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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 over 3,650 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format
37 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition, including 33 complete monographs—tabbed and conveniently grouped in a handy “new drugs” section for easy retrieval
More than 8,000 clinical updates—new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information
NEW logos highlighting biosimilar drugs and drugs with genetic-related considerations
NEW appendix—Ophthalmic drugs: Indications and dosages
Special focus on U.S. and Canadian drug safety issues and concerns  
Photoguide insert with images of 462 commonly prescribed tablets and capsules
 
Plus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.com
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!
  
Table of Contents
Anatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front cover
Contributors and consultants...................................................................................v
How to use Nursing2019 Drug Handbook...............................................................vi
Quick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ix
Guide to abbreviations.............................................................................................x

General information
1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions
2. Drug therapy across the lifespan
3. Safe drug administration
4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications

Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name

New Drugs

Appendices
1.  Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention
2.  Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule
3.  Controlled substance schedules
4.  Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)
5.  Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors
6.  Elder care medication tips
7.  Commonly abused prescription drugs: Toxicity care and treatment
8.  Understanding biosimilar drugs
9.  Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy
10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients
11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency
12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages
13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages
14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages
15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages
16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages
17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages
18. Antacids: Indications and dosages
19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages
20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages
21. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada)
22. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration
23. Canadian National Drug Schedules
24.  Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know
25.  Therapeutic drug monitoring
26. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages
27. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages
28. Selected ophthalmic drugs: Indications and dosages

More Details about Nursing2019 Drug Handbook

General Information  
Author(s)Lippincott
PublisherWolters Kluwer | Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Edition39th Edition 2018
ISBN9781496384072
Pages1856
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearMarch 2018