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    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: New Edition, app, 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, Review, Pharmacology

    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

    Now on CourseSmart: Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology

    Posted by admin on Oct 7, 2011 9:09:16 AM

    Pharmacology for Nurse Anesthesiology
    Richard G. Ouellette, CRNA, MEd, Moses Cone Health Care Systems, Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, North Carolina
    Joseph A. Joyce, CRNA, BS, Moses Cone Health System, Wesley Long Community Hospital, Greensboro, North Carolina
    Print ISBN-13: 9780763786076  |  Ebook ISBN 9781449651312  |  © 2011

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    Topics: New Text, nursing, nursing practice, pharmacology, chemical, Medication, medication, Nurse Practitioner, anesthesia, anesthesiology, biological, nursing care, nursing practice

    New Review: Pharmacology for Women's Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 12, 2011 2:32:17 PM

    Cynthia W. Coffey, PharmD from the International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) has recently reviewed Pharmacology for Women's Health by Tekoa King, CNM, MPH, FACNM and Mary C. Brucker, CNM, PhD, FACNM. Here is an excerpt:

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    Topics: women's health, nurse practitioner, pharmacology, Review, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetic

    Just Released: Mobile App for 2012 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 1, 2011 4:58:03 PM

    Access your drug handbook anywhere, any time!

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    Topics: pharma, nursing, pharmacology, chemical, FDA, generic drug, nurse drug, nurse drug handbook, nurse drug reference, off label, on label, dosage, drug, Recently Published, Technology

    It’s here: 2012 Nurse’s Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 4, 2011 4:00:36 PM

    A new and updated version of this best-selling resource!

    Jones and Bartlett Learning 2012 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference.

    Updated annually, it provides:

    • Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox
    • 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 for quick reference
    • 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, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities; and adverse reactions
    • Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points
    • Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs
    • Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert
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    Topics: New Edition, pharma, New Text, nursing, pharmacology, chemical, FDA, generic drug, Medication, nurse drug handbook, nurse drug reference, off label, on label, dosage, drug, Recently Published

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