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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

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Drug guide for nurses and nursing students. This version contains a CD-ROM. "Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses" features easy-to-read, well-organized monographs that most clearly emphasize what students and nurses need to know. This updated edition has expanded coverage on Peds, Geri and OB, and even more new monographs, including the latest FDA approvals. Plus, free updates f ...more
Turtleback, 10th edition, 1406 pages
Published June 9th 2006 by F. A. Davis Company (first published 1988)
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Crystal Reese
May 07, 2012 Crystal Reese rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great reference for protecting yourself/your family against drug interactions.
All I could ask for are photos of pills for identification purposes for those painful/sick days when you just want to be certain the pharmacist didn't give you the wrong thing.
Medical professionals are human too.
We used this as one of our textbooks for drug references when I went through school to be a Medical Assistant. Very through and helpful. There are newer editions of this one available now and I highly recommend it for school and for personal use.
Jan 04, 2009 Jolene rated it it was amazing
This has always been my favorite nursing drug guide. It has info that several other drug books don't. I recommend this drug guide to all the students I precept. I keep this book in my locker @ work.
Mar 11, 2008 Sherri rated it it was amazing
Also another nursing must have. Describes every and any medication in detail - what it's for, side effects, dosages etc. Helpful for work but I use it at home too!
Efrain Guzman-Rosario
May 02, 2007 Efrain Guzman-Rosario rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Nursing Students and Nurses
An out of date Drug book is just as wrong as handing the wrong medication, with the wrong route, to the wrong patient, at the wrong time with the wrong documentation.
Evie Kenepp
Oct 17, 2008 Evie Kenepp is currently reading it
the writing is a little dry at times, but otherwise a fascinating look deep into the world of pharmacology and drug interactions.
Sep 16, 2008 Kat(i)e rated it it was amazing
I rely on this book before I put ANY medication in my body. For me, it is literally a life-saver!
Melissa Beggs
Jan 06, 2008 Melissa Beggs rated it it was amazing
Same opinion as the Mosby drug guide. If you don't HAVE to read this, DON'T
Dec 27, 2007 Jill added it
Recommends it for: nurses, student nurses
I like this drug guide a lot more than the others that I run into in clinial units.
Oct 24, 2008 Joey rated it it was ok
all i have to read these days seems to be nursing school related. blah.
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