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2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses - Karch

2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

By: Karch

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Published: 21st 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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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Easy To Read
  • Engaging characters
  • Informative
  • Page-Turner
  • Well Written

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    This was a textbook for school, but has soo much information in it and is a great reference guide for student nurses, as well as qualified nurses.

     
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    Great Product!

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    • Easy To Read
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    • Very overwhelming - so much information to see

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    • Nursing Students/Health Students

    It's really useful when on prac and you need to look up a drug. In alphabetical order. Fits into pocket - bonus!

     
    5.0

    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: 21st October 2016
        Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
        Country of Publication: US
        Dimensions (cm): 12.7 x 7.6  x 2.0
        Weight (kg): 0.18
        Edition Number: 5
        Edition Type: Revised