Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book

Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book

by Ellen Drake, Randy Drake, Randy Drake
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416002952

ISBN-13: 9781416002956

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

The Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book contains the correct spelling and capitalization of over 27,000 brand-name and generic drugs with dosage forms, investigational drug names and codes, chemotherapy protocols, trademarked dosage forms, and drug categories/classes. Although it is not a prescribing reference, it also contains the indications of approved drugs and

Overview

The Saunders Pharmaceutical Word Book contains the correct spelling and capitalization of over 27,000 brand-name and generic drugs with dosage forms, investigational drug names and codes, chemotherapy protocols, trademarked dosage forms, and drug categories/classes. Although it is not a prescribing reference, it also contains the indications of approved drugs and standard dosages.

• Information is organized specifically for medical transcriptionists, allowing them to work more quickly and accurately.
• Includes a sound a-like icon alerting the user to drugs that sound similar to other drugs to increase accuracy and confidence.
• Contains helpful quick reference appendices of information such as: Most Prescribed Drugs, Code Names, Common Abbreviations, Therapeutic Levels for Drugs that may Cause Toxicity, and Nutraceuticals and Herbal Medicines.

• All drug information is updated and current through September 2005

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416002956
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/28/2005
Series:
PHARMACEUTICAL WORD BOOK Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 8.38(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Notes on Using the Textxi
How the Book Is Arranged
Experimental, Investigational, and Orphan Drugs
A Brief Note on the Transcription of Drugs
Pharmaceutical List1
26,053 Total Entries, including:
739 New Entries (not in the 2000 edition)
692 Modified Entries (changes from the 2000 edition)
3575 Official USAN Generic Drugs
8302 Brand Name Drugs
1675 Experimental and Investigational Drugs
989 FDA-Designated Orphan Drugs
1566 Chemotherapy Drugs and Protocols
1871 Medicinal Herbs and Natural Remedies
660 Recently Discontinued Brands (1996 to date)
Appendix ASound-Alikes673
718 Drugs with One or More Similarly Sounding Names
Appendix BAbbreviations Used with Medications and Dosages689
Appendix CTherapeutic Drug Levels691
Appendix DThe Most Prescribed Drugs693

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