Put the most trusted name in nursing in your hands.Mosby’s 2020 Nursing Drug Referenceis a full-color portable nursing drug handbook that makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs that nurses administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled in the text and on the free app ― including 20-30 new entries for drugs and drug therapies recently approved by the FDA. Plus, no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, withBlack Box Warningsfor dangerous adverse reactions,Safety Alertsfor situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects of 50 common drug classes. This 33rdedition proves once again why Mosby’s is the bestselling drug reference for nurses on the market!
Coverage of more than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugsprovides information for almost every drug a student is likely to encounter in clinicals.
Common and life-threatening side effectsare organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments.
IV drug administration coverage in boldhighlight dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities.
Safety Alerticonhighlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects.
Nursing Processstepsare used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information.
Complete pharmacokinetic informationincludes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion.
Black Box Warningsprovide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions.
Logical, alphabetical organizationby generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information.
Cross-referencesindicate drug information that may be found in the appendices.
NEW! 20-30 added monographsprovide up-to-date content on newly released, FDA-approved drugs and drug therapies.
NEW! More than 20 new Evolve-only drug monographsadded to the existing Evolve-only drug monographs.
NEW! Numerous herbal drug monographsincluded on Evolve site.