Nursing2018 Drug Handbook

Publication Year: 2017

Edition: 38th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Lippincott

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-49-635359-7

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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The best-selling drug guide for nurses & other clinicians.

Look for these outstanding features:
- Fully updated with more than 4,300 clinical changes to nearly 3,500 generic, brand, and combination drugs
- ""New Drugs"" section featuring nearly 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

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Lippincott
ISBN: 978-1-49-635359-7
Specialty:
Pharmacology
Language: English
Edition: 38th Ed.
Pages: 1800
Year: 2017
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 100

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