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Nursing 2016 Drug Handbook

Author : Lippincott
ISBN : 1469887045
Genre : Medical
File Size : 60. 6 MB
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The 36th edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and thousands of brand-name drugs. Monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use and focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms, indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Also includes chapters on general drug information (pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics, pharmacogenomics, safe drug administration, therapeutic classifications), numerous appendices, and new easy-to-spot symbols for Canadian drugs (maple leaf) and Do Not Crush (DNC) drugs. Text is complemented by free Toolkit containing hundreds of online resources. You can also count on Nursing2016 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so you'll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to ... * 32 NEW FDA-approved drugs * NEW! Appendices on Serotonin syndrome, Tumor lysis syndrome, and the Nursing Process and Drug Therapy * NEW! Appendices on Canadian drugs and safety concerns: Do Not Use chart (ISMP Canada), Decision Tree, Canadian National Drug Schedules. With the safeguards you'll find only in the Nursing2016 Drug Handbook, it's easier than ever to stay current on the more than 4,500 latest changes to drug information and to avoid even the most common medication errors: * Adjust-a-dose feature for dosage adjustments needed by special populations * Administration guidelines for all appropriate routes * Expanded full-color pill guide containing more drug images than in any previous edition! * Increased coverage of adverse reactions! Includes those that occur with 1% & greater frequency, with special emphasis on life-threatening adverse reactions * Chapters on drug classes, drug safety, drug interactions, and drug therapy across the lifespan * Combination drug section * Elder care medication tips and pediatric drug-error information in appendices * Evidence-based off-label indications and dosages * FDA Black Box Warnings in appropriate drug monographs * Interactions by Drug-drug, Drug-food, Drug-lab tests, Drug-alternative therapy clearly identified * Less Commonly Used Drugs appendix provides essential information, including indications and dosages for very infrequently used drugs * Overdose signs & symptoms, where appropriate * Robust Web Toolkit with hundreds of tools and resources, including monthly drug updates, warnings, and news capsules * Safe Drug Administration chapter focuses on the most current guidelines, ISMP initiatives, and contemporary patient safety issues (such as REMS), preventing and treating extravasation, and preventing exposure to hazardous drugs * Safety alert icon for potentially toxic drugs, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

Nursing2017 Drug Handbook

Author : Lippincott
ISBN : 9781496353931
Genre : Medical
File Size : 33. 42 MB
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THE best-selling drug guide for nurses & other clinicians ...always dependable, always up to date! Look for these outstanding features Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring over 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format 49 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition—with 36 new comprehensive drug monographs, alphabetized and conveniently grouped in a handy “new drugs” section Over 6,000 clinical updates—new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information NEW “pregnancy-lactation-reproduction” heading and “dialyzable drug” logo in each drug monograph NEW appendices covering Antidiarrheals and OTC drugs Special attention to drug safety issues and concerns (U.S. and Canada) Over 455 Photoguide images of the most popular tablets and capsules Plus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.com Monthly FDA updates on new drugs, indications, and warnings Pharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translator Equianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugs Mechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugs NCLEX®-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts...and more!

2013 Lippincott S Nursing Drug Guide

Author : Amy Morrison Karch
ISBN : 9781451150223
Genre : Medical
File Size : 49. 63 MB
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A comprehensive, annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2013 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. The book has complete monographs for more than 700 common drugs. In addition, an appendix summarizes key information on more than 200 less commonly used drugs. Complete monographs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts (if appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, and a nursing considerations section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information. This is the only drug book to include a "DO NOT CRUSH" logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed - a key patient safety feature. The Web Toolkit provides convenient features including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine, one free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

2014 Lippincott S Pocket Drug Guide For Nurses

Author : Amy Morrison Karch
ISBN : 9781451187830
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58. 3 MB
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"The pocket size makes this book easy to carry into the clinical setting for a quick check before administering the drug. Following the drug monographs, a new section on patient safety reviews the rights of medication administration, safetyoriented patient and family teaching, and other aspects of safe drug administration. Appendices cover biological agents, topical drugs, ophthalmic agents, laxatives, combination drugs, and contraceptives. There is also an appendix of common diseases, with the drugs used to treat each disease. To keep the book short and sweet, common abbreviations are used throughout; these are listed in the abbreviations list on pages ix-xi"--Provided by publisher.

Nursing 2014 Drug Handbook

Author : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN : 1451186355
Genre : Medical
File Size : 62. 95 MB
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"Emphasizes nursing and safety aspects of drug administration without attempting to replace detailed pharmacology texts. Only the most essential information is included, and helpful graphic symbols, logos, and highlighting draw special attention to critical details that can't be overlooked."--P. v.

Springhouse Nurse S Drug Guide

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ISBN : 1582550220
Genre : Medical
File Size : 66. 36 MB
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"Springhouse Nurse's Drug Guide"--now endorsed by the National Student Nurses' Association--covers more than 750 commonly used generic drugs and more than 3,000 trade names in an easy-to-find, A-to-Z format that incorporates the nursing process. The tightly organized monographs and clear, consistent writing style help beginning students more easily understand the material. The comprehensive pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics information and the route-oneset-peak-duration charts help more advanced students readily gasp a drug's actions.

Mosby S 2016 Nursing Drug Reference

Author : Linda Skidmore-Roth
ISBN : 9780323370363
Genre : Medical
File Size : 23. 84 MB
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Choose the drug handbook trusted for nearly 30 years! The newest edition of a series that has been trusted by nurses for nearly 30 years, Mosby’s 2016 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, highlighting of common and life-threatening side effects, and Safety Alert icons for situations requiring special attention. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this perennial bestseller proves there is a difference in drug guides. More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, a full-color pill atlas, drug dosage calculators, herbal products, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Full-color design highlights important information, and an alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs.

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2016

Author : Robert J. Kizior
ISBN : 0323353797
Genre : Medical
File Size : 74. 79 MB
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Get instant access to the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs with Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2016. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, it gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. Plus, addition to its thorough drug coverage, this convenient handbook also features the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care - such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. No other drug handbook on the market is as perfectly tailored to the practicing nurse's needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2016! Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility. Detailed drug information distinguishing side effects and adverse reactions helps you identify which are most likely to occur. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs are also included to keep you informed of commonly encountered herbs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. Evolve companion site features customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations content equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations. Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you patient implications for drug administration. A sample drug monograph with call-outs is included to help users understand how to use the book more efficiently. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 30 newly approved drugs by the FDA provide you with the most current drug information. NEW! Over 270 updated Black Box Alerts highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects. Common Terminology for Adverse Events section has been added to the appendix to familiarize users with critical terminology. NEW! Updated information has been added to each applicable monograph to ensure users have the most current information regarding interactions, precautions, alerts and patient teaching instructions.

2013 Nurse S Drug Handbook

Author : Jones & Bartlett Learning,
ISBN : 9781284027570
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 83 MB
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Jones and Bartlett Learning 2013 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides: * Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide * Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically * No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names * Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule * Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information * Incompatibilities and contraindications * Interactions with drugs, food, and activities * Adverse reactions * Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points * Mechanism-of-action illustrations * Warnings and precautions New drug entries include: * azilsartan medoxomil * belatacept * clobazam * deferiprone * ezogabine * Factor XIII * fidaxomicin * icatibant * linagliptin * roflumilast * ticagrelor * vilazodone

2016 Pdr Nurse S Drug Handbook

Author : PDR Staff
ISBN : 1563638339
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75. 60 MB
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Nurses are on the front line when it comes to safe medication use and counseling patients. The 2016 PDR® Nurse's Drug Handbook provides all nursing professionals, no matter what the clinical setting, with an accurate, up-to-date, and easily accessible guide to the most commonly prescribed drugs. Based on the FDA-approved prescribing information, PDR's staff of pharmacists has developed concise monographs that highlight the most important information on each drug, including its approved use; dosages; interactions with other drugs, food, and alcohol; side effects; safety information; and more. Clear, straightforward nursing considerations provide guidance on proper patient assessment and monitoring, as well as patient counseling and drug administration. In addition, product comparison tables are updated for each edition, with new tables added to reflect the latest information and current practice standards.

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