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Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2025

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Ensure safe and effective drug therapy with this easy-to-use handbook! Organized alphabetically for quick reference, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2025 provides current, detailed information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs — including 19 new FDA-approved medications.

New to this edition

NEW! Drug monographs for 19 new FDA-approved medications provide the most current drug information.

NEW! Updates include uses, dosage forms, interactions, precautions, and other need-to-know information to help prevent medication dispensing errors.

Key Features

More than 1,000 generic name drugs, encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs, are organized alphabetically with A-to-Z tabs for quick and easy access.

UNIQUE! Herbal information is included in the appendix and on the companion Evolve website, covering the interactions and effects of commonly encountered herbs.

Detailed information for each drug includes side effects listed by frequency, and adverse effects and reactions requiring prompt intervention.

Drugs by Disorder are listed in the front of the book for easy reference, showing common disorders and the drugs most often used for treatment.

Drug Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families.

Black Box Alerts and High Alert drugs are highlighted to promote safe administration of drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm, and Do Not ConfuseWith warnings call out drug names that sound alike or look alike.

Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs.

Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located throughout the book for easy access.

List of newly approved medications in the front of the book makes it easy to locate the latest drugs.

Nursing considerations are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include baseline assessment, intervention/evaluation, and patient/family teaching.

Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations covers special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune- or renal-compromised patients.

Extensive IV content includes IV compatibilities/IV incompatibilities and breaks down key information on reconstitution, rate of administration, and storage, as well as an IV Compatibility Chart foldout covering 65 intravenous drugs.

Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on the companion Evolve website.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

DRUGS BY DISORDER
DRUG CLASSIFICATIONS
A–Z DRUG ENTRIES
APPENDICES
A. Correct Use of Oral Inhalers for Asthma and COPD
B. Wound Care
C. Drugs of Abuse
D. Herbals: Common Natural Medicines
E. Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy
F. Normal Laboratory Values
G. Drug Interactions
H. Antidote/Reversal Agents
I. Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety
J. Parenteral Fluid Administration
K. Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE)
L. Contraception
M. Hormones
N. Nutrition: Enteral
O. Nutrition: Parenteral
INDEX

ISBN Number9780443120480
Main AuthorBy Robert Kizior, BS, RPh and Keith Hodgson, RN, BSN, CCRN
Copyright Year2025
Edition Number1
FormatBook
Trim111w x 187h
ImprintSaunders
Page Count1536
Publication Date27 Mar 2024

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