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Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide By Amy Morrison Karch

Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide by Amy Morrison Karch

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A comprehensive, annual guide for practising nurses, this reference provides quick A-Z access to current, vital drug information. The 2004 edition has a 32-page four-colour photoguide to pills and capsules and contains more than 800 complete drug monographs.

Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide Summary

Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide: 2004 by Amy Morrison Karch

Updated for 2004 with more than 800 complete drug monographs, this annual reference is an invaluable resource for practicing nurses and students. Organised alphabetically for easy access, monographs cover generic and trade names; pronunciations; pregnancy risk category; controlled substance schedule if appropriate; drug class; therapeutic actions; indications, including unlabeled indications; contraindications and cautions; available forms; dosage information; pharmacokinetics; IV facts section; adverse effects; interactions; assessment; intervention; and teaching points. More than 20 appendices as well as a free mini-CD-ROM, with 200 drug monographs and customizable patient-teaching handouts, are included. Access to important drug updates and new drugs, as well as continuing education tests, are provided at NursingDrugGuide.com. Features: - Appendix listing drugs that interact with gra pefruit juice- Compatibility of drugs in syringe- Expanded section on preventing medication errors, including telephone numbers for reporting medication errors- Cross references to drugs in Less Commonly Used Drugs appendix - A-to-Z organisation for fast access - Handbook size and easy-to-use format - Canadian version: CNSA endorsed - Each monograph covers generic and trade names (including Canadian trade name, if different); special designation for OTC drugs; pregnancy risk category; controlled substance schedule if appropriate; drug class; therapeutic actions; clinical indication, including unlabeled indications; contraindications and cautions; available forms; dosage information, including adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients and patients with special problems; pharmacokinetics; IV facts section; adverse effects; interactions; assessment; intervention; and teaching points - Pronunciation guide to drug names - Life-threatening adverse effects by body system in bold type - Interactions are listed by category: drug-drug, drug-food, drug-laboratory test, drug-alternative therapy - Access to important drug updates and new drugs on NursingDrugGuide. com - Continuing education tests on NursingDrugGuide. com - Nearly 30 appendice

Table of Contents

Commonly used medical abbreviationsPrefaceNursing process guidelines related to drug administrationMedication errorsPharmacologic drug classificationAlphabetical listing of drugs by generic nameAppendices: Alternative and complementary therapies Commonly used biologicalsPediatric ImmunizationsAdult ImmunizationsTherapeutic class combination productsOral contraceptivesFrequently used combinations Laxatives Ophthalmic agents Topical agentsTopical corticosteroids Less Commonly used drugs Fertility drugs FDA pregnancy categories DEA schedules of controlled substances Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses Tablets/capsules that cannot be cut, crushed, or chewed Infusion flow rates Canadian regulations: Narcotic, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substancesAdverse Drug Reactions: Surveillance and Reporting Pediatric Dosage calculations Compendium of adverse effectsBibliographyAcknowledgementsIndexQuick check: Compatibility of drugs in syringe( in endpaper

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GOR010870230
Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide: 2004 by Amy Morrison Karch
Used - Good
Paperback
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
2003-08-01
1472
1582552606
9781582552606
N/A
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