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Title Nursing 2018 drug handbook.

Publication Info. Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, [2018]


Volume Number of Copies Request
ED, 38 2018 1 Request this Volume
Edition 38th edition.
Description x, 1788 pages, C32 pages of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm
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Note Includes index.
Summary "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. Free access to Monthly Drug Updates and an Online Toolkit with hundreds of helpful tools and resources."--
Contents General information: 1. Drug actions, interactions, and reactions -- 2. Drug therapy across the lifespan -- 3. Safe drug administration -- 4. Selected therapeutic drug classifications.
Alphabetical listing of drugs by generic name -- New drugs --
Appendices: 1. Avoiding common drug errors: Best practices and prevention -- 2. Pregnancy risk categories: The FDA's Final Rule -- 3. Controlled substance schedules -- 4. Abbreviations to avoid (The Joint Commission) -- 5. Pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors -- 6. Elder care medication tips -- 7. Prescription drug abuse: Identifying and treating toxicity -- 8. Understanding biosimilar drugs -- 9. Nursing process: Patient safety during drug therapy -- 10. Serotonin syndrome: What you should know to protect your patients -- 11. Tumor lysis syndrome: A life-threatening emergency -- 12. Antidiarrheals: Indications and dosages -- 13. Antidotes: Indications and dosages -- 14. Selected biologicals and blood derivatives: Indications and dosages -- 15. Common combination drugs: Indications and dosages -- 16. Vaccines and toxoids: Indications and dosages -- 17. Vitamins and minerals: Indications and dosages -- 18. Antacids: Indications and dosages -- 19. Laxatives: Indications and dosages -- 20. Additional OTC drugs: Indications and dosages -- 21. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada) -- 22. Decision tree: Deciding about medication administration -- 23. Canadian National Drug Schedules -- 24. Safe disposal of unused drugs: What patients need to know -- 25. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines -- 26. Less commonly used drugs: Indications and dosages -- 27. Additional new drugs: Indications and dosages.
Subject Drugs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Pharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drugs -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Drugs. (OCoLC)fst00898761
Drugs -- Administration. (OCoLC)fst00898763
Nursing. (OCoLC)fst01041731
Pharmacology. (OCoLC)fst01060259
Drug Therapy -- nursing. (DNLM)D004358Q000451
Nursing. (DNLM)D009729
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Handbooks. (DNLM)D020479
Added Author Comerford, Karen C., editor.
Added Title Nursing drug handbook
ISBN 9781496353597 (paperback)
1496353595 (paperback)

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