Gahart, Betty L.,

Gahart's 2018 intravenous medications : a handbook for nurses and other allied health personnel / Intravenous medications Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazareno, Meghan Q. Ortega. - Thirty-fourth edition - xxii, 1416 pages ; 23 cm

Revised edition of: Intravenous medications : handbook for nurses and health professionals / Betty L. Gahart, Adrienne R. Nazereno, Meghan Q. Ortega. Thirty-third edition. [2017]

Includes bibliographical references

General dilution charts -- How to use this book -- Evolve website information -- Format and content of intravenous medications -- Key to abbreviations -- Important IV Therapy Facts -- Resources -- IV drugs [alphabetical drug monographs] -- Appendixes. Recommendations for the safe use and handling of cytotoxic drugs -- FDA pregnancy categories -- U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Cancer Institute common terminology criteria for adverse events -- Information for patients receiving immunosuppressive agents -- Recently approved drugs -- Index -- Solution compatibility chart.

"Learn to administer more than 400 intravenous drugs safely and effectively with the #1 IV drug handbook! Now in its 34th edition, Gahart's 2018 Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals continues to be a trusted resource for its accuracy, quick-reference format, and comprehensive coverage of IV drugs. The latest edition includes approximately 15 important new drug monographs, along with updates to existing monographs. Each drug listing includes its generic name, trade name(s), drug category, pH, dosages and dose adjustments, dilution, incompatibilities, rate of administration, actions, indications and uses, contraindications, precautions, drug/lab interactions, side effects, and antidote. This user-friendly book contains all of the clinically relevant information you'll need for the safe administration of IV drugs"--Publisher's description.

9780323297400 0323297404


Intravenous therapy--Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.

RM170 / .G33 2018