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
     
 

(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
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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

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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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Table of Contents

Foreword2
Preface3
About the Authors4
Editorial Advisory Panel5
Acknowledgments9
Organization of the Handbook10
Symbols & Abbreviations Used in This Handbook14
FDA Pregnancy Categories17
Safe Prescription Writing18
Abbreviations and Symbols Commonly Used in Medical Orders19
Basic Pharmacologic Concepts23
Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacotherapeutics23
Patient Factors That Influence Drug Therapy28
Patient Education for Management of Common Side Effects31
Alphabetical Listing of Drugs35
Controlled Substance Index1351
Pharmacologic Category Index1353
Additional Medicines1376
Adverse Reactions Information1453
Calculations/Conversions/Laboratory Values1462
Comparative Drug Charts1478
Cytochrome P450 and Drug Information1525
Food, Fluid, and Smoking Concerns1534
Maternal and Fetal Guidelines1542
OBRA Guidelines for Long-Term Care1549
Overdose and Toxicology Information1558
Treatment/Prophylaxis Guidelines1567

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