Nursing and allied health professionals can flip to up-to-date drug monographs for detailed, comprehensive information on more than 2,000 generic and trade drugs commonly prescribed throughout Australia and New Zealand. Organized by therapeutic class, this reference allows for easy comparison of related drugs, with new emphasis placed on I.V. administration and drug-herb interactions. Each entry includes generic and Australasian trade names, pregnancy risk category, poisons schedule, dosage forms and strengths, action, indications, interactions, five classifications for adverse reactions, nursing considerations and patient teaching. Appendices include normal lab test values, dialyzable drugs, herbs, and drugs that should not be crushed.