2014 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide [NOOK Book]

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A comprehensive annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2014 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. This edition includes information on over 1500 drugs and drug combinations. Complete monographs for over 700 common drugs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available ...
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2014 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide

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Overview

A comprehensive annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2014 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. This edition includes information on over 1500 drugs and drug combinations. Complete monographs for over 700 common drugs 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, and a nursing considerations section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information. The electronic ancillary contains 200 drug monographs and patient-teaching aids.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781469832937
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 6/12/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 1512
  • Sales rank: 257,940
  • File size: 19 MB
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Table of Contents


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Preface
Nursing process guidelines
Patient safety and medication administration
Pharmacologic classes
 
Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name
 
Appendices
Appendix A:  Alternative and complementary therapies
Appendix B:  Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching
Appendix C:  Drugs that interact with grapefruit juice
Appendix D:  Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administration
Appendix E:  Calculating pediatric dosages
Appendix F:  Federal drug classifications
·         FDA pregnancy categories
·         DEA schedules of controlled substances
Appendix G:  Cardiovascular guidelines
Appendix H:  Normal laboratory values
Appendix I:  Canadian drug information
·         Narcotics, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substances
·         Adverse reaction reporting: Pharmaceuticals, biologics, natural health products, radiopharmaceuticals
·         Canada Vigilance Regional Offices
Appendix J:  Commonly used Canadian drugs
Appendix K:  Topical drugs
Appendix L:  Ophthalmic drugs
Appendix M:  Laxatives
Appendix N:  Combination products by therapeutic class
Appendix O:  Frequently used combination products by trade name
Appendix P:  Hormonal contraceptives
Appendix Q:  Commonly used biologicals
Appendix R:  Less commonly used drugs
Appendix S:  Drugs commonly used to treat specific disorders 
Appendix T: Quick guide to reputable Internet sites
 
Bibliography
Index
 
Quick-access full-color photo guide to pills and capsules
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