Handbook on Injectable Drugs

Handbook on Injectable Drugs

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In the ever-changing, data-intense, split-second decision world of parenteral drugs, that touchstone, that premier resource, is the Handbook on Injectable Drugs, 16th Edition. It is the leading injectable drug guide, trusted, turned to and touted the world over for its intuitive, easy to use layout and its accessible organization and presentation of data. The Handbook presents 349 parenteral drugs commercially available in the United States and elsewhere in alphabetical order by nonproprietary name, including brand names for absolute usefulness and clarity. References can be quickly cross-referenced using the AHFS classification system. In the 16th Edition, all the monographs are updated, with 349 in all, including new parenteral drugs not covered in the previous volume. They are doripenem, someprazole sodium, ibuprofen lysine, insulin lispro, hydroxyethylstarch 130/0.4 in sodium chloride 0.9%, and moxifloxacin HCl. Compatibility, stability, storage and preparation data for each have been painstakingly referenced and clearly presented. There are 64 new references, for a total of 2,788.
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  • CD-Audio | 1 pages
  • 119.38 x 121.92 x 5.08mm | 22.68g
  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
  • Bethesda, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 16th Revised edition
  • 1585282502
  • 9781585282500

About Lawrence A. Trissel

Lawrence Trissel has served as Director of Clinical Pharmaceutics Research, Division of Pharmacy at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, where he managed the development and compounding of specialty investigational drug products. Trissel has also been the Senior Research Products Manager, Pharmaceutical Resources Branch, Developmental Therapeutics Program, Division of Cancer Treatment at the National Cancer Institute, within the National Institutes of Health. Mr. Trissel is now an independent author and research consultant. Mr. Trissel is best known as the author of Handbook on Injectable Drugs, a core pharmacy reference work found in nearly every hospital and home care pharmacy in the United States and throughout the world. In addition, he has authored several other reference books currently in print Mr. Trissel is the author or co-author of more than 195 original articles, book chapters, and editorials, including 160 original research contributions. Mr. Trissel is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the American Pharmacy Association. He has served as a member of two United States Pharmacopeia Expert Committees on Pharmacy Compounding for both nonsterile and sterile preparations. Mr. Trissel has been the recipient of several awards and honors throughout his career, including the American Pharmacy Association Distinguished Achievement Award in 2002 and the Award for Sustained Contributions to the Published Literature from the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists in 1996. He was recently selected as a Distinguished Alumnus of Butler University in its inaugural class.
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