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    It’s here: 2012 Nurse’s Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 4, 2011 4:00:36 PM

    A new and updated version of this best-selling resource!

    Jones and Bartlett Learning 2012 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference.

    Updated annually, it provides:

    • Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox
    • Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically
    • No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday
    • Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference
    • 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, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities; and adverse reactions
    • Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points
    • Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs
    • Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert

    New drug entries include:

    • Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex
    • Ceftaroline
    • Dabigatran
    • Deferoxamine
    • Denosumab
    • Everolimus
    • Ferumoxytol
    • Fingolimod
    • Ibandronate
    • Lurasidone Dydrochloride
    • Pegloticase
    • Tesamorelin

    Mobile Version Available: visit to download and for special offers!

    Have you ordered your copy yet?

    Topics: New Edition, pharma, New Text, nursing, pharmacology, chemical, FDA, generic drug, Medication, nurse drug handbook, nurse drug reference, off label, on label, dosage, drug, Recently Published

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