Publisher : Elsevier; 10th edition (3 November 2017)
Language : English
Paperback : 1352 pages
ISBN-10 : 0729542548
ISBN-13 : 978-0729542548
The premier drug guide for nurses and midwives since 1983.
Now in its 10th edition,Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugscontinues to provide reliable, accurate drug information for nursing and midwifery students and practitioners. This user-friendly drug guide delivers safe, up-to-date drug administration information regarding form, action, use, dose, adverse effects and interactions in compliance with current pharmaceutical guidelines from the Therapeutic Goods Administration and MIMS.Nursing points and cautionshighlight best practice in drug administration and expanded focus onPatient teaching and adviceensures quality patient care.
All drugs listed bytherapeutic classand bybody system
Bothtrade namesandgeneric drug namesare provided
Icons indicate cautions fordrugs used during pregnancy and breastfeeding,anddrug specific restrictions in sport
A quick reference guidefor calculating drug dosages and drip rates
Common abbreviations, units and concentrations
Appendix 3 features the latest MIMS updates,including dual labelling of drug ingredients to demonstrate international alignment
Fully revised section onantineoplastic agents
New drugs added to immunomodifiers, pulmonary arterial hypertension agents and eye, ear and nose