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Nursing2022 Drug Handbook

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  • Description
    THE #1 Drug Guide for nurses & other clinicians…always dependable, always up to date!
     
    Look for these outstanding features:
    • Completely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format
    • NEW! 32 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including the COVID-19 drug remdesivir—tabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy “NEW DRUGS” section for easy retrieval
    • NEW! Thousands of clinical updates—new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, genetic-related information, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information
    • Special focus on U.S. and Canadian drug safety issues and concerns
    • Photoguide insert with images of 439 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
     
    Plus FREE online companion Toolkit 
    • Monthly FDA updates featuring newly approved 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!
  • Specs
    Edition
    42
    ISBN/ISSN
    9781975158880
    Product Format
    PB-Paperback
    Trim Size
    5 x 8
    Pages
    1824
    Table
    0
    Edition
    42
    Publication Date
    May 19, 2021
  • Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Table of contents
    v
    Contents
    Anatomy of a monograph .............................................inside front cover
    Contributors and consultants ............................................................... vii
    How to use Nursing2022 Drug Handbook
    ®
    .........................................viii
    Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms .............. xi
    Guide to abbreviations ......................................................................... xii
    General information
    1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions ........................................... 1
    2. Drug therapy across the lifespan ........................................................ 6
    3. Safe drug administration .................................................................. 13
    4. Selected therapeutic drug classifi cations ........................................... 23
    Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name .............................. 61
    New drugs ......................................................................................1550
    Appendices .................................................................................... 1588
    1. Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention .......1588
    2. Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA ’s Final Rule ..........................1591
    3. Controlled substance schedules .....................................................1591
    4. Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission) ...........................1592
    5. Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors ........................1593
    6. Elder care medication tips .............................................................1595
    7. Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity .............1596
    8. Understanding biosimilar drugs ....................................................1599
    9. Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy .....................1601
    10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect
    your patient ...................................................................................1602
    11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency ....................1603
    12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages ........................................1604
    13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages ...............................................1605
    14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications
    and dosages ...................................................................................1611
    15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages .................1619
    16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages ..............................1634
    17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages ...........................1641
    18. Antacids: Indications and dosages ................................................1648
    19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages ...............................................1650
    20. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines........................................1654
    21. Selected ophthalmic drugs: Indications and dosages .....................1662
    22. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols, and
    dose designations (ISMP Canada) ................................................1669
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    23. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration .............1670
    24. Canadian National Drug Schedules ..............................................1671
    25. Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know .........1672
    26. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages ...........................1674
    27. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages ....................1679
    Index ............................................................................................... 1754
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