UPDATED ANNUALLYIncludes branded, generic, and over-the-counter medications Organized alphabetically by generic drug name Provides the details you need on: Mechanisms of action Common usage and dosage Side effects Drug interactions Nursing implications New drugs Patient education More than 150 new drugs and herbs
This massive update has numerous new drugs, diseases, vaccines, and syndromes. It also contains new tables, and changes to hundreds of existing drugs.
Written by a world-renown clinical pharmacologist, Dr. Thomas Hale, and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist Dr. Hilary Rowe, this drug reference provides the most comprehensive review of the data available regarding the transfer of various medications into human milk.
This new and expanded reference has data on 1,115 drugs, vaccines, and herbals, with many other drugs and substances included in the appendices.
New to this Edition:Many new drugs, vaccines, herbals, and chemicals.Major updates to existing drug monographs.New tables to compare and contrast the suitability of psychiatric medications.New table to compare and contrast pain medications.Updated table and new monograph on hormonal contraception.
If you work with breastfeeding mothers, this book is an essential tool to use in your practice.
This fully revised and updated eighth edition provides essential information on new medications and treatment options and includes the latest research on side effects, contraindications, and efficacy of all major medications prescribed for mental health disorders. The book also features an important new chapter on the effects of withdrawing from psychopharmacological medications.
This handbook makes it simple to: get the facts about drug interactions and side effects; find out how medications affect adults, children, and adolescents differently; learn how different cultures view medical treatment, vital information for anyone who treats clients from a variety of backgrounds; and discontinue medication safely when needed.
This essential guide to psychopharmacology has been adopted as a textbook at universities nationwide and is an important resource for every therapist’s library.