Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide 2014

Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide 2014

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By (author) Amy Morrison Karch

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  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  • Format: Paperback | 1512 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 206mm x 43mm | 816g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Philadelphia
  • ISBN 10: 145118655X
  • ISBN 13: 9781451186550
  • Edition: 1
  • Edition statement: 2014 ed.
  • Illustrations note: Yes/163
  • Sales rank: 258,041

Product description

A comprehensive annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2014 Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. This edition includes information on over 1500 drugs and drug combinations. Complete monographs for over 700 common drugs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts (if appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, and a nursing considerations section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information. The electronic ancillary contains 200 drug monographs and patient-teaching aids. This is the only drug book to include a "Do not crush" logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed - a key patient safety feature. A 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 that comply with the new 2013 NCLEX test plan, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, and a list of foods that contain tyramine. There is also a 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.

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Table of contents

TABLE OF CONTENTSPrefaceNursing process guidelinesPatient safety and medication administrationPharmacologic classes Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name AppendicesAppendix A: Alternative and complementary therapiesAppendix B: Important dietary guidelines for patient teachingAppendix C: Drugs that interact with grapefruit juiceAppendix D: Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administrationAppendix E: Calculating pediatric dosagesAppendix F: Federal drug classifications. FDA pregnancy categories. DEA schedules of controlled substancesAppendix G: Cardiovascular guidelinesAppendix H: Normal laboratory valuesAppendix I: Canadian drug information. Narcotics, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substances. Adverse reaction reporting: Pharmaceuticals, biologics, natural health products, radiopharmaceuticals. Canada Vigilance Regional OfficesAppendix J: Commonly used Canadian drugsAppendix K: Topical drugsAppendix L: Ophthalmic drugsAppendix M: LaxativesAppendix N: Combination products by therapeutic classAppendix O: Frequently used combination products by trade nameAppendix P: Hormonal contraceptivesAppendix Q: Commonly used biologicalsAppendix R: Less commonly used drugsAppendix S: Drugs commonly used to treat specific disorders Appendix T: Quick guide to reputable Internet sites BibliographyIndex Quick-access full-color photo guide to pills and capsules