The fully revised Second Edition of Drug therapy in Nursing places the patient at the center of all drug and drug administration choices. Organized by body system, the book bridges the gap between basic science and clinical priactice and shows how today’s therapeutic agents can address each patient’s specific needs. Features include critical thinking scenarios, abundant review questions, color concept maps, drug summary tables, Lifespan Alerts regarding pediatric, childbearing, and geriatric patients, and Web Alerts directing readers to Internet information. A Focus on Research feature provides the groundwork for evidence-based decision-making. Appendices cover Canadian drugs, diagnostic imaging agents, enteral nutrition supplements, antidotes, immunizations, and more. Springhouse Nurse’s Drug Guide 2007 provides comprehensive, student-friendly information on over 750 generic and over 3,500 trade-name drugs, including over 20 recently-approved drugs and dozens of recently-approved indications. This edition has more Alert logos to highlight potential drug errors; I.V. incompatibility information in every I.V. drug entry; new appendices on abbreviations to avoid and toxic drug interactions; and an expanded combination drugs appendix. Other features include a full-color photoguide to over 200 tablets and capsules; coverage of 40 pharmacologic and therapeutic classifications with prototype drugs highlighted; nursing process sections in every drug entry; and updates on eDrugInfo.com. A free bound-in CD-ROM contains NCLEX-style pharmacology self-test.
Author: Aschenbrenner, Diane S
|Dimensions||12.38 × 8.98 × 4.01 in|