Nursing2009 Drug Handbook with Web Toolkit / Edition 29

Nursing2009 Drug Handbook with Web Toolkit / Edition 29

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

ISBN-10: 078179286X

ISBN-13: 9780781792868

Pub. Date: 06/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The best-selling nursing drug handbook for 29 years is now in its fully updated 2009 edition. Organized by therapeutic class, Nursing2009 Drug Handbook provides quick access to current, accurate information on over 900 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs.

This edition includes new chapters on pharmacologic classes with prototype drugs shown. Other features

Overview

The best-selling nursing drug handbook for 29 years is now in its fully updated 2009 edition. Organized by therapeutic class, Nursing2009 Drug Handbook provides quick access to current, accurate information on over 900 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs.

This edition includes new chapters on pharmacologic classes with prototype drugs shown. Other features include administration sections for all routes and expanded sections on drug action.

A companion Web Toolkit will include dosage calculators; medication tips; videos and animations about medication administration and safety; a color-photo pill guide; interactions algorithms; nonprescription drug information; age-related information; guidelines for preventing medication errors; an English-Spanish audio glossary; interactive tests; and NCLEX®-style questions. CE activity and updates are available on NDHnow.com.

Nursing2009 Drug Handbook will be available for PDA in June 2008.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781792868
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/01/2008
Edition description:
Twenty-ninth Edition
Pages:
1536
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 7.14(h) x 1.53(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Front end-sheet: Compatibility of drugs combined in a syringe

Title page

Staff page

Contents

Contributors and consultants

How to use this book Guide to abbreviations

Chapter 1: Drug actions, interactions, and reactions

Chapter 2: Drug therapy across the lifespan

Chapter 3: Safe drug administration

Chapter 4: Drug Classifications

Chapters 5 to 98

Photoguide

Appendices & Index

Abbreviations to avoid

Quick guide to combination drugs

Pregnancy risk categories

Controlled substance schedule

Cytochrome P-450 enzymes and common drug interactions

Drugs that prolong the QTc interval Herbal supplements

Adverse reactions misinterpreted as age-related changes

Infusion flow rates

Combination drugs: Indications & dosages

Vaccines and toxoids: Indications & dosages

Vitamins and minerals: Indications & dosages

Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines

Drugs that shouldn't be crushed

Normal laboratory test values

Dialyzable drugs

English-Spanish translator

Acknowledgments

Index

Back end-sheet: Ancillary available on ThePoint

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