Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide with Web Resources: 2011

Author: Karch, Amy Morrison


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  • ISBN: 9781609132378
  • Author: Karch, Amy Morrison
  • Publ Date: 2010-07-01
  • Edition:
  • Pages: 1536
  • Imprint: LIPPINCOTT*#
  • Status: O/P
  • ID - 64658

Table of Contents :

Contents Consultants vii Preface ix Anatomy of a monograph xiii Guide to abbreviations xvii Author's acknowledgments xxi Nursing process guidelines 1 Preventing medication errors 7 Pharmacologic classes 10 Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name 64 Appendices 1249 Appendix A Alternative and complementary therapies 1250 Appendix B Preventing miscommunication 1260 Appendix C Patient teaching to prevent medication errors 1262 Appendix D Important dietary guidelines for patient teaching 1263 Appendix E Drugs that interact with grapefruit juice 1264 Appendix F Intramuscular and subcutaneous routes of administration 1265 Appendix G Medication disposal guidelines 1267 Appendix H Calculating pediatric dosages 1268 Appendix I Recommended pediatric immunizations 1269 Appendix J Recommended adult immunizations 1270 Appendix K Federal drug classifications 1271 FDA pregnancy categories 1271 DEA schedules of controlled substances 1271 Appendix L Cardiovascular guidelines 1272 Appendix M Normal laboratory values 1273 Appendix N Canadian drug information 1275 Narcotics, controlled drugs, benzodiazepines, and other targeted substances 1275 Adverse reaction reporting: Pharmaceuticals, biologics, natural health products, radiopharmaceuticals 1277 Canada Vigilance Regional Offices 1279 Appendix O Commonly used Canadian drugs 1280 Appendix P Topical drugs 1283 Appendix Q Ophthalmic drugs 1294 Appendix R Laxatives 1300 Appendix S Combination products by therapeutic class 1304 Appendix T Frequently used combination products by trade name 1332 Appendix U Hormonal contraceptives 1344 Appendix V Commonly used biologicals 1348 Appendix W Less commonly used drugs 1383 Bibliography 1427 Index 1429 A quick-access full-color photoguide to pills and capsules is found between pages 746 and 747.


This title gives you a quick A-to-Z access to current, accurate drug information! "The Lippincott Drug Guide 2011 with Web Resources," the comprehensive nursing drug guide for nurses and students, is now updated with more than 1,200 additions and changes to provide the most accurate drug information available. This comprehensive drug guide incorporates the nursing process to provide extensive medication information, with complete monographs on 800 common drugs - including 15 new drugs - and appendices that summarize key information on about 350 less commonly used drugs. Organized alphabetically by generic drug name for fast access to the information you need, this resource helps you prevent drug errors and administer medications safely and accurately. The information you need - when you need it! "The Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide 2011" offers: more than 1,200 new additions, changes, and updates on indications, dosages, and administration; complete monographs containing generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk category, controlled substance schedule, drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and cautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV facts, adverse effects, interactions, and nursing considerations - including assessment, interventions, teaching points; a new graphic 'alert' symbol for drugs that cannot be crushed, cut, or chewed; a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules; icons identifying dangerous drugs and new indications; and, interactions by drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab tests, and drug-alternative therapy. It also includes: an appendix for best practices on disposal of medications; an appendix of patient teaching to prevent medication errors; and, an appendix with mini-monographs on over 200 less commonly used drugs. On the companion website - new drug information and resources includes: 200 drug monographs; continuing education tests; patient-teaching aids; and, reference tools.


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