2014 Lippincott s Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

2014 Lippincott s Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses Author Amy Morrison Karch
ISBN-10 9781451187830
Year 2013
Pages 500
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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"The pocket size makes this book easy to carry into the clinical setting for a quick check before administering the drug. Following the drug monographs, a new section on patient safety reviews the rights of medication administration, safetyoriented patient and family teaching, and other aspects of safe drug administration. Appendices cover biological agents, topical drugs, ophthalmic agents, laxatives, combination drugs, and contraceptives. There is also an appendix of common diseases, with the drugs used to treat each disease. To keep the book short and sweet, common abbreviations are used throughout; these are listed in the abbreviations list on pages ix-xi"--Provided by publisher.

2013 Lippincott s Nursing Drug Guide

2013 Lippincott s Nursing Drug Guide Author Amy Morrison Karch
ISBN-10 9781451150223
Year 2012-06-01
Pages 1486
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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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.

Nurse s Pocket Drug Guide 2012

Nurse s Pocket Drug Guide 2012 Author Judith Barberio
ISBN-10 9780071769303
Year 2012-01-05
Pages 458
Language en
Publisher McGraw Hill Professional
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Specifically geared towards patient-care, an instant-access pocket guide provides registered nurses with essential, up-to-the-minute information on the selection and administration of 1,000 of the most commonly used medications. Original.

Nursing2017 Drug Handbook

Nursing2017 Drug Handbook Author Lippincott
ISBN-10 9781496353931
Year 2016-04-19
Pages 1736
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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THE best-selling 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 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format 49 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition—with 36 new comprehensive drug monographs, alphabetized and conveniently grouped in a handy “new drugs” section Over 6,000 clinical updates—new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information NEW “pregnancy-lactation-reproduction” heading and “dialyzable drug” logo in each drug monograph NEW appendices covering Antidiarrheals and OTC drugs Special attention to drug safety issues and concerns (U.S. and Canada) Over 455 Photoguide images of the most popular tablets and capsules Plus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.com Monthly FDA updates on new 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!

1999 Lippincott s Nursing Drug Guide

1999 Lippincott s Nursing Drug Guide Author Amy M. Karch
ISBN-10 0781717310
Year 1998-06-01
Pages 1456
Language en
Publisher Lippincott
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Annually updated combination pocket drug reference/handbook for all student and practicing nurses in classroom and clinical settings. A free disk contains data on 150 commonly prescribed drugs.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2016 Update

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students  with 2016 Update Author Linda Skidmore-Roth
ISBN-10 9780323392914
Year 2015-07-24
Pages 1304
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Find the reliable, in-depth drug information you need! Mosby's Drug Guide for Nursing Students, 11th Edition with 2016 Update keeps you up to date with this constantly changing field by providing information on more than 4,000 generic and trade name drugs — including 20 new FDA-approved drugs. Each drug monograph includes complete dosing, administration, and nursing process information, so you’ll always be sure that you’re practicing medication safety. In fact, what sets this handbook apart is its detailed coverage of rationales and explanations, drug-specific nursing diagnoses, and IV drug information. From trusted nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, the Drug Guide also includes a companion website with how-to videos, NCLEX® exam-style questions, patient teaching guidelines, and more. More than 4,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to vital information. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to dangerous or life-threatening adverse reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical interactions and side effects. UNIQUE! Full-color inserts show how drugs work and provide fast access to basic intravenous administration techniques and skills. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, videos and animations, drug dosage calculators, NCLEX® exam-style questions, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. A table with complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on added or newly released drugs. Thousands of new and updated drug facts cover areas such as doses, side effects, interactions, and nursing considerations. Ethnic alert icon indicates safety information specific to populations of varying ethnicities. Student resources on the Evolve companion website include video clips of medication administration via IV, injection, oral, topical, and drops; animations of how drugs act in the body; and safety content relating to the most common medication errors.

Mckenna s Drug Handbook for Nursing and Midwifery

Mckenna s Drug Handbook for Nursing and Midwifery Author Lisa McKenna
ISBN-10 1920994971
Year 2014
Pages 1408
Language en
Publisher Lww
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A bestselling essential resource for nurses and healthcare practitioners. The seventh edition of the most comprehensive drug guide in Australia and New Zealand now comes in a new and improved design! A laminated cover protects from damage and spills and it's never been easier to find essential information with the improved structure and page design. The new handy pocket-sized drug card offers on the go information and new drug profiles guarantee the most up-to-date information for users.NEW! Durable cover and handy drug card. NEW! Revised chapter structure and page design. NEW! Sports Risk categories for exercise science students and professionals. Adjust-a-dose for application across the life cycle (pregnancy, childhood, adults and older adults). Adverse Reactions for each drug split into five sections: body system, common, uncommon, life-threatening, or common and life-threatening. Contraindications Quick reference flaps with drug calculations Care Considerations and Patient Teaching have been revised and updated on evidence-based considerations

Mosby s 2014 Nursing Drug Reference

Mosby s 2014 Nursing Drug Reference Author Linda Skidmore-Roth
ISBN-10 9780323170079
Year 2013-06-11
Pages 1362
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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A handy, well organized, easy to understand guide for quick reference. Everything you need to administer drugs safely, accurately, and professionally.

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice

Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice Author Sandra M. Nettina
ISBN-10 9781469827001
Year 2013-05-13
Pages 1880
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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A classic text since it was first published in 1974, the Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice (LMNP) has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on patient care for nearly 40 years. Now in its 10th edition, this full-color text continues to serve as the most comprehensive reference for practicing nurses and nursing students worldwide. Often referred as the 'Lippincott Manual' or simply the 'Lippincott', the LMNP is widely used as a procedure manual for many healthcare institutions (contains 157 Nursing Procedure Guidelines). It is also widely regarded as the Gold Standard for nursing practice in the classroom. Organized into five major parts, LMNP presents a comprehensive reference for all types of core nursing care. Part 1: Nursing Process & Practice; Part 2: Medical-Surgical Nursing; Part 3: Maternity & Neonatal Nursing: Part 4: Pediatric Nursing; Part 5: Psychiatric Nursing. Content is evidence-based with supporting articles highlighted in actual entries and procedure guidelines. Official Guidelines that shape practice are incorporated in to the content and include those from the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others. A companion Website includes full text, an image bank, and drug-related NCLEX®-style questions, FDA updates, and new clinical studies.

Havard s Nursing Guide to Drugs

Havard s Nursing Guide to Drugs Author Adriana P. Tiziani
ISBN-10 9780729581622
Year 2013-06-01
Pages 1224
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This ninth edition of Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs e-book continues to provide reliable, accurate drug information for nursing and midwifery students and practitioners. All content in this must have nursing drug handbook, is tailored for nurses and midwives in Australia and New Zealand. User-friendly and fully up-to-date, this indispensible nursing e-book delivers safe drug administration information regarding form, action, use, dose, adverse effects and interactions in compliance with current pharmaceutical guidelines by the Therapeutic Goods Association (TGA). Each therapeutic drug class features a detailed description, followed by an A-Z of drugs within that class. Important Nursing points and cautions throughout this edition highlight best practice in drug administration. Patient teaching and advice has been included to emphasise an essential part of care within a multidisciplinary team. This e-book edition also features icons that indicate drug cautions during pregnancy and breastfeeding, and another that indicates drug-specific restrictions in sport. A bestselling Elsevier textbook, Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs has been the premier drug guide for nurses and midwives since 1983. Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs 9th edition will also be available for separate purchase as an app (iOS and android) and provides an easy reference, searchable version of the text in mobile format for students and practitioners to carry with them during clinical practice. Also, available for separate purchase to be used alongside the Havard’s Nursing Guide to Drugs app will be the Tiziani Drug Calculations app. When both apps are purchased the user will be able to share function, content and data between the two applications. This link will provide cross reference from the text to case studies and drug calculation MCQ’s, placing the pharmacology in a clinical context. Havard's Nursing Guide to Drugs 9e app and the Tiziani Drug Calculations app will be available for purchase in December 2013. Drugs listed by therapeutic class and by body system Both trade names and generic drug names provided Each drug entry listed by available forms, action, use, dosage, adverse effects, interactions with other drugs Nursing points and cautions and Patient teaching and advice ensure quality patient care New focus on Patient teaching and advice. All existing drugs reviewed and updated. All new entries checked to ensure form, action, dose, usage, adverse effects, contraindication and precautions comply with current pharmaceutical guidelines. Cautions for drugs used during pregnancy and breastfeeding are highlighted with an icon. Cautions for sports related drugs are also highlighted with an icon.

Pocket Oncology

Pocket Oncology Author Alexander Drilon
ISBN-10 9781451187625
Year 2014
Pages 352
Language en
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Pocket Oncology, developed and edited by oncologists at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, is a simple, yet comprehensive, review of basic principles of cancer management. Prepared in the style and format of books in the popular Pocket Notebook series, Pocket Oncology is intended as a quick reference presented in easy to read bulleted text, and using diagrams and charts where appropriate. Each oncologic disease is presented on two facing pages that review initial clinical presentation, pathophysiology, staging, current standard of care treatments, and active areas of current research. Edited by Alexander Drilon and Michael Postow, the content of the book has been written by medical oncology fellows and each disease entity has been authoritatively reviewed by an oncologist with specific expertise in each subspecialty of oncology. Features: • simple, comprehensive, review of basic principles of oncology in easy to read bulleted text, using diagrams and charts where appropriate. • its small size makes it easy to carry the pocket of a lab coat for quick reference to information while in the hospital or oncology clinic. • perfect for medical students, residents, fellows, physician assistants, and nurses who perform daily oncologic care.

Nursing Care Plans

Nursing Care Plans Author Marilynn E Doenges
ISBN-10 9780803640900
Year 2014-03-07
Pages 984
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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Updated with NANDA-I 2012-2014 Diagnoses. This all-in-one care planning resource provides the step-by-step guidance you need to develop individualized plans of care, while also honing your critical thinking and analytical skills.

Nurse s Pocket Guide

Nurse s Pocket Guide Author Marilynn E Doenges
ISBN-10 9780803639669
Year 2013-03-04
Pages 1279
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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Updated with NANDA-I 2012-2014 Diagnoses. This quick-reference tool has what you need to select the appropriate diagnosis to plan your patient’s care effectively. The 13th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions. Plus, Davis’s Nursing Diagnosis and Care Planning Resource Center online features a searchable database with 800 diagnoses, plus a wealth of clinical tools and valuable information for care planning and nursing diagnosis (davisplus.fadavis.com)

McGraw Hill Nurses Drug Handbook Seventh Edition

McGraw Hill Nurses Drug Handbook  Seventh Edition Author Patricia Schull
ISBN-10 0071799427
Year 2013-04-25
Pages 1456
Language en
Publisher Mcgraw-hill
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Best Value on the Market! The drug guide nurses count on to safely administer more than 4,000 drugs McGraw-Hill Nurse’s Drug Handbook, Seventh Edition provides everything nurses must know to protect themselves and their patients when administering drugs. The Handbook delivers the evidence base needed to administer more than 3,000 brandname and 1,000 generic drugs--along with important administration and monitoring instructions. The drug monographs are designed for easy understanding and quick access to essential facts. For the safest, most effective drug administration possible, you'll find: Full monographs on 1,000+ drugs, including 29 new ones NEW FDA black box warnings and adverse drug reactions Special icons pointing out hazardous and high-alert drugs Expanded 36-page safe drug administation insert Guidance on drug interactions including foods, herbals, and behavior NEW safety insert on sanctioned guidelines for timely administration of scheduled drugs and new appendix on current drug shortages

Davis s Drug Guide for Nurses

Davis s Drug Guide for Nurses Author April Hazard Vallerand
ISBN-10 9780803657052
Year 2016-05-25
Pages 1488
Language en
Publisher F.A. Davis
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SAFETY FIRST! Davis''s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Fifteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan--well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs. BONUS! FREE DIGITAL ACCESS www.DrugGuide.com Redeem the access code inside to unlock your one-year, free subscription to Davis''s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. It''s accessible from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser 5,000-drug database and appendices Cross-referencing of drugs FDA drug news LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE ... AT A GLANCE Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects NEW! REP heading for use of drugs in males and females of reproductive age Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions IV administration subheads REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon Pharmacogenomic content and icon Canadian-specific content Much more! LEARNING, CARE-PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS Online at DavisPlus (Redeem the Plus Code on the inside front cover of a new, printed text to access your DavisPlus resources.) Audio library for 1,200+ drug names Three tutorials, each with a self-test Calculators for body mass index (BMI), metric conversions, IV drip rates, dosage/kg, and Fahrenheit/Celsius Interactive case studies, brief, real-life scenarios that are followed by a series of question Med-Deck-style cards Video clips illustrating the safe administration of medications Animations demonstrating the administration and absorption of oral drugs Schematic brain illustrations depicting the impact of certain DSM disorders and the effect of psychotropic medications on patients Reviews for Davis''s Drug Guide for Nurses, 14th Edition: "I''m a BSN student, and this book has been an excellent resource. When my instructors ask me questions about medications, I know I will be able to answer any questions they have with this book... This was the book my toughest clinical instructor recommended to me, and my classmates who have other drug manuals wish they had this one." - Honor F., Nursing Student "As a student nurse, I spend more time with this book than I do with my family. Easy to read, good layout, informative, to the point. It was required by my program and I have found it to be a wonderful resource." - Jen S., Nursing Student "I am able to write nursing plans, understand disease process, and proper administration of drugs all because of this one book." - Kia S. "Simply put, the best drug guide out there." - Amazon Reviewer