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    2014 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 18, 2013 11:12:00 AM

    2014 Nurse's Drug HandbookWe're kicking off the summer with our just published 2014 Nurse's Drug Handbook. Updated annually, it is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. With accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide, it offers a no-nonsense writing style with concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

    What else makes 2014 Nurse's Drug Handbook a must-have reference for nurses?

    • 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

    New drug entries include:

    • aclidinium bromide
    • anidulafungin
    • avanafil
    • icosapent ethyl
    • linaclotide
    • lorcserin
    • mifepristone
    • mirabegron
    • peginesatide
    • perampanel
    • teriflunomide
    • tofacitinib

    Interested in learning more? Just visit our website.

    Topics: New Edition, nurse's drug handbook, Recently Published

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