2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide

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Overview

Quick A-to-Z Access to Current, Accurate Drug Information!

The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide, the comprehensive nursing drug resource for nurses and nursing students, is now updated with more than 1,200 additions and changes to provide the most accurate drug information available.

This comprehensive drug guide incorporates the nursing process to provide extensive medication information, with complete monographs on 700 common drugs—including 15 new drugs—and appendices that summarize key information on 200 less commonly used drugs. Organized alphabetically by generic drug name, this drug resource provides fast access to the information needed to prevent drug errors and administer medications safely and accurately.

The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide offers:

  • More than 1,200 new additions, changes, and updates on indications, dosages, and administration
  • NEW Alerts to MRSA-risk antibiotics
  • NEW “Tall Man” lettering to prevent confusion of similarly named drugs
  • NEW appendix of drug-related websites, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) sites
  • Complete monographs containing generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule, drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts, adverse effects, interactions, and nursing considerations—including assessment, interventions, teaching points
  • A graphic "alert" symbol for drugs that cannot be crushed, cut, or chewed
  • A 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules
  • Icons identifying dangerous drugs and new indications
  • Interactions by drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab tests, and drug-alternative therapy
  • An appendix for best practices on disposal of medications
  • An appendix of patient teaching to prevent medication errors
  • An appendix with mini-monographs on over 200 less commonly used drugs

On the companion website—NEW drug information and resources!

  • NCLEX-style review questions
  • Patient-teaching aids and other patient safety resources
  • Tips for special populations
  • Reference tools

 
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781609136215
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 6/15/2011
  • Pages: 1536
  • Sales rank: 1,508,855
  • Product dimensions: 7.24 (w) x 4.86 (h) x 1.65 (d)

Table of Contents

AAACE Statement Table of Contents Introduction: Adult and Continuing Education as an Intellectual Commons
1. Adult Learners
2. Access and Participation
3. Adult Learning
4. Adult Development
5. Group and Organizational Learning
6. Theoretical frameworks for understanding the field
7. Histories of Adult Education: Constructing the Past
8. International and Comparative Adult and Continuing Education
9. Policy and Adult Learning and Education
10. Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education: Some Key Understandings for the Field of Practice
11. Professionalization of the Field of Adult and Continuing Education
12. Professional Identity
13. Facilitation and Design of Learning
14. Planning and Delivery of Adult Learning Experiences
15. Assessment and Evaluation
16. Management and Leadership
17. Adult Basic Education
18. English Language Learning for Adults
19. Adult Education for the Empowerment of Individuals and Communities
20. Adults in Four Years of Colleges and Universities: Moving from the Margin to Mainstream?
21. The Learning Landscape of Community Colleges
22. Employer-Sponsored Learning in the Workplace
23. Workers' Education for the twenty-first century
24. Armed Forces Education
25. Continuing Professional Education
26. Spirituality and Adult Education
27. Adult and Continuing Education for Health and Wellness
28. Environmental Adult and Continuing Education
29. Distance Education in the Age of the Internet
30. Adult Education in Cultural Institutions: Libraries, Museums, Parks, and Zoos
31. Social Justice in Adult and Continuing Education: Laboring in the Fields of Reality and Hope
32. Struggles for Utopia(s)? Gender and Sexuality in Adult and Continuing Education
33. Chasing the American Dream: Race and Adult and Continuing Education
34. Adult and Continuing Ed. In Relation to an Aging Society
35. Adult and Continuing Education for Adults with Disabilities
36. Class and Place in Adult and Continuing Education
37. Globalization and the Role of Adult and Continuing Education: Challenges and Opportunities
38. The Knowledge Society and Adult and Continuing Education
39. Informal Learning in a Virtual Era - Kathleen King
40. Creating and Re-Creating Community Conclusion: Looking Forward, Looking Backward Editor Bios Contributor List Index

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