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  1. NPpocket Nursing Edition - 2019
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NPpocket Nursing Edition - 2019

NPpocket contains day-to-day medical information to save you time and make you more efficient while taking care of patients. This medical reference is used by healthcare professionals (nurses, nursing assistants, nurse practitioners, certified nursing assistance, medical assistants) across many different nursing fields. You’ll find information on catheter selection, diets, fluids, insulin dosing, mental status exams, CXR, nerve testing, injections and much more inside this pocket reference. NPpocket is designed with a quick tabbed medical index to get you information at a moment’s notice. You may also customize this book to fit your needs by adding, deleting or rearranging additional medical chapters to get all the medical chapters you need for your patients. 
2019 Updates
  • Phlebotomy – This chapter was increased with more information on steps in venipuncture and locations.
  • Hypertension guidelines – 1 page added to the 2019 Hypertension chapter (now a 2 page layout) to define the new blood pressure measurements and classifications. This additional page adds patient specific considerations when selecting blood pressure medications. Recent hypertension guidelines were changed in 2017 as defined by evidence based guidelines and can be found at: Guideline for the Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults, Journal of the American College of Cardiology (2017), doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2017.11.006. 
  • Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, and Constipation Medications – 1 additional page added to this update and now includes current medications and doses for opioid induced constipation (OIC), chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), irritable bowel syndrome - constipation (IBS-C). Nausea and vomiting medications were organized and brand names added for completeness.
  • Immunizations 2019
    Latest immunization guidelines from Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) for 2019 that include infant, child, adolescent, adult, and high risk groups.
    Changes to 2018 version
    • Adult Schedule

      • LAIV has been listed separately from inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) on the immunization schedule and is an option for adult through age 49 (excluding those listed).
      • Heplisav-B was add to the 2019 schedule as an option routinely administered in 2 doses given at least 4 weeks apart. It can be used as a substitute in a 3-dose series with a different hepatitis B vaccine, but a valid 2-dose series requires 2 doses of Heplisav-B with at least 4 weeks between doses.
      • Additional language add to table for precautions, delay and contraindications:

        • Precaution – vaccine might be indicated if benefit of protection outweighs risk of adverse reaction is highlighted in orange
        • Delay in vaccination – vaccine that should not be given to pregnant women is highlighted in pink
        • Contraindicated or use not recommended – vaccine should not be administered because of risk factors for serious adverse reaction is highlighted in red.
    • Child and Adolescent Schedule

      • LAIV has been listed separately from inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) on the immunization schedule and is an option for adult through age 49 (excluding those listed).
      • Heplisav-B was add to the 2019 schedule as an option routinely administered in 2 doses given at least 4 weeks apart. It can be used as a substitute in a 3-dose series with a different hepatitis B vaccine, but a valid 2-dose series requires 2 doses of Heplisav-B with at least 4 weeks between doses.
      • Additional language add to table for precautions, delay and contraindications:

        • Precaution – vaccine might be indicated if benefit of protection outweighs risk of adverse reaction is highlighted in orange
        • Delay in vaccination – vaccine that should not be given to pregnant women is highlighted in pink
        • Contraindicated or use not recommended – vaccine should not be administered because of risk factors for serious adverse reaction is highlighted in red.
      • LAIV has been listed separately from inactivated influenza vaccine (IIV) on the immunization schedule.
      • Precaution added to Meningococcal B vaccine for pregnancy.
      • Tdap updated to with catch-up vaccination and use in pregnant adolescents. 


Customize Your 2019 NPpocket Medical Reference:
Use our book customizer to create the perfect pocket medical reference for you! Add extra medical chapters, change chapter order and remove chapters you don't need. Try it out by clicking the "Customize this book" button above or click here to see more information.

Make this book a binder: While a spiral coil comes standard, your book can be bound in a 6-hole binder for added durability. For this particular book we offer a lightweight but heavy-duty aluminum binder.

Add extra notes pages:
A handy available option for prolific notes-takers are extra blank notes pages! You can add as many as you want to the back of your book so you'll always have paper on hand.

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