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Drug Information Handbook for Nursing - 12th edition

Drug Information Handbook for Nursing (ISBN10: 1591952808; ISBN13: 9781591952800)
ISBN13: 978-1591952800
ISBN10: 1591952808

Summary: One of the critical responsibilities of today's nursing professional is staying informed about safe pharmacotherapy. In the Drug Information Handbook for Nursing, Lexi-Comp has compiled the most complete and clinically-relevant drug information into a format specifically designed for registered nurses and nursing students. THE BENEFITS: This comprehensive handbook covers thousands of medications, alphabetically indexed by brand name, generic name, and synonym, and cr
oss-referenced by page number to the appropriate drug monograph. The introductory text of the manual provides a descriptive review of each monograph section and field, as well as an overview of General Nursing Issues, Patient Factors That Influence Drug Therapy, and Therapeutic Nursing Management of Side Effects. Monographs include information on Adult, Elderly, and Pediatric Dosing, Administration, Assessment, Monitoring Guidelines, Patient Education and more. The two-column format is easy to scan, with generic drug names and nursing-specific fields highlighted in RED, facilitating fast information look-up. Updates to this Edition: * 33 New Drug Monographs * Medication Safety Issues highlighted in RED * Appendix Topic Updates: o Herbal and Nutritional Products o Immunization Recommendations o Immunizations (Vaccines) o Management of Drug Extravasations o Peak and Trough Guidelines * Larger print for enhanced readability
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Summary: One of the critical responsibilities of today's nursing professional is staying informed about safe pharmacotherapy. In the Drug Information Handbook for Nursing, Lexi-Comp has compiled the most complete and clinically-relevant drug information into a format specifically designed for registered nurses and nursing students. THE BENEFITS: This comprehensive handbook covers thousands of medications, alphabetically indexed by brand name, generic name, and synonym, and cross-referenced by page number to the appropriate drug monograph. The introductory text of the manual provides a descriptive review of each monograph section and field, as well as an overview of General Nursing Issues, Patient Factors That Influence Drug Therapy, and Therapeutic Nursing Management of Side Effects. Monographs include information on Adult, Elderly, and Pediatric Dosing, Administration, Assessment, Monitoring Guidelines, Patient Education and more. The two-column format is easy to scan, with generic drug names and nursing-specific fields highlighted in RED, facilitating fast information look-up. Updates to this Edition: * 33 New Drug Monographs * Medication Safety Issues highlighted in RED * Appendix Topic Updates: o Herbal and Nutritional Products o Immunization Recommendations o Immunizations (Vaccines) o Management of Drug Extravasations o Peak and Trough Guidelines * Larger print for enhanced readability ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 12TH 10
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Publisher: Lexi-Comp, Inc.
Year Published: 2010
International: No



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