Nursing2018 Drug Handbook

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496388568
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Medical

Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs "New Drugs" section featuring 29 new FDA-approved generics and their corresponding brand-name drugs New information on the National Cancer Institute's "Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events" classification system New appendices: Understanding biosimilar drugs Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity Pregnancy-Lactation-Reproduction information highlighted in every monograph Easy-to-spot safety and clinical alerts: Black Box Warnings, Adjust-a-dose, Dialyzable drug, Overdose Signs & Symptoms, Look alike-Sound alike Drugs, IV Incompatibilities Nursing Considerations and Patient Teaching sections detailing the essential facts nurses need to know 32-page Photoguide featuring over 450 of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules Free access to Monthly Drug Updates and an Online Toolkit with hundreds of helpful tools and resources

Nursing2019 Drug Handbook

Author: . Lippincott
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1496384075
Release Date: 2018-04-14
Genre: Medical

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!

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017

Author: Robert J. Kizior
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323459570
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Medical

Arm yourself with all the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. In addition to its detailed and thoroughly updated drug coverage (including Black Box Alerts), this convenient handbook also includes the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care — such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. No other drug handbook on the market more perfectly meets the practicing nurse’s needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017! Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions are included to keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs. Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs. Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations. Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on the free Evolve companion site. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. A sample drug monograph with call-outs is included to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 29 newly approved drugs by the FDA equip you with the most current drug information. NEW! Thoroughly updated monographs throughout feature updated information on new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information. NEW! Over 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.

Nursing2017 Drug Handbook

Author: Lippiincott Williams & Wilkins
Publisher:
ISBN: 1496339800
Release Date: 2016-06-03
Genre:

THE best-selling drug guide for nurses & other clinicians always dependable, always up to date! Look for these outstanding featuresCompletely updated nursing-focused drug monographs featuring over 3,500 generic, brand-name, and combination drugs in an easy A-to-Z format49 brand-new FDA-approved drugs in this edition with 36 new comprehensive drug monographs, alphabetized "and" conveniently grouped in a handy new drugs sectionOver 6,000 clinical updates new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching informationNEW pregnancy-lactation-reproduction heading and dialyzable drug logo in each drug monographNEW appendices covering Antidiarrheals and OTC drugsSpecial attention to drug safety issues and concerns (U.S. and Canada)Over 455 Photoguide images of the most popular tablets and capsulesPlus FREE companion Toolkit available online through NDHnow.comMonthly FDA updates on new drugs, indications, and warningsPharmacology videos, audio pronunciation guide, and English-Spanish translatorEquianalgesic dosing guidelines for opioid drugsMechanisms and sites of action graphics for selected drugsNCLEX(r)-style questions, free CE tests, plus bonus discounts and more! "

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2013 E Book

Author: Barbara B. Hodgson
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455707256
Release Date: 2012-12-12
Genre: Medical

An easy-to-use reference for thousands of medications, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2013 promotes safe patient care by outlining clinical priorities and providing comprehensive coverage of IV drug administration. It also helps nurses prevent medication errors with Black Box Alerts, information on drug dosages for combination drugs, and key nursing considerations. Side effects are separated by their frequency. Written by oncology nurse Barbara Hodgson and hospital pharmacist Robert Kizior, this handbook is organized alphabetically by generic drug name for quick access to essential information. It is ideal for the busy nurse! This e-book allows users to quickly find important information with enhanced navigation. Search and find drugs by Generic and Trade names. Also included is a linked, comprehensive list of all drugs found in the book. Linked index allows users to click on a link and go straight to monographs quickly. With this e-book, users can access drug information on nearly any mobile device!

2013 Lippincott s Nursing Drug Guide

Author: Amy Morrison Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451150223
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Medical

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.

Mosby s Drug Guide for Nursing Students with 2016 Update

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323172974
Release Date: 2015-07-16
Genre: Medical

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.

Havard s Nursing Guide to Drugs

Author: Adriana P. Tiziani
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780729581622
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: Medical

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.

2019 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy M. Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781975126490
Release Date: 2018-08-24
Genre: Medical

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell for the nurse on-the-go.” Written by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 2,000 medications, including 25 generic drugs newly approved by the FDA, in an easy-access A-to-Z format. The “mini” drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug class, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, “black box” warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Detailed appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, and biological agents (vaccines). The pocket-sized 2019 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to-guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips & alerts.

Davis s Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: April Hazard Vallerand
Publisher: Davis's Drug Guide for Nurses
ISBN: 0803639767
Release Date: 2014-06-05
Genre: Medical

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. --Publisher's description.

2012 Nurse s Drug Handbook

Author: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449638658
Release Date: 2011-07-15
Genre: MEDICAL

A new and updated version of this best-selling resource! Jones and Bartlett Learning 2012 Nurse s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides: * Accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abacavir sulfate to Zyvox * Concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically * No-nonsense writing style that speaks your language in terms you use everyday * Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names for quick reference * Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule * Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information * Incompatibilities, contraindications; interactions with drugs, food, and activities; and adverse reactions * Nursing considerations, including key patient-teaching points * Vital features include mechanism-of-action illustrations showing how drugs at the cellular, tissue, or organ levels and dosage adjustments help individualize care for elderly patients, patients with renal impairment, and others with special needs * Warnings and precautions that keep you informed and alert New drug entries include: * Anti-Inhibitor Coagulant Complex * Ceftaroline * Dabigatran * Deferoxamine * Denosumab * Everolimus * Ferumoxytol * Fingolimod * Ibandronate * Lurasidone Dydrochloride * Pegloticase * Tesamorelin"

Mosby s 2017 Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323448215
Release Date: 2016-03-18
Genre: Medical

Choose the drug handbook trusted by nurses for nearly 30 years! Mosby’s 2017 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this perennial bestseller proves there is a difference in drug guides. More than 5,000 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. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Overview of drug categories explains the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, additional drug monographs, a full-color pill atlas, drug dosage calculators, herbal products, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs. UPDATED content covers the latest drug therapies.

Henke s Med Math

Author: Susan Buchholz
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781776287
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Medical

Now in its Sixth Edition, this best-selling text features a highly visual, hands-on approach to learning dosage calculations and principles of drug administration. It presents step-by-step approaches to solving problems and includes dosage problems that simulate actual clinical experience. Each chapter includes numerous examples, self-tests, and proficiency tests. This edition presents all four methods of calculation side by side: ratio, proportion, formula, and dimensional analysis. New material on enteral feedings, heparin infusions, and insulin infusions is included. Drug labels are current, and problems use JCAHO-approved abbreviations. A handy quick-reference plastic pull-out card shows conversions and formulas.

Nursing2017 Drug Handbook

Author: Lippincott
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 149632255X
Release Date: 2016-06-03
Genre:

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!

2017 Nurse s Drug Handbook

Author: Jones & Bartlett Learning,
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284130089
Release Date: 2016-11-04
Genre: Medical

Jones & Bartlett Learning 2017 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. Updated annually, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically. Please Note: Mobile App access must be purchased separately and access is not included within the eBook.