Fully updated with the most current drug facts, Mosby s Nursing
Drug Cards, 20th Edition feature complete pharmacologic details and
nursing management priorities for over 875 generic and 1,320
brand-name drugs including 8 new drugs, 3 new drug categories, and
more than 100 new drug facts. Each 4x6 card provides essential
nursing information, including the drug s brand names, dosage
forms, contraindications, possible adverse effects, interactions,
and nursing management priorities. You can also access new drug
updates and information on the top 200 most commonly used drugs
online.Over 1,200 generic and 1,500 brand name drugs provide
one-stop access to the information most needed for clinical
Alphabetical organization makes searching for information quick
Portable 4"x6" size gives you the most convenient and durable
nursing drug cards available.
Consistent format features generic name, pronunciation,
category, pregnancy category, brand name, manufacturer, dosage
forms, use, action, pharmacokinetics, contraindications, clinical
considerations, dosage, side/adverse effects, interactions, and
nursing management priorities.
Nursing management priorities assist you in developing effective
patient care plans.
Tall man lettering offers an easy, visual way to differentiate
between similar drug names.
NANDA-I-approved nursing diagnoses for all drug categories
familiarize you with the application of nursing diagnoses in
Information on drug side effects distinguishes between common
and life-threatening side effects and helps you anticipate
potential reactions and their significance.
Drug interaction information includes subheadings for drug,
food, and laboratory interactions.
Pronunciations for each generic drug and drug category enable
you to use and understand drug names in conversation.
Common conversion formulas are found on the inside lid of the
Comprehensive index with generic and trade names, drug classes,
combination products, and references to website information enable
you to quickly find the information you need.
Appendix provides quick access to additional drug information
Herbal and non-herbal nutritional supplements
Dosage calculation formulas
Student Resources on Evolve give you access to drug information
anywhere you can access the Internet.
Illustrated drug administration guide
Fundamentals of drug therapy
Calculators for drug dosages
Commonly prescribed drugs
Drug class quickfacts
Drug review guide
Herbal and non-herbal nutritional supplement information
Expanded drug name safety section
Online card creator
New and archived drugs
Spanish phrases often used in clinical settings
WeblinksMore than 100 new drug facts provide the most current
New brand names
Recent dosage forms
Nursing management priorities
10 new drug cards keep you up-to-date with the types of drugs in
Black Box Warnings draw quick attention to high alert drugs.
Several shorter category cards condense information for easy
retrieval.English/Spanish phrases facilitate better communication
with Spanish-speaking patients.