Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide

Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide

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A comprehensive, up-to-datedrug guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, qLippincott Nursing Drug Guideq provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. The book providescomplete monographs for 725 common drugs, includinggeneric 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, andnursing considerationsorganized by nursing process steps(assessment, interventions, and teaching points). More than 20appendices cover a wealth of additional information, fromkeyfacts on more than 200 less commonly used drugs toalternative and complementary therapies, pediatric dosages, federal drug classifications, normal lab values, topical and ophthalmic drugs, combination products, CYP450 metabolized drugs, andmore.The book also includes a 32-page full-color photoguide to pills and capsulesanda detailed indexfor quickretrieval of needed information.The electronic ancillary contains the latest FDA updates on new drugs, indications, and warnings; videos on safe drug administration; updated NCLEX-style questions; and more.qTeaching points a—‹ Swallow extended-release and long-acting preparations whole; do not cut, crush, or chew; do not drink grapefruit ... uudimenhyDRINATE ( dye men hyea#39;dri nate) oral preparations: ApoDimenhydrinate (CAN), Dimetabs, Gravol (CAN), ... Indications a—‹ Prevention and treatment of nausea, vomit- ing, or vertigo of motion sickness a—‹ Unlabeled use: ... Available forms Tabletsa€”50 mg; chewable tabletsa€”50 mg; injectiona€”50 mg/mL; liquida€”12.5 mg/4 mL, 12.5 mg/5 mL;anbsp;...

Title:Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide
Author:Amy Karch
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2014-06-01


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