Nursing2013 Drug Handbook Now Available in Print


Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced availability of the new print edition of the Nursing2013 Drug Handbook, the best-selling drug reference for nurses. First published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) in 1980, the Nursing Drug Handbook was the first drug handbook designed specifically for nurses.


The Nursing2013 Drug Handbook offers nurses the ability to find any drug fact in 15 seconds or less. Nearly 900 drug monographs addressing more than 3,000 generic and brand name drugs are featured. This edition adds 30 new drugs and more than 3,000 changes to clinical information including new Black Box Warnings, dosage information, overdose signs and symptoms, and adverse reactions. Monographs are consistently formatted for ease-of-use and focus on the practical information that nurses need. A comprehensive collection of pill images – more than 430 – isalso included to help nurses confidently identify their patients’ medications. The handbook allows nurses to search for desired drugs alphabetically, by pharmacologic class and by therapeutic class.


The Nursing2013 Drug Handbook is priced at $44.99 and available immediately by visiting the LWW eStore It also is available as a mobile application for iPhone, iPad, iTouch, and Android devices as a download on Apple iTunes and Google Play. To learn more about the Nursing Drug Handbook app, find it on Facebook at or follow Nursing Drug Handbook on Twitter at @nursinghandbook.