Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Twelfth Edition Publishes June 2010 in Print, Mobile, and Online

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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Twelfth Edition delivers comprehensive, up-to-date information on hundreds of generic and thousands of brand-name drugs, with an emphasis on patient safety and preventing medication errors.

“In today’s technology-driven world, students and clinicians expect to be able to retrieve the information they need when and where they need it,” said Thomas Ciavarella, Senior Acquisitions Editor for F.A. Davis Company.

The Twelfth Edition of Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, published by F.A. Davis Company, delivers all of the information nurses need to administer medications safely across the lifespan. For more than 20 years, nursing students, educators, and practitioners as well as other health care professionals have turned to Davis’s Drug Guide. Now they can turn to today’s most comprehensive drug guide in print, mobile, and online formats.

“In today’s technology-driven world, students and clinicians expect to be able to retrieve the information they need when and where they need it,” said Thomas Ciavarella, Senior Acquisitions Editor for F.A. Davis Company. “The New Edition of Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses responds with a Resource Kit CD-ROM, DavisPlus e-learning and teaching resources on the web, a free one-year subscription to Davis’s Drug Guide Online, a free mobile download of 100 complete drug monographs, powered by Unbound Medicine®, and free monthly updates. Now, our customers will be able to access the authoritative content of the Drug Guide in the medium of their choice.”

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses is the drug guide that always puts safety first with more high-alert coverage and patient safety information than any other drug guide. It emphasizes the information nurses need to know to administer medications safely and to avoid medication errors—across the lifespan. Well-organized, easy-to-read monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs reflect the latest FDA approvals and changes. Readers will also find coverage of the scientific advances that are affecting the practice of medicine today, including pharmacogenomics and evidence-based content related to pharmacotherapeutics.

The Resource Kit CD-ROM, a multimedia tool kit for both Macs and PCs, offers a wealth of interactive learning experiences, practical clinical tools, and links to versatile electronic resources, all designed to help users expand their knowledge. A brand-new Audio Library offers clear pronunciations for more than 1,000 generic drug names. A new calculator for body mass index (BMI) as well as calculators for metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius make important information easy to access.
The Resource Kit CD-ROM is also the link to the FREE one-year subscription to Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine® a database of more than 1,100 monographs and the FREE mobile download of 100 monographs.

Davis’s Drug Guide has teaching resources for instructors and learning tools for students available on the DavisPlus website at http://davisplus.fadavis.com, F.A. Davis’s online source for educational materials. When instructors adopt Davis’s Drug Guide for their classes, they have password-protected access to an electronic test bank, PowerPoint slides, case studies, and a scavenger hunt. Students and clinicians have password-free access to new interactive flash cards and audio podcasts, as well as video clips and tutorials.

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Twelfth Edition is available in multiple media formats to meet multiple needs. This title and many of F.A. Davis’s most popular textbooks are also available in special money-saving packages.

Print Versions
Book + Resource Kit CD-ROM
(CD-ROM is PC and MAC compatible.)
$41.95 (US) $46.50 (CAN)
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2308-8

Book Only
$37.95 (US) $41.95 (CAN)
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2309-5

Nurse’s Med Deck, Twelfth Edition
Card box with 418 cards + Resource Kit CD-ROM
$41.95 (US) $46.50 (CAN)

Desktop and Laptop Version
E-Edition
Online or downloadable from http://www.CourseSmart.com

Mobile & Web Versions
Available for a full range of mobile and web devices, (including iPhone, iPod Touch, and Blackberry) from Unbound Medicine™, Skyscape™, Medical Wizards, and USBMIS.
$49.95 (US) $54.95CAN)

Online Subscription Version
http://www.drugguide.com
Davis’s Drug Guide Online powered by Unbound Medicine™
One-year, web access only subscription
$39.95 (US) $43.95 (CAN)

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, Twelfth Edition is available at bookstores or directly from F.A.Davis.
For more information, call 800-323-3555 or visit http://www.fadavis.com.

About F.A. Davis Company
Since 1879, F.A. Davis Company, an independent publisher, has been meeting the needs of generations of health care providers. Today, F.A. Davis carries on that tradition through its catalogue of books and electronic and online products for students, educators, and clinicians in Nursing, Medicine, and the Health Sciences. Its flagship titles, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary and Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, are among the most trusted names in health care publishing.

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