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Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook

Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook

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Book, 360 pages, 2009
ISBN: 9780323066570

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Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drug Handbook

Key Features:
  • Fully updated coverage includes the newest IV treatments with magnesium, conivaptan, potassium, and nicardipine, helping you provide the most effective care possible.
  • Current drug dosing charts for 48 of the most common, and most difficult to administer, intravenous infusion critical care drugs ensure that the information you need is readily available.
  • Quick reference drug compatibility charts provide instant access to this crucial information.
  • Drip Rates and Dosing information are arranged in tabular manner for each drug referenced in the text, allowing you to quickly prepare drugs in critical situations.
  • A Drug Calculation Formulae section includes a list of the formulae most useful in determining IV drug concentration, doses, and infusion rates, helping you to eliminate memorization errors when calculating these important parameters.
  • Calculation factors based on patient weight enable you to quickly change a patient’s infusion dose and titrate the drug to reduce the chance of medication errors.
  • Nursing Considerations in each drug monograph offer practical information on administration and monitoring.
  • Trade and generic drug name indexes help you find information quickly no matter what name is used.
  • A handy reference to ACLS guidelines allows you to quickly see how infusion therapy fits into the ACLS protocol.

    Table of Contents:
    Drug Calculation Formulae
    Section I: Critical Care Intravenous Infusion Drugs –Mixing and Compatibility
    Quick Mixing Guide
    Compatibility and Incompatibility Chart
    Section II: Intravenous Infusion Drugs
    1. Abciximab (ReoPro)
    2. Alteplase (Activase)
    3. Aminophylline (Theophylline)
    4. Amiodarone (Cordarone)
    5. Argatroban (Acova)
    6. Atracurium (Tracrium)
    7. Bivalriudin (Angiomax)
    8. Cisatracurium (Nimbex)
    9. Conivaptan (Vaprisol)
    10. Dexmedetomidine (Precedex)
    11. Diltiazem (Cardziem)
    12. Dobutamine (Dobutrex)
    13. Dopamine (Intropin)
    14. Drotrecogin Alfa (Xigris)
    15. Epinephrine (Adrenalin) Injection
    16. Eptifibatide (Integrilin)
    17. Esmolol (Brevibloc)
    18. Fenoldopam (Corlopam)
    19. Haloperidol (Haldol)
    20. Heparin
    21. Ibutilide (Corvert)
    22. Immune Globulin Intravenous (Gamimune, Gammargard, Gammar-P, Sandoglobulin)
    23. Inamrinone (Inocor)
    24. Infliximab (Remicade)
    25. Insulin Drip
    26. Isoproterenol (Isuprel)
    27. Labetalol (Trandate)
    28. Lepirudin (Refludan)
    29. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
    30. Lorazepam (Ativan)
    31. Magnesium Sulfate
    32. Midazolam (Versed)
    33. Milrinone (Primacor)
    34. Nesiritide (Natrecor)
    35. Nicardipine (Cardene)
    36. Nitroglycerin
    37. Nitroprusside (Nipride)
    38. Norepinephrine (Levophed)
    39. Octreotide (Sandostatin)
    40. Pantoprazole (Protonix)
    41. Phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine)
    42. Potassium Chloride
    43. Procainamide (Pronestyl)
    44. Propofol (Diprivan)
    45. Reteplase (Retavase)
    46. Tenecteplase (TNKase)
    47. Tirofiban HCL (Aggrastat)
    48. Vasopressin (Pitressin)
    Section III: ACLS Guidelines for Adult Emergency Cardiac Care Algorithms
    Pulseless Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)/Ventricular Fibrillation (VF)
    Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA)
    Pulseless Electrical Activity (PEA): Clinical Signs and Treatment
    Symptomatic Bradycardia
    Narrow QRS Tachycardia

    Product Code: 128165
  • ISBN: 9780323066570

    Authors: G. Algozzine, R. Algozzine, D. Lilly