Monday, December 12, 2011

Nursing 2012 Drug Handbook

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Thirty-Second edition - May 24, 2011
1568 pages
ISBN-10: 1609136195
ISBN-13: 978-1609136192

The 32nd edition of the best-selling, original drug handbook for nurses has been revised, updated, and completely redesigned—with generic drugs alphabetically arranged for even faster access to drug and patient care information! This reliable guide offers comprehensive information on more than 1,000 generic and 3,000 brand-name drugs, with special attention given to maintaining patient safety: readers will find tall-man lettering, prominent black box warnings and clinical alerts, overdose signs and symptoms, look alike-sound alike drugs, easy-to-spot drug action and I.V. administration information, a new chapter on safe drug administration, and three brand-new appendices covering best practices for avoiding common drug errors, pediatric drugs commonly involved in drug errors, and elder care medication tips. All drug entry names are highlighted for easy retrieval of information, with therapeutic and pharmacologic classes clearly identified. 

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