Publication Year: 2018
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Wirfs, Mari J.
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 74
This quick access pediatric drug guide for nurses is a must-have on the job.
It provides current pediatric drug recommendations and is a compendium of prescribing information for more than 450 diagnoses!
Organized alphabetically by diagnosis for speedy access to essential information, this point-of-care prescribing nursing drug reference resource is designed for advanced health care providers in all settings involved in the primary care management of newborns through adolescents. Encompasses pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 450 clinical diagnoses.
Key clinical information, including lab values to monitor, patient teaching points, and safety information for parents and caregivers, is highlighted throughout the pediatric drug book. For each diagnosis, appropriate drug choices are listed alphabetically by generic name, with updated info on FDA pregnancy categories, generic and over-the-counter availability, pediatric dosing regimens, brand names, dose forms, contraindications, and more. Additionally, the RN drug guide book includes a cross-reference index of drugs by generic and brand names. Information delivered in convenient table format includes 35 appendices for quick access to drug information, measurement conversions, childhood immunization records, and dosing by weight.
Key features in this pediatric RN drug book and quick access guide include: