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2013 Delmar Healthcare Drug Handbook, 22nd Edition

  • George R. Spratto
  • Adrienne L. Woods
  • ISBN-10: 1133280307
  • ISBN-13: 9781133280309
  • 2048 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Feel confident in your knowledge of over 770 FDA-approved drugs with the 2013 DELMAR HEALTHCARE DRUG HANDBOOK™ as your trusrtworthy and accurate drug information resource. This vital resource clearly describes the uses, side effects, contraindications, actions, and dosages for each drug covered. Each entry also provides information for effective drug administration and improved patient communication. Make the 2013 DELMAR HEALTHCARE DRUG HANDBOOK ™ your go-to-resource for the latest drug information.

Features

  • "Black Box" icons alert users to dangerous drugs with serious and life-threatening side effects.

  • "Ear" icons help prevent medication errors by pointing out drugs with names that sound alike.

  • Critical IV Information: IV drug compatibility and incompatibility is addressed for increased confidence in understanding intravenous drugs.

  • Relevant Safety References: Includes the latest patient safety goals for quick reference.

  • Includes a Combination Drugs index for quick access to this important information

About the Author

George R. Spratto

George Spratto is a former Dean and Professor of Pharmacology in the School of Pharmacy at West Virginia University. He uses his pharmacology expertise required to effectively edit monographs, research market changes, and prioritize drug inclusion for The 2013 EDITION DELMAR NURSE'S DRUG HANDBOOK™.

Adrienne L. Woods

Adrienne L. Woods worked in nursing for more than 35 years with the last 15 as a Nurse Practitioner. Her experience includes psychiatry; acute medical and surgical floors; medical, surgical, and coronary I.C.U.; and E.R. settings. She has also been nurse manager of an I.C.U. and a nursing supervisor of the Veteran's Administration Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. Currently a clinical instructor and adjunct faculty member in the College of Nursing at the University of Delaware, she also works as a private consultant and with a professional union. Ms. Woods serves on a post-deployment team caring for Iraqi war veterans and polytrauma patients. In addition to various certifications, she was Awarded Delaware Nurse Practitioner Advocate by A.A.N.P. in 2009. Ms. Woods is a member of A.N.A., Sigma Theta Tau, A.A.N.P., and D.C.N.P.

New to this edition

  • Includes 20 new drugs recently approved by the FDA.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Nurse's Mini Guide to Pediatric Drugs  (ISBN-10: 1428320016 | ISBN-13: 9781428320017)

All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for pediatric patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's MINI GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DRUGS.

Student Supplements

Nurse's Mini Guide to Pediatric Drugs  (ISBN-10: 1428320016 | ISBN-13: 9781428320017)

All the information you need, right at your fingertips! Quick access to essential drug information for pediatric patients is available with the portable, pocket-sized Delmar's MINI GUIDE TO PEDIATRIC DRUGS.