2009 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide

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About the Author:
Amy M. Karch, RN, MS Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing University of Rochester School of Nursing Rochester, New York

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781795395
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 1504
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 1.70 (d)

Table of Contents



Anatomy of a monograph

Guide to abbreviations

Author's acknowledgments

Nursing process guidelines 1

Preventing medication errors 7

Pharmacologic classes 10

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name 63

Appendices 1237

Appendix A Alternative and complementary therapies 1238

Appendix B Preventing miscommunication 1248

Appendix C Patient teaching to prevent medication errors 1250

Appendix D Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching 1251

Appendix E Drugs that interact with grapefruit juice 1252

Appendix F Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administration 1253

Appendix G Tablets and capsules that should not be cut, crushed, or chewed 1255

Appendix H Medication disposal guidelines 1259

Appendix I Calculating pediatric dosages 1260

Appendix J Recommended pediatric immunizations 1261

Appendix K Recommended adult immunizations 1262

Appendix L Federal drug classifications

FDA pregnancy categories 1263

DEA schedules of controlled substances 1263

Appendix M NANDA International taxonomy II 1264

Appendix N Cardiovascular guidelines 1267

Appendix O Normal laboratory values 1268

Appendix P Canadian regulations

Narcotic, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substances 1270

Adverse reaction reporting: Pharmaceuticals, biologics, natural health products, radiopharmaceuticals 1272

Appendix Q Topical drugs 1275

Appendix R Ophthalmic drugs 1286

Appendix S Laxatives 1292

Appendix T Combination products by therapeutic class 1296

Appendix U Frequently used combination products by trade name 1323

Appendix V Hormonal contraceptives 1335

Appendix W Commonly used biologicals1339

Appendix X Less commonly used drugs 1370

Acknowledgments 1410

Bibliography 1412

Index 1413

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