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2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses
The 2016 Lippincott Pocket Drug guide for Nurses provides vital drug information. 

Over 1,500 medications in an easy access A - Z format

  
This is a small, very compact little book.    


NEW to this Edition - Full monographs on 29 newly approved Drugs.

Over 1,300 changes and updates to drug interactions, dosages, and administration. 

Only a few left of 2016. 



£ 11.95
(-58.16%) £ 5.00
2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses
The 2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides current, vital drug information "in a nutshell.” Based on the popular Lippincott Nursing Drug Guide by Amy Karch, this handy pocket guide by the same author gives essential information on over 2,000 medications in an easy-access A-to-Z format. The "mini” drug monographs include generic and trade names, drug class, pregnancy risk category and controlled substance schedule, "black box” warnings, indications & dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. A special section reviews Patient Safety and Medication Administration. Appendices cover topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more. Also includes free online access to Monthly Drug Updates and a Toolkit loaded with hundreds of additional drug-related resources on thePoint.

The pocket-sized 2017 Lippincott Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses will quickly become your go-to guide for important drug facts and vital patient safety tips and alerts.

New to this edition:
  • Full monographs on 42 newly approved drugs
  • More than 1,500 additions, changes, and updates to indications, dosages, and administration
£ 12.99
Maternal-Neonatal Facts made Incredibly Quick
Maternal-Neonatal Facts Made Incredibly Quick! is the perfect point-of-care reference for nurses working with pregnant patients in any clinical setting.

This pocket-sized book provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • prenatal, perinatal and postpartum assessment
  • fetal monitoring
  • Apgar scoring
  • labour monitoring
  • care of the newborn
  • drugs that can affect pregnancy or lactation
  • signs, symptoms and treatment of complications throughout pregnancy and in the newborn
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

Tabs and distinctive colours identify each section.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
£ 22.00
Nursing Facts made Incredibly Quick
Nursing Facts Made Incredibly Quick! is the point-of-care reference that every nurse in every specialty needs.

This pocket-sized book of clinical tools provides instant access to information that nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes:
  • assessment
  • lab test interpretation
  • dosage calculations
  • common medications
  • IV infusion
  • nursing diagnoses
  • emergency and critical care fast facts such as ECG interpretation, CPR, ACLS algorithms, lead placement and haemodynamic monitoring. 
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included. 

Tabs and distinctive colours identify each section.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.
£ 19.95
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Antenatal Midwifery Skills
Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:

  • Anatomy and examination
  • Managing a woman with pre-eclampsia, cholestasis or diabetes
  • Performing venepuncture
  • Antenatal screening tests


£ 6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Cancer Care
Understanding cancer is essential to providing effective nursing care to patients and families affected. This easy-to-use reference guide put all the necessary information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:

  • Cancer types and biology
  • Growth and spread
  • Staging, grading and investigations
  • Treatments and side effects
  • Care and palliative care

£ 6.99
Clinical Pocket Reference: Fundamental Care

Fundamental Care: A Person-Centred Approach

This resource has been prepared to provide support and information for students at the start of their nursing degrees, particularly during clinical placement.

It will also support all those who wish to give safe, person-centred fundamental care to adult patients and their families.

The book includes :

  • Nursing Care : the Person-Centred Nursing Framework developed by McCormack & McCance (2010)
  • Fundamentals of Care
  • The Therapeutic Nurse-Patient Relationships
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • The Nursing Process
  • Professional Regulation

 

£ 9.95
Clinical Pocket Reference: Practical Medicine Management

Medicines management is more than simple drug administration. At every interaction with patients, the nurse is making complex clinical decisions. This portable handbook enables the practitioner to make informed and evidence based decisions regarding medication. It reflects the latest thinking on medicines optimisation.

This 44 page pocket-sized book fits comfortably into a pocket and provides instant access to information nurses need quickly every day. 

Coverage includes: 
  • Introduction
  • Definitions and symbols
  • SI units
  • A brief explanation of pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics
  • Key principles by route of administration
  • Record-keeping and what to look for on a prescription or prescription chart
  • Communication with the patient
  • Assessment for safe medicines management
  • Pain assessment and management
  • Tips for getting the most out of the BNE
  • Drug classes
  • Drug calculations
  • Adverse drug reactions and incident reporting
  • Drug-related emergencies (anaphylaxis and hypoglycaemia)
  • Index of drug names
  • Abbreviations
Dozens of charts and illustrations are included.

The wipeable page surface allows nurses to make notes and remove them easily.









 

£ 12.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Dementia Care
Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information on caring for patients with dementia at your fingertips. 

All you need to know about -

  • Person - centred dementia care
  • Communication and managing behaviour
  • Pain assessment
  • Nutrition and medication
  • Advanced care plans
  • And much more .... 





£ 6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Recognising the Acutely Ill Child
Early and accurate recognition of an acutely ill child is essential. Ideal for quick reference, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:

  • Principles of physical assessment
  • Assessing airway, breathing and circulation
  • Assessing disability and exposure
  • Signs and symptoms
  • Normal ranges

£ 6.99
Nursing & Health Survival Guide: Labour Midwifery Skills
Ideal for quick reference in any community or birth environment, this pocket-sized guide puts all the crucial information at your fingertips.

All you need to know about:

  • Providing care for low-risk women
  • Performing vaginal examinations
  • Preparing for birth
  • Anatomy related to labour

£ 6.99