Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide by Amy M. KarchA comprehensive annual guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, the 2014 Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. This edition includes information on over 1500 drugs and drug combinations. Complete monographs for over 700 common drugs contain generic 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, andnbsp; a nursing considerationsnbsp; section based on nursing process steps including assessment, interventions,nbsp; and teaching points. The book also includes a 32-page full-color photo guide to pills and capsules for easy reference and multiple additional appendices that summarize key clinical information. The electronic ancillary contains 200 drug monographs and patient-teaching aids.nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; This is the only drug book to include a "DO NOT CRUSH" logo so nurses can quickly identify medications that should not be crushed -- a key patient safety feature. A Web Toolkit provides convenient features including FDA warnings, new drug and herb updates, medication administration and safety videos, dosage calculator, patient teaching handouts, pharmacology animations, English-Spanish audio medical and medication administration terms and phrases, audio generic drug pronunciations, medication administration procedures, NCLEX-style questions that comply with the new 2013 NCLEX 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 handy charts and information, such as controlled substance schedules, I.V. drug incompatibility, dialyzable drugs, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more.
Publication Date: 2013-06-12
Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice by Sandra M. NettinaBring new expertise to your patient care with the brand new edition of the Lippincott Manual of Nursing Practice, the most complete nursing manual ever! A classic text since it was first published in 1974, the Lippincott Manual for Nursing Practice has provided essential nursing knowledge and up-to-date information on patient care for nearly 40 years. Now in its 10th edition, this full-color text is organized into five major parts, covering the Nursing Process and Practice; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Maternity & Neonatal Nursing; Pediatric Nursing; and Psychiatric Nursing. This important centerpiece of your professional library ...has been reviewed by dozens of clinical experts--all recognized authorities in their fields. You'll find all the expert guidance you need to meet virtually every nursing challenge and can be totally confident with recommendations, facts and findings grounded in Official Guidelines from the National Institutes of Health, American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, American Nurses Association, Joint Commission, AWHONN, and others. With more than 596 full-color photos, illustrations, and charts organized in a convenient, 1,880 page outline format, the content is evidence-based and filled with procedure guidelines and practical help you'll put to immediate use, including . . . * Step-by-step procedure guidelines for more than 150 procedures--with rationales--accompanying appropriate entries so you'll know what to do next and why. * Scores of reproducible patient-teaching aids that let you quickly and easily review essential self-care information with your patient. * Lavish illustrations and photos clarify instructions and concepts. * Pathophysiology, diagnostics, and therapies * Nursing assessments, procedures, interventions, and patient teaching * Ethical and legal issues, wellness and prevention, and genetics * Easier documentation, drug safety, workload management tips ... ...and much more A companion Website includes full text, an image bank; and drug-related NCLEX-style questions, FDA updates, and new clinical studies.