Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk [NOOK Book]

Overview

An A-Z listing of drugs by generic name. Each monograph summarizes the known and/or possible effects of the drug on the fetus. It also summarizes the known/possible passage of the drug into the human breast milk.
A careful and exhaustive summarization of the world literature as it relates to drugs in pregnancy and lacation. Each monograph contains six parts: generic US name, Pharmacologic class, Risk factor, ...
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Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation: A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk

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Overview

An A-Z listing of drugs by generic name. Each monograph summarizes the known and/or possible effects of the drug on the fetus. It also summarizes the known/possible passage of the drug into the human breast milk.
A careful and exhaustive summarization of the world literature as it relates to drugs in pregnancy and lacation. Each monograph contains six parts: generic US name, Pharmacologic class, Risk factor, Fetal risk summary, Breast feeding summary, References

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Editorial Reviews

American Journal of Health-System Pharmacists
Praise for the previous edition:

"Since the publication of the first edition... this reference continues to be the most comprehensive resource on the risks of medication use in pregnancy and lactating women.

Booknews
For the clinician who deals with pregnant patients, this volume summarizes the available data and establishes a risk factor for each of the 500+ drugs, in keeping with the Food and Drug Administration guidelines, that may be administered during pregnancy and lactation. Revised and updated (second edition was 1986) to reflect the latest information. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From The Critics
New edition of a reference that provides information useful to physicians and to pregnant women on the possible adverse affects of various drugs on the developing fetus and the newborn. Entries (approximately two to five pages in length and arranged alphabetically) include the generic name in the U.S., pharmacologic class, risk factor, fetal risk and breast feeding summaries, and references (when available). Edited by Briggs (pharmacy, U. of California San Francisco), Roger K. Freeman (obstetrics and gynecology, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center) and Sumner J. Yaffe (pediatrics and obstetrics, U. of California Los Angeles). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781451153590
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Health
  • Publication date: 3/28/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 1728
  • Sales rank: 1,162,702
  • File size: 8 MB

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