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Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs, 11th Edition

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By Adriana Tiziani, RN, BSc(Mon), Dip Ed(Melb), MEdSt(Mon), MRCNA
Trusted by nursing and midwifery students and clinicians in Australia since 1983, the 11th edition of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs is an indispensable tool for reliable, accurate and up-to-date drug information. The guide is easy to access and ...view more

Trusted by nursing and midwifery students and clinicians in Australia since 1983, the 11th edition of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs is an indispensable tool for reliable, accurate and up-to-date drug information.

The guide is easy to access and user-friendly. It provides all the medication information you need to know, with drugs classified by both therapeutic class and body system, and referred to by both trade and generic name. The book includes best practice in drug administration as well as patient teaching information to improve care.

This edition has been comprehensively reviewed and updated to ensure that usage, dose, side effects, contraindications and precautions are consistent with current Australian pharmaceutical guidelines.

ISBN :
9780729543590
Publication Date :
04-03-2022

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Trusted by nursing and midwifery students and clinicians in Australia since 1983, the 11th edition of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs is an indispensable tool for reliable, accurate and up-to-date drug information.

The guide is easy to access and user-friendly. It provides all the medication information you need to know, with drugs classified by both therapeutic class and body system, and referred to by both trade and generic name. The book includes best practice in drug administration as well as patient teaching information to improve care.

This edition has been comprehensively reviewed and updated to ensure that usage, dose, side effects, contraindications and precautions are consistent with current Australian pharmaceutical guidelines.


New to this edition
  • Updates to all entries
  • New drugs including immunomodifying agents, antineoplastic agents and metabolic disorder agents
  • Guidance on drugs ‘Not to be crushed’

Key Features
  • Available forms, action, use, dosage, adverse effects and interactions
  • Formulae to calculate drug doses and drip rates
  • All drugs listed by therapeutic class and body system
  • Nursing points, including administration advice and cautions
  • Patient education notes
  • Midwifery/pregnancy considerations
  • An eBook included in all print purchases

Author Information
By Adriana Tiziani, RN, BSc(Mon), Dip Ed(Melb), MEdSt(Mon), MRCNA, Course Director, Postgraduate Studies in Wound Care, School of Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, VIC