10 Best Nursing Drug Book in 2020

The nursing drug book is a handbook specially written for nursing students. It contains the latest and detailed information on several drugs, including its administration, dosage, and other nursing processes. Nursing handbooks also have information on black box warnings and clinical alerts. These handbooks generally cover the U.S. as well as Canadian drug issues. Using these books a nursing student can easily understand the composition of different tablets and capsules. To provide a better understanding a handbook uses bullets, alert icons, and images. Some of the Nursing Pharmacology also come in pdf format so that you can be read on a laptop or smartphone. 

We recommend that you only buy handbooks written by professional authors that provide you in-depth knowledge. After conducting online research, we have compiled a list of the best nursing drug books. To create this list, we have compared 30 different books and also taken 4000+ reviews shared by nursing students as well as teachers.  One most recommended book from the below-provided list is the Mosby’s Drug for Nursing Students, which contains 42 monographs of newly released drugs. It is also available in the eBook format.

All the listed nursing handbooks also contain information regarding newly approved FDA drugs.

Top 3 Nursing Drug Book

5/5
Nursing2021 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)

Nursing2021 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)

4/5
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses 

4.6/5
Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students

Mosby’s Drug Guide for Nursing Students

Top 10 Nursing Drug Book

  • Skidmore-Roth RN MSN NP, Linda (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1248 Pages - 05/09/2018 (Publication Date) - Mosby (Publisher)
Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students
  • Vallerand PhD RN FAAN, April Hazard (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1488 Pages - 06/01/2018 (Publication Date) - F.A. Davis Company (Publisher)
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1904 Pages - 05/23/2020 (Publication Date) - LWW (Publisher)
Nursing2021 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)
  • Vallerand PhD RN FAAN, April Hazard (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1488 Pages - 05/21/2020 (Publication Date) - F.A. Davis Company (Publisher)
Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
  • Kizior BS RPh, Robert J. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1504 Pages - 03/29/2019 (Publication Date) - Saunders (Publisher)
Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2020
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  • Wolters Kluwer (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1913 Pages - 04/24/2019 (Publication Date) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Publisher)
Nursing2020 Drug Handbook
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 784 Pages - 08/02/2016 (Publication Date) - LWW (Publisher)
Pharmacology Made Incredibly Easy
  • Ogden RN MSN, Sheila J. (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 640 Pages - 02/08/2019 (Publication Date) - Mosby (Publisher)
Calculation of Drug Dosages: A Work Text
  • Tucker, Rebecca (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 576 Pages - 11/02/2019 (Publication Date) - LWW (Publisher)
2020 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses
  • Mosby
  • Skidmore-Roth RN MSN NP, Linda (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 1376 Pages - 06/05/2017 (Publication Date) - Mosby (Publisher)
Mosby's 2018 Nursing Drug Reference (Skidmore Nursing Drug Reference)

Frequently Asked Questions

Nurse drugs book help the nurses in practicing medicine and memorizing the different pharmaceutical practices like uses of different medical equipment or use of any specific medicine.

The main content of a nurse drugs book are Black Box Warnings, Safety Alert icon, Common and life-threatening side effects, Coverage of IV drug administration, and Nursing Process steps.