Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

eBook - 2017
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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses® Canadian Version, Fifteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.



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  • 5,000-drug database and appendices
  • Cross-referencing of drugs
  • FDA drug news



  • Canadian-specific content 
    •  Monographs on drugs approved for use in Canada that are not FDA-approved for use in the US
    • Additional Canadian trade names for many US-approved generic drugs, identified by a maple leaf icon
    • A summary of the similarities and differences between pharmaceutical practices in the US and Canada
    • Special contributions by Holly G. Mansell, BSP, PharmD, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada
    • Canadian Advisory Board of clinicians, educators, and students
  • Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage
  • Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects
  • NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age
  • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions
  • Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions
  • IV administration subheads
  • REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon
  • Pharmacogenomic content and icon
  • Much more!


Online at DavisPlus (Redeem the Plus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.)

  • Audio library for 1,200+ drug names
  • Three tutorials, each with a self-test
  • Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius
  • Interactive case studies, brief, real-life scenarios that are followed by a series of question
  • Med-Deck-style cards
  • Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications
  • Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs
  • Schematic brain illustrations depicting the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients 


Reviews for Davis's Canadian Drug Guide for Nurses, 14th Edition:

 “Love the set-up on this guide-  I can easily find the medication I'm looking for. Excellent Nursing Implications included!"
– Karen C., Nursing Student

Great resource! I love the extra informational pages at the end of the book- foods providing specific nutrients, herbal drug interactions, narcotic equivalents...the list goes on and on! I will definitely be purchasing each new edition, as this is an invaluable nursing tool!"
- Laura T., Nursing Student

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : F.A. Davis Company, [2017]
Edition: Fifteenth edition
ISBN: 9780803657069
Characteristics: x, 1478 p. ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Drug guide for nurses


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