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Davis's Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses

4.32(4.3)

16th Edition

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Publisher: F.A. Davis Company



Description At A Glance

Canadian version, based on 16th print ed. 5,000 trade & generic drugs. 150 drug classifications. 800 built-in dosage calculators. Audio pronunciations. 1000+ drug monographs.

SAFETY FIRST!
Davis’s Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses®, Sixteenth Edition plus 2019 updates, delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs—along with the Canadian-specific information you want.

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FREE DIGITAL ACCESS
One-year subscription to Davis’s Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses® via WebView - Skyscape's online tool. You’ll have access to over 1,100 monographs from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser.

LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE…AT A GLANCE
Canadian-specific content 
  • Full monographs on drugs approved for use in Canada that are not FDA-approved for use in the US.
  • Additional Canadian trade names for many US-approved generic drugs; identified by a maple leaf icon.
  • A summary of the similarities and differences between pharmaceutical practices in the US and Canada.
  • Canadian Advisory Board of clinicians, educators, and students.


Highlights :
  • Audio pronunciations for almost 890 generic drugs
  • Over 800 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 1,000 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


Completely updated with expanded coverage on vulnerable populations including:
  • New 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


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


Plus new integrated dosing calculators - Now, with over 800 built in weight-based drug dosing calculation tools, simply review a drug, calculate the dose and administer all in a single step.
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