Nursing2012 Drug Handbook with Online Toolkit / Edition 32

Nursing2012 Drug Handbook with Online Toolkit / Edition 32

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by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

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

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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.        
 
  

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781609136192
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/06/2011
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1568
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 5.14(h) x 1.96(d)

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Table of Contents

Anatomy of a monograph

Contributors and consultants vi

How to use Nursing2012 Drug Handbook® vii

Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms xi

Guide to abbreviations xii

General information

1 Drug actions, interactions, and reactions 1

2 Drug therapy across the lifespan 5

3 Safe drug administration 13

4 Selected drug classifications 19

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name 59

Appendices 1422

Pregnancy risk categories 1422

Controlled substance schedules 1422

Quick guide to combination drugs 1423

Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages 1428

Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages 1448

Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages 1459

Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines 1468

Cytochrome P-450 enzymes and common drug interactions 1476

Drugs that prolong the QTc interval 1478

Dialyzable drugs 1479

Abbreviations to avoid 1483

Herbal supplements 1485

Drugs that shouldn't be crushed or chewed 1492

Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention 1495

Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors 1498

Elder care medication tips 1501

Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages 1502

Index 1505

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