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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, 17th edition
Authors
Dedication
Acknowledgments
Consultants
Reviewers

Canadian Reviewers

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Authors

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

Cynthia A. Sanoski, BS, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson School of Pharmacy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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 more than 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

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

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

Reviewers

Brandy Haley, PhD, RN
Dean of Nursing
University of Arkansas at Monticello
Monticello, Arkansas

Christina D. Brazier, MSN, BSN, RN
RN Instructor
West Georgia Technical College, School of Nursing
Waco, Georgia

Denise Dion, MSN-Ed, PCCN, CNE, RN
Director of Nursing
Central Arizona College
Coolidge, Arizona

Cinthia DosSantos Mesquita, MSN, RN
Nursing Instructor
Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School
Practical Nursing Program
Marlborough, Massachusetts

Becky L. Fields, PhD, RN
Nursing Program Director
Roane State Community College
Harriman, Tennessee

Concetta S. Fiorentino, DNP, RN, CNE, PCCN
Assistant Professor
Montgomery County Community College
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania

Joely T. Goodman, PhD, MSN, RN
Assistant Professor/Faculty Chair
Creighton University
Hastings, Nebraska

Dawn McLaughlin, MSN-MHA, RN
Associate Dean of Nursing
Rasmussen College
Ocala, Florida

Cynthia V. Olivas, DNP, RN
Interim Nursing Program Director
Doña Ana Community College
Las Cruces, New Mexico

Frenchy Savage, MSN, RN
Nursing Instructor
Dorsey Schools
Wayne, Michigan

Rachel Unger, RN, MSN
Staff Development, Quality Nurse, Instructor
Itasca Community College
Grand Rapids, Minnesota

Elizabeth Pettit, RN, MSN, CNE, CHSE
Assistant Nursing Professor
Pellissippi State Community College
Knoxville, Tennessee

Canadian Reviewers

Anan Ahmed, BSP, MSc, CDE
Pharmacist
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Duncan (Stewart) MacLennan, MN, PhD(c), NP
Assistant Teaching Professor and Nurse Practitioner
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta

Kerry Mansell, BSP, PharmD, BA, MBA
Professor of Pharmacy
College of Pharmacy and Nutrition
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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

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

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