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IV Handbook is a mobile app developed by McGraw-Hill. There is a $44.99 fee at the time of this review. Information about the app from the website is noted below:Administer I.V. medications knowledgeably, safely and confidently! Because there's no room for error, turn to McGraw-Hill's I.V. Drug Handbook. Featuring a strong focus...
IV Handbook is a mobile app developed by McGraw-Hill. There is a $44.99 fee at the time of this review. Information about the app from the website is noted below:
Administer I.V. medications knowledgeably, safely and confidently! Because there's no room for error, turn to McGraw-Hill's I.V. Drug Handbook. Featuring a strong focus on patient safety, administering and monitoring I.V. drugs, the Handbook delivers concise, practical guidance to help you carry out one of the most difficult tasks you face. Written by and for practicing nurses and pharmacists, the Handbook is reliable, comprehensive, and easy-to-use.
Everything you need for safe, successful I.V. drug administration: * All-inclusive coverage of over 350 parenteral drugs with the latest warnings from the FDA * Includes antibiotics, insulin, pain medications, emergency drugs -- and more coverage of chemotherapeutic agents with more supportive therapies than you'll find in any other text * Provides the most comprehensive, specific, evidence-based guidelines on administering high-alert and hazardous drugs available anywhere * Each drug monograph includes administration guidelines, covering preparation, dilution & compatibility, infusion rates, admixtures, supportive therapies and monitoring. * Features a 32 page full-color patient safety insert describing measures for ensuring safe drug administration, including 6 pagea on inserting an I.V. catheter * Uses distinctive icons to call your attention to “clinical alerts,” “life-threatening reactions,” “high-alert”, “hazardous” drugs, and more
Biographical note: Patricia Dwyer Schull, MSN, RN, has been in medical publishing for more than twenty years. Prior to establishing MedVantage Publishing, Patricia held executive management positions with the top medical publishers in the world. She has edited and authored many popular nursing publications including several drug titles. Before entering the publishing business, Patricia spent 16 years in various aspects of nursing management, direct patient care and staff education as a professional registered nurse.
The I.V. Drug Guide is powered by the MSDict technology especially enhanced for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and packed with great features.
* Colorful and feature-rich user interface with faster and easier word access * Customizable two-pane user interface (for iPad) * Quick search of terms while you type * Table of contents for fast navigation in the different sections of the title * Hyperlinks between terms and articles * Ability to change the font size in the term definitions * Favorites - you can create your own lists of favorite items and organize them in groups * History of last visited terms and articles * Fast article scrolling * No connection to the Internet required - you can use the dictionary on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch without connecting to the Internet and with no additional charges * Daily term feature to help you memorize a term each day
Can’t find the word you are looking for? Three kinds of filters will help you locate that elusive word.
* Fuzzy filter – used when you are not sure of the correct spelling of a word * Keyword – used to locate the instances of a key word within other compound words * Wild card – “?” and “*” replace a letter and group of letters in words to broaden your search