Problems in Pediatric Drug Therapy

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Louis A. Pagliaro, Ann M. Pagliaro
American Pharmaceutical Association, 2002 - Medical - 829 pages
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First published in 1979, this work is a useful text for all who prescribe or monitor the effects of drug therapy on the foetus, neonate, infant, child or adolescent. The new, thoroughly referenced edition extensively updates the 12 chapters of the 3rd edition and adds a chapter each on paediatric pharmacogenetics and paediatric chemotherapy. The editors retained a multidisciplinary Paediatric Advisory Committee to ensure accuracy, timeliness and comprehensiveness.

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Contents

Drugs as Human Teratogens and Fetotoxins
87
Drugs Excreted in Human Breast Milk
201
Pediatric Poisoning
245
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About the Authors:
Louis A. Pagliaro, MS, PharmD, PhD, FABMP, FPPR, formerly professor of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences, is professor of pharmacopsychology and a chartered psychologist specializing in the treatment of patients with dual diagnoses.

Ann Marie Pagliaro, BSN, MSN, PhD candidate, FPPR, is professor of nursing and director of the Substance Abusology and Clinical Pharmacology Research Group.

Both have been at the University of Alberta since 1977. They have published, collaboratively and individually, more than 300 professional review and research articles and several invited chapters on drug and substance abuse. In addition to consulting for many public and private organizations, they have presented numerous workshops on pharmacotherapeutics and drug and substance abuse. This is their 13th textbook.

ANN MARIE PAGLIARO, RSN, MSN, PhD (Candidate), is professor and Director, Substance Abusology Research Unit, Faculty of Nursing, University of Alberta.

LOUIS A. PAGLIARO, PhD, is a professor with the Department of Educational Psychology and Associate Director, Substance Abusology Research Unit, University of Alberta. He also works as a clinical psychologist specializing in the treatment of adolescents and adults with dual diagnoses.

The Pagliaros consult widely in the field of substance abuse and teach several advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in research design and clinical practice, focusing on the assessment and treatment of substance use across the lifespan. They are the authors of several other books, including Problems in Pediatric Drug Therapy and Pharmacological Aspects of Aging.

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