2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide / Edition 1
  • 2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide / Edition 1
  • 2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide / Edition 1

2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide / Edition 1

by Amy M. Karch
     
 

With over 1,200 updates on new drugs, indications, dosages, and administration, 2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick access to current, comprehensive, vital drug information. It contains over 800 complete drug monographs, organized alphabetically, plus a full-color photoguide to pills and capsules and 25 rapid-reference appendices appropriate

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Overview

With over 1,200 updates on new drugs, indications, dosages, and administration, 2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick access to current, comprehensive, vital drug information. It contains over 800 complete drug monographs, organized alphabetically, plus a full-color photoguide to pills and capsules and 25 rapid-reference appendices appropriate for practicing nurses.

This edition includes over 25 new drugs. New appendices give guidelines for disposal of medications and for patient teaching to prevent medication errors.

A companion Website offers 200 drug monographs and patient-teaching aids.

2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide for PDA will be available in July 2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781792882
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1504
Product dimensions:
4.79(w) x 7.76(h) x 1.61(d)
Age Range:
3 Months

Table of Contents

Consultants

Preface

Anatomy of a monograph

Guide to abbreviations

Nursing process guidelines

Preventing medication errors

Pharmacologic classes

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

Appendices:

A: Alternative and complementary therapies
B: Preventing miscommunication
C: Patient teaching to prevent medication errors (NEW)
D: Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching
E: Drugs that interact with grapefruit juice
F: Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administration
G: Tablets and capsules that cannot be cut, crushed, or chewed
H: Medication disposal guidelines (NEW)
I: Calculating pediatric dosages
J: Recommended pediatric immunizations
K: Recommended adult immunizations
L: Federal drug classifications
M: NANDA International taxonomy II
N: Cardiovascular guidelines
O: Normal laboratory values
P: Canadian regulations
Q: Topical drugs
R: Ophthalmic drugs
S: Laxatives
T: Combination products by therapeutic class
U: Frequently used combination products by trade name
V: Hormonal contraceptives
W: Commonly used biologicals
X: Less commonly used drugs

Bibliography

Index

Quick-access full-color Photoguide to pills and capsules

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