Fully updated for its 9th edition, McKenna's Drug Handbook for Nursing and Midwifery gives clear guidance for safe and effective drug administration. This essential handbook for students and practitioners includes over 1100 drug profiles and provides best-practice advice and information on: - each drug's characteristics and available forms; - indications and dosages, actions, adverse reactions, interactions and contraindications; - pregnancy risk categories and sports risk indicators; - care considerations and patient teaching. Also included are: - person-centred and woman-centred philosophies of nursing and midwifery; - a glossary of adverse drug effects; - adjust-a-dose information for individuals across the lifespan. Features: - every drug fully revised and updated; - an easy-access, comprehensive Quick Reference section; - drugs available only in New Zealand are identified with an icon.
Author: LISA & MIRKOV MCKENNA (SANJA.)
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