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By Amy M. Karch

Quick A-to-Z entry to present, exact Drug Information!

The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug Guide, the excellent nursing drug source for nurses and nursing scholars, is now up-to-date with greater than 1,200 additions and adjustments to supply the main actual drug details available.

This accomplished drug advisor contains the nursing procedure to supply large drugs details, with whole monographs on seven hundred universal drugs—including 15 new drugs—and appendices that summarize key details on 2 hundred much less regularly occurring medicines. geared up alphabetically by way of known drug identify, this drug source presents quickly entry to the knowledge had to hinder drug mistakes and administer medicinal drugs correctly and accurately.

The 2012 Lippincott's Nursing Drug consultant offers:
* greater than 1,200 new additions, alterations, and updates on symptoms, dosages, and administration
* NEW indicators to MRSA-risk antibiotics
* NEW “Tall Man” lettering to avoid confusion of equally named medicines
* NEW appendix of drug-related web content, together with the meals and Drug management (FDA) and facilities for sickness keep an eye on (CDC) sites
* whole monographs containing time-honored and exchange names, pronunciations, being pregnant possibility classification, managed substance time table, drug sessions, healing activities, symptoms, contraindications and cautions, on hand kinds, dosages, pharmacokinetics, IV proof, antagonistic results, interactions, and nursing considerations—including overview, interventions, instructing issues
* A image "alert" image for medications that can't be beaten, lower, or chewed
* A 32-page full-color photograph consultant to capsules and pills
* Icons selecting risky medicinal drugs and new symptoms
* Interactions by way of drug-drug, drug-food, drug-lab exams, and drug-alternative remedy
* An appendix for most sensible practices on disposal of medicines
* An appendix of sufferer educating to avoid drugs error
* An appendix with mini-monographs on over 2 hundred much less time-honored drugs

On the better half website—NEW drug details and resources!
* NCLEX-style overview questions
* Patient-teaching aids and different sufferer defense resources
* counsel for specific populations
* Reference tools

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