Frequently Prescribed Medications: Drugs You Need To Know / Edition 2

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Overview

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
New drugs - Hospital IV agents (pressors, anti-Xa inhibitors, etc)
Pregnancy category
Controlled schedule
Rx/OTC
Comparative tables for classes as appropriate

UPDATES
New, more accessible & colorful design
Key Points updated
Highlight “real” and “drug of choice” uses
More information on severe drug interactions
Hospital drugs/monitoring highlighted
Updated information on Mechanism of Action

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: TestBank

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449698843
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 4/5/2013
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 427,610
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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