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    2016 Nurse's Drug Handbook Has Arrived

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 3, 2015 5:17:09 PM

    2016 Nurse's Drug HandbookThe wait is over-- 2016 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is here. Updated annually, 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, the handbook offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

    "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

    The 2016 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

    New drug entries: albiglutide (Tanzeum), apremilast (Otezla), dalbavancin (Dalvance), dapagliflozin (Farxiga), dulaglutide (Trulicity), empagliflozin (Jardiance), eslicarbazepine acetate (Aptiom), ferric citrate (Auryxia), insulin, inhaled (rapid acting) (Afrezza), naloxegol (Movantik), olodaterol (Striverdi Respimat), omega 3-carboxylic acids (Epanova), oritavancin (Orbactiv), sucroferric oxyhydroxide (Velphoro), suvorexant (Belsomra), tedizolid (Sivextro), umeclidinium (Incruse Ellipta), vedolizumab (Entyvio), and vorapaxar (Zontivity).

    Want your handbook on the go? Apps also available for Android and iPhone and iPad.

    Interested in learning more? Visit our website.

    Topics: New Edition, nurse's drug handbook, nursing, pharmacology, Pharmacology

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