Use the #1 IV drug handbook to safely administer more than 400 intravenous drugs! Gahart's Intravenous Medications: A Handbook for Nurses and Health Professionals has been trusted for more than 40 years for its accuracy, quick-reference format, and comprehensive coverage. Whether you prefer the portable print book or the eBook, each drug monograph includes the drug's 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. Compiled by nurse consultant Betty Gahart and pharmacist Adrienne Nazareno, this resource contains all of the information you need for the safe administration of IV drugs - nothing more than is needed, and nothing less.
General Dilution Charts (inside front cover and facing page of the print book) How to Use This Book Evolve Website Information Format and Content of Intravenous Medications Key to Abbreviations Important IV Therapy Facts Resources IV Drugs Appendixes: A. Recommendations for the Safe Use and Handling of Cytotoxic Drugs B. FDA Pregnancy Categories C. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, and National Cancer Institute Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events D. Information for Patients Receiving Immunosuppressive Agents E. Recently Approved Drugs Index Solution Compatibility Chart (last page and inside back cover)