Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know

Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know

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Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know, Second Edition is a practical study tool designed to educate and test students about the drugs that are most commonly used in practice, as well as a helpful reference on drug information for health professionals. This comprehensive resource reviews important concepts regarding the use of specific medications and provides clear and succinct information for the drugs that are commonly utilized in clinical practice, ambulatory practice, and hospital practice, including information on prescription, over-the-counter, and natural products. NEW TO THE SECOND EDITION a€c All-new material, including 98 new drugs, fully updated drug information, and expanded information on pregnancy, controlled substances, and mechanism of action a€c New, more accessible, and colorful design to enable memorization and retention a€c Comprehensive but succinct information for each drug covered a€c 30 new and revised in-text study questions per chapter a€c Available Test Bank for instructor use in quizzes, homework study assignments, or Top 200/300 Exams UPDATES New, more accessible a colorful design Key Points updated Highlight a€œreala€ and a€œdrug of choicea€ uses More information on severe drug interactions Hospital drugs/monitoring highlighted The information provided for each drug includes: Drug Class Mechanism of Action Common Brand Name(s) Generic Name Dosage Forms Indications Dosing for Each Indication Initial Dose Maintenance Dose Maximum Dose Renal Dosage Adjustment Adverse Reactions Absolute Contraindications Major Drug Interactions Pregnancy Category Key Counseling Points Including helpful end-of chapter review questions, Frequently Prescribed Medications, Second Edition is a user-friendly resource that will aid student comprehension and serve as a valuable reference for future study and practice. This guide provies excellent test preparation for the Top 200/300 Exams, and a handy reference for practicing health professionals. Instructor Resources: TestBankHydrocodone/acetaminophen Rx Only Class III controlled substance Dosage Forms Tablet, capsule, oral solution Usage ... 0 Children: alt; 50 kg; 01-02 mg/kg per dose hydrocodone component every 4-6 hours 0 Usual adult dose: 1-2 tabletsanbsp;...

Title:Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need to Know
Author:Michael A. Mancano, Jason C. Gallagher
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2013-04-05


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