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This is the 32nd edition with a publication date of 5/24/2011.
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The 32nd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses has been revised, updated, and completely redesigned-with generic drugs alphabetically arranged for even faster access to drug and patient care information! This reliable guide offers comprehensive information on more than 1,000 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs, with special attention given to maintaining patient safety: readers will find tall-man lettering, prominent black box warnings and clinical alerts, overdose signs and symptoms, look alike-sound alike drugs, easy-to-spot drug action and I.V. administration information, a new chapter on safe drug administration, and three brand-new appendices covering best practices for avoiding common drug errors, pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors, and elder care medication tips. All drug entry names are highlighted for easy retrieval of information, with therapeutic and pharmacologic classes clearly identified. Nursing2012 Drug Handbookincludes the ever-popular color photoguide (enhanced with even more drugs), A-to-Z tabs to quickly locate drug entries, detailed coverage of selected drug classifications, 17 appendices, and FREE online access to monthly drug updates and news, FDA warnings, patient teaching sheets, and a robust Toolkit packed with an array of indispendable tools-including drug safety guidelines and videos, pharmacology animations, pronunciation guides and translators, pediatric and geriatric tips/guidelines, dosage calculator, I.V. compatibility chart, and more. Each book comes with FREE 12-month online/mobile access to every drug in the book with weekly updates through the new Lippincott's Nursing Drug Advisor! Also includes a special pink ribbon bookmark, with a portion of the purchase price donated to breast cancer research.
Table of Contents
|Anatomy of a monograph|
|Contributors and consultants||p. vi|
|How to use Nursing2012 Drug Handbook“||p. vii|
|Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms||p. xi|
|Guide to abbreviations||p. xii|
|Drug actions, interactions, and reactions||p. 1|
|Drug therapy across the lifespan||p. 5|
|Safe drug administration||p. 13|
|Selected drug classifications||p. 19|
|Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name||p. 59|
|Pregnancy risk categories||p. 1422|
|Controlled substance schedules||p. 1422|
|Quick guide to combination drugs||p. 1423|
|Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages||p. 1428|
|Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages||p. 1448|
|Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages||p. 1459|
|Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines||p. 1468|
|Cytochrome P-450 enzymes and common drug interactions||p. 1476|
|Drugs that prolong the QTc interval||p. 1478|
|Dialyzable drugs||p. 1479|
|Abbreviations to avoid||p. 1483|
|Herbal supplements||p. 1485|
|Drugs that shouldn't be crushed or chewed||p. 1492|
|Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention||p. 1495|
|Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors||p. 1498|
|Elder care medication tips||p. 1501|
|Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages||p. 1502|
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