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By Betty L. Gahart RN, Adrienne R. Nazareno PharmD

The no 1 IV drug guide for forty years, Intravenous medicines: A instruction manual for Nurses and overall healthiness Professionals is depended on for its accuracy and finished assurance. even if you wish the moveable print model or the handy digital layout, this re-creation presents crucial info on administering greater than 350 intravenous (IV) medicinal drugs, entries for brand spanking new IV medicinal drugs lately authorized through the FDA, 1000's of latest drug evidence, an in depth index of customary and exchange names and extra - all alphabetically equipped that can assist you locate drug info speedy and easily.

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  • Lists IV medicines alphabetically by means of everyday identify for fast medical reference.
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  • Special sections highlight dosage variances for geriatric, pediatric, toddler, and neonatal patients.
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Obtain baseline hepatic function studies and monitor throughout detoxification process. Preferred method of treatment:  Estimate time of acetaminophen ingestion. If less than 24 hours since overdose, draw serum for an acetaminophen level at 4 hours post-ingestion or as soon as possible thereafter to clarify the need for intervention with acetylcysteine. ╇ n╇ If serum acetaminophen level is below the treatment line on the nomogram, discontinue the acetylcysteine if initiated as a precaution.

One source suggests the following compatibilities: Additive: Ranitidine (Zantac). Y-site: Diltiazem (Cardizem). RATE OF ADMINISTRATION 500 mg or fraction thereof over at least 1 minute or added to IV fluids to be given over 4 to 8 hours. ACTIONS A potent carbonic anhydrase inhibitor and nonbacteriostatic sulfonamide, acetazolamide depresses the tubular reabsorption of sodium, potassium, and bicarbonate. Excreted unchanged in the urine, producing diuresis, alkalinization of the urine, and a mild degree of metabolic acidosis.

N╇ If a serum acetaminophen level is not available or cannot be interpreted and less than 24 hours has elapsed since ingestion, administer acetylcysteine regardless of the quantity reported to have been ingested. All treatment options: Obtain serum acetaminophen level and baseline ALT, AST, bilirubin, blood glucose, BUN, electrolytes, PT, and SCr. ╇ n╇ Infusion reactions may begin with acute flushing and erythema of the skin and may occur within 30 to 60 minutes of beginning the infusion.

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