APRN's Complete Guide to Prescribing Pediatric Drug Therapy 2019, The

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Wirfs, Mari J.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-615107-0

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 74

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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:

  • Organized by more than 450 clinical diagnoses with drug regimens for each
  • Includes pediatric dosage and available forms
  • Highlights lab values to monitor, patient education points, and safety information
  • Index cross-references generic and trade names
  • Offers information in convenient table format including childhood immunization schedule and more
  • Provides appendix of tables for quick access to drug classifications


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Wirfs, Mari J.
ISBN: 978-0-82-615107-0
Pediatric Nursing
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 600
Year: 2018
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 74