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions IV Administration REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon Pharmacogenomic content. Canadian-specific content Much more! LEARNING, CARE PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS Online at DavisPlus NEW! Student resources online at DavisPlus. (Redeem thePlus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.) Student Resources More than 1,100 Nurse's Med Deck-style, printable drug monographs for care planning and patient education Audio library for 1,200+ drug names Self-test tutorials Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius Interactive case studies NEW! Complementary and Alternative Medicine 'Drag and Drop' activity Additional Resources Interactive flash cards Audio podcasts Video clips Animations Schematic brain illustrations Much more!

Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs

Author: Adriana P. Tiziani

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729581624

Category: Medical

Page: 1224

View: 9951

This ninth edition of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs e-book continues to provide reliable, accurate drug information for nursing and midwifery students and practitioners. All content in this must have nursing drug handbook, is tailored for nurses and midwives in Australia and New Zealand. User-friendly and fully up-to-date, this indispensible nursing e-book delivers safe drug administration information regarding form, action, use, dose, adverse effects and interactions in compliance with current pharmaceutical guidelines by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA). Each therapeutic drug class features a detailed description, followed by an A-Z of drugs within that class. Important Nursing points and cautions throughout this edition highlight best practice in drug administration. Patient teaching and advice has been included to emphasise an essential part of care within a multidisciplinary team. This e-book edition also features icons that indicate drug cautions during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and another that indicates drug-specific restrictions in sport. A bestselling Elsevier textbook, Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs has been the premier drug guide for nurses and midwives since 1983. Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs 9th edition will also be available for separate purchase as an app (iOS and android) and provides an easy reference, searchable version of the text in mobile format for students and practitioners to carry with them during clinical practice. Also, available for separate purchase to be used alongside the Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs app will be the Tiziani Drug Calculations app. When both apps are purchased the user will be able to share function, content and data between the two applications. This link will provide cross reference from the text to case studies and drug calculation MCQ’s, placing the pharmacology in a clinical context. Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs 9e app and the Tiziani Drug Calculations app will be available for purchase in December 2013. Drugs listed by therapeutic class and by body system Both trade names and generic drug names provided Each drug entry listed by available forms, action, use, dosage, adverse effects, interactions with other drugs Nursing points and cautions and Patient teaching and advice ensure quality patient care New focus on Patient teaching and advice. All existing drugs reviewed and updated. All new entries checked to ensure form, action, dose, usage, adverse effects, contraindication and precautions comply with current pharmaceutical guidelines. Cautions for drugs used during pregnancy and breastfeeding are highlighted with an icon. Cautions for sports related drugs are also highlighted with an icon.

2019 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy M. Karch

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1975126491

Category: Medical

Page: 576

View: 639

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell for the nurse on-the-go.” Written by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 2,000 medications, including 25 generic drugs newly approved by the FDA, in an easy-access A-to-Z format. The “mini” drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug class, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, “black box” warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Detailed appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, and biological agents (vaccines). The pocket-sized 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to-guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips & alerts.

Davis's Basic Math Review for Nurses

with Step-by-Step Solutions

Author: Vicki Raines

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803624859

Category: Medical

Page: 340

View: 4258

A path to conquering the math skills essential for nursing success...and reducing the anxieties math often induces! Step by step, skill by skill...students progress from simple to complex calculations, building their proficiencies and testing it along the way. It’s perfect for course review and quick reference.

Understanding Medical Surgical Nursing

Author: Linda S Williams,Paula D Hopper

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803642261

Category: Medical

Page: 1488

View: 3667

Here’s everything you need to know to care for adult medical-surgical patients and pass the NCLEX-PN®. Easy-to-understand guidance helps you confidently grasp the principles, concepts, and skills essential for practice.

Basic Nursing

Concepts, Skills and Nursing

Author: Leslie S. Treas,Judith M. Wilkinson,Karen L. Barnett,Mable H. Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780803659421

Category: Medical

Page: 1800

View: 4483

Davis Advantage for Basic Nursing www.DavisAdvantage.com Instant Access: 978-0-8036-6819-5 Access Card: 978-0-8036-6818-8 LEARN-APPLY-ASSESS Davis Advantage for Basic Nursing takes an all-new approach to RN Fundamentals education by offering a unique focus on the Learn-Apply-Assess continuum. This complete solution integrates an innovative textbook with online adaptive technology to make learning personal. Together, they create a seamless experience that tracks each student's progress and assesses their knowledge until they have mastered the concepts and are ready to apply them in class, clinical, and practice. A special code in the front of the book unlocks online Personalized Learning Plans and Quizzing for students and an interactive ebook version of the text. LEARN The Textbook Basic Nursing: Thinking, Doing, and Caring, 2nd Edition This student-focused text teaches students to "Think Like a Nurse" from the very first day, connecting the concepts students are learning in class to the real world in which they will practice. A consistent and concise organization along with a wealth of pedagogical features promote critical thinking and clinical decision making by emphasizing the Thinking, Doing, and Caring at the heart of professional practice they will do as nurses. In every chapter, they'll first explore the theoretical knowledge behind the concepts, principles, and rationales. Then, they'll study the practical knowledge involved in the processes; and finally, learn the skills and procedures. APPLY Online Personalized Learning Plans Personalized learning plans offer multiple paths to learning success. Students are assessed on their comprehension of key topics and then are given a plan to work through based on their strengths and weaknesses. Interactive case studies, video animations and dynamic activities engage students and bring the concepts to life to help drive mastery. Click here to read the white paper. ASSESS Online Personalized Quizzing Davis Edge's online quizzing platform uses NCLEX(R)-style questions for assessment and remediation. Its interactive, question-based format provides the practice students need to master course content and improve their scores on classroom exams through a series of personalized quizzes based on each student's performance. Click here for a preview of the text and the resources available when you purchase this book.

Dosage Calculations

Author: Gloria D. Pickar,Hope Graham,Beth Swart,Margaret Swedish

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0176502599

Category: Pharmaceutical arithmetic

Page: 538

View: 9656

Classroom tested and reviewed, the second Canadian edition draws upon the strengths of a successful first Canadian edition and eight US editions that have together helped over 600,000 faculty and students allay math anxiety and more confidently perform accurate calculations. This text is directed at the student or professional who feels uncomfortable with mathematics and wants to improve their ability to perform accurate drug dosage calculations. As a pioneer Canadian text in the topic of medication calculations, the authors have transcended provincial practices to provide a nation-wide perspective on dosage calculations. The International System (SI) of units is used almost exclusively and medication dosages and drug labels have been vetted with the current Canadian drug data base, so that you, as a beginning professional, will be able to recognize and interpret drug labels and dosages. The importance of avoiding medication errors is also highlighted by the incorporation of applied critical thinking skills, to prepare you for real-life nursing practice situations. This winning combination of Canadian labels, life-size photos and an easy-to-follow three-Step approach to Dosage Calculations, makes this text is a must-have for all Canadian nursing students.

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Mobile and Web Edition with Auto-Updates, Powered by Unbound Medicine, 11th Edition (CD-ROM Version)

Author: F A Davis Company,Judith Hopfer Deglin,April Hazard Vallerand

Publisher: F A Davis Company

ISBN: 9780803619333

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 1797

EXPECT MORE! MORE new and updated content! MORE focused on safe nursing practice! MORE high alert and IV drug information! Instantly access the power of Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, Eleventh Edition from your mobile device and from your laptop or desktop computer. Navigation is quick and easy.Search for a drug by generic or brand name, or use one of the nine specialized indexes.Use the drop-down menus to find the information you need, including indicationsaction/therapeutic effectspharmacokineticscontraindications/precautionsadverse reactions/side effectsinteractionsroute/dosage (including IV administration)implementationUS and Canadian brand namespregnancy categorytherapeutic classificationavailabilitytime/action profilenursing assessment (including lab test considerations) Access all of the Appendices. Synchronize your handheld to receive FREE updates. Sign up at www.DrugGuide.com, the online source for FREE monthly updates on the latest drug information or upgrade to the new enhanced subscription service, both powered by Unbound Medicine.

Nursing Pharmacology

Author: April Hazard Vallerand

Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780874349030

Category: Medical

Page: 297

View: 2529

Now in its 3rd edition, this is a down-to-earth guide for one of the most challenging nursing subjects. As in all "Springhouse Notes" titles, it features decision trees to enhance quick mastery of critical thinking skills and the chapter overviews keep students' study choices on track.