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2010 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide
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2010 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide

by Amy M. Karch
 

ISBN-10: 1608311139

ISBN-13: 9781608311132

Pub. Date: 07/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Endorsed by the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA), 2010 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, comprehensive, vital drug information. It contains complete monographs on about 800 common drugs and summaries of key information on about 350 less commonly used drugs in the appendices. Complete monographs contain

Overview

Endorsed by the Canadian Nursing Students' Association (CNSA), 2010 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, comprehensive, vital drug information. It contains complete monographs on about 800 common drugs and summaries of key information on about 350 less commonly used drugs in the appendices. Complete monographs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts (if appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, nursing considerations (including assessment, interventions, teaching points). The book also has a 32-page full-color photoguide to pills and capsules and multiple appendices that summarize key clinical information.

This edition includes over 15 new drugs and over 1,200 updates on new indications, dosages, and administration. New icons identify dangerous drugs and newly approved indications.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608311132
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Edition description:
Canadian Version
Pages:
1504
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

Consultants

Preface

Anatomy of a monograph

Guide to abbreviations

Author's acknowledgements

Nursing process guidelines

Preventing medication errors

Pharmacologic classes

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

    Appendices:

  • Appendix A Alternative and complementary therapies
  • Appendix B Preventing miscommunication
  • Appendix C Patient teaching to prevent medication errors
  • Appendix D Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching
  • Appendix E Drugs that interact with grapefruit juice
  • Appendix F Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administration
  • Appendix G Tablets and capsules that cannot be cut, crushed, or chewed
  • Appendix H Medication disposal guidelines
  • Appendix I Calculating pediatric dosages
  • Appendix J Recommended pediatric immunizations
  • Appendix K Recommended adult immunizations
  • Appendix L: Federal drug classifications
    1. FDA pregnancy categories
    2. DEA schedules of controlled substances
  • Appendix M Cardiovascular guidelines
  • Appendix N Normal laboratory values
  • Appendix O Canadian drug information
    1. Narcotics, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substances
    2. Adverse reaction reporting: Pharmaceuticals, biologics, natural health,products,radiopharmaceuticals
    3. Canada Vigilance Regional Offices
  • Appendix P Commonly used Canadian drugs
  • Appendix Q Topical drugs
  • Appendix R Ophthalmic drugs
  • Appendix S Laxatives
  • Appendix T Combination products by therapeutic class
  • Appendix U Frequently used combination products by trade name
  • Appendix V Hormonal contraceptives
  • Appendix W Commonly used biologicals
  • Appendix X Less commonly used drugs
  • Acknowledgments

    Bibliography

    Index

    A quick-access full-color photoguide to pills and capsules is found between pages 750 and 751

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