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    2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2018 10:24:32 AM

    It's that time of year again; 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is now available. The most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference, 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.

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    Take a Look Inside 2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 14, 2018 3:49:39 PM

    There's a reason why readers tell us that our drug handbook is "the best that [they] have seen," or why reviewers say that "...the quality of this book is excellent..." Updated annually, the 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. It provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z.

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    5-Star Review for 2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 2, 2018 4:28:19 PM

    The new year may have just started, but we've already received a rave review for 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook  from Doody's Review Service.

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    "...the quality of this book is excellent..." - Carol E Agana, MNSc, RNP, APRN, University of Arkansas

    Updated annually, 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

    The 2018 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 drugs include: bezlotoximab (Zinplava), brivaracetam (Briviact), daclizumab (Zinbryta), ixekizumab (Taltz), lixisenatide (Adlyxin), obiltoxaximab (Anthim), phentermine (Adipex-P), plecanatide (Trulance), prasterone (Intrarosa), and reslizumab (Cinqair).

    Did you know that you can bring 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook wherever you go with an affordably priced app for Android and iPhone and iPad? Try it free for 30 days!

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nurse's drug handbook

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Publishes 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 24, 2017 11:02:50 AM

    Having the latest information on drugs is essential for nurses. That's why we just published our 2018 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.

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    Topics: nurse's drug handbook, nursing

    Review: 2017 Nurse's Drug Handbook "is excellent"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 19, 2016 3:03:09 PM

    Terrific news to share-- the recently published 2017 Nurse's Drug Handbook just received a 4-star review. According to Carol E. Agana, MNSc, RNP, APRN, from the University of Arkansas, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "As a reference, this one is excellent and it also serves the purpose of a textbook. What differentiates [it] from other drug references are the nursing considerations and patient teaching points."

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    Topics: nurse's drug app, nurse's drug handbook, nursing, pharmacology

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Publishes 2017 Nurse's Drug Handbook

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

    We'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

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

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Releases Updated Nurse’s Drug Handbook App

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 13, 2016 1:21:12 PM

    We are excited to announce the release of our updated Nurse’s Drug Handbook app. Available for iPhone, iPad, and Android, it lets you take the latest Jones & Bartlett Learning Nurse’s Drug Handbook wherever you go.

    A current, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference, the app provides:

    • A list 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
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    Topics: app, nurse's drug app, nurse's drug handbook, nursing, pharmacology, Pharmacology

    5-Star Review for the "excellent" 2016 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 22, 2016 1:42:13 PM

    What a great way to start the year-- we've just received a 5-star review and a perfect score of 100 for 2016 Nurse's Drug Handbook. According to Carol Agana, MNSc, CNP, APRN, from the University of Arkansas, writing for Doody’s Review Service, it is,

    "…an excellent book that I would recommend to undergraduate students [and] to nurses in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare setting, who should have it available as a reference.”

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nurse's drug handbook, nursing, pharmacology, Pharmacology, Review

    2016 Nurse's Drug Handbook Has Arrived

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

    The 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.

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

    Instructor Review: "Jones & Bartlett Learning Nurse's Drug Handbook is the best that I have seen"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 28, 2015 11:54:23 AM

    Our Nurse's Drug Handbook continues to resonate with faculty. Sylvia Herrlich, MSN, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing at Del Mar College, recently told us,

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

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