Nursing 2022 Drug Handbook by Wolters Kluwer

Provides quick access to current, accurate information on over 3,500 brand-name, generic, and combination drugs. Organized by therapeutic class of drug, entries include alerts, dosage adjustments for specific populations, I.V. administration, off-label indications, adverse reactions, and interactions with rapid-onset interactions highlighted.
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  • Item#: OP043822
  • Edition: 2022
  • Format: 5" x 8" Hardcover
  • ISBN#: 978-1-97515-888-0
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Best-selling nursing drug handbook for over 40 years!

THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other clinicians...always dependable, and always up to date! You can always count on the Nursing 2022 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so you'll always know why a drug is prescribed.

Find complete monographs for more than 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs -- including essential details on 32 NEW FDA-approved drugs -- with important nursing and safety considerations for each and every one in the 42nd edition of the Nursing 2022 Drug Handbook.

Monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use and focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, therapeutic and pharmacologic classes, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms, indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibilities for IV drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

Key features and benefits of this nursing drug handbook:

  • Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format
  • NEW! 32 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including the COVID-19 drug remdesivir--tabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy "NEW DRUGS" section for easy retrieval
  • NEW! Thousands of clinical updates--new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, genetic-related information, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information
  • Special focus on U.S. and Canadian drug safety issues and concerns
  • Photoguide insert with images of 439 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules

Look for these outstanding features, plus a FREE online companion Toolkit:

  • Monthly FDA updates featuring newly approved drugs, indications, and warnings
  • Pharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translator
  • Equianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugs
  • Mechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugs
  • NCLEX®-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts...and more!

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