The Drug Information Handbook for Nursing, 15th Edition, delivers concise, clinically relevant drug information designed specifically to meet the needs of registered nurses and nursing students. All medications are presented alphabetically by generic name in the main section of the handbook. Additionally, a convenient alphabetical index organizes drugs by brand name, generic name and index terms. Over 1000 drug monographs feature up to 52 fields of information on medication safety issues, administration, physical assessment and patient education. Drug names and nursing-specific field headings are highlighted in red to facilitate fast, productive searches. Updates to this Edition: 54 New Drug Monographs. New Fields include: Usual Infusion Concentration; Administration: Subcutaneous; Administration: Endotracheal; Administration: Intra-arterial; Administration: Intracavernous; Administration: Intradermal; Administration: Intraosseous; Administration: Intrathecal; Administration: Intravaginal; Administration: Intravitreal; Administration: Ophthalmic; Administration: Otic; and, Administration: Rectal. Appendix Updates include: Apothecary/Metric Equivalents; Immunization Recommendations; Management of Drug Extravasations; and, Oral Medications That Should Not Be Crushed.