Publisher description for Mcgraw-Hill's I.V. drug handbook / Patricia Dwyer Schull.
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Administer I.V. medications knowledgeably, safely and confidently
Because there's no room for error, turn to McGraw-Hill's I.V. Drug Handbook. Featuring a strong focus on patient safety, administering and monitoring I.V. drugs, the Handbook delivers concise, practical guidance to help you carry out one of the most difficult tasks you face. Written by and for practicing nurses and pharmacists, the Handbook is reliable, comprehensive, and easy-to-use.
Everything you need for safe, successful I.V. drug administration:
- All-inclusive coverage of over 350 parenteral drugs with the latest warnings from the FDA
- Includes antibiotics, insulin, pain medications, emergency drugs -- and more coverage of chemotherapeutic agents with more supportive therapies than you'll find in any other text
- Provides the most comprehensive, specific, evidence-based guidelines on administering high-alert and hazardous drugs available anywhere
- Each drug monograph includes administration guidelines, covering preparation, dilution & compatibility, infusion rates, admixtures, supportive therapies and monitoring.
- Features a 32 page full-color patient safety insert describing measures for ensuring safe drug administration, including 6 pagea on inserting an I.V. catheter
- Uses distinctive icons to call your attention to “clinical alerts,” “life-threatening reactions,” “high-alert”, “hazardous” drugs, and more
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Intravenous therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drugs -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pharmaceutical Preparations -- administration & dosage -- Handbooks.
Infusions, Intravenous -- Handbooks.
Injections, Intravenous -- Handbooks.