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    2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2018 10:24:32 AM

    2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    It's that time of year again; 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is now available. The most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

    The 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook includes:

    • Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names
    • Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule
    • Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information
    • Incompatibilities and contraindications
    • Interactions with drugs, food, and activities
    • Adverse reactions
    • Nursing considerations, including key teaching points for patients
    • Mechanism-of-action illustrations
    • Warnings and precautions
    • Updated antineoplastic appendix
    • 36 full antiviral entries
    • Antiviral appendix updated to include only combination antivirals


    New drugs include: abacavir, abaloparatide, acyclovir, adefovir dipivoxil, angiotensin II, atazanavir, benralizumab, betrixaban, brivaracetam, brodalumab, daclatasvir, darunavir, delafloxacin, dolutegravir, droxidopa, dupilumab, efavirenz, elvitegravir, emtricitabine, enfuvirtide, entecavir, ertugliflozin, etelcalcetide, etravirine, famciclovir, foscarnet sodium, guselkumab, indinavir, lamivudine, letermovir, maraviroc, naldemedine, nelfinavir mesylate, nevirapine, ocrelizumab, oseltamivir phosphate, peramivir, pimavanserin, raltegravir, ribavirin, rilpivirine, ritonavir, safinamide, sarilumab, secnidazole, simeprevir, sofosbuvir, stavudine, telbivudine, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, tipranavir, valbenazine, valacyclovir hydrochloride, valganciclovir hydrochloride, zanamivir, and zidovudine.

    “I think the Jones & Bartlett Learning Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the best that I have seen.”–Sylvia Herrlich, MSN, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing at Del Mar College

    “Your patients deserve the best and safest care possible—and you deserve to have the tools to deliver that care. Whether you’re a student or an experienced clinician, Jones & Bartlett Learning Nurse’s Drug Handbook will help you provide safe, effective drug therapy because of its practical, easy-to-understand, accurate, and reliable information on virtually all the drugs you’re likely to administer. This handbook has aided thousands of nurses in their patient care. Take it with you to the clinical setting, share it with your peers, and use it to enhance your present and future position in the nursing profession.” - From the Foreword by Kathleen Dracup, RN, FNP, DNSc, FAAN, Dean and Professor, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco

    Take 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook wherever you go with an affordably priced app for Android and iPhone and iPad. Try the app free for 30 days!

    Topics: nurse's drug handbook, nursing

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