The 32nd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses has been revised, updated, and completely redesigned—with generic drugs alphabetically arranged for even faster access to drug and patient care information! This reliable guide offers comprehensive information on more than 1,000 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs, with special attention given to maintaining patient safety: readers will find tall-man lettering, prominent black box warnings and clinical alerts, overdose signs and symptoms, look alike-sound alike drugs, easy-to-spot drug action and I.V. administration information, a new chapter on safe drug administration, and three brand-new appendices covering best practices for avoiding common drug errors, pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors, and elder care medication tips. All drug entry names are highlighted for easy retrieval of information, with therapeutic and pharmacologic classes clearly identified.
Nursing2012 Drug Handbook includes the ever-popular color photoguide (enhanced with even more drugs), A-to-Z tabs to quickly locate drug entries, detailed coverage of selected drug classifications, 17 appendices, and FREE online access to monthly drug updates and news, FDA warnings, patient teaching sheets, and a robust Toolkit packed with an array of indispendable tools—including drug safety guidelines and videos, pharmacology animations, pronunciation guides and translators, pediatric and geriatric tips/guidelines, dosage calculator, I.V. compatibility chart, and more.
Each book comes with FREE 12-month online/mobile access to every drug in the book with weekly updates through the new Lippincott's Nursing Drug Advisor! Also includes a special pink ribbon bookmark, with a portion of the purchase price donated to breast cancer research.