Complete Guide to Prescription and Nonprescription Drugs 2015 (Complete Guide to Prescription & Nonprescription Drugs)

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The classic guide to all major prescription and nonprescription drugs, featuring revised, up to date FDA information and an A-Z list of illnesses for easy reference. Includes coverage of dosage and length of time before drug takes effect; side effects, special precautions; interactions with other food and drugs; standards for use by different age groups, and more

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Pharmacology for the Health Care Professions Hardcover

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Pharmacology for the Health Care Professions is an accessible introduction to the pharmacology necessary for health care professionals training to be non–medical prescribers looking for an overview of the subject.  The book covers the pharmacology necessary for accredited training programmes in non–medical prescribing and certification in access and supply of prescription–only medicines and will be useful as an ongoing reference for future use in practice.

Opening with a general introduction to pharmacology as a science, the book goes on to explain what is meant by drugs and medicines and why pharmacology should be of relevance to health care professionals.  The reader is presented with general principles of pharmacology followed by systemic pharmacology that covers the actions of important groups of drugs in common use to treat diseases and conditions of the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, musculoskeletal, skin and central nervous systems.  The physiology and pathophysiology relevant to the understanding of how these drugs work is included.

Finally the book explores the law in relation to the sale, supply, administration and prescription of drugs and explains what is meant by non–medical prescribing.  All aspects of non–medical prescribing are considered including the use of exemptions to the Medicines Act, patient group directions, supplementary prescribing and the development of independent prescribing for nurses and pharmacists.

Pharmacology is explained in simple, easy to understand terms and the book avoids any unnecessary chemistry where possible.  Case studies that are of particular relevance to health care professionals are used throughout to illustrate the importance of the pharmacology major body systems and pathologies and the potential problems of adverse drug reactions and drug–drug interactions.

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Encyclopedia of Drug Metabolism and Interactions Hardcover – 11 Dec 2012

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“This one–stop reference brings together information scattered throughout the literature, and it involved the efforts of 270 expert authors from 16 countries ― a global endeavor accomplished under the leadership of editor Alexander Lyubimov.” –Book News Inc., February 2013

The Encyclopedia of Drug Metabolism and Interactions provides essential support during all phases of drug development, from drug design to drug action and interaction in patients.

This multivolume work covers both preclinical and clinical aspects of drug metabolism and interactions. It also provides a wealth of toxicological, regulatory, and marketing information, all written by leading international experts in the field. Using this reference you’ll discover:

• Enzymes that can be inhibited or induced and their impact on drug toxicity and altered response in both animal and human models
• Effect of genetic differences and non–genetic factors on drug metabolism
• Balance among drug metabolism, its inactivation/activation, and its potential toxicity
• Examples demonstrating all aspects of drug metabolism and interactions in silico, in laboratory animals, and in humans
• Methods and detailed protocols enabling you to perform seamless studies of metabolism and drug interactions

This reference is essential for researchers interested in all aspects of drug development, and chemists, pharmacologists, pharmaceutical specialists, toxicologists, molecular toxicologists, and clinicians, including practitioners and physicians.

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Drug Use and Abuse: A Comprehensive Introduction (SAB 250 Prevention & Education) 7th Edition

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Packed with the latest data, the powerful new Seventh Edition of Howard Abadinsky’s DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION delivers a thorough, interdisciplinary survey of all aspects of drug and alcohol abuse. The text draws from the many disciplines of history, law, pharmacology, political science, social work, counseling, psychology, sociology, and criminal justice — resulting in the most comprehensive, authoritative resource available. Coverage includes the history of drugs, their impact on society, the pharmacological impact of drugs on the body, drug policy implications, the criminal justice system response, the drug business, law enforcement, theories of use, as well as the effects, treatment, and prevention of abuse.

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Anesthetic Pharmacology: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice 2nd Edition

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In recent years our understanding of molecular mechanisms of drug action and interindividual variability in drug response has grown enormously. Meanwhile, the practice of anesthesiology has expanded to the preoperative environment and numerous locations outside the OR. Anesthetic Pharmacology: Basic Principles and Clinical Practice, second edition, is an outstanding therapeutic resource in anesthesia and critical care: Section 1 introduces the principles of drug action, Section 2 presents the molecular, cellular and integrated physiology of the target organ/functional system and Section 3 reviews the pharmacology and toxicology of anesthetic drugs. The new Section 4, Therapeutics of Clinical Practice, provides integrated and comparative pharmacology and the practical application of drugs in daily clinical practice. Edited by three highly acclaimed academic anesthetic pharmacologists, with contributions from an international team of experts, and illustrated in full colour, this is a sophisticated, user-friendly resource for all practitioners providing care in the perioperative period.

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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses 13th Edition

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Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses®, Thirteenth Edition delivers all of the information you need to administer medications safely across the lifespan—well-organized monographs for hundreds of generic and thousands of trade-name drugs.

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One-year subscription to DrugGuide.com, Davis’s Drug Guide Online, powered by Unbound Medicine. You’ll have access to over 1,100 monographs from your desktop, laptop, or any mobile device with a web browser.

LIFE-SAVING GUIDANCE… AT A GLANCE

  • Red tab for high alert medications, plus in-depth high alert and patient safety coverage
  • Red, capitalized letters for life-threatening side effects
  • Drug-drug, drug-food, drug-natural product interactions
  • Pedi, Geri, OB, and Lactation cautions
  • IV Administration subheads
  • NEW! REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies) icon
  • Pharmacogenomic content
  • Canadian-specific
  • Much more!

LEARNING, CARE PLANNING, AND PATIENT EDUCATION TOOLS

  • Online at DavisPlus
    • Interactive flash cards
    • MORE! Audio podcasts
    • Video clips
    • Animations
    • Schematic brain illustrations
    • Much more!

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Stockley’s Drug Interactions, 8th Edition 8th Edition

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First published over twenty years ago, “Stockley’s Drug Interactions” is still the most indispensable and authoritative international source of drug interaction information. Based upon the many thousands of published clinical papers and reports, it provides a series of detailed yet concise monographs designed for quick and easy reference. Each monograph contains a summary, clinical evidence for the interaction under discussion, its probable mechanism, clinical importance and management. Individual interactions are assembled alphabetically into chapters, grouped therapeutically, pharmacologically or individually. Both Recommended International Nonproprietary Names (rINN) and US Adopted Names (USAN) are used throughout the book.

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British National Formulary (Bnf) 68 – September 2014 – March 2015: The Authority on the Selection and Use of Medicines 68th Edition

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Nobody working in healthcare can afford to be without the latest edition of the British National Formulary. Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from all credible sources worldwide, this essential reference provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring medicines. Not only does the BNF include the widely accepted framework for the drug management of common diseases, it also includes details of medicines prescribed in the UK, with special reference to their uses, cautions, contraindications, side-effects, dosage and relative costs. This allows treatment to be tailored to the individual needs of each patient. The BNF is updated in print every six months by an expert team of pharmacists, with guidance and validation from a network of leading clinicians, overseen by a Joint Formulary Committee with representatives from all spheres of clinical practice. The BNF reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the use of medicines. As a result it is used widely as a touchstone reference, and cited in Parliaments and courts as a source of authority.

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British National Formulary 67, March 2014-Sepember 2014 67th Edition

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Nobody working in healthcare can afford to be without the latest edition of the British National Formulary. Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from all credible sources worldwide, this essential reference provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, administering, and monitoring medicines. Not only does the BNF include the widely accepted framework for the drug management of common diseases, it also includes details of medicines prescribed in the UK, with special reference to their uses, cautions, contraindications, side-effects, dosage and relative costs. This allows treatment to be tailored to the individual needs of each patient. The BNF is updated in print every six months by an expert team of pharmacists, with guidance and validation from a network of leading clinicians, overseen by a Joint Formulary Committee with representatives from all spheres of clinical practice. The BNF reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the use of medicines. As a result it is used widely as a touchstone reference, and cited in Parliaments and courts as a source of authority.

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BNF for Children 2014 – 2015 (British National Formulary for Children) 1st Edition

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The BNF for Children (BNFC) provides essential practical information to all healthcare professionals involved in the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring and administration of medicines to children.

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