Pearson health professional's drug guide 2009-2010


Language: Anglais
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1792 p. · 11.7x19.1 cm · Hardback

This isTHE drug guide preferred by physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists - and all health care professionals who need accurate, easily accessed information about their patients' medications. Comprehensive, yet user-friendly, this handy resource includes important clinical implications for hundreds of drugs, including adverse reactions, interactions and side effects. Includes newapproved drugs as approved by the FDA and other numerous updates. This guide has important features such as:

  • Clinically relevant interactions with drugs, food, and herbals
  • Dosages across the life cycle from neonate to older adult with adjustments for clinically relevant conditions
  • Complete instructions for IV drug preparation and administration
  • Unique glossary of clincal conditions and their related signs and symptoms
  • Therapeutic classification listed for every drug for ease of use by health care professionals
  • About the Authors/ v

    Editorial Review Panel/ vi

    Preface/ viii

    Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs/ xi

    Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs/ 1 1635

    Appendix A. Ocular Medications, Low Molecular Weight Heparins, Inhaled Corticosteroids, and Topical Corticosteroids/ 1638

    Appendix B. U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances/ 1651

    Appendix C. FDA Pregnancy Categories/ 1653

    Appendix D. Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed/ 1654

    Appendix E. Prescription Combination Drugs/ 1661

    Appendix F. Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms/ 1675

    Appendix G. Abbreviations/ 1681

    Appendix H. Herbal and Dietary Supplement Table/ 1688

    Bibliography/ 1690

    Index/ 1691

    Common Drug IV-Site Compatibility Chart/ After the Index