Synopses & Reviews
Updated with dozens of newly appointed drugs and indications, this guide includes a full-color photoguide to pills and capsules, details on preventing and reporting medication errors, a quick-reference chart of normal laboratory test values, and more than 20 appendices.
Updated with dozens of newly approved drugs and indications, 2006 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide contains over 800 complete drug monographs, organized alphabetically. Each monograph covers generic name; US and Canadian trade names; pregnancy risk category; controlled substance schedule if appropriate; drug class; therapeutic actions; indications, including off-label indications; contraindications and cautions; available forms; dosages; pharmacokinetics; I.V. facts; adverse effects; interactions; nursing considerations; assessment; interventions; and teaching points.
The book includes a full-color photoguide to pills and capsules, details on preventing and reporting medication errors, a quick-reference chart of normal laboratory test values, and over 20 appendices. Updates and continuing education tests are on NursingDrugGuide.com.
2006 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide is also available for PDAs. See PDA listing for details.
Table of Contents
Guide to abbreviations
Nursing process guidelines
Preventing medication errors
Pharmacologic drug classification
Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name
- Alternative and complementary therapies
- Commonly used biologicals
- Pediatric immunization
- Adult immunization
- Therapeutic class combination products
- Hormonal contraceptives
- Frequently used combination products by trade name
- Topical drugs
- Topical corticosteroids
- Ophthalmic drugs
- Less commonly used drugs
- Federal drug classifications
- Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching
- NANDA-approved nursing diagnoses
- Tablets and capsules that cannot be cut, crushed, or chewed
- Canadian regulations
- Calculating pediatric dosages
- Drugs that interact with grapefruit juice
- Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administration
- Cardiovascular guidelines