Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2022

Robert J. Kizior, BS, RPh
Keith Hodgson

Price: $40.99


Arm yourself with the most current essential information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs along with the latest FDA safety recommendations. Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2022 gives you all the expert drug information you need in the palm of your hand. In addition to detailed and thoroughly updated drug coverage (including more than 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions), this convenient handbook also includes the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care - such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. Includes access to the Evolve companion web site

New to this edition:
  • Drug monographs for 28 new FDA-approved drugs equip you with the most current drug information

  • Updated monographs include new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information to help prevent medication dispensing errors

  • Over 1,000 generic name drugs, encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs, are organized alphabetically with A-to-Z tabs for quick and easy access

  • Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur

  • Highlighting of high-alert drugs helps promote safe administration of drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm; an appendix includes drug names that sound alike or look alike

  • Herbal information is included in the appendix and on the Evolve companion website, covering the interactions and effects of commonly encountered herbs

  • Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families

  • Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs

  • Nursing considerations are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for baseline assessment, intervention/evaluation, and patient/family teaching

  • Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for pediatric, geriatric, hepatic, and immune- or renal-compromised patients

  • Extensive IV content features IV compatibilities/IV incompatibilities and breaks down key information with headings on reconstitution, rate of administration, and storage

  • Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs to help you understand different drug dose options for specific diseases

  • Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located throughout the book for easy access

  • Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on Evolve, along with quarterly drug updates

  • Therapeutic and toxic blood level information promotes safe drug administration

  • Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs

  • List of newly approved drugs in the front of the book makes it easy to locate the latest drugs

  • Callouts in a sample drug monograph highlight key features to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently

Table of Contents
How to Use This Book
Evolve Page
IV Compatibility Chart Insert
List of newly approved drugs
Drugs by Disorder
Section I. Drug Classifications
Section II. A-Z Drugs
Section III. Reference Section
Appendix A Calculation of Doses
Appendix B Controlled Drugs (United States)
Appendix C Wound Care
Appendix D Drugs of Abuse
Appendix E Equianalgesic Dosing
Appendix F Herbals: Common Natural Medicines
Appendix G Lifespan, Cultural Aspects, and Pharmacogenomics of Drug Therapy
Appendix H Normal Laboratory Values
Appendix I Drug Interactions
Appendix J Antidote Reversal Agents
Appendix K Preventing Medication Errors and Improving Medication Safety
Appendix L Parenteral Fluid Administration
Appendix M Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE)
General Index
Commonly Used Abbreviations
Dangerous Abbreviation List
Publication Date April 2021
Format Softcover, 1552 pages
Product Code 27107
Price: $40.99

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