Pediatric Dosage Handbook 2009-10: Including Neonatal Dosing, Drug Administration, & Extemporaneous Preparations / Edition 16 available in Paperback
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The pediatric population is a dynamic group, with major changes in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics taking place throughout infancy and childhood. Because of these changes, the need for the evaluation and establishment of medication dosing regimens in children of different ages is great. The Pediatric Dosage Handbook, 16th Edition, continues to be the trusted resource for all medical professionals managing pediatric patients. Updates to this Edition: * 17 New Drug Monographs * Updates to Hundreds of Existing Monographs Two New Monograph Fields: * Breast-Feeding Considerations * Product Availability Multiple Appendix Updates Including: * Antithrombotic Therapy in Neonates and Children * Immunization Guidelines * Oral Medications That Should Not Be Crushed or Altered * Pediatric HIV * Serotonin Syndrome THE BENEFITS: * 855 drug monographs * Up to 39 fields of information per monograph * Usual dosage by age group (Neonatal, Pediatric, Adult) * Over 100 extemporaneous preparation recipes * Dictionary-like headings at the top of each page * FDA "Tall Man" lettering to help distinguish drugs with look-a-like names * Therapeutic Category & Key Word Index