Nursing 2021 drug handbook

Contributor(s): Lippincott Williams & WilkinsPublisher: Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer, [2021]Copyright date: ©2021Edition: 41st editionDescription: 1892 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781975138424; 1975138422; 9781975138417; 1975138414Other title: Nursing2021 drug handbook | Drug handbook 2021Subject(s): Drugs -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Pharmacology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Drugs -- Administration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc | Nursing -- Handbooks, manuals, etcGenre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc LOC classification: RM 301.12 | .N87 2021
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. Selected ophthalmic drugs: indications and dosages -- 22. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada) -- 23. Decision tree: deciding about medication administration -- 24. Canadian National Drug Schedules -- 25. Safe disposal of unused drugs: what patients need to know -- 26. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines -- 27. Less commonly used drugs: indications and dosages -- 28. Additional new drugs: indications and dosages
Summary: "You can always count on the Nursing2021 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so you'll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to all 63 new drugs, including 25 new comprehensive drug monographs, alphabetized and conveniently grouped in a handy "New Drugs" section. In this edition, you'll find: over 8,200 clinical updates--new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information; 28 appendices covering such topics as Prescription drug abuse, Safe disposal of unused drugs, Ophthalmic drugs, Biosimilar drugs, and many more; special attention to drug safety issues and concerns (U.S. and Canada) Adjust-a-dose feature for dosage adjustments needed by special populations; administration guidelines for all appropriate routes; full-color pill guide containing 450 drug images of the most commonly prescribed drugs; increased coverage of adverse reactions! Includes those that occur with 1% & greater frequency, with special emphasis on life-threatening adverse reactions; chapters on drug classes, drug safety, drug interactions, and drug therapy across the lifespan; combination drugs section; elder care medication tips and pediatric drug-error information in appendices; evidence-based off-label indications and dosages; FDA Black Box Warnings in appropriate drug monographs; interactions by Drug-drug, Drug-food, Drug-lab tests, Drug-alternative therapy clearly identified; less Commonly Used Drugs appendix, including indications and dosages for infrequently used drugs; overdose signs & symptoms, where appropriate; robust Web Toolkit with hundreds of tools and resources, including monthly drug updates, warnings, and news capsules; safe Drug Administration chapter covering the most current guidelines, ISMP initiatives, and contemporary patient safety issues (such as opioid administration), preventing and treating extravasation, and preventing exposure to hazardous drugs; safety alerts for potentially toxic drugs, IV drug incompatibility, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more" -- Publisher's website
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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. Selected ophthalmic drugs: indications and dosages -- 22. Do not use: Dangerous abbreviations, symbols and dose designations (ISMP Canada) -- 23. Decision tree: deciding about medication administration -- 24. Canadian National Drug Schedules -- 25. Safe disposal of unused drugs: what patients need to know -- 26. Therapeutic drug monitoring guidelines -- 27. Less commonly used drugs: indications and dosages -- 28. Additional new drugs: indications and dosages

"You can always count on the Nursing2021 Drug Handbook to tell you unapproved, off-label drug uses so you'll always know why a drug is prescribed. And, this year, be a more confident nurse with fingertip access to all 63 new drugs, including 25 new comprehensive drug monographs, alphabetized and conveniently grouped in a handy "New Drugs" section. In this edition, you'll find: over 8,200 clinical updates--new dosages and indications, Black Box warnings, adverse reactions, nursing considerations, clinical alerts, and patient teaching information; 28 appendices covering such topics as Prescription drug abuse, Safe disposal of unused drugs, Ophthalmic drugs, Biosimilar drugs, and many more; special attention to drug safety issues and concerns (U.S. and Canada) Adjust-a-dose feature for dosage adjustments needed by special populations; administration guidelines for all appropriate routes; full-color pill guide containing 450 drug images of the most commonly prescribed drugs; increased coverage of adverse reactions! Includes those that occur with 1% & greater frequency, with special emphasis on life-threatening adverse reactions; chapters on drug classes, drug safety, drug interactions, and drug therapy across the lifespan; combination drugs section; elder care medication tips and pediatric drug-error information in appendices; evidence-based off-label indications and dosages; FDA Black Box Warnings in appropriate drug monographs; interactions by Drug-drug, Drug-food, Drug-lab tests, Drug-alternative therapy clearly identified; less Commonly Used Drugs appendix, including indications and dosages for infrequently used drugs; overdose signs & symptoms, where appropriate; robust Web Toolkit with hundreds of tools and resources, including monthly drug updates, warnings, and news capsules; safe Drug Administration chapter covering the most current guidelines, ISMP initiatives, and contemporary patient safety issues (such as opioid administration), preventing and treating extravasation, and preventing exposure to hazardous drugs; safety alerts for potentially toxic drugs, IV drug incompatibility, toxic drug-drug interactions, and much more" -- Publisher's website

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