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Nursing 2016 Drug Handbook

Author : Lippincott
ISBN : 1469887045
Genre : Medical
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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.

Nursing2018 Drug Handbook

Author : Lippincott
ISBN : 9781496388568
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58. 13 MB
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Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs "New Drugs" section featuring 29 new FDA-approved generics and their corresponding brand-name drugs New information on the National Cancer Institute's "Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events" classification system New appendices: Understanding biosimilar drugs Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity Pregnancy-Lactation-Reproduction information highlighted in every monograph Easy-to-spot safety and clinical alerts: Black Box Warnings, Adjust-a-dose, Dialyzable drug, Overdose Signs & Symptoms, Look alike-Sound alike Drugs, IV Incompatibilities Nursing Considerations and Patient Teaching sections detailing the essential facts nurses need to know 32-page Photoguide featuring over 450 of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules Free access to Monthly Drug Updates and an Online Toolkit with hundreds of helpful tools and resources

Nursing2016 Drug Handbook Canadian Version

Author : Lippincott
ISBN : 1496315162
Genre : Medical
File Size : 64. 57 MB
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Endorsed by the Canadian Nursing Students' Association, this BRAND NEW Canadian 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.

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017

Author : Robert J. Kizior
ISBN : 9780323459570
Genre : Medical
File Size : 28. 28 MB
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Arm yourself with all the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. In addition to its detailed and thoroughly updated drug coverage (including Black Box Alerts), this convenient handbook also includes 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 more perfectly meets the practicing nurse’s needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017! 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. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions are included to keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs. Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs. Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations 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. 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. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on the free Evolve companion site. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. A sample drug monograph with call-outs is included to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 29 newly approved drugs by the FDA equip you with the most current drug information. NEW! Thoroughly updated monographs throughout feature updated information on new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information. NEW! Over 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.

2013 Lippincott S Nursing Drug Guide

Author : Amy Morrison Karch
ISBN : 9781451150223
Genre : Medical
File Size : 80. 50 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.

Mosby S Drug Guide For Nursing Students With 2016 Update

Author : Linda Skidmore-Roth
ISBN : 9780323172974
Genre : Medical
File Size : 82. 1 MB
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Find the reliable, in-depth drug information you need! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 11th Edition with 2016 Update keeps you up to date with this constantly changing field by providing information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs - including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Each drug monograph includes complete dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you'll always be sure that you're practicing medication safety. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, and IV drug information. From trusted nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, the Drug Guide also includes a companion website with how-to videos, NCLEX? exam-style questions, patient teaching guidelines, and more. More than 4,000 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. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to vital information. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. UNIQUE! Full-color inserts show how drugs work and provide fast access to basic intravenous administration techniques and skills. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, videos and animations, drug dosage calculators, NCLEX? exam-style questions, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. A table with complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on added or newly released drugs. Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover areas such as doses, side effects, interactions, and nursing considerations. Ethnic alert icon indicates safety information specific to populations of varying ethnicities. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include video clips of medication administration via IV, injection, oral, topical, and drops; animations of how drugs act in the body; and safety content relating to the most common medication errors.

2013 Nurse S Drug Handbook

Author : Jones & Bartlett Learning,
ISBN : 9781284027570
Genre : Medical
File Size : 77. 60 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

2018 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide For Nurses

Author : Amy M. Karch
ISBN : 9781496399458
Genre : Medical
File Size : 42. 65 MB
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The essential pocket drug guide: Over 2,000 generic and brand-name drugs in an easy A-to-Z format New to this edition Complete monographs on 30 new FDA-approved drugs Fully updated...includes more than 1,500 changes to drug indications, dosages, and administration information. Key features Alphabetized by generic name for fingertip access to the information you need Includes brand names, drug class, pregnancy risk, and controlled substance schedule for each drug Prominent alerts for dangerous drugs and black box warnings Special section addressing Patient Safety and Medication Administration Appendices on alternative therapies, topical and ophthalmic drugs, laxatives, contraceptives, biologicals, and combination products Anatomy of a drug monograph on inside front cover Detailed index of all generic and trade names and drug classes included Vital information you need, right in your pocket!

Davis S Drug Guide For Nurses

Author : April Hazard Vallerand
ISBN : 0803639767
Genre : Medical
File Size : 34. 14 MB
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Delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan -- well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. --Publisher's description.

The Future Of Nursing

Author : Institute of Medicine
ISBN : 9780309208956
Genre : Medical
File Size : 57. 97 MB
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The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

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