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2003 Lippincott's nursing drug guide /
Amy M. Karch.
imprint
Philadelphia, Pa. : Lippincott, c2003.
description
xii, 1456 p., 31 p. of plates : col. ill. ; 21 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (3 in.)
ISBN
1582552010
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
Philadelphia, Pa. : Lippincott, c2003.
isbn
1582552010
general note
Book includes: 2002 Quick access photo guide to pills and capsules, adapted from Facts and Comparisions.
abstract
Mini CD-ROM includes: 200 monographs and printable, customizable patient-teaching aids.
catalogue key
6143880
technical details
System requirements: 166 MHz Pentium processor or better; Windows 95, 98 or NT 4.0; 32 MB of available RAM; 15 MB of available hard-disk space; 8X or faster CD-ROM drive; 256-colour monitor capable of 640 x 480 resolution (minimum), sound card.
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1383) and index.
Updates available online.
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
Updated for 2004 with more than 800 complete drug entries, this PDA reference provides instant access to all the drug information nurses need in day-to-day practice. Entries cover generic and trade names; pronunciations; pregnancy risk category; controlled substance schedule; drug class; therapeutic actions; indications, including off-label indications; contraindications and cautions; available forms; adult, pediatric, and geriatric dosages; pharmacokinetics; I.V. facts; adverse effects; interactions; assessment; interventions; and teaching points. Also included are 19 appendices, guidelines for preventing medication errors, and forms and telephone numbers for reporting errors.
Main Description
Nearly 800 monographs covering more than 900 generic names and more than 2,500 trade names are included in this annual reference. Organized alphabetically for quick access, each entry contains everything from pronunciation to pregnancy risk category and pharmacokinetics, including route-onset-peak-duration. Features new appendices on infusion flow rates and fertility drugs, a new chapter on avoiding medication errors, and expanded information on herbal medicines. Also provides access to three CE tests at NursingDrugGuide.com , which is updated monthly. Canadian version of this text available, ISBN: 1-58255-232-0.
Main Description
Nearly 800 monographs covering more than 900 generic names and more than 2,500 trade names are included in this annual reference. Organized alphabetically for quick access, each entry contains everything from pronunciation to pregnancy risk category and pharmacokinetics, including route-onset-peak-duration. Features new appendices on infusion flow rates and fertility drugs, a new chapter on avoiding medication errors, and expanded information on herbal medicines. Also provides access to three CE tests at NursingDrugGuide.com, which is updated monthly. Canadian version of this text available, ISBN: 1-58255-232-0.
Table of Contents
Nursing Process Guidelines Related to Drug Administrationp. 2
Preventing Medication Errorsp. 12
Pharmacologic Drug Classificationp. 14
Compendium of Adverse Effectsp. 66
Alphabetical Listing of Drugs by Generic Namep. 73
Appendicesp. 1247
Drug Informationp. 1249
Alternative and Complementary Therapiesp. 1249
Commonly Used Biologicalsp. 1256
Fixed-Combination Drugsp. 1282
Laxativesp. 1313
Ophthalmic Agentsp. 1317
Topical Agentsp. 1322
Less Commonly Used and Orphan Drugsp. 1333
Fertility Drugsp. 1350
Administration-Related Contentp. 1352
Calculating Pediatric Dosagesp. 1352
FDA Pregnancy Categoriesp. 1354
DEA Schedules of Controlled Substancesp. 1355
Injection Informationp. 1356
Narcotic Equianalgesic Dosagesp. 1361
Patient Teaching Guidep. 1362
Important Dietary Guidelines for Patient Teachingp. 1364
NANDA-Approved Nursing Diagnosesp. 1365
Quick Check: Compatibility of Drugs in Syringep. 1369
Tablets/Capsules That Cannot Be Cut, Crushed, or Chewedp. 1371
Infusion Flow Ratesp. 1372
Canadian Regulations--Immunization Schedules, Use of Narcoticsp. 1375
Quick Insulin Guidep. 1379
Guidelines for Use of Selected Antimicrobialsp. 1380
Bibliographyp. 1383
Acknowledgmentsp. 1384
Indexp. 1386
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