2018 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy M. Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496399458
Release Date: 2017-08-22
Genre: Medical

The essential pocket drug guide: Over 2,000 generic and brand-name drugs in an easy A-to-Z format New to this edition Complete monographs on 30 new FDA-approved drugs Fully updated...includes more than 1,500 changes to drug indications, dosages, and administration information. Key features Alphabetized by generic name for fingertip access to the information you need Includes brand names, drug class, pregnancy risk, and controlled substance schedule for each drug Prominent alerts for dangerous drugs and black box warnings Special section addressing Patient Safety and Medication Administration Appendices on alternative therapies, topical and ophthalmic drugs, laxatives, contraceptives, biologicals, and combination products Anatomy of a drug monograph on inside front cover Detailed index of all generic and trade names and drug classes included Vital information you need, right in your pocket!

2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy M. Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496369956
Release Date: 2016-07-25
Genre: Medical

The essential pocket drug guide: Over 2,000 generic and brand-name drugs in an easy A-to-Z format New to this edition Complete monographs on 42 new FDA-approved drugs Fully updated...includes more than 1,500 changes to drug indications, dosages, and administration information. Key features Alphabetized by generic name for fingertip access to the information you need Includes brand names, drug class, pregnancy risk, and controlled substance schedule for each drug Prominent alerts for dangerous drugs and black box warnings Special section addressing Patient Safety and Medication Administration Appendices on alternative therapies, topical and ophthalmic drugs, laxatives, contraceptives, biologicals, and combination products Anatomy of a drug monograph on inside front cover Detailed index of all generic and trade names and drug classes included Vital information you need, right in your pocket!

2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses

Author: Amy M. Karch
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496326515
Release Date: 2015-08-10
Genre: Medical

The 2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information “in a nutshell.” Based on the popular Lippincott 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 special section reviews Patient Safety and Medication Administration. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more. Also includes free online access to Monthly Drug Updates and a Toolkit loaded with hundreds of additional drug-related resources on thePoint. The pocket-sized 2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips and alerts. New to this edition: Full monographs on 29 newly approved drugs More than 1,300 additions, changes, and updates to indications, dosages, and administration

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.

Clinical Nursing Pocket Guide

Author: Marilynn Jackson
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781284037494
Release Date: 2013-03-20
Genre: Medical

Clinical Nursing Pocket Guide, Third Edition is the ideal quick reference for nurses in the clinical setting. It includes detail instructions, basic conversion charts, assessment checklists, scales, tables, anatomies, lab tests, charting, medication indications, administration, and other basic information that RNs can refer to quickly. Completely updated an revised, this new edition provides the latest CPR recommendations according to American Heart Association Guidelines, updated documentation, and abbreviation guidelines. Also included are additional anatomical features separated into body systems and helpful documentation information not found in other pocket guides.

Nurse s Pocket Guide

Author: Marilynn E Doenges
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803644779
Release Date: 2016-01-13
Genre: Medical

This quick-reference tool has what you need to select the appropriate diagnosis to plan your patients’ care effectively. The 14th Edition features all the latest nursing diagnoses and updated interventions.

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.

Focus on Nursing Pharmacology

Author: Amy Morrison Karch
Publisher: LWW
ISBN: 1496318218
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Medical

"Amy Karch has found that students learn best when concepts are built upon each other, growing from simple to complex, building on a foundation of understanding. Organized by body systems, this heavily illustrated book organizes essential nursing pharmacology information into focused, easy-to-learn steps. Building key concepts upon each other, the text gives students a solid foundation of understanding. Easy to understand drug prototype boxes are integrated throughout the book as well as integrated content summaries. Contains more images depicting drug actions than any of the book's competitors. Includes the popular and proven "Focus on" theme for drug use across the lifespan, cultural and gender considerations, evidence-based practice, patient teaching, herbal and alternative therapies and dosage calculation; including "Focus on Safe Medication Administration;" and a "Drugs in Focus" table for each classification of drugs. Focused content and focused features equal a focused student. Drug discussions include therapeutic actions and indications, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and cautions and adverse effects. Detailed rationales are presented throughout. Each chapter opens with Learning Objectives and a Glossary of Key Terms, and ends with NCLEX-style questions, and contains a case study-based critical thinking exercise that sets up a situation, shows critical thinking, and then presents a discussion and case-based nursing care guide. Features like this make the book an essential teaching tool!"--Publisher's Website.

Nurse s Pocket Drug Guide 2010

Author: Judith A. Barberio
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071636858
Release Date: 2009-09-04
Genre: Medical

Everything nurses need to know about 1000 common medications -- in one pocket-sized guide! 5 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This very useful drug reference will easily fit in your lab coat pocket. The information is accurate and up to date. Due to size constraints, only the most frequently used medications are included in this book. This book retains its value by being revised yearly and maintaining a database of the most current information."--Doody's Review Service Specifically geared towards patient care and safety, this instant-access pocket guide provides registered nurses with essential, up-to-the-minute information on the selection and administration of 1000 commonly used medications.This nursing classic is revised annually to reflect approval of new drugs, changes in usage of current drugs, and withdrawal of older ones. Features: Organized alphabetically by generic drug name Mechanisms of action Common usage and dosage Side effects Drug interactions Nursing implications New drugs Patient education Expanded coverage of natural and herbal agents

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.

Pocket Medicine

Author: Marc S. Sabatine
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496349491
Release Date: 2016-10-18
Genre: Medical

Quick access to key clinical information and solutions to common problems in internal medicine – as close as your pocket! Pocket Medicine, Sixth Edition, is your go-to resource for fast answers to diagnostic questions you’ll face on rounds and exams. Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this portable, best-selling reference tackles the diagnosis and treatment of the most common disorders in cardiology, pulmonary medicine, gastroenterology, nephrology, hematology-oncology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, and neurology. Bulleted lists, tables, and algorithms focus on the information you need in order to make an accurate diagnosis and develop a treatment plan.

Pocket ICU

Author: Richard D. Urman
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496358196
Release Date: 2017-02-09
Genre: Medical

Part of the popular Pocket Notebook Series, Pocket ICU, Second Edition provides concise, evidence-based information for critical care students, interns, residents, and professionals at all levels of experience. Now fully revised and up to date, this portable handbook can be used for quick, easy reference both in the wards and in the operating room.

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

Pocket Primary Care

Author: Meghan M. Kiefer
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781451128260
Release Date: 2014-03-06
Genre: Medical

"Prepared by residents and attending physicians at Massachusetts General Hospital, this pocket-sized loose-leaf is created in the style of Pocket Medicine by providing key clinical data for students and residents and focuses on patient care in the outpatient setting. Pocket Primary Care is a handy summary of key clinical information designed to form the basis of an individual's pocket notebook or to be integrated into one's own notebook. Includes areas of: preventive medicine, cardiovascular, dermatology, endocrine, gastrointestinal, hematology, infectious disease, musculoskeletal, neurology, ophthalmology/ ENT, psychiatry/social, pulmonary, renal/urology, special populations, women's health, men's health, and geriatric"--Provided by publisher.

Pocket Oncology

Author: Alexander Drilon
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781496391056
Release Date: 2018-02-07
Genre: Medical

Written and edited by leading cancer experts at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Pocket Oncology, Second Edition, is a practical, high-yield reference for trainees and practitioners of medical oncology and hematology. This easy-to-use, loose-leaf resource contains up-to-date information essential to caring for patients with cancer, from cancer biology, prevention, screening, treatment and supportive care to new advances in immuno-oncology and precision medicine.