A comprehensive, up-to-date drug guide for nursing students and practicing nurses, Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide provides quick A-to-Z access to current, vital drug information. The book provides complete monographs for 725 common drugs, including 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, and nursing considerations organized by nursing process steps (assessment, interventions, and teaching points).
This book contains information on medications licensed for use in the United States of America. Not all medications listed are available in Canada.
American and Canadian trade names may be different.
Use the Brand and Generic Name Index at the front of the book to determine relevant pages.
Delivers critical information on effective diagnosis and treatment of drug-related emergencies and chemical exposures. This title covers initial emergency management, including treatment of complications; physical and laboratory diagnosis; and decontamination and enhanced elimination procedures.
Cover: By the faculty, staff and associates of the California Poison Control System.