Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, with 2016 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323172970

Category: Medical

Page: 1280

View: 2639

Find the reliable, in-depth drug information you need! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 11th Edition with 2016 Update keeps you up to date with this constantly changing field by providing information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Each drug monograph includes complete dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you'll always be sure that you're practicing medication safety. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, and IV drug information. From trusted nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, the Drug Guide also includes a companion website with how-to videos, NCLEX? exam-style questions, patient teaching guidelines, and more. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to vital information. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. UNIQUE! Full-color inserts show how drugs work and provide fast access to basic intravenous administration techniques and skills. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, videos and animations, drug dosage calculators, NCLEX? exam-style questions, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. A table with complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on added or newly released drugs. Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover areas such as doses, side effects, interactions, and nursing considerations. Ethnic alert icon indicates safety information specific to populations of varying ethnicities. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include video clips of medication administration via IV, injection, oral, topical, and drops; animations of how drugs act in the body; and safety content relating to the most common medication errors.

Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2019 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323532822

Category:

Page: 1280

View: 2916

From the most-trusted name in nursing comes the drug handbook designed especially for students. Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 13th Edition provides you with the latest information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 42 new FDA-approved drugs. Drug monographs are arranged alphabetically, and each includes clear dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you are ready for clinicals. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, IV drugs, and medication safety which help you understand how families of drugs work. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this full-color guide also includes a companion website with additional monographs, recently approved drugs, and Canadian resources!! More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Bold headings in coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Common and life-threatening side effects are logically organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendixes. NEW! 42 monographs on newly released, FDA-approved drugs provide up-to-date content on the latest drug therapies. NEW! The most up-to-date information on drug dosage, warnings, and patient information ensures you understand the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions. NEW! eBook version available with additional Evolve-only drug monographs incorporated into the book.

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

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

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803657056

Category: Clinical pharmacology

Page: 1488

View: 2886

Resource added for the Nursing-Associate Degree 105431, Practical Nursing 315431, and Nursing Assistant 305431 programs.

Mosby's 2016 Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323370365

Category: Medical

Page: 1344

View: 4542

Choose the drug handbook trusted for nearly 30 years! The newest edition of a series that has been trusted by nurses for nearly 30 years, Mosby’s 2016 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, highlighting of common and life-threatening side effects, and Safety Alert icons for situations requiring special attention. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this perennial bestseller proves there is a difference in drug guides. More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, a full-color pill atlas, drug dosage calculators, herbal products, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Full-color design highlights important information, and an alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs.

2014 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy Morrison Karch,Karch

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1451187831

Category: Medical

Page: 500

View: 7563

"The pocket size makes this book easy to carry into the clinical setting for a quick check before administering the drug. Following the drug monographs, a new section on patient safety reviews the rights of medication administration, safetyoriented patient and family teaching, and other aspects of safe drug administration. Appendices cover biological agents, topical drugs, ophthalmic agents, laxatives, combination drugs, and contraceptives. There is also an appendix of common diseases, with the drugs used to treat each disease. To keep the book short and sweet, common abbreviations are used throughout; these are listed in the abbreviations list on pages ix-xi"--Provided by publisher.

2007 Mosby's Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323045902

Category: Medical

Page: 1250

View: 3470

Focusing on safe medication administration, this new edition is redesigned, making it easier to find indications, precautions, and nursing considerations applicable to any patient care setting. Includes a CD-ROM packed with such useful tools as drug information in a printable format, patient teaching guides in English and Spanish, a drug interaction tool, and detailed information on herbal products, and free access to a Web site.

Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions

Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323311040

Category: Medical

Page: 1792

View: 6638

If you work as a health professional, this is the drug handbook you need! Mosby's Drug Reference for Health Professions, 5th Edition makes it easy to look up the drugs your patients and clients are taking and understand how those drugs may affect treatment. Over 900 concise drug monographs are organized alphabetically by generic name for quick access to the most important information on administering drugs and keeping your patients safe. This edition includes coverage of 49 new drugs plus an enhanced companion website which not only has new features on EMS drugs and the top 200 drugs, but is packed with practical resources for everyday use. No health professional should be without this portable drug guide! www.mosbydrugref.com companion website includes additional coverage of topics such as drugs of abuse, a full-color pill atlas, herbal remedy monographs, medication math exercises, audio pronunciations of generic drug names, and an audio glossary of terms and definitions, plus new coverage including EMS Drugs, the Top 200 drugs, and Vaccination/Immunization schedules. Alphabetical organization of drugs by generic name — and a two-color design — save time in finding need-to-know details for day-to-day practice. Precautions and Considerations sections include key information written specifically for health professions practitioners. Drug storage information identifies those drugs in which extra care is needed to maintain potency. Lifespan content provides the answers you need when working with elderly, pediatric, and adult populations. Useful appendices make it easy to look up topics including normal laboratory values and FDA pregnancy categories. Icons call attention to special drug information including high alert warnings and IV compatibilities/incompatibilities. NEW! 49 new drugs are added — for a total of over 900 drug monographs — supplying you with the most current and inclusive drug information. UPDATED drug list adds newly approved drugs and deletes drugs that have been recalled or discontinued to ensure that drug information is clinically accurate, relevant, and current.

Mosby's 2017 Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323448216

Category: Medical

Page: 1360

View: 8115

Choose the drug handbook trusted by nurses for nearly 30 years! Mosby’s 2017 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. And 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. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this perennial bestseller proves there is a difference in drug guides. More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug/lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Overview of drug categories explains the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, additional drug monographs, a full-color pill atlas, drug dosage calculators, herbal products, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs. UPDATED content covers the latest drug therapies.

Pharmacology for Nursing Care

Author: Richard A. Lehne

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1437735827

Category: Medical

Page: 1467

View: 4010

Pharmacology for Nursing Care, 8th Edition , features a uniquely engaging writing style, clear explanations, and unmatched clinical precision and currency to helps the reader gain a solid understanding of key drugs and their implications -- as opposed to just memorization of certain facts.

Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice

Author: Linda Lane Lilley,Julie S. Snyder,Shelly Rainforth Collins

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1771720662

Category: Medical

Page: 1216

View: 3925

Let this outstanding, reader-friendly pharmacology text help guide you through the detailed world of nursing pharmacology. Now in its third edition, Pharmacology for Canadian Health Care Practice covers all the key pharmacology content needed by today's nursing students. Known for its appealing layout, wealth of photos, and helpful boxed features, this engaging text brings important pharmacology concepts to life. The text's popular key drug approach focuses only on the drug information you need to know. Along with its exam preparation and insightful learning strategies, this is your complete pharmacology text!

Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis4

Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis

Author: Gail B. Ladwig,Betty J. Ackley

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323089208

Category: Medical

Page: 887

View: 1659

This pocket-sized reference is ideal for use in clinicals, in class and at the bedside! A condensed version of the Nursing Diagnosis Handbook, 10th Edition, Mosby's Guide to Nursing Diagnosis, 4th edition uses a quick-access format to help you diagnose and formulate care plans with confidence and ease. It includes the most recent NANDA-I approved nursing diagnoses based on more than 1,300 specific symptoms and a step-by-step guide to creating care plans featuring desired outcomes, interventions, and patient teaching. UNIQUE! Care plans for every NANDA-I approved nursing diagnosis, including pediatric, geriatric, multicultural, home care, client/family teaching and discharge planning, and safety interventions Alphabetical thumb tabs provide quick access to specific symptoms and nursing diagnoses Pocketsize portability makes this book easy to carry and use in clinicals, in class, or at the bedside NEW! 4 Color Text NEW! Updated 2012-2014 NANDA-I-approved nursing diagnoses NEW! 16 new and 22 revised diagnoses NEW! Added content on safety, one of QSEN's six competencies

Passing Calculations Tests for Nursing Students

Advice, Guidance and Over 400 Online Questions for Extra Revision and Practice

Author: Susan Starkings,Larry Krause

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473917670

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 3899

With an easy to use format, this book is all your students need to face calculations tests with confidence and pass first time. It teaches simple numeracy skills that will stand them in good stead both during your initial nurse training and during their career in practice. Now with a dedicated website study.sagepub.com/starkingskrause3e accompanying the book providing further questions and practice, interactive tests, a flashcard glossary and more. Inside you’ll find: · over 360 practice questions with an extra 400+ available online · easy to understand explanations that take the fear out of maths · a diagnostic chapter to help students identify problem areas · activities, scenarios and case studies from every day nursing situations

Mosby's 2018 Nursing Drug Reference - E-Book

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032353189X

Category: Medical

Page: 1408

View: 530

Choose the drug handbook trusted for nearly 30 years! From the leading name in nursing, Mosby’s 2018 Nursing Drug Reference is 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. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20-30 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. . 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. Backed with practical online resources, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference proves there is a difference in drug guides. It’s Mosby’s bestselling drug reference for nurses! Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.Overview of drug categories explains the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. NEW! 20-30 added monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs. NEW! BEERS indications included for selected monographs. NEW! Drugs with genetic indications identifiable by easy to spot icon.

Mosby's Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323034500

Category: Medical

Page: 1122

View: 2953

For extensive nursing considerations (including nursing diagnoses), as well as current, comprehensive drug safety information, here's where to turn. Organized alphabetically, it includes detailed coverage of IV drugs, interactions between drugs, and more. A color drug administration guide illustrates drug administration procedures for drugs given intravenously and intramuscularly. Each copy also includes a CD-ROM that contains patient teaching guides in both English and Spanish, additional drug information, and more. Provides detailed information on more than 60 drug classifications and 4,000 individual generic and trade name drugs. Presents monographs in A-to-Z order by generic drug name for quick access. Individual drug monographs cover: generic name, followed by Rx or OTC designation; pronunciation; U.S. and Canadian trade names; functional and chemical classification; pregnancy category; action; therapeutic outcome; uses; dosages and routes; available forms; side effects/adverse reactions; contraindications; precautions; do not confuse, pharmacodynamics; pharmacokinetics; interactions/incompatibilities; nursing considerations; and treatment of overdose. Features a student-friendly two-color design that highlights important information and includes icons for key drugs, therapeutic outcome, IV administration, lifespan content, nursing alerts, "Do Not Crush" precautions, herbal interactions, and nursing diagnoses. Identifies high-alert drugs most likely to cause harm if administered incorrectly. Provides a biannual update on newly released drugs. Includes a color atlas of medication administration that clearly depicts key steps in drug administration for various routes. Includes extensive interactions information when appropriate for drug-to-drug, drug-to-drug category, drug-to-food, drug-to-herb, and lab test interferences. Provides 14 appendices of additional drug information. Includes a 2006 update section with approximately 20 new monographs for drugs recently approved by the FDA. Features new "Tall Man" lettering for easily confused drug names in accordance with the latest FDA recommendations, and deletion of error-prone abbreviations. Includes current NANDA nursing diagnoses and cross references to material in the appendices. Includes table of "Recent FDA Drug Approvals" that provides generic/trade names and uses for the most recently approved drugs.

Manual of Critical Care Nursing

Nursing Interventions and Collaborative Management

Author: Marianne Saunorus Baird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032318779X

Category: Medical

Page: 1089

View: 1653

It's the ideal go-to reference for the clinical setting! Compact and easy to use,Manual of Critical Care Nursing, 6th Edition presents essential information on approximately 80 disorders and conditions, as well as concepts relevant to caring for all critically ill patients and functioning in the critical care environment. Award-winning clinical nurse specialists Marianne Baird and Sue Bethel separate the content first by body system and then by disorder, with each disorder including a brief description of pathophysiology, assessment, diagnostic testing, collaborative management, nursing diagnoses, desired outcomes, nursing interventions, and patient teaching and rehabilitation. A concise format presents the material in a way that reflects a practicing nurse's thought processes. Coverage of approximately 80 critical care conditions/disorders includes those most commonly seen in critical care units. Chapter outlines provide easy access to disorders. A portable size makes it ideal for use in the unit or bedside, and is also easy to carry on campus. Unique! Gerontology icon highlights considerations relating to the care of older adults. Unique! Research briefs in special boxes discuss selected research studies for evidence-based patient care. Unique! The latest NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses increase familiarity with NANDA terminology. Appendixes provide quick reference to information needed in the critical care setting. Revised format mirrors a practicing nurse's approach to patient care, making it easier to find information. Newly formatted care plans incorporate diagnoses, interventions, and desired outcomes in a consistent, logical organization. Patient safety alerts and high alerts call attention to issues important to a patient's safety. Unique! Diagnostic Tests tables highlight the definition, purpose, and abnormal findings for each test. Unique! Collaborative Management tables concisely summarize key points while incorporating nationally recognized guidelines. Colored tabs mark the location of each body system, making topics easier to find. Smaller trim size increases portability for use in the unit or bedside, while enhancing readability.

Mosby's Manual of Diagnostic and Laboratory Tests

Author: Kathleen Deska Pagana

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323089496

Category: Medical

Page: 1200

View: 5560

This quick reference handbook offers clear, concise coverage of over 700 of the most commonly performed diagnostic and laboratory tests - including 39 new to this edition. Trusted authors, Kathleen Pagana, PhD, RN and Timothy Pagana, MD, FACS, bring together a comprehensive collection of full color designs, illustrations and photos to show exactly how various tests are performed. Related tests are grouped by chapter and presented in a consistent format to facilitate a full understanding of each type of diagnostic test. UNIQUE! Coverage of the clinical significance of test results explains why a given test result indicates specific diseases.Full-color design clarifies key concepts, procedures, and testing techniques.Related Tests sections list tests that provide similar information or are used to evaluate the same body system, disease process, or symptom. NEW! Unique front section on coding for diagnostic and laboratory tests (ICD-10) provides explanations of the coding requirements and challenges for diagnostic testing along with codes for all tests in the manual. NEW! 39 of the most current laboratory and diagnostic tests have been added to this new edition to reflect current best practices.NEW! Updated photographs and illustrations reflect the latest changes in testing equipment.