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2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses - Karch

2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

By: Karch

Paperback

Published: 7th October 2016
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The 2017 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 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-sized 2017 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 42 newly approved drugs
  • More than 1,500 additions, changes, and updates to indications, dosages, and administration

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awesome book

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    Great size for your pocket or pouch.

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      So handy to have as a Nurse. Keep in your pocket or in your work pouch. It is about 12cm tall, 7.5cm wide and just under 2cm thick...............yes the writing is small, but it makes up in the convenience aspect of the book.

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      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 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      
                         

      Bibliography  
      Index  

      ISBN: 9781496353788
      ISBN-10: 1496353781
      Audience: Professional
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 538
      Published: 7th October 2016
      Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
      Country of Publication: US
      Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 7.6  x 4.4
      Weight (kg): 0.45
      Edition Number: 5
      Edition Type: Revised