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    Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice Provides Real-World Expertise

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 6, 2017 3:09:19 PM

    Accurately and safely prescribing drugs for common diseases and disorders is vital for advanced practice nurses. That's what makes Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice by Tammie Lee Demler and Jacqueline Rhoads so timely. Reflecting the latest research on how each drug works in the body, it provides guidance on drug selection, considerations for special populations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, drug-to-drug interactions, and processes for adding or changing drug therapy.

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, Jacqueline Rhoads, nursing, Advanced Practice, Medication, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapeutics, Tammie Lee Demler

    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

    Review: 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook "should be in every oncology floor's medication room"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 26, 2016 4:54:32 PM

    The good reviews have already started for 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. According to Melissa Mason, BSN, RN, CPN, CPHON, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This is an essential part of any oncology nurse's library and should be in every oncology floor's medication room."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, 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

    Review: Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition is "an ideal textbook"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 15, 2016 4:17:49 PM

    In a recently published review, the Midwest Book Review called Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King "impressively well-organized and presented."

    Read more excerpts from the review:

    "...an ideal textbook for Medical Studies and Nurse Practitioner academic curricula, as well as Women's Health Issues supplemental studies reading lists. No medical school or university library Health/Medicine reference collection can be considered complete or up-to-date without the inclusion of [this text]."

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    Topics: Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King, Midwest Book Review, midwifery, Navigate, nursing, pharmacology for women's health, Review, Pharmacology, Women's Health

    2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 9, 2015 1:12:20 PM

    We're getting a head start on the new year with the publication of 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. Written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer and updated annually, it expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation.

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    Topics: New Edition, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, 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

    New Edition: Pharmacology for Women’s Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 21, 2015 2:51:02 PM

    Have you been looking for a trusted resource that addresses pharmacology as it specifically relates to women's health? We just published the eagerly-awaited Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King.

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    Topics: New Edition, women's health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Mary C. Brucker, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, pharmacology for women's health, Tekoa L. King, Pharmacology, Recently Published, Women's Health

    New Review: Pharmacology for Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 5, 2015 4:28:50 PM

    We just received a new review for our ground-breaking Pharmacology for Nurses by Blaine T. Smith. According to Carol Agana, MNSc, CNP, APRN, University of Arkansas, for Doody's Review Service, the book,

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    Topics: Blaine T. Smith, Doody's Review Service, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Pharmacology for Nurses, undergraduate nursing, Pharmacology

    Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Pharmacology for Nurses Brings Pharmacology to Life with Interactive Animations

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2015 12:05:31 PM

    Did you know that our groundbreaking Pharmacology for Nurses by Blaine T. Smith offers Navigate 2 Advantage Access? Included with each new print copy or available as digital-only access, it unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. What's more, Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Pharmacology for Nurses features more than 20 interactive animations. They include:

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    Topics: Blaine T. Smith, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Pharmacology for Nurses, undergraduate nursing, Pharmacology

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