Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses

By Skyscape Medpresso Inc

  • Category: Medical
  • Release Date: 2016-06-08
  • Current Version: 5.0.3
  • Adult Rating: 17+
  • File Size: 47.16 MB
  • Developer: Skyscape Medpresso Inc
  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Score: 4.73203
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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses Description

1,400+ monographs covering 5,000 trade name & generic drugs. 150 drug classifications. 700+ built-in dosage calculators. 1200+ Audio pronunciations. DESCRIPTION SAFETY FIRST! Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses® (DrugGuide™), Seventeenth Edition delivers all the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. Includes one year of online access with WebView HIGHLIGHTS * Search the complete 5,000-drug database and appendices quickly and efficiently. * Build your knowledge with extensively cross-referenced drugs. * Keep up to date with FDA drug news. * Audio pronunciations for almost 890 generic drugs * Over 700 built-in drug dosing calculation tools. Simply review a drug, calculate the dose and administer all in a single step without needing to switch to a separate drug dosing program. Comprehensive coverage on over 1,400 drug monographs including more than: * 5,000 trade and generic drugs as well as expanded coverage of herbal products * 150 drug classifications, both therapeutic and pharmacologic (if available) * 500 commonly used combination drugs, including the dosage amount of the active generic ingredient * Most complete life-span drug dosing considerations for adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE ... AT A GLANCE * New! The AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults #1 Drug Guide for patient safety - More High Alert Coverage and Patient Safety Information than any other drug guide including: * Special highlights to identify High Alert Medications with high risks for patient injury and information throughout the monograph that explain what the nurse can do to ensure patient safety * "Do not confuse with" and "Do not crush, break, or chew" caution statements highlighted to support safe practice * Information on how to prevent administration errors, detect dosing and dispensing errors, and detect or prevent adverse drug reactions (ADR)s. * Explanations on how to administer medication safely by all routes – including signs and symptoms for toxicity and overdose, safe handling tips and how to educate patients for safe medication use in the home * High alert medications - in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage * Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects * REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon * Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions * Special considerations for patient populations. * Geri heading identifies special concerns for older adults. * OB and Lact headings highlight information for pregnant and breastfeeding patients. * Pedi heading identifies concerns for children. * Rep heading identifies considerations for patients of reproductive age. * IV Administration subheads * Pharmacogenomic content * Canadian-specific content * In-depth guidance for patient and family teaching * NDC (National Drug Code) for 1300+ Monographs. Expanded coverage on vulnerable populations including: * Indications and dosing recommendations for top 100 pediatric drugs * Pediatric, geriatric, and OB medication administration considerations * A complete immunization schedule * Special techniques for administering medications to children * Oral rehydration solutions * Drugs and breast feeding * List of drugs associated with increased number of falls in the elderly

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