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.
The broad range of this book encompasses analgesics, antiasthmatics, antidepressants, heart and circulatory drugs, vitamins and herbal supplements, and more. Topics in chemotherapy and substance abuse are covered, as are research issues, including clinical trial design and ethical considerations.Uses an evidence-based approach for therapeutics during pregnancyIncludes a summary of specific medications by indication with up-to-date information on dosing and efficacy in pregnancy for the given indication
This new edition provides improved and detailed coverage of the many drugs that are given to women during pregnancy and during lactation where the baby's welfare must be borne in mind as well as that of the mother. Thus the whole 'pregnancy through to parenthood' journey is treated as a continuous event with information about drug use and the effects of drugs at all stages of the development from fetus to infant.
Containing far more detail than is available in the British National Formulary for Children and with a companion website featuring updates related to specific drugs and dosing, Neonatal Formulary is an essential guide for neonatologists, neonatal nurses, hospital pharmacists, obstetric staff, advanced nurse practitioners and for all health care professionals caring for pregnant women and their infants in the first year of life.
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The drug guide nurses count on to safely administer more than 4,000 drugs
McGraw-Hill Nurse’s Drug Handbook, Seventh Edition provides everything nurses must know to protect themselves and their patients when administering drugs. The Handbook delivers the evidence base needed to administer more than 3,000 brandname and 1,000 generic drugs--along with important administration and monitoring instructions. The drug monographs are designed for easy understanding and quick access to essential facts.
For the safest, most effective drug administration possible, you'll find:Full monographs on 1,000+ drugs, including 29 new ones NEW FDA black box warnings and adverse drug reactions Special icons pointing out hazardous and high-alert drugs Expanded 36-page safe drug administation insert Guidance on drug interactions including foods, herbals, and behavior NEW safety insert on sanctioned guidelines for timely administration of scheduled drugs and new appendix on current drug shortages
Sometimes even physicians disagree or appear confused about what medications are appropriate choices for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Tylenol? Ambien? Sudafed? A prescription medication for a chronic condition? How much is OK and when? Incomplete or misinformation, an out-dated FDA classification system, and fear all stand in the way. Which means taking care of your health during this important time of your life can feel scarier than it should.
The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding cuts through the confusion so that you can feel good about taking care of yourself and your baby. This essential reference combines authority and empathy with an A-to-Z directory of more than six hundred drugs to help you make the best possible decisions for you and your baby.