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2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses - Amy Morrison Karch

2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses


Published: 1st October 2015
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The 2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information "in a nutshell." Based on the popular Lippincott 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 2016 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 29 newly approved drugs
More than 1,300 additions, changes, and updates to indications, dosages, and administration

Preface Guide to abbreviations Alphabetical Listing of Drugs by Generic Name 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 complimentary 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: 9781496318251
ISBN-10: 1496318250
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 528
Published: 1st October 2015
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 7.6  x 4.0
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 4