The 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information in a nutshell for the nurse on-the-go.
Written by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 2,000 medications, including 25 generic drugs newly approved by the FDA, 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. Detailed appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, and biological agents (vaccines).
The pocket-sized 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to-guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips & alerts.
-Includes more than 1400 drugs
-Visual cues-such as the shaded box at the beginning of each drug monograph
-allow the user to quickly locate information.
-A black DANGEROUS DRUGS bar highlights dangerous drugs.
-Special BBW icon highlights black box warnings.
-Anatomy of a Monograph inside the front cover explains the structure of each drug entry, helping the nurse know where to direct her eyes to most quickly find the specific information she needs.
-Abbreviation list defines all abbreviations used in the book.
-Appendices include information on vaccines (biologicals), topical and ophthalmic drugs, contraceptives, alternative therapies, combination products, and drugs commonly used to treat specific disorders.