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By Betty L. Gahart RN, Adrienne R. Nazareno PharmD

The no 1 IV drug instruction manual for forty years, Intravenous medicines: A guide for Nurses and healthiness Professionals is relied on for its accuracy and finished insurance. even if you wish the transportable print model or the handy digital structure, this new version offers crucial information on administering greater than 350 intravenous (IV) medications, entries for brand new IV medications lately authorized by means of the FDA, countless numbers of recent drug proof, an in depth index of general and alternate names and extra - all alphabetically equipped that will help you locate drug details quick and easily.

  • UNIQUE! released every year to make sure you have crucial details at the such a lot lately licensed IV medicines in addition to up-to-date info on present drugs.
  • UNIQUE! comprises thorough assurance of greater than 350 IV medications - providing you with way over the other similar handbook.
  • UNIQUE! Time-tested web page structure keep all dosage details for every drug on both a unmarried web page or a two-page unfold to avoid hand illness via having to show a page.
  • Consistent, easy-to-use layout provides the entire crucial scientific details you wish on IV drug administration.
  • Lists IV medicines alphabetically by means of conventional identify for speedy scientific reference.
  • Updated IV drug dilution and dosage charts inside of monographs provide easy access to crucial information.
  • Special sections highlight dosage variances for geriatric, pediatric, little one, and neonatal patients.
  • Black field Warnings, screening, and highlighting make finding key info fast and easy.
  • Printed thumb tabs help you discover info faster.

"A spouse web site at presents indicators, monographs for chosen brokers now not incorporated within the publication, a step by step instructional for calculating IV drug dosages, IV drug dosage calculators, interactive IV drug dosage examples, printable normal dilution and answer compatibility charts, and more."

  • NEW! 4 new drug monographs provide you with present, clinically appropriate drug info for brand new IV medicines lately licensed by means of the FDA.
  • NEW! up-to-date drug monographs reflect the newest alterations in IV drug therapy.

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ANTIDOTE Keep physician informed of all side effects. Flushing and erythema of the skin are expected. , bronchospasm, dyspnea, hypotension, wheezing), discontinue acetylcysteine and treat with diphenhydra� mine (Benadryl) or epinephrine as indicated. After symptoms subside, the infusion may be carefully resumed. If S/S of hypersensitivity recur, discontinue infusion permanently and consider alternate treatments. Contact Poison Control Center for possible treatment alternatives. 6 USUAL DOSE In all situations for adults, adolescents, children, and neonates, do not exceed a maximum dose of 20 mg/kg every 8 hours.

Alteplase [tPA], reteplase [r-PA], streptokinase). ╇ n╇ Extreme care must be taken in accessing the femoral artery for femoral sheath placement. Only the anterior wall of the femoral artery should be punctured (use of a single-walled needle versus double-walled [Seldinger through and through technique] is important). ╇ n╇ Anaphylaxis can occur at any time (a protein solution). Emergency drugs and equipment must always be available. In addition, use may result in the formation of human anti-chimeric antibody (HACA).

If true thrombocytopenia is verified, discontinue abciximab immediately. Platelet transfusions may be required. Heparin and aspirin should also be avoided if the platelet count drops below 60,000/mm3. 5 USUAL DOSE May be given as a single or repeated dose. Minimum dosing interval is 4 hours. No dose adjustment is necessary when converting from oral to IV dosing. , IV, oral, and rectal) and on all products containing acetaminophen. 5 mg/kg every 4 hours. Do not exceed a maximum single dose of 15 mg/kg or a maximum daily dose of 75€mg/kg/day.

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