Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
17th Ed.
2021 © F. A. Davis Company
April Hazard Vallerand, PhD, RN, FAAN; Cynthia A. Sanoski, BS, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
ISBN-10: 1-7196-4005-X / ISBN-13: 978-1-7196-4005-3
eISBN-10: 1-7196-4113-7 / eISBN-13: 978-1-7196-4113-5
Nursing, Drug Information, Pharmacy/Pharmacology, Point of Care, Public Health



Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Seventeenth 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.


  • • New! The AGS Beers Criteria for Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults
  • • #1 Drug Guide for patient safety
  • • Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage
  • • Red, CAPITALIZED letters for life-threatening side effects
  • • REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon
  • • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions
  • • Special considerations for patient populations.
    •     ◦ Geri heading identifies special concerns for older adults.
    •     ◦ OB and Lact headings highlight information for pregnant and breastfeeding patients.
    •     ◦ Pedi heading identifies concerns for children.
    •     ◦ Rep heading identifies considerations for patients of reproductive age.
  • • IV Administration subheads
  • • Pharmacogenomic content
  • • Canadian-specific content
  • • In-depth guidance for patient and family teaching

This title updates: Quarterly

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