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The 2013 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nursesprovides current, vital drug information "in a nutshell." Based on the popular Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guideby Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 1400 medications in an easy-access A-to-Z format. The "mini" drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug class, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, "black box" warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, and biological agents (vaccines).
Table of Contents
Preface Guide to abbreviations Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name Appendices Appendix A: Alternative and complementary therapies Appendix B: Topical drugs Appendix C: Ophthalmic drugs Appendix D: Laxatives Appendix E: Combination products by therapeutic class Appendix F: Hormonal contraceptives Appendix G: Commonly used biologicals Appendix H: Drugs commonly used to treat specific disorders Index