The book Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide is written by Amy M. Karch. The number of clinically important drugs increases each year, as does the nurse’s responsibility for drug therapy. No nurse can memorize all the medication information necessary to provide safe and effective drug therapy. The 2014 Lippincott Nursing Medication Guide provides the medication information nurses need in a concise, easily accessible format. This edition has been fully updated and then reviewed by independent clinical reviewers, including pharmacists and nurses, to ensure nurses have the most current and accurate information possible.
This book presents nursing considerations related to pharmacotherapy in the format of the nursing process, a framework for applying basic pharmacological information to patient care. It is intended for nursing students who are just learning how to apply pharmacology data in the clinical setting, as well as busy professional nurses who need a quick, easy-to-use guide to the clinical use of medications.
This is the only medication book to include a “DO NOT SHRED” logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed, a key feature for patient safety. A web toolkit provides convenient features including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication management and safety videos, a dosage calculator, patient education brochures, pharmacology animations, medical and prescription terms and phrases, and more. audio drug administration in English and Spanish, audio generic drug pronunciations, administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions that comply with the new NCLEX 2013 test plan, mechanisms of action of selected drug classes, and a list of foods that contain tyramine. There is also a free CE test plus additional CE discounts, and various helpful charts and information such as controlled substance schedules, IV
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Overview of Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide
A comprehensive annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2014 Lippincott Nursing Medication Guide provides quick A-Z access to up-to-date and vital medication information. This edition includes information on more than 1,500 drugs and drug combinations. Comprehensive monographs of more than 700 common drugs contain generic and trade names, pronunciations, pregnancy risk categories, controlled substance schedules (if applicable), drug classes, therapeutic actions, indications, contraindications and precautions, available forms, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV data (if applicable). appropriate), adverse effects, interactions, and a nursing considerations section based on the steps of the nursing process that include assessment, interventions, and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photographic guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information.
|Book Name||Lippincott’s Nursing Drug Guide|
|Author of Book||Amy M. Karch|