The Lexicomp Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing delivers trusted pharmacotherapy knowledge to inform safe clinical decision making in outpatient and institutional settings. The Drug Information Handbook for Advanced Practice Nursing is designed to help meet the unique needs of advanced practice nurses, supporting both prescribing and nursing care. It is an easy-to-use resource that presents medications alphabetically, with brand and generic drug names highlighted in red, a time-saving feature in an information-intensive text. Each drug monograph contains concise fields of information on pharmacokinetics, therapeutic purpose, adverse reactions, pregnancy and lactation precautions, and more. Dosing fields feature a broad range of guidelines for children, adults and the elderly, so prescribing concerns can be addressed quickly and precisely.
1165 Drug Monographs; Up to 75 Fields of Information per Monograph; More Than 140 Pages of Special Topics and Appendix Information; Updates to this Edition: 47 New Drug Monographs; Introduction Topic Updates; Pregnancy Categories; Appendix Topic Updates; Immunization Schedules; Blood Cholesterol; Management; Diabetes Mellitus and Pregnancy.