2018 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide For Nurses

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Item#: 9781496371935
Edition 06
Author Karch, Amy M
Cover Paperback
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The2018 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nursesprovides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell. Based on the popularLippincott Nursing Drug Guideby Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 2,000 medications in an easy-access A-to-Z format. The “mini drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug class, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, “black box warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. A special section reviews Patient Safety and Medication Administration. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more. Also includes free online access to Monthly Drug Updates and a Toolkit loaded with hundreds of additional drug-related resources on thePoint.

The pocket-sized2018 LippincottPocket Drug Guide for Nurseswill quickly become your go-to guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips and alerts.

New to this edition:Full monographs on 30 newly approved drugsMore than 1,500 additions, changes, and updates to indications, dosages, and administrationKey featuresAlphabetized by generic name for fingertip access to the information you needIncludes brand names, drug class, pregnancy risk, and controlled substance schedule for each drugProminent alerts for dangerous drugs and black box warningsSpecial section addressing Patient Safety and Medication AdministrationAppendices on alternative therapies, topical and ophthalmic drugs, laxatives, contraceptives, biologicals, and combination productsAnatomy of a drug monograph on inside front coverDetailed index of all generic and trade names and drug classes includedVital information you need, right in your pocket!

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The essential pocket drug guide:Over 2,000 generic and brand-name drugs in an easy A-to-Z format

New to this editionComplete monographs on 30 new FDA-approved drugsFully updated...ncludes more than 1,500 changes to drug indications, dosages, and administration information.Key featuresAlphabetized by generic name for fingertip access to the information you needIncludes brand names, drug class, pregnancy risk, and controlled substance schedule for each drugProminent alerts for dangerous drugs and black box warningsSpecial section addressing Patient Safety and Medication AdministrationAppendices on alternative therapies, topical and ophthalmic drugs, laxatives, contraceptives, biologicals, and combination productsAnatomy of a drug monograph on inside front coverDetailed index of all generic and trade names and drug classes includedVital information you need, right in your pocket!