Drug Information Updates is a comprehensive portal for the latest in drug news and medication information. In Drug News, we share the most up-to-date drug approvals and labeling changes, as well as expanded indications, recalls, and approvals of generic formulations. We stay on top of drug updates from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and continually review news from the industry reported by Facts & Comparisons® and pharmaceutical companies.
In Medication Errors, our goal is to let you know what errors are being reported to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices and provide key recommendations to help avoid these errors. By sharing information, we can all work to improve our practice and improve patient safety.
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Nursing2015 Drug Handbook
The 35th edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and thousands of brand-name drugs. Monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use and focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms, indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.