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    2013 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 20, 2012 4:24:45 PM

    2013 Nurse's Drug HandbookThe calendar may say 2012, but we've just published our 2013 Nurse’s Drug Handbook. Updated annually, it provides:

    • Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide
    • 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
    • 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 patient-teaching points
    • Mechanism-of-action illustrations
    • Warnings and precautions
    • Mobile version available

    New drug entries include:

    • azilsartan medoxomil
    • belatacept
    • clobazam
    • deferiprone
    • ezogabine
    • Factor XIII
    • fidaxomicin
    • icatibant
    • linagliptin
    • roflumilast

    Interested in learning more? Visit our website or contact your Account Specialist to request a review copy.

    Topics: New Edition, New Text, nurse drug, nurse drug handbook, nurse drug reference

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