2004 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide / Edition 1

2004 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide / Edition 1

by Amy M. Karch
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582552606

ISBN-13: 9781582552606

Pub. Date: 06/28/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Updated for 2004 with more than 800 complete drug monographs, this annual reference is an invaluable resource for practicing nurses and students. Organized alphabetically for easy access, monographs cover generic and trade names; pronunciations; pregnancy risk category; controlled substance schedule if appropriate; drug class; therapeutic actions; indications,…  See more details below

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Updated for 2004 with more than 800 complete drug monographs, this annual reference is an invaluable resource for practicing nurses and students. Organized alphabetically for easy access, monographs cover generic and trade names; pronunciations; pregnancy risk category; controlled substance schedule if appropriate; drug class; therapeutic actions; indications, including unlabeled indications; contraindications and cautions; available forms; dosage information; pharmacokinetics; IV facts section; adverse effects; interactions; assessment; intervention; and teaching points. More than 20 appendices as well as free mini CD-ROM, with 200 drug monographs and customizable patient- teaching handouts, are included. Access to important drug updates and new drugs, as well as continuing education tests, are provided at NursingDrugGuide.com.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582552606
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1472
Product dimensions:
4.40(w) x 8.22(h) x 1.82(d)

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Table of Contents


Commonly used medical abbreviations
Preface
Nursing process guidelines related to drug administration
Medication errors
Pharmacologic drug classification
Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name
Appendices:
    Alternative and complementary therapies
    Commonly used biologicals
    Pediatric Immunizations
    Adult Immunizations
    Therapeutic class combination products
    Oral contraceptives
    Frequently used combinations
    Laxatives
    Ophthalmic agents
    Topical agents
    Topical corticosteroids
    Less Commonly used drugs
    Fertility drugs
    FDA pregnancy categories
    DEA schedules of controlled substances
    Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching
    NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses
    Tablets/capsules that cannot be cut, crushed, or chewed
    Infusion flow rates
    Canadian regulations: Narcotic, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substances
    Adverse Drug Reactions: Surveillance and Reporting
    Pediatric Dosage calculations
    Compendium of adverse effects
Bibliography
Acknowledgements
Index
Quick check: Compatibility of drugs in syringe (in endpaper)

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