Description: This is a pocket reference with concise and clinically important drug interaction monographs for healthcare professionals.
Purpose: This collection of accurately devised drug interaction monographs is designed to provide a concise, accurate, and clinically relevant resource of pertinent drug-drug interactions.
Audience: This guide is designed to serve as a reference for healthcare professionals to quickly and accurately identify important clinically relevant drug-drug interactions. Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and students will find this guide to be helpful in assisting them to assess potential drug-drug interactions encountered in clinical practice.
Features: The book presents over 2,000 monographs on interactions of specific drugs or drug groups organized alphabetically. Monographs contain a brief summary of the evidence for the interaction as well as recommendations for how to best manage it. Each monograph is evidence based and includes a full reference list that is available on the accompanying website. In addition, a rating scale offers guidance on the clinical significance of the interaction. The book also provides a cross reference to U.S. Approved Names (USANs) where the drug names may differ significantly.
Assessment: This is a concise, accurate, and well-organized pocket guide to clinically relevant drug-drug interactions.