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Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses Canadian Version / Edition 16

Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses Canadian Version / Edition 16


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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses® Canadian Version, Sixteenth 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

  • Pronunciation library for 1,200+ drug names
  • Preventing med errors and psychotropic drug 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
  • Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications
  • Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs

Reviews for Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses, 15th Edition:

Invaluable. “This… resource has been invaluable for my clinicals and pharm class.”—CJ Bob

This is your book. “If you want to know about drugs, this is your book. Very thorough and helpful with my nursing classes.”—Michael Grewing.

Use this every day! “The most helpful book ever created for Pharmacology! I use this every single day!”—C. Kelly

A Must-Have. “An absolute must have. Great Book.—Rocco DeMario

Hands down the best drug guide. “I am very pleased with this drug guide. I am in nursing school and this is the best drug guide hands down. I used other brands and I feel this is more organized and better to understand.”—Carolina Cruz

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780803669468
Publisher: F. A. Davis Company
Publication date: 06/06/2018
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 1488
Sales rank: 529,653
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.75(d)

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