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Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion 2014
     

Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion 2014

by Claire L., Ed. Preston Ed.
 
Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion 2014 is a portable, easy-to-use, quick-reference guide to common drug interactions for the busy healthcare professional. Based on the fully researched and revalidated monographs in the latest updates of Stockley's Drug Interactions, it gives evidence-based guidance on the management of common drug-drug, drug-herb, and drug

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Stockley's Drug Interactions Pocket Companion 2014 is a portable, easy-to-use, quick-reference guide to common drug interactions for the busy healthcare professional. Based on the fully researched and revalidated monographs in the latest updates of Stockley's Drug Interactions, it gives evidence-based guidance on the management of common drug-drug, drug-herb, and drug-food interactions, in the familiar style of the Stockley family products.
• Quick-reference format summarises the interaction and management advice
• Easy-to-use severity rating symbols offer guidance to the user on the clinical significance of the interaction
• Includes over 2250 interaction monographs, including 270 new monographs
• New and updated interactions advice, including the addition of drugs such as alosetron, apixaban, cobicistat, dabigatran, elvitegravir, linagliptin, and rivaroxaban
• Structured alphabetically for ease of searching, with a comprehensive back-of-book index. An essential clinical reference for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other healthcare professionals.

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Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: Michael C Barros, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCACP, BC-ADM(Temple University School of Pharmacy)
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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780857111425
Publisher:
Pharmaceutical Press
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
3.90(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.20(d)

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