Prentice Hall Health Professional Drug Guide

Prentice Hall Health Professional Drug Guide

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To be used as a supplement for any health professions course for up-to-date drug information to be used in the clinical setting.This is the drug guide preferred by physician assistants, physical therapists, occupational therapists--and all health care professionals who need accurate, easily accessed information about their patients' medications. Comprehensive yet user-friendly, this handy resource includes important clinical implications for hundreds of drugs, including adverse reactions, interactions and side effects.show more

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  • Hardback | 1641 pages
  • 124.46 x 195.58 x 50.8mm | 884.5g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 2nd
  • 0130420360
  • 9780130420367

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Billie Ann Wilson is currently Professor and Director of the Department of Nursing at Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. Prior to entering nursing, she taught natural and physical sciences at the secondary and collegiate levels. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Boston College, a Master of Science in Biology from Purdue University, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, a Master of Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. Margaret T. Shannon is currently Professor and Dean of the Division of Nursing at Our Lady of Holy Cross College, New Orleans, Louisiana. Her educational preparation includes a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and a Master of Science in Chemistry, both from Saint Louis University; a Master of Arts in Teaching Biology from Saint Mary's College, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana, a Master of Nursing from Louisiana State University Medical Center, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of New Orleans. Prior to entering nursing, she taught physical science, natural science, and mathematics at the secondary and collegiate levels. Carolyn L. Stang is currently a drug information specialist in Chicago, Illinois. She has worked in hospital and community pharmacies, home health care, and the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Stang has been a freelance medical writer and an assistant professor at Rutgers University College of Pharmacy. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from The Ohio State University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee, Memphis, and completed a fellowship in Family Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston.show more

Table of contents

Drug Classification Scheme and Prototype Drugs. Alphabetical Entries for Generic Drugs. Appendix A. Ocular, Inhaled, Topical Steroid, and Low-Molecular Weight Heparin Tables. Appendix B: U.S. Schedules of Controlled Substances. Appendix C: FDA Pregnancy Categories. Appendix D: Oral Dosage Forms That Should Not Be Crushed. Appendix E: Prescription Combination Drugs. Appendix F: Glossary of Key Terms, Clinical Conditions, and Associated Signs and Symptoms. Appendix G: Abbreviations. Bibliography. Index. Intravenous Y-Site Compatibility Chart.show more

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