The 2014 Lippincott's Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell.” Based on the popular Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 1,500 medications 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. A new section provides Patient Safety information. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, and biological agents (vaccines).
The pocket-sized 2014 Lippincott’s Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips & alerts.
New to this edition:
· More than 1,200 additions, changes, and updates on indications, dosages, and administration
· Section on Patient Safety and Medication Administration