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    Jones & Bartlett Learning Publishes 2017 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 3, 2016 4:43:50 PM

    2017 Nurse's Drug HandbookWe're getting a head start on the new year with the release of 2017 Nurse’s Drug Handbook. 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, it 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 2017 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 include alirocumab, brexpiprazole, cangrelor, cariprazine, edoxaban, eluxadoline, evolocumab, flibanserin, idarucizumab, ivabradine, and mepolizumab. Updates to the appendices include parenteral insulin preparations, selected ophthalmic drugs, selected topical drugs, selected antivirals, selected antineoplastic drugs, and interferons.

    Take 2017 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: New Edition, app, nurse's drug app, nurse's drug handbook, nursing, pharmacology

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