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2015 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses - Amy Morrison Karch

2015 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses


Published: 27th October 2014
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The 2015 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information "in a nutshell." Based on the popularLippincott Nursing Drug Guide by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 1,500 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-sized 2015 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips and alerts.

New to this edition:

  • Full monographs on 28 newly approved drugs
  • More than 1,300 additions, changes, and updates to indications, dosages, and administration


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Great, very happy

By Nurse02

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Fast postage will buy again

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I would buy this again... for Nurses

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    useful when on placement and great resource

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    Contents Preface vii Guide to abbreviations ix Alphabetical Listing of Drugs by Generic Name 1 Patient Safety and Medication Administration The seven rights of medication administration Keeping patients safe Avoiding dangerous abbreviations Reporting medication errors Guidelines for safe disposal of medications Appendices Appendix A: Alternative and complementary therapies Appendix B: Topical drugs Appendix C: Ophthalmic drugs Appendix D: Laxatives Appendix E: Combination products by therapeutic class Appendix F: Hormonal contraceptives Appendix G: Commonly used biologicals Appendix H: Drugs commonly used to treat specific disorders Bibliography Index

    ISBN: 9781469853338
    ISBN-10: 1469853337
    Audience: Professional
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 504
    Published: 27th October 2014
    Country of Publication: US
    Dimensions (cm): 13.84 x 7.87  x 1.68
    Weight (kg): 0.18
    Edition Number: 3