The APRN s Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy 2018

Author: Mari J. Wirfs, PhD, MN, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826166593
Release Date: 2017-04-01
Genre: Medical

This is a concise, easy-to-read prescribing reference for advanced health care providers involved in the primary care management of patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems. Organized alphabetically by clinical diagnosis for quick access in all clinical settings, the guide encompasses CDC- and FDA-approved pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 500 clinical diagnoses along with clinically useful information. Another important feature is the inclusion of Comments highlighting such clinically important information as laboratory values, precautions and contraindications, and safety information. Each diagnosis includes appropriate drug choices listed alphabetically by generic name with trade name, FDA pregnancy category, drug availability in generic or over-the-counter forms, adult and pediatric dosing regimens, dosage forms, drug additives, and more. Thirty easy-to-use tables in the appendices include childhood and adult immunization schedules, contraceptive guidance, categories of glucocorticosteroids, anti-infectives by class, and more. An index of drugs by generic and brand name, with FDA pregnancy category and controlled drug schedule, facilitates quick identification of drugs by alternate names, and relative safety during pregnancy. KEY FEATURES: Includes free ebook and electronic updates with registration. Facilitates speedy drug prescribing information retrieval for primary care providers in all settings Organizes over 500 diagnoses alphabetically for ease of use Highlights clinically important information such as lab values to monitor, contraindications, and safety information Includes an appendix of 30 tables for quick access to FDA pregnancy categories, the U.S. Schedule of Controlled Substances, childhood and adult immunization schedules, and more Provides generic/trade name index

The Pa s Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy 2018

Author: Mari J. Wirfs
Publisher:
ISBN: 0826166563
Release Date: 2017-04-28
Genre: Medical

-This is a succinct, pocket-sized prescribing guide that allows speedy drug reference for over 500 clinical diagnoses. It is a must-have book for both seasoned and new physician assistants. Unlike traditional pharmacology text books, the information has been organized alphabetically by clinical diagnosis, which allows speedy access of information by the busy clinician in all settings.... I commend the author in creating such a current inventory and for keeping us up to date with the current treatment guidelines.- - Gerald Kayingo, PhD, MMSc, PA-C Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of the Physician Assistant Program University of California Davis Medical Center -A clinical 'must' in today's busy practice environment ... brilliantly linking the most common disease entities with a most user friendly and extremely well laid out prescribing guide....- - Keith Lafferty, MD, FAAEM Co-Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Director of Education, Gulf Coast Medical Center, Fort Myers, Florida This is a concise, easy-to-read prescribing reference for advanced health care providers involved in the primary care management of patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems. Organized alphabetically by clinical diagnosis for quick access in all clinical settings, the guide encompasses CDC- and FDA-approved pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 500 clinical diagnoses along with clinically useful information in a convenient, quick-access format. Another outstanding feature is the inclusion of Comments throughout the guide highlighting such clinically important information as laboratory values to be monitored, precautions and contraindications, patient teaching points, pediatric usage and dosages, and safety information. Each diagnosis includes appropriate drug choices listed alphabetically by generic name and trade name, FDA pregnancy category, drug availability in generic or over-the-counter forms, adult and pediatric dosing regimens, dosage forms, drug additives, and more. Thirty easy-to-use tables in the appendices include FDA pregnancy categories, U.S. Schedule of Controlled Substances, Childhood and Adult Immunization Schedules, Contraceptive Guidance, categories of Glucocorticosteroids, Anti-infectives by class, and more. An alphabetical cross-reference index of drugs by generic and trade name, with FDA pregnancy category and controlled drug schedule, facilitates quick identification of drugs by alternate names and relative safety during pregnancy. Key Features: Facilitates speedy drug information retrieval for primary care providers in all settings Organizes over 500 diagnoses alphabetically by alternate names for ease of use Highlights clinically important information such as lab values to monitor, patient education points, and safety information Includes an appendix of 30 tables for quick access to key drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, Schedule of Controlled Substances, Childhood and Adult Immunization Schedules, and more Provides generic/trade name cross references Includes free e-book and electronic updates

The APRN s Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy

Author: Mari J. Wirfs, PhD, MN, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826151049
Release Date: 2018-04-28
Genre: Medical

A quick-access guide to current drug recommendations with regular digital updates! Written for APRN students and practitioners who prescribe drugs for acute, episodic, and chronic health problems, this unique reference comes with an ebook and regular digital updates. It provides state-of-the-art guidance about appropriate pharmacotherapy options and treatment regimens for over 500 diagnoses in a concise, easy-to-use format. Comments deliver such useful information as laboratory values to monitor, patient teaching points, and safety information. To facilitate access to vital information, the guide presents clinical diagnoses alphabetically. Within each diagnosis, appropriate drug choices are listed by generic name, with FDA pregnancy category, generic or over-the-counter availability, adult/pediatric dosing regimens, brand names, dose forms, and information regarding additives. Thirty appendices provide quick access to key drug classifications, FDA Pregnancy Categories, U.S. Schedule of Controlled Substances, Immunization Schedules, and much more. An alphabetical cross-referenced index of drugs by generic and brand names, with FDA pregnancy category and controlled drug schedule, facilitates quick identification of drugs by alternate names and safety during pregnancy. KEY FEATURES: Presents information in concise format for speedy drug information retrieval Organized alphabetically by over 500 diagnoses Lists drug choices by generic name, FDA pregnancy category, availability of generic and trade forms, adult/pediatric dosing, dose forms, and additives Highlights clinically important information (lab values to be monitored, patient education points, and safety information) Includes 30 appendix tables for quick access to key drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, Schedule of Controlled Substances, and more Provides generic/trade name cross reference Includes free ebook and frequent updates

The Pa s Complete Guide to Prescribing Drug Therapy 2019

Author: Mari J. Wirfs
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826151051
Release Date: 2018-04-17
Genre: Medical

A quick-access guide to current drug recommendations with regular digital updates! Thoughtfully organized for speedy retrieval of vital information, this prescribing reference is designed for use by PAs and other advanced health care providers in all clinical practice settings. Available in print with eBook and regular digital updates, it guides practitioners involved in the primary care management of patients with acute, episodic, and chronic health problems in selecting appropriate pharmacology options and treatment regimens for over 500 diagnoses. Concise and easy to use, the guide is the only such resource organized by diagnosis. In a consistent format, it delivers drug choices listed alphabetically by generic name, FDA pregnancy category, availability in generic form or over-the-counter, adult /pediatric dosing regimens, brand names, available dose forms, and additives. A particularly helpful feature is the commentary interspersed throughout offering such clinically useful information as laboratory values to be monitored, patient teaching points, and safety information. Thirty appendices present information in a convenient table format. An alphabetical cross-reference index of drugs by generic and brand name, with FDA pregnancy category and controlled drug schedule, facilitates quick identification of drugs by alternate names and relative safety during pregnancy. Key Features: Presents information in concise format for speedy drug information retrieval Organized by diagnosis in a consistent format that lists drug choices alphabetically by generic name, FDA pregnancy category, availability of generic and trade name, adult/pediatric dosing, dose forms, and more Highlights clinically important information such as lab values to be monitored, patient education points, and safety information Offers 30 tables providing ready access to key drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, Schedule of Controlled Substances, and many others Presents brand-generic cross reference Includes free eBook and regular updates with purchase

The APRN s Complete Guide to Prescribing Pediatric Drug Therapy

Author: Mari J. Wirfs, PhD, MN, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780826166692
Release Date: 2017-07-26
Genre: Medical

The only pediatric prescribing guide organized by diagnosis for ease of use This prescribing guide, organized uniquely by diagnosis, facilitates speedy drug information retrieval for advanced health care providers in all settings involved in the primary care management of newborns through adolescents. Delivered in a concise, easy-to-read format, the guide encompasses pharmacotherapy regimens for more than 450 clinical diagnoses and includes cross-referenced generic and trade names for ease of use. Key clinical information, including lab values to monitor, patient education points, and safety information for parents and caregivers is highlighted throughout. This point-of-care dosing resource helps practitioners to quickly locate appropriate drug treatment choices, generic vs. brand names, dosing information, length of treatment, dose forms (liquid, capsule, scored pill), pregnancy category, pediatric dosing recommendations by age groups, precautions and contraindications, and special patient-specific considerations. The book also presents important reference information in convenient table format, featuring an appendix of 35 tables for quick access to key drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, Schedule of Controlled Substances, Childhood Immunization Schedules, measurement conversions, pediatric dosing by weight, and much more. Key Features: Facilitates speedy drug information retrieval for primary care providers in all settings Organizes over 450 diagnoses alphabetically and cross-references generic and trade drug names Delineates pediatric dosages by age group and available dosage forms Highlights lab values to monitor, patient education points, and safety information Includes an appendix of 35 tables for quick access to drug classifications, FDA pregnancy categories, schedule of controlled substances, and much more Provides generic/trade name index Includes a free e-book and quarterly electronic updates

Nurse Practitioner s Drug Handbook

Author: Hans Westmeyer
Publisher: Springhouse Publishing Company
ISBN: 1582551294
Release Date: 2002-01
Genre: Medical

This comprehensive A-to-Z drug reference designed specifically for nurse practitioners and clinical nurse specialists, details more than 900 generic and 3,000 trade names in a user-friendly style. Each entry covers generic and trade names, pharmacologic and therapeutic classes, controlled substance schedule (where applicable), pregnancy risk category, dosage forms and strengths, indications and dosage, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, contraindications and precautions, effects on diagnostic tests, adverse reactions, overdose and treatment, instructions for the patient, and special considerations, including those for pediatric, geriatric, and breast-feeding patients. Also includes an updated full-color photoguide that covers over 300 of the most commonly prescribed tablets and capsules. Appendices include advanced practice nurses prescribing authority by state, therapeutic management guidelines, commonly used herbals, and more. A Brandon-Hill Recommended Title.

NP Notes

Author: Ruth McCaffrey
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803624818
Release Date: 2009-12-03
Genre: Medical

Must-have information! With an emphasis on prescribing and using tests to diagnose disorders, the information you need every day.

Complete Guide to Prescription Nonprescription Drugs 2018 2019

Author: H. Winter Griffith
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525503767
Release Date: 2017-11-07
Genre: Medical

The classic guide to all major prescription and nonprescription drugs, featuring revised, up-to-date FDA information and an A–Z list of illnesses for easy reference. Includes coverage of dosage and length of time before a drug takes effect; side effects; special precautions; interactions with other food and drugs; standards for use by different age groups; and more.

Physicians Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2018

Author: Edward Chu
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9781284144963
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Medical

Written by world-class experts in clinical cancer therapeutics, Physicians’ Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2018 provides a complete, easy-to-use catalog of over 100 drugs and commonly used drug regimens—both on- and off-label—for the treatment of all the major cancers.

Ferri s Clinical Advisor 2017

Author: Fred F. Ferri
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323448383
Release Date: 2016-05-27
Genre: Medical

Access up-to-date diagnostic and treatment information on more than 700 common medical conditions with Ferri’s Clinical Advisor 2017, which boasts the popular "5 books in 1" format! Published annually and now in its 19th year, it provides quick guidance on diseases and disorders, differential diagnoses, medical algorithms, laboratory tests, and clinical practice guidelines, while additional electronic content equips you with e-only topics, images, tables, and much more. Updated content by experts in key clinical fields helps you keep pace with the speed of modern medicine. Popular "5 books in 1" format includes cross-references, outlines, bullets, tables, boxes, and algorithms to help expedite search. Diseases and Disorders section features more than 300 new figures and tables, as well as 20 new topics including: cyclic vomiting syndrome, traveler’s diarrhea, chronic pruritus, post-herpetic neuralgia, enteropathic arthritis, and hoarding disorder. Differential Diagnosis section highlights 50 new topics, including: alcohol-related seizures, dysentery and inflammatory enterocolitis, hair loss, cystic and solid pancreatic lesions, and COPD decompensation. New algorithms offer important diagnostic information on 19 added conditions, including allergic reaction to vaccines, cardiac arrest, occupational asthma, urinary tract infection, and vertigo and dizziness. Current ICD-10 insurance billing codes help expedite insurance reimbursements.

Lehne s Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Providers

Author: Laura Rosenthal
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 032344783X
Release Date: 2017-04-17
Genre: Chemotherapy

Awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Adult Primary Care Category. Get all of the pharmacotherapeutics principles and content you need to become a safe and effective prescriber with Lehne's Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Providers. This new text is built on the same solid foundation of clearly explained, up-to-date, and clinically current content as the undergraduate-level Lehne's Pharmacology for Nursing Care, yet carefully focuses on the specific principles and drug content needed by primary and acute care nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and clinical nurse specialists. Three introductory chapters provide foundational content in the areas of prescriptive authority, rational drug selection, prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Core chapter content centers on the drugs that advanced practitioner prescribers will see most commonly in clinical practice. You'll also notice a sharp focus on pharmacotherapeutic decision-making along with a number of prescriber-focused pedagogical aids - including Black Box Warnings - to reinforce the most important information and help you make optimal pharmacotherapeutic decisions. Introductory chapters tailored to the specific needs of advanced practice prescribers cover topics such as prescriptive authority, rational drug selection and prescription writing, and promoting positive outcomes of drug therapy. Carefully focused pharmacotherapeutic content reflects the drugs most commonly seen and used by advanced practice prescribers, with emphasis not on the first drug discovered or developed in each class but on the agents most often used today. Primary care drugs are addressed first in each chapter as appropriate, followed by and acute care drugs. UNIQUE! Prescriber-focused pedagogical aids further reinforce the most important information for advanced practice prescribers. Black Box Warnings alert you to special warnings and precautions related to particular drugs. Integrated coverage of Canadian trade names appears throughout the text and is highlighted with a familiar maple-leaf icon. Integrated coverage of interprofessional collaboration addresses the growing global interest in interprofessional collaboration and incorporates opportunities for interprofessional collaborative practice throughout.

Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017

Author: Robert J. Kizior
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323459570
Release Date: 2016-03-22
Genre: Medical

Arm yourself with all the latest information on more than 1,000 generic and 4,000 trade name drugs. With its alphabetical organization and user-friendly design, Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017 gives you all the expert drug information you need right in the palm of your hand. In addition to its detailed and thoroughly updated drug coverage (including Black Box Alerts), this convenient handbook also includes the precautionary information nurses need to provide safer patient care — such as guidance on clinical priorities in the practice setting and IV drug administration. No other drug handbook on the market more perfectly meets the practicing nurse’s needs as Saunders Nursing Drug Handbook 2017! Over 1,000 generic name drugs (encompassing over 4,000 trade name drugs) are organized alphabetically with A to Z tabs to make accessing important information quick and easy. Detailed information for each drug distinguishes side effects and adverse reactions to help you identify which are most likely to occur. Special text treatment for "High Alert" drugs that pose the greatest risk for patient harm promotes safe drug administration. UNIQUE! Frequently-used herb monographs and herb interactions are included to keep you informed of the effects of commonly encountered herbs. Classifications section features an overview of actions and uses for drug families. Top 100 Drugs list helps you easily identify the most frequently administered drugs. Nursing implications are organized in a functional nursing process framework and include headings for Baseline Assessment, Intervention/Evaluation, and Patient/Family Teaching. Information on lifespan and disorder-related dosage variations equips you with special considerations for specific patient populations. Extensively expanded IV content features a heading for IV compatibilities and expanded rates of infusion, reconstitutions, drip rates, test doses, flushing, and incompatibilities. Fixed combinations are included in dosages of each combined drug directly within the individual monographs. Cross-references to the 400 top U.S. brand-name drugs are located directly in the main section of the book for easier accessibility. Customizable and printable monographs for 100 of the most commonly used drugs are located on the free Evolve companion site. Therapeutic and toxic blood level information shows you the patient implications for drug administration. Comprehensive IV Compatibility Chart foldout arms you with compatibility information for 65 intravenous drugs. Newly approved drugs are listed in the front of the book for quick and easy access to this timely information. A sample drug monograph with call-outs is included to help you understand how to use the book more efficiently. NEW! Drug monographs for approximately 29 newly approved drugs by the FDA equip you with the most current drug information. NEW! Thoroughly updated monographs throughout feature updated information on new interactions, precautions, alerts, patient teaching instructions, and other need-to-know information. NEW! Over 270 Black Box Alerts updates and additions highlight the drugs found to carry a significant risk of serious or even life-threatening adverse effects.

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!