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Nursing2018 Drug Handbook

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Author : Lippincott Pages : 1800 pages Publisher : LWW Language : ISBN-10 : 1496353595 ISBN-13 : 9781496353597

Description Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs"New Drugs" section featuring nearly 29 new FDA-approved generics and their corresponding brand-name drugsNewinformation on the National Cancer Institute's "Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events"classification systemNewappendices:Understanding biosimilar drugsSafe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to knowPrescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicityPregnancy-Lactation-Reproduction information highlighted in every monographEasy-to-spot safety and clinical alerts: Black Box Warnings, Adjust-a-dose,


Dialyzable drug, Overdose Signs & Symptoms, Look alike-Sound alike Drugs, IV IncompatibilitiesNursing Considerations and Patient Teaching sections detailing the essential facts nurses need to know32-page Photoguide featuring over 450 of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsulesFree access to Monthly Drug Updates and an Online Toolkit with hundreds of helpful tools and resources Table of ContentsAnatomy of a monograph...............................................................inside front coverContributors and consultants...................................................................................vHow to useNursing2018 Drug Handbook...............................................................viQuick guide to special symbols, logos, and highlighted terms................................ixGuide to abbreviations.............................................................................................xGen eral information1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions2. Drug therapy across the lifespan3. Safe drug administration4. Selected therapeutic drug classificationsAlphabetical listing of drugs by generic nameNew DrugsAppendices1. Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention2. Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule3. Controlled substance schedules4. Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission)5. Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors6. Elder care medication tips7. Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity8. Understanding biosimilar drugs9. Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages18. Antacids: Indications and dosages19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages21. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada)22. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration23. Canadian National Drug Schedules24. Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know25. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines26. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages27. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages

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