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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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  • Easy To Read
  • Informative
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    • Novice or seasoned healthcare professionals

    Very handy and convenient little guide on the ward and a good size for pickpocket. Wide range of drug content.

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    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Easy To Read
    • Engaging characters
    • Informative
    • Page-Turner
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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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      4.0

      Great Product!

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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!

       
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      awesome book

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        5.0

        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): 7.7 x 12.9  x 1.7
          Weight (kg): 0.16
          Edition Number: 5
          Edition Type: Revised