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Description

Everything nurses need to know about more than 1400 common medications -- in one pocket-sized guide!

Specifically geared towards patient-care, this instant-access guide provides registered nurses with essential, up-to-the-minute information on the selection and administration of 1400 commonly used medications. This nursing classic is revised annually to reflect approval of new drugs, changes in usage of current drugs, and withdrawal of older ones.

 • Organized alphabetically by generic drug name
 • Mechanisms of action
 • Common usage and dosage
 • Side effects
 • Drug Interactions
 • Nursing implications
 • New drugs
 • Patient education
 • Expanded coverage of medical herbs

5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!

"This very useful drug reference will easily fit in your lab coat pocket. The information is accurate and up to date. Due to size constraints, only the most frequently used medications are included in this book. This book retains its value by being revised yearly and maintaining a database of the most current information."--Doody's Review Service

Biographical note

Author Profile

Judith Barberio PhD, RN, APN, C, ANP, GNP, FNP, SNC is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers University School of Nursing. In addition to being the author of the annual Nurse's Pocket Drug Guide, she has conducted research on chronic illness, primary health care in urban settings, pharmacology and pain control, and health policy. She is also President of the Rutgers University School of Nursing Alumni Association.

NEW! With the addition of a convenient Home page, a sleeker and more intuitive visual layout, as well as innovations in the speed of searches you can delve right in faster and easier than ever!

Also includes advanced search and language tools that have become the staple of quality language apps from MobiSystems, Inc.

SEARCH TOOLS - effortlessly find words thanks to a clear, functional, and easy-to-use interface.

Intelligent search integrates several tools to match or suggest what you are looking for:
 • Search autocomplete helps find words quickly by displaying predictions as you type
 • Keyword lookup allows you to search within compound words and phrases
 • An automatic ‘Fuzzy filter’ to correct word spelling, as well as ‘Wild card’ ('*' or '?') to replace a letter or entire parts of a word
 • Camera search looks up words in the camera viewfinder and displays results
 • Use our Voice search when you don't know how an entry is spelled
 • Share word definitions via installed apps on your device
 • Swipe-to-delete functionality in the Recent and Favorites menus.

LEARNING TOOLS - engaging features that help you further enhance your vocabulary.

 • ‘Favorites’ feature to create custom folders with lists of words from the extensive library
 • ‘Recent’ list to easily review looked-up words
 • ‘Word of the day’ section to expand your vocabulary daily
 • Home screen widget provides random words at a glance
 • Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps

***This is a fully functional trial version***

Get MORE by purchasing the full version of the Nurse's Pocket Drug Guide 2015:

 • Permanently unlock the complete features list
 • Offline mode - look up words without an internet connection
 • Premium Support – Get expedited support for any app-related issues
 • Ad-free

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched Jan 19, 2017 (about 2 years ago).
Jun 27
2017
(Current)
Version 8.0.250

Version 8.0.250:
• Complete visual overhaul
• Significantly improved search speed
• New Home view for quick access to the most frequently used functions
• Now Swipe to delete entries from the Favorites and Recent menus
• Ability to recover deleted entries in the Favorites and Recent menus with the new Undo button.
• Favorites now has a ‘Sort by’ function.
• Bug fixes

Jan 18
2017
Version 7.1.199

Version 7.1.199
• Improvements as per user feedback
Version 7.1.197
• Completely redesigned user interface and experience
• Android 7 enhancements
• Split screen support for Android 7 allowing you to use dictionary together with other apps
• Ability to share word definitions
• ‘Word of the Day’ feature
• New improved camera search
• Many fixes and improvements

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