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Nursing2020 Drug Handbook (Fortieth)

AUTHOR Lippincott
PUBLISHER LWW (04/24/2019)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

Description
Still THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other clinicians...always dependable, always up to date
Look for these outstanding features
  • Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring o ver 3,700 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format
  • NEW 34 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including 31 complete monographs--tabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy "new drugs" section for easy retrieval
  • NEW More than 8,100 clinical updates --new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information
  • NEW ISMP-recommended tall-man lettering for look alike-sound alike drugs
  • Special focus on U.S. and Canadian drug safety issues and concerns
  • Photoguide insert with images of 455 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
Plus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.com
  • Monthly FDA updates featuring newly approved drugs, indications, and warnings
  • Pharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translator
  • Equianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugs
  • Mechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugs
  • NCLEX(R)-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts...and more

Table of Contents
Anatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front cover
Contributors and consultants...................................................................................v
How to use Nursing2019 Drug Handbook ...............................................................vi
Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ix
Guide to Abbreviations.............................................................................................x
General information
1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
3. Safe drug administration
4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications
Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name
New Drugs
Appendices
1. Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
2. Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule
3. Controlled substance schedules
4. Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)
5. Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
6. Elder care medication tips
7. Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
8. Understanding biosimilar drugs
9. Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy
10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients
11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency
12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages
13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages
14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages
15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
18. Antacids: Indications and dosages
19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages
20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages
21. Selected ophthalmic drugs: Indications and dosages
22. Do not use: Dangerous Abbreviations, symbols, and dose designations (ISMP Canada)
23. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration
24. Canadian National Drug Schedules
25. Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
26. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines
27. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
28. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages
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Product Format
Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781975109264
ISBN-10: 1975109260
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
Edition Number: 0040
More Product Details
Page Count: 1928
Carton Quantity: 16
Product Dimensions: 5.50 x 2.30 x 8.60 inches
Weight: 2.65 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Index, Price on Product
Country of Origin: US
Subject Information
BISAC Categories
Medical | Drug Guides
Medical | Pharmacy
Dewey Decimal: 615.1
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
publisher marketing
Still THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other clinicians...always dependable, always up to date
Look for these outstanding features
  • Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring o ver 3,700 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format
  • NEW 34 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including 31 complete monographs--tabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy "new drugs" section for easy retrieval
  • NEW More than 8,100 clinical updates --new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information
  • NEW ISMP-recommended tall-man lettering for look alike-sound alike drugs
  • Special focus on U.S. and Canadian drug safety issues and concerns
  • Photoguide insert with images of 455 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
Plus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.com
  • Monthly FDA updates featuring newly approved drugs, indications, and warnings
  • Pharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translator
  • Equianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugs
  • Mechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugs
  • NCLEX(R)-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts...and more

Table of Contents
Anatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front cover
Contributors and consultants...................................................................................v
How to use Nursing2019 Drug Handbook ...............................................................vi
Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ix
Guide to Abbreviations.............................................................................................x
General information
1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
3. Safe drug administration
4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications
Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name
New Drugs
Appendices
1. Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
2. Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule
3. Controlled substance schedules
4. Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)
5. Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
6. Elder care medication tips
7. Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
8. Understanding biosimilar drugs
9. Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy
10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients
11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency
12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages
13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages
14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages
15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
18. Antacids: Indications and dosages
19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages
20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages
21. Selected ophthalmic drugs: Indications and dosages
22. Do not use: Dangerous Abbreviations, symbols, and dose designations (ISMP Canada)
23. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration
24. Canadian National Drug Schedules
25. Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
26. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines
27. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
28. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages
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