Mosby's 2013 Nursing Drug Reference, 26e (SKIDMORE NURSING DRUG REFERENCE)

Mosby's 2013 Nursing Drug Reference, 26e (SKIDMORE NURSING DRUG REFERENCE)

Language: English

Pages: 1360

ISBN: 032308642X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

There is a difference in drug handbooks. And if you want the most reliable information presented in full color and organized alphabetically, Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference is the only one that should be in your consideration set! With an A to Z organization, no other drug handbook helps you access reliable drug information quicker. But perhaps best of all, this full-color handbook gives you extensive drug information for over 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs ― including uses, side effects, interactions, and pharmacokinetics. This reference also includes key nursing considerations to help you assess, administer, evaluate, and teach your patients, as well as instructions for giving drugs by various routes (e.g., PO, IM, IV). Written by a well-known expert in nursing pharmacology, you will ALWAYS find the latest and most trustworthy drug information in Mosby’s Nursing Drug Reference.

  • Comprehensive and easy to find drug information.
    • Comprehensive drug monographs contain the latest information on:
      • Rx or OTC designations
      • generic names
      • pronunciations
      • U.S. and Canadian trade names
      • functional and chemical classification
      • controlled-substance schedule
      • do-not-confuse drugs
      • actions, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes
      • available forms
      • side effects
      • contraindications
      • precautions
      • pharmacokinetics
      • interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test)
      • nursing considerations
      • treatment of overdose

    • Nursing Process steps used as the framework for organizing all information.
    • Alphabetical listing of drug monographs by generic drug name.

  • Emphasis on safety and safe drug administration.
    • Black Box Warnings alert to dangerous and/or life-threatening adverse effects.
    • Safety Alert icons call out the most critical interactions and side-effects that nurses must watch for.
    • IV drug information, including special considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
    • Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system for easy identification.
  • NEW! Four-color design
  • highlights important information to help you quickly and easily find important information.

  • NEW! Fully updated content reflects the latest drugs on the market.
    • Approximately 25 monographs on newly released drugs

    • Comprehensive coverage of more than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs

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treatment • Skin eruptions, photosensitivity after administration of product • Respiratory status: rate, character, wheezing, tightness in chest • Allergies before treatment, reaction to each medication • Signs of infection • Livedo reticularis: mottling of the skin, usually red; edema; itching in lower extremities • Parkinson’s disease: gait, tremors, akinesia, rigidity Toxicity: confusion, behavioral changes, hypotension, seizures Perform/provide: • Storage in tight, dry container

response: decreased anginal pain, decreased B/P, increased exercise tolerance Teach patient/family: • To take product as prescribed, not to double or skip dose • To avoid hazardous activities until stabilized on product, dizziness is no longer a problem • To avoid OTC products unless directed by prescriber Side effects: italics = common; bold = life-threatening 116 amoxicillin • To comply in all areas of medical regimen: diet, exercise, stress reduction, product therapy, smoking

negative C&S Teach patient/family: • That oral contraceptives may be reduced and a nonhormonal contraceptive should be used while taking this product if pregnancy is to be prevented • To report superinfection: vaginal itching; loose, foul-smelling stools; black furry tongue Pseudomembranous colitis: fever, diarrhea with pus, blood, mucus; may occur up to 4 wk after treatment; report immediately to health care provider • To wear or carry emergency ID if allergic to penicillin products

Constipation, nausea, vomiting, jaundice, weight gain INTEG: Rash META: Hypoglycemia RESP: Cough SYST:  Death among geriatric patients with dementia PHARMACOKINETICS PO:  Absorption 87%; extensively metab- olized by liver to a major active metabolite; plasma protein binding .99%; terminal half-life 75-146 hr; excretion via urine 25%, feces 55%; clearance decreased in geriatric patients INTERACTIONS Increase:  effects of aripiprazole— CYP3A4 inhibitors (ketoconazole, erythromycin),

Nurse Alert s­ uppression of the migration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes, fibroblasts and the reversal of increased capillary permeability and lysosomal stabilization; does not ­suppress hypothalamus and pituitary function USES:  Chronic asthma, allergic/vasomotor rhinitis, nasal polyps CONTRAINDICATIONS:  Hypersensitivity, status asthmaticus (primary treatment) Precautions:  Pregnancy (C), breastfeeding, children ,12 yr, nasal disease/ belatacept surgery, nonasthmatic bronchial

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