The 2021 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell.” This handy pocket guide by Rebecca Tucker gives essential information on over 4,200 medications, including 38 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 classes
- Pregnancy risk category and nursing considerations
- Controlled substance schedule
- “Black Box” warnings
- Indications & dosages
- Dose adjustments
- Adverse effects
- Drug interactions
- Patient teaching
A special section following the A-to-Z drugs provides essential Patient Safety information. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more.