Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing / Edition 12

Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing / Edition 12

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by Beatrice B. Turkoski
     
 

ISBN-10: 1591952956

ISBN-13: 9781591952954

Pub. Date: 06/30/2011

Publisher: Lexi-Comp, Inc.

(Description from 2nd Edition):
Drug Monographs provide you with the following:
  • Drugs alphabetically listed by BOTH Brand (Trade) and Generic name and completely cross-reference by page number
  • Clear guide to safe prescribing in children, adults and elders
  • Dosing adjustments for renal/hepatic impairment as well as during pregnancy and lactation

Overview

(Description from 2nd Edition):
Drug Monographs provide you with the following:

  • Drugs alphabetically listed by BOTH Brand (Trade) and Generic name and completely cross-reference by page number
  • Clear guide to safe prescribing in children, adults and elders
  • Dosing adjustments for renal/hepatic impairment as well as during pregnancy and lactation
  • FDA approved and unlabeled uses of drugs
  • Food, drug and herbal interactions
  • How a drug should be started and how the dose can be adjusted
  • How long until a therapeutic dose is reached and therapeutic effect realized
  • Critical information a prescriber needs to convey to the patient and family in order to ensure safety and facilitate an optimum outcome
  • Details on Cytochrome P-450, laboratory value effect, patient monitoring for adverse reactions, and much more
  • Appendix - one of the most valuable sections of the book, providing critical information on many topics, including:

* concise summaries of important documents such as the OBRA Guidelines for use of psychotropic medications in long-term care
* nationally recognized standards of care for common diseases
* extensive guide to valuable Herbal Information
* Treatment Guidelines, Comparative Drug Charts, Maternal/Fetal Guidelines and much more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781591952954
Publisher:
Lexi-Comp, Inc.
Publication date:
06/30/2011
Series:
Lexi-Comp's Drug Reference Handbooks Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
2076
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 2.30(d)

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