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Nursing & Practical Nursing: Drugs & Pharmaceuticals (Rx)

Resources for the branch of medicine that focuses on the care of individuals, families, and communities so they may attain, maintain, or recover optimal health and quality of life.

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This page contains nursing drug references, which are compilations of information on prescription and other types of drugs.  They can include generic and brand name drugs, categories and schedules, mechanism of action and therapeutic effects, pharmacokinetics, indications and dosages, precautions/contraindications, interactions, adverse effects, and serious reactions. If you are looking for more basic drug information, see the following guide:

Dosage Calculations

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