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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, 16th edition
Authors
Dedication
Acknowledgments
Consultants
Past Consultants
F.A. Davis Canadian Advisory Board

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Notices and Disclaimers
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Authors

April Hazard Vallerand,PhD, RN, FAAN
College of Nursing Alumni Endowed Professor of Nursing
Wayne State University
College of Nursing
Detroit, Michigan

Cynthia A. Sanoski, BS, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Chair, Deptartment of Pharmacy Practice
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Contributing Editor:
Courtney Quiring, BSP, BCGP
Lecturer
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

Dedication

To my son, Ben, whose sensitivity and sense of humor make even the toughest day easier.
To my daughter, Katharine, whose dedication and passion in seeking her goals I admire.
Watching you both grow to become wonderful young adults gives me such pride and joy. Your support of my work inspires me. Thank you for sharing so much of your lives with me. I love you.
AHV

To my wonderful mother, Geraldine, who has provided her continual love, support, and wisdom as I continue to pursue all of my personal and professional goals.
CAS

Acknowledgments

We offer our thanks to the students and nurses who have used our book for almost 30 years. We hope our book provides you with the current knowledge of pharmacotherapeutics you need to continue to give quality care in our rapidly changing health-care environment.
April and Cindy

Consultants

Jamie Crawley, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
University of Windsor
Faculty of Nursing
Windsor, ON, Canada

Lisa E. Davis, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCOP
Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy
University of the Sciences in Philadelphia
Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, PA

Wanda Edwards, PMHCNS-BC, NP
Instructor (Clinical)
Wayne State University
College of Nursing
Detroit, MI

Linda Felver, PhD, RN
Associate Professor
Oregon Health & Science University
School of Nursing
Portland, OR

Althea DuBose Hayes, RD
Renal Dietitian
Greenfield Health System,
a division of Henry Ford Health System
Southfield, MI

Debbie Richmond, NP-C, ACRN
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI

Shamim Tejani, PharmD, CPHQ
Director of Quality Improvement
Adelante Healthcare
Phoenix, AZ

Gladdi Tomlinson, RN, MSN
Professor of Nursing
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, PA

Past Consultants

Debra Abraham, MSN, RN
Lecturer
University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
Philadelphia, PA

Angela Ann Boggs, PharmD
Clinical Pharmacist
University of Maryland Baltimore
Springfield Hospital Center
Sykesville, MD

Douglas Lee Boggs, PharmD, MS, BCPP
Research Associate
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Hedy Cohen, RN, BSN, MS
Clinical Consulting Nurse
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Huntingdon Valley, PA

Jane Vincent Corbett, RN, Ed.D
Professor Emerita
University of San Francisco
School of Nursing
San Francisco, CA

Deborah A. Ennis, RN, MSN, CCRN
Harrisburg Area Community College
Harrisburg, PA

Margaret Falahee, APRN-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
Wayne State University
College of Nursing
Detroit, MI

Charlene C. Gyurko, PhD, RN, CNE
Assistant Professor
Purdue University, North Central
School of Nursing
Westville, IN

Susan M. Hasenau, PhD, MSN, BSN
Professor-Retired
Madonna University
School of Nursing
Livonia, MI

Emily Karwacki-Sheff, MS, CMSRN, FNP-BC
Lecturer and Clinical Instructor
Massachusetts General Hospital
Institute of Health Professions
Charlestown, MA
Clinical Instructor
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA

Janeen Kidd, RN, BN
Instructor/School Placement Project Coordinator
University of Victoria
School of Nursing
Victoria, BC, Canada

Laura G. Leahy, MSN, PMH-CNS/FNP, BC
Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical
Associate Faculty/Lecturer
University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
Philadelphia, PA

Stuart Levine, PharmD
Informatics Specialist
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Huntingdon Valley, PA

Ginette A. Pepper, PhD, RN, FAAN
Helen Lowe Bamberger Colby Presidential Endowed Chair in Gerontological Nursing
Associate Dean for Research & PhD Programs
Salt Lake City, UT
Director
University of Utah Hartford Center of Geriatric
Nursing Excellence
Salt Lake City, UT

Norma Perez, BSN, RN
Nursing Faculty & Clinical Coordinator
Ivy Tech Community College
School of Nursing
Valparaiso, IN

Dorie Schwertz, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA
Associate Professor
University of Illinois-Chicago College of Nursing
Department of Medical Surgical Nursing and
Adjunct Professor of Pharmacology
Chicago, IL

Kim Subasic, MSN, RN
The University of Scranton
Scranton, PA

Marcella Williams, RN, MS, AOCN
Adjunct Faculty
Lansing Community Hospital
Staff Nurse, Sparrow Health System
Lansing, MI

F.A. Davis Canadian Advisory Board

Anan Ahmed, BSP
Pharmacist, Shopper’s Drug Market
MSC Candidate, University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Andrea M. Brandt, BScN, MS
Pharmacology Instructor, Lead Faculty, Nursing
Georgian College
Barrie, Ontario

Melanie Deveau, MN-ANP, RN, NP
Nurse Practitioner, Cardiovascular Program
Adjunct Lecturer
Dalhousie University-Yarmouth Site
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

Lisa Keeping-Burke, RN,PhD. (McGill)
Assistant Professor, Department of Nursing and
Health Sciences, UNB
Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Nursing,
Queen’s University
Saint John, New Brunswick

Duncan (Stewart) MacLennan, MN, NP
Faculty Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta

Kerry Mansell, BSP, PharmD
Assistant Dean and Associate Professor of Pharmacy
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewa

Craig Miller
Instructor-PN Assiniboine Community College
Brandon, Manitoba

Wendy Neander, PhD(c), MN, BScN, BScv
Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Nursing
University of Victoria
Nanaimo, British Columbia

Aroha Page, RN, BA, BScN, Grad.Dip Health Sci, M.Phil(N), PhD (UCSF) FRCNA
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Nipissing University
Faculty of Applied & Professional Studies
North Bay, Ontario

Vincent Salyers, Ed.D, MSN, BA
Associate Dean, Faculty of Health & Community Studies
Mount Royal University
Calgary, Alberta

Michael Scarcello, RN, HBScN, MA
Clinical Nurse Specialist Program Coordinator,
Practical Nursing Program
Confederation College
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Jeff Taylor, BSP, MSc, PhD
Professor of Pharmacy
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewa

Jim Wohlgemuth, RN, MN, CTN-B
Instructor, Nursing Education & Health Studies
Grande Prairie Regional College
Grande Prairie, Alberta

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