Australia and New Zealand Nursing and Midwifery Drug Handbook
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
The fifth edition of the Australia New Zealand Nursing & Midwifery Drug Handbook has been comprehensively revised and updated to provide Australian and New Zealand nursing students and healthcare practitioners with the information they need to administer drugs safely and effectively. It emphasises the clinical aspects of drug administration, and provides detailed information on each drug and its characteristics, including indications, dosages, IV administration, adverse reactions, potential interactions and contraindications. It also lists nursing considerations and patient education information. Over 130 additional drug profiles have been added to the comprehensive selection of the most widely used drugs in Australia and New Zealand. A new Glossary of adverse drug effects has been included, as well as a Quick Calculation guide to formulae for calculating medications, doses and drip rates. The new edition continues to present drug profiles in a clear, consistent format, designed to assist the reader in finding information quickly and easily.