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    Just Released: 2014 Nurse’s Drug Handbook Android App

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 4, 2013 1:54:38 PM

    Now our 2014 Nurse’s Drug Handbook goes wherever you do with our new Android app!

    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

    New drug entries include: aclidinium bromide, anidulafungin, avanafil, icosapent ethyl, linaclotide, lorcserin, mifepristone, mirabegron, peginesatide, perampanel, teriflunomide, tofacitinib.

    The Android app also offers bonus drug calculators:

    • PO dosage calculator - solids
    • PO dosage calculator - liquids
    • IV dosage calculator
    • IV rate (gtt/min)
    • IV rate (mL/hr)
    • mcg/kg/min as mL/hr

    Did you know that 2014 Nurse's Drug Handbook is also available on Kindle, Google eBooks, and CourseSmart? Learn more at our website.

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