Portable, up-to-date, and easy to use, the 2023 Lippincott® Pocket Drug Guide for Nurses provides instant access to vital drug information for clinical success in any setting. This handy pocket guide details essential information on more than 3,900 vital medications—including the latest drugs approved by the FDA—in an easy-access A-to-Z format ideal for on-the-go nursing students or practitioners. Each clearly written, consistently organized drug monograph includes generic and trade names, drug classes, pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule, “black box” warnings, indications and dosages, dose adjustments, adverse effects, drug interactions, nursing considerations, and patient teaching. Robust appendices, abbreviation guides, and a helpful “Anatomy of a Drug Monograph” feature further clarify critical drug information to ensure confidence in the classroom or clinical practice. NEW! Complete monographs on 24 new FDA-approved drugs familiarize you with the latest medications available for nursing practice. UPDATED! Comprehensive content updates help you ensure effective outcomes with the most up-to-date drug indications, dosages, and administration information. A-to-Z organization helps you instantly find the information you need. Anatomy of a Drug Monograph provides step-by-step guidance for reading and understanding each monograph component. A special section on patient safety and medication administration alerts you to important considerations for safe nursing practice. Detailed appendices clarify topical and ophthalmic medications, laxatives, combination products, contraceptives, biological agents (vaccines), and more. Indexed generic and trade names and drug classes save you time and ensure access to the drug information you need right when you need it.