This comprehensive drug guide addresses the specialty of pediatric pharmacology in the context of nursing care, containing most medications administered to children. Prentice Hall's Nurse's Drug Guide has been a standard resource for nurses who want safe, effective, current, and accurate drug information. Now this outstanding resource is available in a pediatric drug specific version. Comprehensive and complete. Generic and common trade names are included, with actions, uses, pharmacokinetics and other important information. Nursing implications for administration, monitoring, and teaching are detailed and focus on both child/adolescent and the family. This is an essential quick reference for anyone in a nursing - especially in the pediatric nursing field. Nursing Students / Nursing Professionals *May be of particular interest to those in the pediatric nursing field or those studying to go into the pediatric nursing field. Parents / Daycare professionals *May be of interest to anyone that cares for a child and wants quick information on medications.
To be used as a resource for any pediatric nursing and/or health professions course or for the clinical setting. This comprehensive drug guide addresses the specialty of pediatric pharmacology in the context of nursing care, containing most medications administered to children. The guide provides easy access to over 500 drugs organized alphabetically by generic name. For each drug in this book, the user will find Trade Names, Combination Drugs, Classifications, Pregnancy Category, Controlled Substance Status, Availability, Actions/Therapeutic Effects, Uses, Contraindications/Cautions Use, Routes/Dosages, Storage, Administration, Adverse Effects, Diagnostic Test Interference, Drug and Food/Herbal Interactions, Pharmacokinetics, and Nursing Implications. It highlights nursing implications for administration, monitoring, and teaching and focuses on the child, the adolescent, and the family.