Nursing2013 Drug Handbook / Edition 33

Nursing2013 Drug Handbook / Edition 33

by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
     
 

The 33rd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs.  The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk

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The 33rd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs.  The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms,  indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

Web Toolkit provides convenient features, including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine,1 free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.
Now also available as an App! Get 100 complete drug entries on your Apple or Android device with the Brand New NDH App.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781451150230
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
05/15/2012
Edition description:
Thirty-Third
Pages:
1568
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.20(h) x 2.30(d)

Table of Contents

Anatomy of a monograph
Contributors and consultants
How to use Nursing2013 Drug Handbook
Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms

General information
1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
3. Safe drug administration
4. Selected drug classifications

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

Appendices
Pregnancy risk categories
Controlled substance schedules
Quick guide to combination drugs
Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines
Cytochrome P-450 enzymes and common drug interactions
Drugs that prolong the QTc interval
Dialyzable drugs
Abbreviations to avoid
Drugs that shouldn't be crushed or chewed
Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
Elder care medication tips
Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages

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