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Nursing2018 Drug Handbook

Nursing2018 Drug Handbook

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  • Description
    • Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs
    • "New Drugs" section featuring nearly 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

     
    Table of Contents
    Anatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front cover
    Contributors and consultants...................................................................................v
    How to use Nursing2018 Drug Handbook...............................................................vi
    Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ix
    Guide to abbreviations.............................................................................................x

    General information
    1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
    2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
    3. Safe drug administration
    4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications

    Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

    New Drugs

    Appendices
    1.  Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
    2.  Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule
    3.  Controlled substance schedules
    4.  Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)
    5.  Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
    6.  Elder care medication tips
    7.  Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity
    8.  Understanding biosimilar drugs
    9.  Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy
    10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients
    11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency
    12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages
    13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages
    14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages
    15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
    16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
    17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
    18. Antacids: Indications and dosages
    19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages
    20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages
    21. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada)
    22. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration
    23. Canadian National Drug Schedules
    24.  Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
    25.  Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines
    26. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
    27. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages

     
  • Specs
    Edition
    38
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781496353597
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    5 x 8
    Pages
    1800
    Table
    0
    Publication Date
    April 27, 2017
    Weight
    2.55
  • About The Author(s)
    Lippincott
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