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Nursing2013 Drug Handbook (Nursing Drug Handbook)

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Find any drug fact in 15 seconds or less—including 30 NEW drugs and important nursing considerations for every one. The Nursing2013 Drug Handbook  -- the 33rd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses — provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs. 

 

Now also available as an App! Get complete drug entries on your Apple or Android device with the Brand NEW NDH App.

 

The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms,  indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

 

You can count on Nursing2013 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so you’ll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to …

• 30 NEW drugs highlighted so you can’t miss them

administration guidance for every appropriate route

• I.V. drug incompatibility information

• effects on lab test results for every drug

drug-drug, along with drug-food, drug-lifestyle, and drug-herb interactions for expert monitoring, including rapid- and delayed-onset interactions

• dosage adjustment alerts for your patient with such conditions as renal or hepatic disease and for special populations

every commonly prescribed drug.

• a full-color Photoguide to help you confidently identify 431 tablets and capsules

 

With the safeguards you’ll find only in the Nursing2013 Drug Handbook it’s easier than ever to stay current on the 3,000 latest changes to drug information and to avoid even the most common medication errors:

 

Appendix on less commonly used drugs with indications and dosages

• NOW! A to Z format with alphabetical tabs for quick reference

• NOW! FDA TALL MAN lettering for look-alike drug names

• NOW! Overdose signs and symptoms for every drug

• NOW! Drugs that shouldn’t be crushed or chewed

• NOW! Black Box Warnings highlight specific FDA-issued warnings

• NOW! Nursing guidance on multiple-drug regimens

• Pharmacologic and therapeutic class identification for every drug to help you better prepare for adverse effects

• Alert logo for drugs that can cause significant harm

• Look alike–sound alike logo for added safety against errors

• Abbreviations to avoid to safeguard your patient and your nursing license

• Patient-teaching instructions for every drug

Synopsis:

The 33rd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs.  The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms,  indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

Web Toolkit provides convenient features, including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine,1 free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

Now also available as an App! Get 100 complete drug entries on your Apple or Android device with the Brand New NDH App.

Synopsis:

The 34th edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses has appeal to the education market as well as the practice market.and#160; This comprehensive reference provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and nearlyand#160;3,000 trade drugs.and#160; The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. and#160;Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms,and#160; indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

Synopsis:

Find complete monographs for more than 900 generic and nearly 3,000 trade drugsandmdash;includingand#160;essential details on 31 NEWand#160;drugsandmdash;with important nursing considerations for each and every one in the 34th edition of the Nursing2014 Drug Handbook.

The best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses features consistently formatted entries for ease of use that focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms and indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibilities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

You can also count on Nursing2014 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so youandrsquo;ll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to andhellip;

andbull; 31 NEW FDA-approved drugs

andbull; NEW complete monographs on combination drugs

andbull; NEW!and#160;31 new patient-teaching handouts added to the WebToolkit

andbull; NEW! safety information: Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS)

andbull; NEW! Indication and Dosage Appendices--Antidotes; Biologics and blood derivatives

andbull; Updated therapeutic and pharmacologic class categories

With the safeguards youandrsquo;ll find only in the Nursing2014 Drug Handbook, itandrsquo;s easier than ever to stay current on the 3,209 latest changes to drug information and to avoid even the most common medication errors:

andbull; Adjust-a-dose feature for dosage adjustments needed by special populations

andbull; Administration guidelines for all appropriate routes

andbull; Expanded full-color pill guide containing more drug images than in any previous edition!

andbull; Increased coverage of adverse reactions! Includes those that occur with 1% and greater frequency, with special emphasis on life-threatening adverse reactions

andbull; Chapters on drug classes, drug safety, drug interactions, and drug therapy across the lifespan

andbull; Combination drug section

andbull; Elder care medication tips and pediatric drug-error information in appendices

andbull; Evidence-based off-label indications and dosages

andbull; FDA Black Box Warnings in appropriate drug monographs

andbull; Interactions by Drug-drug, Drug-food, Drug-lab tests, Drug-alternative therapy clearly identified

andbull; Less Commonly Used Drugs appendix provides essential information, including indications and dosages for very infrequently used drugs

andbull; Overdose signs and symptoms, where appropriate

andbull; Robust Web Toolkit with hundreds of tools and resources, including monthly drug updates, warnings, and news capsules

andbull; Safe Drug Administration chapter focuses on the most current guidelines, ISMP initiatives, and contemporary patient safety issues, such as REMS

andbull; Safety alert icon for potentially toxic drugs, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

Synopsis:

A comprehensive, annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2013 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. The book has complete monographs for more than 700 common drugs.  In addition, an appendix  summarizes key information on more than 200 less commonly used drugs. Complete monographs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts (if appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, and  a nursing considerations section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information.

This is the only drug book to include a "DO NOT CRUSH" logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed - a key patient safety feature.  The Web Toolkit provides convenient features including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine, one free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

Table of Contents

Anatomy of a monograph

Contributors and consultants

How to use Nursing2013 Drug Handbook

Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms

General information

1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions

2. Drug therapy across the lifespan

3. Safe drug administration

4. Selected drug classifications

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

Appendices

Pregnancy risk categories

Controlled substance schedules

Quick guide to combination drugs

Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages

Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages

Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages

Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines

Cytochrome P-450 enzymes and common drug interactions

Drugs that prolong the QTc interval

Dialyzable drugs

Abbreviations to avoid

Drugs that shouldn't be crushed or chewed

Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention

Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors

Elder care medication tips

Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages

Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages

Product Details

ISBN:
9781451150230
Author:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher:
LWW
Author:
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Author:
&
Author:
Timby, Barbara K.
Author:
Lippincott Williams
Author:
Karch, Amy M
Author:
Wilkins
Subject:
Drug Guides
Subject:
Nursing - Assessment & Diagnosis
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Pharmacology
Subject:
Nursing - Fundamentals & Skills
Subject:
Nursing - LPN & LVN
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Nursing
Subject:
Nursing - Pharmacology
Subject:
Nursing - Medical & Surgical
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Pack
Publication Date:
20130329
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32-page color pill guide
Pages:
1600
Dimensions:
8 x 5 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
The 33rd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade drugs.  The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms,  indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

Web Toolkit provides convenient features, including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine,1 free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

Now also available as an App! Get 100 complete drug entries on your Apple or Android device with the Brand New NDH App.

"Synopsis" by ,
The 34th edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses has appeal to the education market as well as the practice market.and#160; This comprehensive reference provides complete monographs for more than 900 generic and nearlyand#160;3,000 trade drugs.and#160; The monographs are consistently formatted for ease of use, and they focus on the practical information that nurses need. and#160;Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms,and#160; indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

"Synopsis" by ,
Find complete monographs for more than 900 generic and nearly 3,000 trade drugsandmdash;includingand#160;essential details on 31 NEWand#160;drugsandmdash;with important nursing considerations for each and every one in the 34th edition of the Nursing2014 Drug Handbook.

The best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses features consistently formatted entries for ease of use that focus on the practical information that nurses need. Each monograph consists of generic and trade names, pronunciation key, pregnancy risk category, pharmacologic class, controlled substance schedule (if applicable), available forms and indications and dosages, administration (with drug incompatibilities for I.V. drugs), action (including tables showing route, onset, peak, duration, and half-life), adverse reactions, interactions, effects on lab test results, contraindications, nursing considerations, and patient teaching.

You can also count on Nursing2014 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so youandrsquo;ll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to andhellip;

andbull; 31 NEW FDA-approved drugs

andbull; NEW complete monographs on combination drugs

andbull; NEW!and#160;31 new patient-teaching handouts added to the WebToolkit

andbull; NEW! safety information: Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS)

andbull; NEW! Indication and Dosage Appendices--Antidotes; Biologics and blood derivatives

andbull; Updated therapeutic and pharmacologic class categories

With the safeguards youandrsquo;ll find only in the Nursing2014 Drug Handbook, itandrsquo;s easier than ever to stay current on the 3,209 latest changes to drug information and to avoid even the most common medication errors:

andbull; Adjust-a-dose feature for dosage adjustments needed by special populations

andbull; Administration guidelines for all appropriate routes

andbull; Expanded full-color pill guide containing more drug images than in any previous edition!

andbull; Increased coverage of adverse reactions! Includes those that occur with 1% and greater frequency, with special emphasis on life-threatening adverse reactions

andbull; Chapters on drug classes, drug safety, drug interactions, and drug therapy across the lifespan

andbull; Combination drug section

andbull; Elder care medication tips and pediatric drug-error information in appendices

andbull; Evidence-based off-label indications and dosages

andbull; FDA Black Box Warnings in appropriate drug monographs

andbull; Interactions by Drug-drug, Drug-food, Drug-lab tests, Drug-alternative therapy clearly identified

andbull; Less Commonly Used Drugs appendix provides essential information, including indications and dosages for very infrequently used drugs

andbull; Overdose signs and symptoms, where appropriate

andbull; Robust Web Toolkit with hundreds of tools and resources, including monthly drug updates, warnings, and news capsules

andbull; Safe Drug Administration chapter focuses on the most current guidelines, ISMP initiatives, and contemporary patient safety issues, such as REMS

andbull; Safety alert icon for potentially toxic drugs, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

"Synopsis" by ,
A comprehensive, annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2013 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. The book has complete monographs for more than 700 common drugs.  In addition, an appendix  summarizes key information on more than 200 less commonly used drugs. Complete monographs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule (if appropriate), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts (if appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, and  a nursing considerations section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information.

This is the only drug book to include a "DO NOT CRUSH" logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed - a key patient safety feature.  The Web Toolkit provides convenient features including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, foods that contain tyramine, one free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.

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