Handbook on Injectable Drugs

Author: Lawrence A. Trissel
Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System
ISBN: 1585283789
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

"The 'Handbook on Injectable Drugs' is the premier reference for compatibility, stability, storage and preparation of parenteral drugs, all peer reviewed with new monographs, new references, additional information and the latest guidelines--essential for your confidence as a professional who makes critical decisions on a daily basis. With a 35-year track record as the industry's 'gold standard,' the 17th Edition is uniquely designed to make complex and thorough data easily accessible to busy practitioners worldwide. The new edition includes a total of 332 monographs, all updated, including 23 fluids and 42 new references--a total of 2,830 in all, footnoted and linked."--From publisher description.

Concepts in Pharmacogenomics

Author: Martin M. Zdanowicz
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585282340
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Medical

Now is the time to get up to speed on this exciting field. Concepts in Pharmacogenomicsprovides pharmacists, residents, fellows, and students, with a practical guide for understanding the fundamentals of pharmacogenomics and its applications to cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and other practice fields.

Pediatric Injectable Drugs

Author: Stephanie J. Phelps
Publisher: Amer Soc of Health System
ISBN: 1585283797
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Medical

For more than two decades, Pediatric Injectable Drugs (The Teddy Bear Book), has served an important and continuing need for reliable evidence-based information specific to pediatric injectable drugs. The tenth edition of this invaluable reference has grown to cover 238 drugs commonly used in the treatment of infants and children, including 20 new to this edition.

Mosby s 2017 Nursing Drug Reference

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323448215
Release Date: 2016-03-18
Genre: Medical

Choose the drug handbook trusted by nurses for nearly 30 years! Mosby’s 2017 Nursing Drug Reference makes it easy to find the most vital information on the drugs you administer most frequently. More than 5,000 drugs are profiled — including 20 new entries for drugs recently approved by the FDA. And no other drug guide places a higher emphasis on patient safety, with Black Box Warnings for dangerous adverse reactions, Safety Alerts for situations requiring special attention, and a focus on both common and life-threatening side effects. From nursing pharmacology expert Linda Skidmore-Roth, this perennial bestseller proves there is a difference in drug guides. More than 5,000 generic and trade-name drugs are profiled, covering almost every drug you will administer in practice or in clinicals. Comprehensive drug monographs include generic names, Rx or OTC availability, pronunciations, U.S. and Canadian trade names, functional and chemical classification, controlled-substance schedule, do-not-confuse drugs, action, uses, unlabeled uses, dosages and routes, available forms, side effects, contraindications, precautions, pharmacokinetics, interactions (including drug/herb, drug/food and drug/lab test), nursing considerations, and treatment of overdose. Black Box Warnings provide alerts to FDA warnings of dangerous or life-threatening drug reactions. Safety Alert icon highlights the most critical drug interactions and side effects. Common and life-threatening side effects are organized by body system, showing signs to watch for during assessments. Coverage of IV drug administration highlights dosage and IV administration instructions, including safety considerations and Y-site, syringe, and additive compatibilities. Alphabetical organization by generic name provides quick and easy access to specific drugs, and a full-color design highlights important information. Overview of drug categories explains the safe administration of common classes of drugs, as well as their common side effects and interactions. Nursing Process steps are used as the framework for organizing all nursing care information. Complete pharmacokinetic information includes the mechanism and absorption of the drug as well as its action, duration, and excretion. Cross-references indicate drug information that may be found in the appendices. Flexible, water-resistant cover provides durability in the clinical setting. A companion website includes updates with recently approved drugs, additional drug monographs, a full-color pill atlas, drug dosage calculators, herbal products, Canadian drug information, patient teaching guidelines, and more. 20 NEW monographs provide up-to-date content on newly released drugs. UPDATED content covers the latest drug therapies.

Meyler s Side Effects of Drugs 15E

Author: Jeffrey K. Aronson
Publisher: Newnes
ISBN: 9780444510051
Release Date: 2014-04-11
Genre: Medical

Building on the success of the 14 previous editions, this remarkable reference has been extensively reorganized and expanded and now comprises almost 1,500 individual drug articles providing the most complete coverage of adverse reactions and interactions found anywhere. Each article contains detailed and authoritative information about the adverse effects of each drug, with comprehensive references to the primary literature making this a must have for any academic or medical library, pharmacologist, regulatory organization, hospital dispensary or pharmaceutical company. Now available online for all academic, corporate or government institution as well as individuals via Science Direct! The online version provides an unparalleled depth of coverage and functionality by offering convenient desktop access and enhanced features such as increased searchability, extensive internal cross-linking and fully downloadable and printable full-text, HTML or PDF articles. Enhanced encyclopedic format with drug monographs now organised alphabetically Completely expanded coverage of each drug - thalidomide warranted three sentences in Meyler's 14th edition, but is now a 13 page extensive monograph Clearer, systematic organization of information for easier reading including case histories to provide perspective on each listing Extensive bibliography with over 40,000 references - Meyler's 15th edition incorporates all relevant citations from Meyler's 14th, but also includes relevant citations from previous editions of Meyler's and Side Effects of Drugs Annuals to give a historical perspective on the use and safety of drugs

Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data

Author: Mary Lee
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 9781585283453
Release Date: 2013-06-01
Genre: Medical

Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data, Fifth Edition, is the classic and most popular pharmacy laboratory text because it is the only reference on this subject written by pharmacists, for pharmacists. Students find this guide a clear and useful introduction to the fundamentals of interpreting laboratory test results. The book enhances the skills pharmacists need by providing essential information on common laboratory tests used to screen for or diagnose diseases and monitor the effectiveness and safety of treatment and disease severity. Each chapter contains learning objectives, case studies, bibliographies, and charts that summarize the causes of high and low test results. New for this edition: Updated and expanded Quick View tables in each chapter now match those in the popular quick-reference, Interpreting Laboratory Data: A Point-of-Care Guide New glossary of acronyms is right up front for a streamlined reference Normal value ranges of all tests have been standardized by an expert pathologist New and updated cases in each chapter apply your Basic Skills in clinical situations Reorganized to highlight the application of concepts by body system, and in special populations Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data offers features that will help pharmacy students not only understand and engage with the material but also will streamline the transition from classroom to practice setting. After studying with this trusted text, students and pharmacists will more effectively monitor patient therapy, evaluate test results, and improve outcomes through optimal and focused pharmacotherapy.

Competence Assessment Tools for Health System Pharmacies

Author: Lee B. Murdaugh
Publisher: ASHP
ISBN: 1585283118
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Genre: Medical

Since its original publication, Competence Assessment Tools for Health-System Pharmacies has continued to meet the changing needs of pharmacy directors and their staff. Designed as a complete human resource competence assessment program, this benchmark resource ensures pharmacies comply with the competence assessment standards of The Joint CommissionÔ. Newly updated and revised, Competence Assessment provides practical tools to assess and document an employee’s ability to perform assigned duties and meet Joint Commission human resource requirements. Save time and increase efficiency with this essential tool that supplements and reinforces staff knowledge in key competency areas. New to the Fourth Edition: Enhanced CD-ROM allows you to easily adapt many of the forms for your own practice including the job descriptions and orientation record. • Updated resources for customizing job descriptions, including job description, competence assessment summary, and performance evaluation templates for a Pharmacy Purchasing Technician. • Inclusion of a study guide for the emergency management chapter. • New chapters on intravenous to oral therapy conversion and antibiotic streamlining. • Expanded information in the hazardous materials chapter including the requirements of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and practice recommendations from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and ASHP. • Updated controlled substances chapter including information about the Combat Methamphetamine Epidemic Act. • New test questions in many chapters including use of a patient case report format for tests in the clinically-oriented chapters.

Trissel s Stability of Compounded Formulations

Author: Lawrence A. Trissel
Publisher: Amer Pharmacists Assn
ISBN: 1582121257
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Medical

The 4th edition of Trissel's Stability of Compounded Formulations is the only book in print that provides a single compilation of all currently available stability information on drugs in compounded oral, enteral, topical, ophthalmic, and other specialized preparations. Based on data published over the past 50 years, the reference summarizes specific formulations and stability studies. the book will help readers (a) determine whether formulated compounds will be stable for the anticipated duration of use, (b) properly store and repackage compounded formulations, c formulate in accordance with

Martindale

Author: Sean C. Sweetman
Publisher:
ISBN: 085369933X
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

This is the 37th edition of this publication which contains unbiased and evaluated information on drugs and medicines used throughout the world. It contains detailed information including monographs on 6,000 drugs; 160,000 preparations; 51,000 reference citations; 15,000 manufacturers; synopses of disease treatments; enables identification of medicines, the local equivalent and the manufacturer; includes herbals, diagnostic agents, radiopharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical excipients, toxins, and poisons as well as drugs and medicines; based on published information and extensively referenced.